The English Department Announces The 2015 Davenport Fiction Contest
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 at 4 p.m.
Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Fiction sponsored by the English Department.
1) entrants must be in “good standing” but need not be English majors or enrolled in an English [...]
From Stuart Allison:
Prairie Fire: It is spring and Knox’s fancy turns to thoughts of … burning the prairies. We will continue with the safety protocol developed in 2013. I have been working with a group of students who have been instructed in safe burning practices. Only those trained students will be permitted to actually [...]
HOWARD WILSON PRIZE ENTRIES
DEADLINE: Friday, May 1
The Howard A. Wilson Prize is awarded annually to students writing the best essays in literary criticism during an academic year. There are cash prizes for first, second and third place. Entries for the Howard Wilson Prize in English should be submitted as an e-mail attachment [...]
Mark your calendars for April 9-11, and experience the excitement, artistry, and energy of the Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival.
Thanks to the hard work of numerous students and music lovers, ‘Baga continues its commitment to bringing world-class jazz to the area, and represents a unique partnership between Knox College, the Galesburg community, and local music and [...]
Tim Kasser, Psychology, recently had an article published in Journal of Happiness Studies. The article was co-authored with Monica Guillen-Royo of the University of Oslo and is titled “Personal goals, socio-economic context and happiness: Studying a diverse sample in Peru.”
The English Department Announces The 2015 Davenport Poetry Contest
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 at 4 o’clock
Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Poetry sponsored by the English Department.
1) entrants must be in “good standing” but need not be English majors or enrolled in an [...]
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony will feature KGS principal flute Carol Neuleib at its Saturday, March 28 concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, in Galesburg.
Under the direction of KGS artistic director/conductor Bruce Polay, the KGS will perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Sinfonietta on Russian Themes,” Opus 31 and Telemann’s “Alster” Overture in F Major for Four [...]
Returning from a week-long concert tour of Italy, the
Knox Choir presents its Home Tour Concert at 7:30 p.m.,
Friday, March 27 in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Directed by Laura Lane, professor of music and director of choral
Tim Kasser, psychology, was recently an invited presenter for the weekly guest-speaker program sponsored by the Division of Student Life at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI; he spoke on “Values and Caring for Others: A View from Psychological Science.”
Dining Services is hosting another Midnight Breakfast on Friday, March 13. Volunteers are needed!
We will need egg scramblers and food servers, with on the job training and an apron provided. Jobs are assigned on a first come, first serve basis, so hurry to sign up if you have a preference. The actual work hours [...]
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