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Fire Protection Student Experiences First Live Burn

Fire Protection Student Experiences First Live Burn

December 1, 2019

The first live burn in the Fire Protection Technician program can be a little scary. Handling equipment and battling a live blaze for the first time can make first-year students a bit nervous. For student Keegan Mickey, his experience was no different. “I’ve never had the experience of being that close to a fire. We were able to put together all we have learned to put it out,” said Keegan.

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Fire Protection Student Experiences First Live Burn

December 1, 2019

The first live burn in the Fire Protection Technician program can be a little scary. Handling equipment and battling a live blaze for the first time can make first-year students a bit nervous. For student Keegan Mickey, his experience was no different. “I’ve never had the experience of being that close to a fire. We were able to put together all we have learned to put it out,” said Keegan.

Ag Lab Ribbon-Cutting Dec. 3

November 25, 2019

Blackhawk will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Blackhawk Monroe Campus to celebrate the construction of a 3,200 sq. ft. lab facility for its Agribusiness degree program. The $650,000 project provides a new home for the program giving students space and opportunity to have important hands-on training regardless of weather conditions. The building opened for students earlier this fall.

Never Stop Learning: A Student's Mantra

November 22, 2019

For some students, one degree just isn’t enough. With a passion for agriculture and a desire for a deeper understanding of soil science, Blackhawk student Travis Skattum returned to the classroom recently to pursue a second degree. Travis graduated from the Agribusiness/Science Technology Degree program and is currently pursuing the Laboratory Technician Assistant program.

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