Monthly Archives: August 2012

Help Is At Hand

Help Desk in Information Technology Services. Photo by Peter Bailley Alejandro Varela (left) and Levi Woodbury were among the Knox College students who worked at the Information Technology Services Help Desk in the Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center over the summer.

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Side Walk is Central Task

Sidewalk finishing at Cherry and Berrien. Photo by John Williams Facilities services staff Max Getz, left, and an assistant finish a section of sidewalk at the campus entryway at Cherry and Berrien streets. The new entryway features curb cuts for … Continue reading

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Finishing Ingersoll House Projects

A worker welds together two pieces of the railing of the new accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll House on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Photo by John Williams Workers were out Tuesday and Wednesday finishing off the accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll … Continue reading

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New Windows

Workers install large windows on the northwest section of the future home of the Knox College Office of Communications. Photo by John Williams.

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Getting Ready for New Students

A large sign to welcome students back to Knox is unraveled on Friday, Aug. 10 across the east side of Old Main. Photo by John Williams As students begin to return to campus for fall sports, the preparation for new … Continue reading

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Sod Follow-up

Following up on an earlier blog post about the removal of sod from Ingersoll House: Workers have been installing new sod to replace the damaged material in the yard at Ingersoll House. Check out the photo gallery on Knox College’s … Continue reading

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From High Atop Old Main, Overlooking the Knox Campus…

Painting the Old Main bell tower. Photo by John Williams Workers are tethered to the roof of Old Main for safety while they climb ladders to reach all the wood that needed painting on the bell tower on Thursday, Aug. … Continue reading

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Green Oaks Stewards

The stewards at Green Oaks have been working hard this summer keeping the trails clear as part of their duties around Green Oaks to maintain the field station. During the week, the stewards wake up around sunrise to begin their … Continue reading

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Sod Removal at Ingersoll House

Knox College maintenance staff and student workers removed damaged sod at Ingersoll House on Monday. Other construction projects there this summer, in tandem with the lengthy dry spell, took their toll on the existing sod. New sod is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Renovation Replaces Doors

Workers install new doors around Alumni Hall on August 2. Photo by John Williams Renovation continues at Knox College’s historic Alumni Hall. New doors are being installed at all four corners, after the stone-flanked steps and porches were rebuilt. An … Continue reading

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