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Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College will host the first of four finalists for president Monday and Tuesday. Doctor Rick Pearce will visit the East and Quad Cities campuses for tours, interviews, and community meetings.

Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency


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Black Hawk College has released the names of four finalists in the search for a new president. They're top administrators at community colleges in four states.

Davenport Library, Peggy Cartwright

Davenport's downtown library is now open additional hours thanks to an agreement with Scott Community College. Instead of opening its own library in the new urban campus, the college will use the city library that's just one block away.

New Contract at BHC

Apr 3, 2018

After one year of negotiations, and a threatened strike, faculty, technical, and professional employees of Black Hawk College have a new contract. The four year agreement was ratified Monday by employees, and then approved unanimously Monday night by the board of trustees.

BHC Tentative Agreement

Mar 29, 2018

With the deadline just three days away, a strike has probably been averted at Black Hawk College. Members of the faculty and professional employees union had announced they would walk out on Monday, but three days of talks this week resulted in a tentative agreement. 

Augustana College Remodeling Carver Center

Mar 29, 2018
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Augustana College will remodel part of a building most of its athletes use. 

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

High school students from northwestern Illinois and eastern Iowa can now earn college credit in agriculture for free. Today, Western Illinois University announced the Moline Foundation has donated money for the School of Agriculture to offer dual enrollment to juniors and seniors in high school.

Property taxes may go down next year for residents of the Davenport School District. The proposed budget includes a cut in the property tax rate of about 2 1/2 per cent.

Augustana College

A newly created administrative position at Augustana College has just been filled. Doctor Monica Smith is the college's first Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and she started work just last week.

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