Faculty-Staff News & Info

Political Cartoonist on Campus Oct. 26

Posted on October 23rd, 2012.

Jack Ohman, a nationally syndicated political cartoonist who was a finalist for a 2012 Pulitzer Prize, will be on campus on Friday, Oct. 26, and has offered to meet with interested Knox folks to talk about his work and the field of editorial cartooning. He will be in the Gizmo at 2 p.m., meeting with [...]

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Alumni Hall Lecture moved to Kresge, Oct. 19

Posted on October 19th, 2012.

The 4 p.m. Alumni Hall lecture by Professor Factor, originally scheduled to take place on the lawn near Alumni Hall, today, Friday, Oct. 19, has been moved to Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. Please help us spread the word to our visiting alumni!

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Enjoy Homecoming! Oct. 19-21

Posted on October 15th, 2012.

Knox looks to welcome more than 1,000 alumni to campus for the 2012 Homecoming Weekend festivities, October 19-21. Events for alumni include reunions organized by class years, clubs, sports teams, fraternities, sororities and academic majors. This year’s Homecoming Dinner will be on the south lawn of Seymour Union in a heated, enclosed tent, followed by [...]

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The Knox College Choir wants to rake YOUR leaves!

Posted on October 15th, 2012.

Now that fall is fast approaching do you find yourself wading through piles of leaves in your yard? Let members of the Knox College Choir rake your leaves for you! They will be raking leaves in the mornings and afternoons on Saturday Nov. 3, Sunday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 10. If you’re interested, just [...]

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Sustainability Request

Posted on October 2nd, 2012.

Knox now has an actual bike shop. The bike club and the sustainability office are partnering in different ways to stock it with bike tools and parts, but we also need standard tools. So if anyone has old or duplicate tools they’d be willing to donate, we’d certainly put them to good use. I’m talking [...]

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Admission Open House Oct. 8

Posted on October 2nd, 2012.

The Knox community will welcome prospective students and their families to campus for a Fall Open House on Monday, Oct. 8. This will be an important and exciting event for us as well as for our guests. If you are able to take a few extra minutes with any of the students or families you [...]

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Scrabble Night Fundraiser, Sept. 28

Posted on September 17th, 2012.

Altrusa Club of Galesburg is hosting a “Scrabble Night” on Friday, September 28, at the American Legion, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Play begins at 7 p.m. The format is more like rounds of word games than traditional Scrabble. It moves along quickly and is quite fun! The evening includes snacks and a cash bar, [...]

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Community Chorus Welcomes all Singers

Posted on September 17th, 2012.

The Galesburg Communnity Chorus welcomes all faculty, staff, and students to join for the 2012-13 season. The group will perform Orff’s Carmina Burana on November 17, hold a Sing-Along Messiah on December 8, and will combine with the Knox College Choir and Monmouth College Chorale for a performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass on April [...]

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Invitation to TKS Forums

Posted on September 13th, 2012.

From Anna Meier: I’m the 2012-2013 editor-in-chief of The Knox Student. I’m writing to invite you to two open forums that senior TKS editors will be holding especially for faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. in Ferris Lounge. This year, we want to do [...]

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Classes Shortened Monday, Sept. 10

Posted on September 6th, 2012.

Class periods are shortened the first day of classes, Monday, September 10, 2012 as follows: Period 1 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Period 2 8:55 – 9:40 a.m. Period 3 9:50 – 10:35 a.m. CONVOCATION 11:00 a.m. Period 4 1:20 – 2:05 p.m. Period 5 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Period 6 3:10 – 3:55 p.m

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