Campus Events

February 15-21

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It's On Us Reorganizational Meeting

Monday, February 15th

9pm

Alumni Hall Room 115


Are you passionate about promoting positive bystander intervention against sexual assault? Are you seeking the opportunity to gain meaningful leadership experience on campus?


Contact Sam Coffey (shcoffey@knox.edu) or Cassidy Jones (cbjones@knox.edu) if you have an questions!

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M.E.Ch.A Study Session

Thursday, February 18th

7-9pm

MEChA House (362 S. Academy street)


M.E.Ch.A House would like to invite the campus to a study session at M.E.Ch.A House. Join MEChA for hot chocolate, chocoflan, and sweet empanadas! We'll be hosting our study session on Thursday. MEChA House is located right next to the TriDelta house, across from SMC.

Founders Day Convocation

Friday, February 19th

4:30pm
Muelder Reading Room, Seymour Library


Knox will celebrate the 179th anniversary of its founding with the presentation of Alumni Achievement Awards at the 2016 Founders Day Convocation this Friday. This event is free and open to the public.


Knox will present Alumni Achievement Awards to Dr. Thomas E. Brown '64, psychologist​ ​and author of​ ​​​Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD;​ ​Dr. Ernest Buck, '74, ​a​ ​physician​ ​​recognized statewide for his contributions to the health and welfare of the children of Texas;​ ​and​ ​Marcea Bland Lloyd '68, retired senior vice president, chief administrative officer, and general counsel for Amylin Pharmaceutical​, ​known for her distinguished leadership​ ​of women through mentoring, education​, ​and leadership training.


Young Alumni Achievement Awards will be presented to Rachel Abarbanell '02,​ ​whose work in television and film development includes such films as​ ​​​Interstellar and the new Amazon series,​​Good Girls Revolt; and​ ​Katie Bell '08, named​ ​one of "8 Great Brooklyn Artists Under 30."

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The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

Friday, February 19th

8pm

Kresge Recital Hall, CFA


As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.

Visiting Artist Schedule, Open Studio

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UB presents: The Big Pink Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, February 20th

All Day

Field House


Gather your friends and get a team together to participate in the annual Big Pink Volleyball Tournament. The Big Pink Volleyball is 48" diameter; which means it's HUGE! To play in the tournament it is $5.00 a person and teams can consist of 4-8 people. T-shirts are also available for purchase during tabling all week long (T-shirts cost $10.00). All proceeds go to the Knox County Health Department to offset travel costs to and from breast cancer scans and treatments.


Please contact Kati Stemple and Cassie McLaughlin if you have questions!

Common Ground T-Shirt Design Contest

Common Ground is ordering t-shirts! We're hoping for something new and fun, so we're opening up a contest! Submit your t-shirt designs to Luna, mlluna@knox.edu, by the 22nd, and you may win! Winning includes your design being THE design for our t-shirts, plus you get a free shirt of your design for yourself! Any and all submissions welcome, but please be appropriate and respectful.

Advancement Teleambassador Position

The Office of Advancement is hiring Advancement Teleambassadors to work in the Call Center beginning in March through the end of the Academic Year. Please review the position descriptions below before applying.


Advancement Ambassador (Phone) - Multiple Positions

Sunday through Thursday from 5-9pm, up to 20 hours per week


Advancement Teleambassadors play an important role in the relationship between Knox College and our alumni. As a student caller, you will have phone conversations with alumni, parents, and friends of the College regarding all of the exciting changes happening on our campus and your personal experiences as a student, and to ask for support of the Knox Fund.


Applicants should be articulate, enthusiastic, goal-oriented, and love to talk! Expect to have fun, meet new people, and work in an energized, team environment. This position will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference at Knox, along with gaining skills for future employment opportunities.


This job is is not work study and we will be calling for the rest of the year.


To apply, complete an application online here (or link below) and email a resume to Adam Ruble at apruble@knox.edu. Applications should be submitted by Monday, February 22nd.

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