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    In the News

    Blackburn Professor Emeritus Mitch Clark’s “Recess” Exhibition – 3/02 to 04/06

    RECESS A Solo Exhibition With Mitch Clark Fri, Mar 2, 20185:00 PM  Fri, Apr 6, 20186:00 PM, Olivia Gallery – 3816 W. Armitage, Chicago, IL Mitch ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Preview Day is February 19th!

    The Office of Admissions hosts several on-campus events each Fall and Winter. The next available Preview Day is scheduled for February 19, 2018.  Preview BC ... READ MORE >

    Join Author and Blackburn Professor Karen Dillon February 14th for the College and Community Luncheon

    February 6, 2018, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn College will host the first College and Community Luncheon of the spring 2018 semester on Wednesday, February 14 at 12 ... READ MORE >

    WICS Highlights Blackburn’s 150 Percent Increase in Applications

    From the press release: “CARLINVILLE, Ill. (WICS) — Blackburn College said its seen a 150 percent increase in applications from Macoupin County high schoolers. The private ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College to Host Macoupin County Scholarship Auction

    January 15, 2018, Carlinville, IL – On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Blackburn College will host the annual Macoupin County Scholarship Auction to benefit students in ... READ MORE >

    Mark Hopping’s Son on the Set of Conan O’Brien Show

    David Hopping, son of Blackburn Cross Country coach Mark Hopping, was recently featured in a skit on The Conan O’Brien Show. David has been a ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Student Ajay Minton Wins Scribe of the Month Award

    The company PhysAssist Scribes recently named Ajay Minton as the December 2017 Scribe of the Month. From their website: “Our scribes work tirelessly day and night ... READ MORE >

    Pave the Way for Future Students and “Buy a Brick” for the Jaenke Alumni Center

    In 2016, the “Den” underwent renovations and was transformed into the Claire Jaenke Alumni Center. The lounge areas are still there, along with meeting spaces ... READ MORE >

    Professor Timothy Wilson Featured on Oxford University Press Website

    January 17th, 2017– This month a short article by Prof. Timothy Wilson is being featured on the Oxford University Press website. The article—and Blackburn—will be ... READ MORE >


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    Blackburn College
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