Archive for February, 2012

It’s Sumo++ Time!

Posted on February 14th, 2012.

It’s Sumo++ time! It’s time for the 10th Annual Sumo Robot Competition! You thought you knew what the Sumo Robot Competition was all about? WRONG!! This year it’s Sumo++.  We’re taking Sumo Robot Wrestling to another new level! This year we have TWO Sumo competitions: The TIMED Sumo Challenge:  In Sumo++ you’ll build and program [...]

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2012-2013 Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships

Posted on February 14th, 2012.

A limited number of Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of the College for the 2012-13 academic year.  Anyone with a B.A. can apply to be a post-bac student and pay a special tuition rate; however, the Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Program is open to newly graduated Knox students and supports up to 3 additional [...]

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Celebrate Knox’s 175th Anniversary

Posted on February 14th, 2012.

February 15 Events: Purple & Gold Day, All Day — Wear Purple & Gold and Show Your Knox Pride! Take a photo of yourself, your friends, or your entire office in Knox attire and share it on Facebook (www.facebook.com/knoxcollege) or e-mail it to gizmogram@knox.edu. Happy Birthday Knox Toast, 12:30 p.m., Taylor Student Lounge — Join [...]

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Welcome to the Knoxletter!

Posted on February 13th, 2012.

Welcome to the new Knoxletter. We hope you’ll find this new format easier to read. Entries will be added throughout the week, so bookmark this page and check in frequently. Click the Categories on the right to sort the entries and find what you’re seeking more quickly. More upgrades will be added soon — including [...]

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KGS Music Mornings Program, Feb. 25

Posted on February 10th, 2012.

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony’s Saturday, Feb. 25 “Music Mornings” program begins at 10 a.m. in the Community Room of the Galesburg Public Library. This is a free concert preview for children ages preschool through 5th grade. The program, “The Cello,” will be presented by KGS soloist seventeen-year-old Maurice (Maury) Cohn. For more information about the program, [...]

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Relay For Life of Knox County Fundraisers

Posted on February 9th, 2012.

The Knox community is invited to participate in two upcoming fundraisers to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life: 1. Trivia Night!  Saturday, Feb. 25, Galesburg American Legion (571 E. North St.) Bring yourself and 7 friends and play trivia!  All proceeds benefit Relay For Life. Snacks, food and drink will be for sale. [...]

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Sunderland Attends Supreme Court Fellows Meetings

Posted on February 8th, 2012.

Lane Sunderland (political science) was an invited guest at the annual meetings of the Supreme Court Fellows attended by forty fellows and held at the Supreme Court of the United States. Sunderland was one of two scholars selected in 1988 from across the nation to serve as Supreme Court Fellows. He initiated and administered continuing educational [...]

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Student Worker Positions in the Athletic Training Room

Posted on February 8th, 2012.

Paid positions are available for next year working in the athletic training room assisting in the care, prevention, and treatment of athletic injuries. The position entails practice and game coverage and limited travel. You will be trained in athletic first aid, taping techniques, wound care, and limited treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.  You will [...]

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Chocolate Festival, Feb. 11-12

Posted on February 8th, 2012.

Chocolate artwork will be among the displays at the Galesburg Historical Society’s annual Chocolate Festival. The event is Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third floor of the Galesburg Antiques Mall, 349 East Main Street. All you care to eat chocolate! Admission is $8.

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Pre-Law Club Speakers, Feb. 10

Posted on February 7th, 2012.

On Friday, Feb. 10 in GDH 103 at 4 p.m. the Pre-Law Club will host special guests Ben and Christina Mullison. The Mullisons are current University of Illinois law students, and they will be on campus to talk about what law school is like and to answer any questions that students may have. If you [...]

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