Posted Online: April 20, 2013, 4:30 pm

Black Hawk College Digest for April 21

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High school students get hands-on learning at BHC -- Black Hawk College hosted 50 Rock Island and United Township high school students on April 12 for a Health Care Program Career Exploration Event. Brandi Turner, a UTHS student, learns how to draw blood from a fake arm with guidance from Betsey Morthland, BHC interim dean of health sciences. The students participated in hands-on sessions to learn about the college’s physical therapist assistant, nursing, massage therapy, medical assisting and emergency medical services programs.
Seniors can learn how to use computer

Seniors can become familiar with a computer in the Black Hawk College class, Getting Started with Your Computer.

This Golden Opportunities class is especially for those 55 or older, but all adult learners are welcome.

The class will be from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays, April 29 and May 6, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. The cost is $28.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Create presentations, adjust photos with BHC classes

Learn how to create a PowerPoint presentation, adjust photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and create marketing materials in Publisher with classes at Black Hawk College.

Introduction to Publisher will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, April 30 to May 14. The cost is $35.

Introduction to PowerPoint will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 30 to May 14. The cost is $35.

Beginning Lightroom for the Digital Photographer will meet from 9 a.m. to noon May 4. The cost is $30.


To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Learn QuickBooks accounting in three weeks at BHC

Black Hawk College is offering a three-week Accounting Made Easy Using QuickBooks course especially for small businesses.

Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 4-18, at the Illinois workNet Center in Moline.

The cost is $200, which includes lunches. To register, call 309-796-5714 or email johnsonma@bhc.edu.

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New evening session of BHC Swim School in May

Black Hawk College is offering a new evening Swim School session for youths in May.

Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays, May 13-29. Choose from 5:15 to 6 p.m., 6:15 to 7 p.m. or 7:15 to 8 p.m. The cost is $38 for five classes. No classes will be held on Memorial Day.

Youth ages 4-15 can learn how swim or improve their skills at the BHC Community Aquatic Center, 6600 34th Ave., Moline.

To register, call 309-796-5601. For more information, visit bhc.edu/aquatic.

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Enjoy free concerts by BHC music students

Enjoy variety of free concerts by BHC music students this spring.

All events are open to the public.

BHC Piano Recital, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline.

BHC Spring Choral Concert, May 2 at 7:30 p.m., 1st Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline.

BHC Vocal Recital, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 811 11th Ave., Moline.

BHC Community Band Concert, May 7 at 7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Campus Building 4, Hawk's Nest (second floor), 6600 34th Ave., Moline.

For information about any of the concerts, contact Jon Palomaki at 309-796-5478 or palomakij@bhc.edu.