Come check out the new exhibit in the historical display cabinet in Jaenke Alumni Center. This latest exhibit highlights Academics at Blackburn, including classroom shots in decades past, programs of study and class schedules, and a rare shot of the Pullman cars that were used as temporary classrooms. The exhibit
We’ve had a lot of requests concerning the 2018 Week of Welcome schedule. The week, which starts Saturday August 18th and details such important Blackburn College activities as the matriculation ceremony and work training, runs through Sunday, August 26th. Please consult the attached pdf here for details and full schedule.
The subject of twins has always been a fascinating one for many people. Their representation in both literature and pop culture has helped shape popular opinion over time. Blackburn professor Karen Dillon examines the subject of twinship in her book “The Spectacle of Twins in American Literature and Popular Culture”.
Friend of 16th president John Comerford, Illinois Representative Rodney Davis talked about his friendship with the former president, his service to the college and the institution’s commitment to providing affordable education to its students. View the C-span coverage below. was last modified: July 20th, 2018
Three Blackburn students (Gariel Pierce, Brandon Lewis and Cheyenne Wilson) and Siri Engstrom, Blackburn’s Study Abroad Coordinator, are currently participating in a cultural study abroad program at Hannam University in Daejeon, South Korea, for three weeks. So far highlights have included spectacular food, learning some Korean language, society and history, participating in traditional
FALL 2018 ARRIVAL INFORMATION FOR NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS RETURNING STUDENTS: FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 NEW STUDENTS: SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 Campus Arrival: Returning Students: Returning students should plan to arrive on campus between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018. Please go directly to the Demuzio Campus Center to formally check-in and begin taking care of
Welcome to Blackburn College’s Hub where students, faculty, and staff can get together and see what highlights have come to the campus! The Hub is a free Blackburn community portal. Only Blackburn emails can be used, and every pre-existing and new students will automatically have an account. Upon logging in,
The newest episode of Blackburn College’s Q&A web series “Take 5 with the Prez” Is now available on Youtube. Blackburn President John Comerford interviews Hazel Loucks about her history with Blackburn, the search for an interim President and where John will be headed after his departure. was last modified: June
On Saturday, May 12 Ron Deabenderfer ’65 attended his granddaughter’s graduation. He was proud that his granddaughter was receiving a degree that he might not have gotten himself. Deabenderfer had once thought that college was unattainable since his family did not have a large amount of money flowing in, and