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Homecoming 2022

SAVE THE DATE Homecoming 2022 — September 23, 24, & 25 Blackburn’s Homecoming weekend is a treasured time for our community to come together to reconnect with friends, reminisce about college days, and make new memories! We are working on plans for Homecoming 2022 that will ensure the health and safety of the Beaver family. […]

B Club Golf Tournament

The Blackburn College Athletic Boosters will host their annual Homecoming Golf Tournament at Carlinville Country Club's 9-hole course. Tournament fees include cart and green fees, boxed lunch and unlimited drinks. […]

$85 – $340

Pastries with the President

What a great way to kick off the Homecoming weekend with President and Mrs. Biermann at Blackburn's historic home, McKinley House. This is a special opportunity to enjoy a pastry, […]

Blackburn Family Picnic on the Patio

All alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Edwin and Claire Jaenke Alumni Center for our Blackburn Family Picnic on the Patio. The welcome picnic is a great […]

Nifty 50s Luncheon

Did you graduate around 1972 or earlier? If so, we salute you and are so happy to have you back on campus! Be sure to join us for the Nifty […]


Residence Halls Open House

Your residence hall was your home away from home during your college years. Your room was the place you decked out with memories from home, plastered posters on the walls, […]

Behind the Burn – Tree Campus Higher Education

The Behind the Burn Series for 2022 will feature two elements of Blackburn's sustainability efforts: trees (Friday, September 23) and bees (Saturday, September 24). Friday, September 23 Tree Campus Higher […]

The Patricia Wier Mynka Memorial Exhibition

The Blackburn College Art Department hosts an exhibition of Christine Adame. Adame's work explores heritage and the power it has over her identity and personal transition. Her work draws from […]

A Night in Oz

Lions and tiger and bears, oh my! Let the evening begin with a wave of the Good Witch's wand as the Hudson Quad transforms into a glamorous Emerald City in […]


Escape from Oz

Feel like the Wizard of Oz as you soar up over the tree tops of campus in a tethered hot air balloon. This is sure to be a surreal, magical […]


We’re Not in Kansas Anymore Music Showcase

The Blackburn Music Showcase kicks off Music's performance calendar for the year. It features highlights from each concert of the season. This year's theme "We're Not in Kansas Anymore" celebrates […]