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News & Events

Upcoming Events

Monday, March, 02
Blackburn College Band Concert
Bothwell Auditorium
7:00 pm
Friday, March, 06
Spring Break
Saturday, March, 21
Blackburn College Choir Concert
Bothwell Auditorium
Wednesday, March, 25
College and Community Luncheon
Demuzio Campus Center ADRs
12:00 pm
Thursday, April, 16
Spring Musical
Bothwell Auditorium
7:30 pm
Friday, April, 17
Spring Musical
Bothwell Auditorium
7:30 pm
Saturday, April, 18
Spring Musical
Bothwell Auditorium
7:30 pm
Sunday, April, 19
Spring Musical
Bothwell Auditorium
2:00 pm
Tuesday, April, 28
Founder’s Day
Tuesday, April, 28
Student Worker Appreciation Day
Monday, May, 04
Spring Fling Choir and Band Concert
Bothwell Auditorium
7:00 pm
Friday, May, 08
Saturday, May, 09
146th Annual Commencement
Latest News

‘Burnian Newspaper and Staff Receive Awards

The student produced Blackburn ‘Burnian received an Honorable Mention for General Excellence for Non-Dailies under 4,000, at the ICPA Conference in Chicago, on February 21. ... READ MORE >

Erin Bode Group in Concert Feb. 17

The Erin Bode Group will perform in Bothwell Auditorium on Tuesday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m. The concert will include jazz, Americana, and pop music, ... READ MORE >

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 >


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