Engage – Explore Galesburg

You are invited to participate in a number of events designed to welcome new students into the Knox community.

Wednesday, September 11

12:30 p.m.
Engage – Explore
Get Involved in Galesburg!
Ford Center for Fine Arts (CFA) Lobby
You can choose to either engage or explore the Galesburg community.
Engage Galesburg: Students, faculty, staff, and local community members are invited to join together and engage in volunteer service with community partners. Following a welcome from President Amott, all volunteers will be arranged into groups with their chosen community partner.
Explore Galesburg: Excursions include a bike tour and two walking tours: a local food tour and an arts and culture tour. A bus will also be going to Green Oaks Biological Field Station. All tours depart from CFA Lobby.
Register today in Seymour Gallery from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. or CFA Lobby from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Staff should consult with their supervisor before participating in Engage – Explore Galesburg.

4:00 p.m.
Pumphandle and One Community Picnic
South Lawn of Old Main/Gizmo Patio (Rain: T. Fleming Fieldhouse/Oak Room)
Featuring the Knox Jazz Ensemble

8:30 p.m.
Bike-In Movie
South Lawn of Old Main (Rain: T. Fleming Fieldhouse)
Bring your blanket and enjoy the movie The Hunger Games under the stars.

Thursday, September 12

11:00 a.m.
Opening Convocation
Harbach Theatre, CFA
Featuring Dean of the College Laura Behling