March 31, 2020 - Commencement Postponed to Aug. 1
Celebrating our graduates at our annual commencement ceremony is one of the most significant things we do all year. Therefore, we don’t want to miss an opportunity to celebrate all the accomplishments and hard work of the Class of 2020. Due to the public health emergency and continued concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone commencement to Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. in the Dream Center in Beloit. Read the full story here.
March 24, 2020 — A Message from the Blackhawk Technical College President
As you are well aware, we are facing an unprecedented national health emergency and the information is rapidly changing. We are working together to make the best decisions with the information available. At this time, there are three cases of COVID-19 in Rock County and one in Green County. As the situation evolves and changes, I have been overwhelmed by the agility and patience of our entire college. We are truly living out our mission of flexible education, supportive environment. Your commitment to your educational journey makes me so proud to be a part of Blackhawk. Read the full story here.
March 18, 2020 — BTC Locations Closed to the Public – Online Learning Continues
In light of the Governor’s announcement yesterday, the college will be closed to the public effective Wednesday, March 18 at 5 p.m. These precautions are to help slow the spread and minimize the risk of exposure to our students and employees. While we do not yet have a COVID-19 case in our College District, we are concerned about the safety and well-being of our employees and students. Read the full story here.
March 17, 2020 — Supporting Our Students During the Pandemic
The Coronavirus pandemic is a fluid situation that continues to change daily, sometimes hourly. We know that every update causes stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of the situation. We are excited to “see” our students online in your Blackboard classrooms beginning tomorrow Wednesday, March 18. Read the full story here.
March 16, 2020 — Update for College Operations Mar. 17-29
As College leadership continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation, we are hoping to provide more updates and clarity regarding how it impacts our students, faculty, and staff. We appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation. This is unlike any event we have ever experienced in our lifetimes and it is ever-changing. Your health and well-being is our main concern at this time and always. Read the full story here.
March 13, 2020 — Changes for BTC District Board Meeting on Mar. 18
The Blackhawk Technical College District Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 at the Monroe Campus has been moved to Central Campus in Janesville. The College is currently practicing social distancing and this change will help limit the travel of Board Members and College personnel. Read the full story here.
March 13, 2020 — Blackhawk Continues to Monitor/Respond to COVID-19
A lot has been changing over the last 48-hours and we are truly grateful for the response and cooperation of all of our employees and students. We praise the efforts of all Blackhawk faculty and staff whose determination to keep you, our students, at the center during this difficult time is impressive. Read the full story here.
March 11, 2020 — BTC Makes Changes to Operations in Response to Potential Spread of COVID-19
Blackhawk Technical College is continuing to monitor what is happening around our nation and region regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of continuing information, the World Health Organization declared today that the situation is a “global health emergency.” The health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff are our top priority. To be proactive and to help slow the spread of the virus, we will be minimizing operations on campus effectively immediately. Read the full story here.
March 5, 2020 — Blackhawk Prepares for Possible Spread of Coronavirus
The College Leadership Team is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and planning for the College response in the event of the spread of influenza and/or coronavirus. The situation is constantly evolving and changing as more information is made available to the public. The current risk of coronavirus in our area is low; however, the College is ready to act.Read the full story here.