Archive for February, 2013

Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships Information

Posted on February 12th, 2013.

A limited number of Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of the College for the 2013-14 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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WTVP Screening at Orpheum, Feb. 16

Posted on February 11th, 2013.

WTVP will be screening “Boxcar People” at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday, February 16 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance. This can be done by calling the station at (309) 677-4747 or by visiting this website: http://www.wtvp.org/tickets Boxcar People is a one-hour documentary that tells the story of the [...]

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Berlin, Marzoni Poem Published

Posted on February 11th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04 have published another poem from their ongoing collaboration. “[Light we've known: a sky & such & never]“ appears in the winter 2013 issue of Quarterly West.

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Alumni Achievement Awards and Founder’s Day Convocation, Feb. 15

Posted on February 6th, 2013.

Friday, February 15 5:30 PM Muelder Room, Seymour Library Complete Details Celebration and recognition of the 2013 Alumni Achievement Award recipients: Dudley McCarter ’72, attorney and founding Member of the firm Behr, McCarter, & Potter, P.C. His practice is concentrated in the areas of civil litigation, construction litigation and municipal law. Ann McConachie ’71, director [...]

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HORIZONS: A Showcase of Student Inquiry, Imagination, and Creativity

Posted on February 6th, 2013.

Thursday, February 14 4:00 PM Lobby, Ford Center for Fine Arts You are invited to stop by CFA for refreshments and conversation with current Knox students. Students will showcase their research, scholarship, and creativity through posters, media displays, and artwork. In addition, the Art Department will present their Senior Art Show, and the Theatre Department [...]

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Shruti Patel ’11 Shares Her Peace Corps Experience

Posted on February 6th, 2013.

Monday, February 11 4:00 PM Ferris Lounge, Seymour Union Informative Skype session with Shruti Patel ’11, currently serving in the Peace Corps in Grenada. Shruti works doing youth development and is also preparing a summer dance camp! -Read her blog -Learn more about the Peace Corps Prep Program at Knox

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Film Screening of “La Isla Interior,” Feb. 8

Posted on February 6th, 2013.

Film Screening of “La Isla Interior” Friday, February 8 7:00 PM Round Room, Ford Center for Fine Arts THE ISLAND INSIDE (LA ISLA INTERIOR) Dunia Ayaso & Félix Sabroso Three siblings on the run from themselves. Martin (Alberto San Juan) wants to leave home and become a writer in Paris. Gracia (Cristina Marcos) wants to [...]

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Final Exams and Travel

Posted on February 6th, 2013.

From: Lori Haslem, Associate Dean of the College I write to remind you that the final exam scheduled for winter term ends only at the end of the day Sunday, March 17. Please do not, if you have final examinations on Sunday, schedule your departure from campus before your last examination is over. Thank you

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Journalist Peter Bergen to Speak at WIU, Feb. 19

Posted on February 5th, 2013.

Journalist Peter Bergen, one of the few Westerners to interview Osama bin Laden, will speak at Western Illinois University Tuesday, Feb. 19 as part of the Western Illinois University Theme Speakers Series. The 2012-2013 University-wide theme is “War and Peace: From Personal Conflict to Global Resolution.” Bergen will speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 in [...]

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Black History Month Events

Posted on February 4th, 2013.

Knox will present several public events on campus during February to celebrate Black History Month. All month, members of the student club ABLE will collect non-perishable foods on campus to be delivered to charities in the area. The music group Kuumba Lynx will perform at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, February 16, in Kresge Hall, Ford Center [...]

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