Originally Posted Online: May 11, 2013, 6:43 pm
Last Updated: May 11, 2013, 10:10 pm

Black Hawk College Digest for May 12

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BHC congratulates five travel, tourism grads Five students recently graduated from the Black Hawk College Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Program. Pictured (from left to right) are: instructor Carole Impens; Angela Castellano of Rock Island; Anna Jackson of Rock Island; Andrew Koski of Rock Island; Amy Isleb of Port Byron; Sabena Yazigy of Rock Island; and instructor Jessica Rentfro. The 12-week program trains students in the fundamentals of the travel industry including computer reservation training, air/ground travel, cruises and hotel/hospitality. The next BHC Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Program begins Tuesday, Sept. 3. For more information, visit www.bhc.edu/travel or call 309-796-8244.

BHC program covers basics of medical practice management

Get a broad overview of the business side of health care in the Black Hawk College program, Basics of Medical Practice Management.

The class will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, May 20 to July 15, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $245.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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BHC computer class especially for seniors

Seniors can learn how to send e-mails with attachments in a Black Hawk College Golden Opportunities class.

E-mailing with Attachments will be from 8:45-10:45 a.m. Monday, May 20 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $15.

Golden Opportunities classes are designed for those 55 years and older, but all adult learners are welcome.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Emergency dispatcher training available at BHC

Learn the basic skills needed to become an entry-level emergency dispatcher/telecommunicator in the Black Hawk College class, Introduction to Public Safety Communications.

Students will learn the terminology and practical skills to answer and dispatch emergency and routine phone calls.

The class will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 21 to June 6, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $155.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Enhance Excel skills with intermediate class

If you know the basics of Excel, enhance your spreadsheet skills with Intermediate Excel.

Students will learn how to use advanced formulas, sort and filter data, customize the Ribbon, name ranges, export and import data, work with tables, insert graphics and more.

The class will meet from 5:45-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays, May 22 to June 19, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $59.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Use a kitchen knife with skill in new BHC class

Learn the proper techniques for using a culinary knife in the new Black Hawk College class, Kitchen Knife Skills.

The class also will cover knife safety and the names of the cuts. A batch of vegetable soup will be shared at the end of class.

The class will be Thursday, May 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $39.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

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Train to be a phlebotomy technician at BHC

Learn basic blood-drawing procedures for a job in the health care industry with Phlebotomy Technician training at Black Hawk College.

Choose from two classes:
· 3:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays, May 24 to Aug. 2

· 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, June 1 to Aug. 24

All classes will be at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline.

Cost is $655. To register, call 309-796-8223.