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News & Events

Upcoming Events

Sunday, December, 07
Christmas at Blackburn
Clegg Chapel
Monday, December, 08
Winter Band Concert
Bothwell Auditorium
Friday, December, 12
Summer Rep. Winter Show
Bothwell Auditorium
Saturday, December, 13
Summer Rep. Winter Show
Bothwell Auditorium
Latest News

Blackburn Hosts Special Olympics

Blackburn College hosted a Special Olympics basketball event in Dawes Gymnasium on Sunday, December 14. The Chatham Chargers, Effingham Lightening, and Jacksonville Orange Crush participated ... READ MORE >

Cinderella, a Magical Musical Family Panto, to be Presented at Blackburn

Summer Repertory Theatre at Blackburn College cordially invites you to the royal event of the winter season, the Magical, Musical, Family Panto, “Cinderella,”  on December ... READ MORE >

Ken Deihl ’78 Named Chief Judge for Illinois’ Seventh Judicial Circuit

Circuit Judge Ken Deihl of Macoupin County has been appointed the new Chief Judge for the Seventh Judicial Circuit by a vote of the Seventh ... READ MORE >

Scott Negwer ’79 Named to Ferguson Commission

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon swore in 16 members of the Ferguson Commission on November 18. The commission is to address the “social and economic conditions” ... READ MORE >

Madrigal Feast

The Blackburn College Department of Performing Arts is hosting its 43rd Annual Madrigal Feast. The Madrigal Feast provides the audience with an entertaining evening of ... READ MORE >

CNN Visits Blackburn Campus

CNN Reporter Christine Roman and crew visited the Blackburn campus on October 23, to film a segment about Blackburn and the Work Program. As part ... READ MORE >

Hollywood Actor, Jim Beaver, to Visit Blackburn October 23-26

Hollywood actor Jim Beaver will visit Blackburn College October 23-26 to see the production of his play “Verdigris,” the Performing Arts Department’s Fall Play. Audiences ... READ MORE >

Blackburn Increases New Student Enrollment by 45%

Blackburn College has 45% more first year, full-time students enrolled this fall than one year ago. Adding in returning students, the official 10-day count shows ... READ MORE >

Blackburn College Ranked Nationally, and Best in Illinois!

August 25, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn College has recently been ranked number 46 in the Best Baccalaureate Colleges category of the 2014 Washington Monthly College Rankings. ... READ MORE >


Public Relations

Blackburn College
Office of Public Relations
700 College Avenue
Carlinville, Illinois 62626

Primary Telephone Numbers
Toll Free: 800-2323-3550, ext. 5781
Local: 217-854-3231, ext 5781

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Peter T. Oswald, B.S.S.
Director of Marketing and
Public Relations
217-854-3231, ext. 5781