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Mercyhill Church Delivers Hope and Help to BTC Students

Mercyhill Church Delivers Hope and Help to BTC Students

April 15, 2021

Each year, many community organizations step up to support Blackhawk Technical College students and its mission. The year 2020 was a challenging year for many. The pandemic brought new challenges to many BTC students and Mercyhill Church of Rock County wanted to help.

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Nursing Student Embraces Help to Find Success

December 16, 2020

When Tyrin Edwards was choosing where to attend college, he liked the feel and the closeness of Blackhawk Tech, but it was the nursing program rating that sealed the deal. The success rate of students combined with the resources of Blackhawk has helped Tyrin move forward in his educational journey.

BTC Students Inducted into National Society of Leadership and Success

December 15, 2020

Twenty-five students were inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Blackhawk Technical College on Dec. 9. Blackhawk students with a minimum GPA of 2.5, at least six credits completed, and/or demonstrated student leadership on campus were invited to be inducted. NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the U.S., with more than 700 chapters and 1 million members. 

Alleviating Hunger on Campus

December 15, 2020

In 2015, the report Hunger to Learn: Addressing Food and Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates surveyed 4,000 students at ten community colleges across the country and determined that more than half of all community college students struggle with food insecurity. Unlike hunger, food insecurity is being unable to access enough affordable and nutritious food regularly. Once knowledge of this research reached the BTC community, a committee assembled to assess our students’ needs. 

Who You Gonna Call?

December 10, 2020

When you find yourself unable to log in, when your computer gives you the blue screen of death, when you struggle to boot up your classroom, who do you call? Well, when you reach for the phone or zoom into a help session, you’re talking to a member of Carrie Arnold’s crack IT team.

The Hard Work of Becoming a Hero

December 9, 2020

When you ask Victoria Bailey what she’s doing at Blackhawk, she doesn’t hesitate to say, “I am in the criminal justice program. I am going to be a police officer.”

Growing up, Victoria encountered police more than any young woman should. Every spring, her father would relapse into manic episodes due to his Bipolar Disorder. These manic episodes would require police intervention to help protect the family and transport him safely to in-patient treatment until he got stable. The police represented safety to her and her family.

Buzz at BTC Magazine Cover (Winter 2021)

The Buzz @ BTC

We're very excited to share the Winter 2021 Edition of our newest magazine.

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Spring 2021 CE Schedule

Take a look at our personal enrichment, professional development, and continuing education offerings.

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