Black Hawk College Digest for July 14


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Posted Online: July 13, 2013, 6:36 pm
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Priority registration ends Aug. 1 for fall BHC classes

Priority registration for fall classes at Black Hawk College ends Thursday, Aug. 1. Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 19.

The fall class schedule is available on the college's website at www.bhc.edu/schedules. Registration information is available at www.bhc.edu/register. New students are encouraged to work in person with a Black Hawk College advisor.

For more information, call the Enrollment Services Office at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline at 309-796-5300.

New Seasonal Farmer's Market Cooking class is Aug. 15

Black Hawk College is offering a new Seasonal Farmer's Market Cooking class from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15.

The instructor is Chef Stephanie Godke, who has 25 years' experience in the restaurant industry and is a certified member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Cost is $39. Space is limited, and early registration is encouraged. The class will be at Lutheran Social Services in Moline.

For more information, visit www.bhc.edu/pace.

To register, call Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education at 309-796-8223.

BHC Adult Education students join honor society

Twenty-four Black Hawk College Adult Education students recently were inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society (NAEHS) chapter at the BHC Community Education Center in Kewanee.

They included:
Computer Literacy/Tech Savvy program – Shannon Hernandez, Janelle Leaf, Aimee Peach, Lisa Schoonover, April Self and Carla Troutwine, all from Kewanee; Lauri Pritchard of Geneseo; Patrick Schaffer of Neponset; and Mary Streitmatter of Wyoming.
GED program – Kristen Colvin of Bradford; Diana Cotes, Kytrina Garrett, Elise Lorang-Louis, Valerie Luce, Agustin Martinez, Karla Morgan, Travis Null, Kasandra Schaefer, Bruce Titus, Amanda Welch and Steven Williams, all of Kewanee; Ida Sherrill of Tampico; Stephanie Snider of Galva; and Don Strandberg of Toulon.

NAEHS honors students who demonstrate dependable attendance, cooperation and a solid work ethic. Students are recommended for membership by their teachers.

For more information about Adult Education programs at Black Hawk College, visit www.bhc.edu/adult-education.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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