Recognizing exceptional students for their contributions to the world, the Lincoln Academy congratulated their latest laureate picks this November. Included in the 43rd Lincoln Academy Laureates was Blackburn College’s own Austin Ives. From the Lincoln Academy web site: “The most noteworthy seniors are chosen as Student Laureates of the Lincoln
Blackburn College will again host the annual Tree of Lights event November 28th, 2018. The lighting ceremony, which has become one of the college’s most anticipated holiday events will take place that Wednesday at 5:30 PM. Refreshments will follow in the Claire Jaenke Alumni Center. The event is open to
Blackburn College is pleased to announce Dr. Julie Murray-Jensen as the next President of Blackburn College. She will be on campus beginning January 14, 2019. Dr. Murray-Jensen succeeds Dr. John Comerford, who served as Blackburn President from July 2013 – July 2018. Dr. Murray-Jensen is currently the Vice President of
For the year of 2018 Blackburn College has ranked in the top 10 Illinois colleges and universities for the best school to attend for a Criminal Justice majors. When it comes to identifying what makes a school the best for Criminal Justice, the NCES (National Center For Education Statistics) and College
A class of Blackburn students taking the Political Science 315 – US Political Parties and Elections course, instructed by professor Dr. Laura Wiedlocher, created a “2018 Macoupin County Voter Guide” to educate Blackburn college voters on issues that are important to them. Such issues discussed are: – Health Care –
October 1, 2018, Carlinville, IL – Blackburn College hosted hundreds of alums from across the country at the annual Homecoming celebration on Sept. 28-30. A cool, rainy start to the day did not detract from the celebrations that were held all across Blackburn’s campus. Several alums celebrated milestone class reunions,
On Wednesday, September 12, Dr. Karen Dillon, Chair of English & Communications, took six Blackburn students to hear Pulitzer-Prize winning author, Colson Whitehead speak at Illinois College about his recent book (the Pulitzer winner) The Underground Railroad. Whitehead autographed the students’ books and took a group photo with them.
Brooksana McKinney, former McMurray volleyball player, speaks upon her uprising coaching career as the assistant volleyball coach at Blackburn College. McKinney states that she received the coaching opportunity through her ties with the team’s former coach Jim. In her interview she also addresses what she hopes to get out of