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 Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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