Campus Events

March 23-29

Library Hours

Seymour Library
Monday, 3/23 (8:30am-5pm)
Tuesday, 3/24 (8:30am-8pm)

Science & Math Library

Monday, 3/23 - Tuesday, 3/24 (9am-3pm)

Regular hours begin Wednesday, March 25th

Galesburg Public Library: Trivia Night

Tuesday, March 24

Galesburg Public Library

6:30 PM

Free general trivia night at the Galesburg Public Library! The top three teams will win prizes including a Trivial Pursuit game, The Big Bang Theory Trivia Box, and Marvel Superheroes Trivia Box. Please sign up as a team or an individual by visiting the Reference Desk, calling 309-343-6118, or emailing This event is free and open to all.

Spring Term: Classes Begin Wednesday, March 25!

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Knox College Baseball vs. Robert Morris- Peoria

Wednesday, March 25
Blodgett Field
3:00 PM

Flunk Day Pep Rally

Wednesday, March 25

8:00 PM

Memorial Gym

Are you curious what this year's Flunk Day theme will be? Are you interested in hearing more about the secret day that occurs each Spring Term. Attend the Flunk Day Pep Rally where one class will get to reveal the Flunk Day theme. For graduating seniors this is also your chance to sign-up to be a Flunk Day Friar.

International Tea Hour

Welcome back! Join the Office of International Student Services (OISS) for a weekly International Tea Hour, featuring international teas, snacks, and conversations. Fridays 4 - 5pm, Knight Student Lounge, Alumni Hall. International Tea Hour will resume in spring term on Friday, March 27th.

OISS is looking for other organizations or students to partner with to sponsor a future International Tea Hour. Please contact Rebecca Eckart ( with any questions or ideas for a future Tea Hour.

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Knox College Choir Italy Tour

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Saturday, March 28 Kresge Recital Hall at 8:00 PM

Aisha Alfa

Because she was born in Nigeria and raised in Canada, Alfa's comedy is worldly, energetic and silly, with a positive perspective. She weaves through her bi-racial perspective and random observations, from dating to sex to Santa Claus. This past year in television, Aisha appeared in a Sketch Pilot for The Second City, Super Channel's Too Much Information, TeenNick's Degrassi, and PBS' Odd Squad. Aisha was also a co-host on Much Music's Video on Trial. Previously, she hosted WFPtv, an online lifestyle show, and was a featured comedian in the documentary Sign Up & Stand Up. She has won Winnipeg's Funniest Person with a Day Job Award and was one of the top five Winnipeg finalists for SiriusXM's Canda's Next Top Comic. She performs at clubs across Canda, including Just for Laughs (Montreal), Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and Winnipeg Improv Festival. In the US she has appeared at The Comedy Store (San Diego), The Last Vegas Comedy Show and the Ventura Comedy Festival. Alfa was honored to be a TEDx Manitoba speaker in 2012 and host/emcee in 2013. She speaks on the topics of laughter, simplicity and being true to your authenticity.

Nick Guerra

With just under a decade into stand-up, Nick Guerra has won over crowds from all walks of life. He has performed all over the US at clubs, colleges and special events and has traveled overseas to perform for the US military. His style balances all topics. Current events, relationship humor, and personal stories have become his arsenal when given a microphone. Many times, the crowds never know what to expect with Nick but were rarely disappointed. Nick was an audience favorite on NBC's Last Comic Standing (Season 8). He was a writer, assistant director, and actor and story producer for the Mun 2 reality show Pitbull's La Esquina (Second Season), performed on Comedy Central's Gabriel Iglesias Stand-Up Revolution (second season) and Nuvo TV's Stand Up & Deliver (second season) and Stand Up & Deliver Cabo Relief Special.

Media Head Applications Available Soon!

Starting Monday, March 30th Media Head Applications will be made available to the student body. Please turn in your Media Head applications to the Office of Campus Life no later than 4:30 pm on Monday, April 13th. Please sign-up for an interview time upon turning in your application.

If you have any questions please contact Greg Gilbert, Associate Professor of Art, at

The Knoxies '15

Saturday, May 23

6:00 PM

Lincoln Room, Seymour Union

As we gradually approach the end of another academic year, we bring to you the 2nd annual edition of "The Knoxies". As we all know, recognizing and appreciating the efforts of persons in the Knox Community is essential to our development as one. Therefore, we say welcome, as we usher in one of the biggest events on campus tagged; "The Knoxies'15: Friendship, Leadership & Excellence".

Below are the categories for The Knoxies'15:

1. Campus Event of the Year

2. Executive Council (Board) of the Year

3. Student Organization of the Year

4. Best Campus Collaboration/Partnership for an event.

5. Greek Leader for excellence

6. Campus Advisor of the Year (Including academic and club)

7. Emerging Leader/The Rising Star Award

8. Prairie Fire Award

9. Purple and Gold Leadership Award

10.Dean of College Award for Student Research

11.Presidential Leadership Award to Outstanding Seniors

Note: Please explain why your nomination should be considered for the award.

Link to Nomination form.

CLA + (Collegiate Learning Assessment)

Graduating Seniors with an ACT/SAT on record with Knox- would you like to be able to provide evidence of your skills in critical reasoning and writing to prospective employers or graduate schools?

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is offering graduating seniors the opportunity to participate in the CLA+- a national assessment of critical reasoning and writing. Participants at a proficient or mastery level can document their level by a digital badge that can be displayed on an electronic resume or CV or on their LinkedIn profile.

Participants will also earn a $25 gift card from Amazon as a way of our thanking you for your participation.

Finally, the college receives information regarding our students’ performance on critical reasoning tasks and writing. This information can be used to improve the educational experiences of students. The CLA+ will be offered to graduating seniors during eight sessions beginning the week of March 30th.

To sign up for a session, click here:

All testing will take place in the Stellyes computer lab. Basement of SMC. The test will take approximately 90 minutes to complete. Participation is limited-so please sign up quickly! If you are not sure if you have an ACT/SAT score on record or if you have any questions, please contact

Leah Adams-Curtis at 341-7260 or

More information can be found at: