Campus Events

September 22 - 28

Final Club & Organization Policy Meeting

Monday, September 22

Lincoln Room

7:00 pm

The Office of Campus Life has put together a program to review procedures for planning trips, purchasing items, the event scheduling process, etc. All members of the executive board are encouraged to attend; however, it is mandatory for club Presidents and Treasurers. (If you are a non-budgeted club, sports club, Greek organization, or an academic club you do not need to attend this meeting)

We look forward to seeing you and working with you to create amazing programs!

Contact Travis Greenlee,, if you have any questions!

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KnoxMoves is a series of workshops offered by the Knox Dance Program to help us connect to the student body. Each term's workshops will follow a different theme, all of which are integral to the program's foundation. In Fall of 2014 we'll be focusing on Improvisation Theories and to kick us off we'll be having a Welcome Back Improv Jam and Dessert Reception on Thursday, September 25th, from 7-8:30pm in the Aux Gym! This event is open to everyone in the public, whether you want to move with us, play some music for us, or just come and observe.

If you have anymore questions please direct them to Jen Smith (, Kathleen Ridlon ( or Jmaw Moses (

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Fitness Center Classes (In the Mirror Room)


Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays



Tuesday Mornings 8-8:30am

Tuesdays and Thursday Nights 7-8pm


- Students: Mondays and Thursdays, 6-7pm

- Faculty: Thursday, 4:30-6pm

African Week!

African Week event is fast approaching, and one of the major highlights of the event is the dance performance, drama, fashion show and much more. The purpose of this is to get as many people as possible to participate for the event and to bring forth the best performance. So, tell you friends about it, show up and Try out! May the odds be in your favor!

The goal: Harambee wants to eradicate misconceptions and preconceptions about Africa and its culture on campus and wants to get the whole campus involved in this year’s African week.

Building Knox: Meaningful Meetings

Club & Organization Excellence Program

Tuesday, Sep 23

7 pm, Ferris Lounge

Tired of each meeting being the same old routine? Do you feel like all you do is attend boring and meaningless meetings? Join Mariangela Maguire, Interim Director of the Gerald and Carol Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Studies, as we explore ways to make meetings more engaging and meaningful. The session will provide new ideas on how leaders may approach their meetings differently!

Be a part of The Knoxies'15 Team

The Knox Student Awards 2015 (The Knoxies'15) is underway. If you are interested in joining the planning committee, please send your name and knox email to Abdulsalam Oganla ( OR Alexis Cameron (

***"The Knoxies" is a red carpet black tie awards banquet, open to ALL students, faculty, and staff to attend, that recognizes student, faculty and staff achievements in academics, athletics, leadership and social life. This event is geared towards promoting togetherness and enhancing the social lifestyle of the Knox community.

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UB Fall Fest: Friday, Sep. 26

Friday, Sep. 26th, 6-9pm

Gizmo Patio, Knox College



Check out the band Branches and their music


Take a photo of yourself doing your favorite Fall activity and share with us!


*To enter the drawing for gift cards, upload your photo on Facebook or Instagram, tag Knox College Union Board and hashtag #fallfest2014
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Home Athletic Competitions this Week!

Tuesday, Sep. 23


vs Illinois College (Senior Day)

3:00 pm | Galesburg, IL


vs Monmouth College

4:30 pm | Galesburg, IL

Saturday, Sep. 27


vs Monmouth College

11:00 | Galesburg, IL


vs Lawrence University

1:00 pm | Galesburg, IL


vs Rockford University

1:30 pm | Galesburg, IL

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Short Term Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, September 22 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Discovery Depot Children’s Museum Volunteer Night Volunteers meet at the Children’s museum to take a tour and experience the exhibits. The Depot staff will talk about their special programs and answer questions about how to get involved. Pizza Party! The Discovery Depot is walking distance from Knox College.

Thursday, September 25: Knox Prairie Community Kitchen (KPCK). Volunteers are needed to assist with serving meals at the Central Congregational Church (walking distance from Knox) two times each month. KPCK seeks to strengthen our community by sharing meals with our neighbors and by engaging in outreach and educational activities related to hunger, food insecurity, and food policy. Go to!volunteer/c7lo to sign up.

