February 17, 2017, Carlinville, IL – Recently returned from a seven city European concert tour, New York guitarist David Burgess performed some of Brazil’s finest solo guitar music on Friday, February 24 in Bothwell Auditorium on the Blackburn College campus. Praised by critics for his polished technique and flamboyant style,
December 16, 2016, Carlinville, IL—On Friday, November 4, Blackburn College inducted four notable alumni and faculty into the Science Wall of Honor. Dr. Herman Brockman ’56, Dr. Irving “Larry” Graves ’53, Dr. William R. Jewell ’57, and Faculty Emerita Dr. Marsha (Ekstrom) Meredith were honored at a dinner and celebration
August 12, 2016, Carlinville, IL— Kick off the 2016 Blackburn College Women’s Volleyball season with Midnight Madness! This first practice tradition will take place Friday, August 19 at 12:01 a.m. in Dawes Gymnasium on the Blackburn campus. Come out for a night of music, fun, and a lot of volleyball!
August 12, 2016, Carlinville, IL— Linda Solomon, photojournalist and Pictures of Hope founder, and Tanya Pemberton, Salvation Army officer and minister, will be this year’s keynote speakers at Blackburn College’s All-College Convocation. The annual convocation, held on Wednesday, August 24 at 4:00pm in Bothwell Auditorium, marks the beginning of the
June 16, 2016, Carlinville, IL– On June 22, the West Central Illinois Criminal Justice Council will host “The Bulletproof Mind/Safe Schools and Healthy Students” in Bothwell Auditorium. Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, U.S. Army (Ret.), director of the Warrior Science Group, member of the American Board for Certification in Homeland security and member
April 25, 2016, Carlinville, IL – Blackburn College Senior Jared Jones has been named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2015-16 school year. Jones, from Mitchell, Indiana, has excelled in the classroom while also being a four-year member of the baseball team.
April 20, 2016, Carlinville, IL—Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs will be the speaker at Blackburn College’s 147th Commencement, to be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 7, on the campus’ Hudson Quad. Treasurer Frerichs was elected Illinois State Treasurer in November 2014. In Illinois, the Treasurer is the state’s Chief
March 25, 2016, Carlinville IL – Blackburn students will experience the real-life situation of negotiations between company management and labor unions on Friday, April 1. “Deal or No Deal: Management vs Labor,” a day-long event, includes participation from 54 students in upper level business classes and business statistics. During this
March 21, 2016, Carlinville, IL — On April 6, Blackburn College will host the 5th annual Werner Lecture Series. This year’s speaker will be Robert Cuca ’72, Senior Research Scientist in the industrial and pharmaceutical industries. Cuca will present Surfactants, A Soapy Tale. The presentation will be held April 6