News and events listings for Blackburn College.

Cocktails & Karaoke

Warm up your vocal cords and get ready to sing the night away! If you've never tried karaoke before you will not regret it! Just have a drink or two […]

Beaverthon – Blackburn’s Annual 5K Race

Take part in our treasured 5K event while enjoying a scenic view of Carlinville. The Beaverthon is a great way to get your heart pumping for a long day of […]


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 […]


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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]