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Project 1837 Celebration

Let's celebrate the one-year journey goal of running or walking your way to 1,837 miles! Join us to celebrate your accomplishments, your challenges, and make some new friends in the […]

Notable Beavers’ Speaker Series – Chuck Lyons ’79

The Notable Beavers' Speaker Series for 2022 will feature Dale Boyer '83 (Friday, September 23) and Chuck Lyons '79 (Saturday, September 24). Saturday, September 24 The Assassination and Grand Funeral […]

Behind the ‘Burn – Blackburn Bees

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). Saturday, September 24 Blackburn Bees Olin […]

Bags and Beavers Cornhole Tournament

Everyone loves cornhole at tailgates, backyard barbecues, or your favorite local bar. Grab a teammate to play in our inaugural Homecoming tournament. Limited spots are available to the first 24 […]


Alumni Association Luncheon

This time-honored tradition recognizes outstanding alumni, their distinguished careers, and ongoing service to Blackburn College. Find inspiration in the stories and journeys of our fellow alumni. Join us for lunch followed by the annual Alumni Association Board meeting. Space is limited. $15.00 per person.  Registration Required by September 14.   Register now to attend Homecoming […]


BeaverNation Fan Zone

Grab your friends for food, games, and fun at the annual BeaverNation Fan Zone. Check out the inflatables, grab some FREE BC swag, eat from the snack buffet, and so much more. There will be a cash bar for all who are 21 years of age or older. Join our fans in the stands to […]

Student Marshal Plaque Dedication

The naming of the Student Marshal is a Blackburn College tradition that dates back to 1920 and is the highest honor that the faculty can bestow on a graduating senior, recognizing the recipient as outstanding in all areas of campus life. Join in the dedication of a new plaque that will serve to recognize all […]

Campus Connections

Homecoming is a great time to reconnect with your alma mater, friends, staff, and faculty. Retired Blackburn faculty and staff will join us to restore past connections and catch up with all of their favorite alums! Be sure to stop by and say hi!   Register now to attend Homecoming > Visit the Homecoming page […]

The Wicked After Party

Ready to wrap it up in Blackburn style? We’re throwing everything we’ve got at you during The Wicked After trucks, a photo booth, drinks, and live music! When was […]

Retirement Party for Dr. Ren Draya

Demuzio Center Blackburn College 700 College Ave., Carlinville, Illinois

Join us in celebrating Dr. Ren Draya at Blackburn College's Demuzio Center in the A.D.R.s on Sunday, September 25, 2022. Breakfast and drinks served from 10am - 12pm. After 30-plus […]

Brunch and Bubbly

Wrap up your fabulous Homecoming Weekend in style with brunch and champagne. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat brunch spread in DING in the Demuzio Campus Center. Brunch is on your own beginning at 11:00 am.   Register now to attend Homecoming > Visit the Homecoming page >