Events

News and events listings for Blackburn College.

Hope for Humanization: A Conversation on Social Justice & Second Chances

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Blackburn College will host Dr. Larry D. Terry II, a distinguished criminal and restorative justice scholar, author and leader. Currently Vice President for Outreach at Penn State University, Terry will speak on “The Hope for Humanization: A Conversation on Social Justice & Second Chances.” This event, part of the Kathleen J. Eberle Memorial Lecture Series […]

Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day is for students that have committed to Blackburn, by submitting their tuition deposit, to register for classes and get a feel for a day in the life of our students! The day will consist of question and answer panels, a student service project, lunch, and most importantly, registering for classes! There is […]

LD 225 Class to Host 3rd Annual Blackburn College Springfest

Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL

Join us for Springfest on April 27, 2024. Small activities, crafts, yard games, cash bar, and sand volleyball will be available between 10 am to 4 pm in various locations including outside of North Hall, inside Graham Hall’s parlor, outside of DCC, and outside of Jaenke on the patio. On and off campus vendors will […]

Spring Semi-Formal

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

Mark your calendars: The Campus Activities Board is excited to present the Spring Semi-Formal on Saturday, April 27, from 8:00 - 11:00 pm in DCC. Dance the Night Away in Barbieland or join the Kendom in Buzz's Hideout. Don't forget to check out the Resource Center for outfit inspiration. Contact cab@blackburn.edu or alia.stewart@blackburn.edu with any questions!

CAB Event: Milkshake Monday

Join the Campus Activities Board in Jaenke Alumni Center for Milkshake Monday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm! This event will occur every Monday unless otherwise noted or the campus is closed. Every time you come to this event, you will receive a sticker on your CAB Card, AND attendance will be taken for House Cup […]

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Field Day

Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL

Field Day is an event where students and staff all come together to support and host a fun day for students and people in the community who are neurodiverse. The College's Council for Exceptional Children chapter will host local Macoupin Center For The Developmentally Disabled (MCDD) and transitional programs out of Carlinville Middle and High […]

Humanities Salon

Jaenke Alumni Center 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

Historically, a Salon was a gathering of people who came together to exchange and discuss intellectual and artistic ideas of the day. Fancy attire was worn, and tea and cakes were served. To honor this tradition and establish a creative community at Blackburn for writers, artists, performers, and lovers of all art, the English & […]

Class of 2024 – Senior Send-Off

Jaenke Alumni Center 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States

The Alumni Association Board of Directors would like to recognize and celebrate Blackburn College's Class of 2024 at a Senior Send-Off on Friday, May 10, 2024 in the Edwin and Claire Jaenke Alumni Center beginning at 5:30 pm. Each graduating senior receives a complimentary ticket and is eligible to bring two guests at a cost […]

Senior Convocation

Bothwell Auditorium at Blackburn College 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, IL, United States