October 4, 5, 11 and 12 9:00am-5:00pm: Knox County Scenic Drive Volunteers will be used at the Hawthorne Centre Craft & Antiques Mall. This is one of the official stops on the Knox County Scenic Drive. We use the volunteers to relieve any vendor who might want to eat, use facilities etc. They will also help in the children’s area, help blow up balloons and hand them out to children at the event and assist in the malls as needed. Transportation in provided. Please indicate when you sign up if you need a seat in the van.

Thursday, October 9 4:15pm – 7:15PM: Gale School Fall Festival Volunteers are needed assist with the annual Fall Festival, complete with small carnival games and food. There will be bounce houses and a D.J. Sign up to help out with the carnival. There are up to 25 volunteer spots available. Transportation is provided by Gale School to the School and back. Please indicate when you sign up if you need a seat in the van.

Tuesdays 5:45pm-7:00pm: Blessings in a Backpack Volunteers pack bags of food for students who are at risk of going hungry on the weekend. No sign up required! Volunteers leave from Seymour loading dock @ 5:45pm every Tuesday and walk to First Presbyterian Church. Come every week or just when you can. Packing begins at 6pm and lasts 30-40 minutes.

Long-term Volunteer Opportunities

Carl Sandburg Literacy Coalition: Volunteers work one-on-one or in small groups tutoring adults in the Galesburg community. Twelve hours of training is required which includes certification from ProLiteracy Worldwide. Students must register to attend these training sessions. Students who complete the training sessions are expected to complete a minimum of 12 hours tutoring time or they will be charged a $25.00 fee to cover materials and supplies received in the training. All training sessions take place at Knox College GDH 103 on the following Sundays: September 21, 28, and October 5 from 1:00 – 5:00pm. Contact: Karen Avalos at to confirm your training attendance.

Reading Buddies @ Neilson School: Knox students are matched with a 2nd or 3rd grade student to read together one-on-one for an hour each week at Nielson School on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Students choose to read from 8:45am to 9:45am or 11:45am to 12:45pm. Volunteers may sign up for only 1 shift. Transportation is provided. Volunteers depart from the circle @ CFA Lobby at 8:45am or 11:45am and return at 9:45am or 12:45pm. To reserve a seat in our van, make a note in the message box when you sign up.

Galesburg High School North: GHS North provides a program that addresses the educational, social, and emotional needs of at-risk students in grades 9-12. Volunteers will assist teachers in the classroom and provide one-on one-tutoring.

· Tuesdays.......8:45am – 11:30am up to 4 volunteers

· Wednesdays...11:45am – 2:30pm up to 2 volunteers

· Thursdays....... 8:45am – 11:30am up to 4 volunteers

Transportation is provided. Volunteers depart Knox at the circle @ CFA Lobby at 8:45 am and return at 11:30 OR depart at 11:45am and return at 2:30pm. To reserve a seat in our van, make a note in the message box when you sign up.

Gale School: Volunteers will assist teachers in the classroom and provide one-on one-tutoring.

· Tuesday and Thursday.......8:45am – 11:30am & 11:45am – 2:30pm

Transportation is provided. Volunteers depart Knox at the circle @ CFA Lobby at 8:45am and return at 11:30am OR 11:45am and return at 2:30pm. To reserve a seat in our van, make a note in the message box when you sign up.

Knox County Housing Neighborhoods: Volunteers are needed to assist with children and teen programs. Volunteer times are available Monday through Thursdays between the hours of 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Volunteers may choose more than one day of the week to volunteer. Volunteer times and locations

· Woodland Bend: Monday & Tuesday 2:45 – 5:15

· Cedar Creek: Wednesday 2:45 – 5:15

· Whispering Hollow: Wednesday & Thursday 2:45 – 5:15

Transportation is provided. Volunteers depart Knox at the circle @ CFA Lobby at 2:45pm and return at 5:15pm. To reserve a seat in our van, make a note in the message box when you sign up.

Discovery Depot Children’s Museum: Volunteers needed as “play conductors” and office assistants. Attend the Pizza Party on 9/22 to find out more. Long-term volunteering times can work around your schedule and will be arranged with Discovery Depot.