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    Blackburn College 149th Commencement Video Now Online!

    For those of you that missed Blackburn College’s 149th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12th, the ente, in its entirety is now available online. The ceremony, ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Names Interim President

    The Blackburn College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Jennifer Braaten to serve as interim President of Blackburn College effective July 1. Braaten will serve ... READ MORE >

    There’s Still Time to Register for Summer Classes!

    Remember, registration is still open for Summer 2018 Courses. Students can fill out the online registration form here or contact their advisor or the Records Office for ... READ MORE >

    Largest Blackburn Graduate Class in 30 Years Celebrates Outstanding Students

    Saturday, May 12 – Blackburn College President Dr. Comerford announced that the 149th graduation commencement was the largest class in 30 years with 124 students accepting ... READ MORE >

    2018 Outstanding Teacher and Campus Leader Award Presented to Dr. Karen Dillon

    During the 149th Commencement, Dr. Karen Dillon was the proud recipient of The Outstanding Teacher and Campus Leader Award. The Outstanding Teacher and Campus Leader ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Awards Albuquerque Senior “Pictures of Hope” Scholarship

    There’s a inspirational program for students called ” Pictures of Hope.” that Blackburn College has been awarding since 2005 where, through the lens of a ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Art Department Lights up Renner Building with Final Course Project

    May 3rd, 2018 – As the last few days of the semester wrap up, New Media, an art class designed to help students learn about creating ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Summer 2018 Course Registration Now Open!

    Registration is now officially open for Summer 2018 courses. Students can fill out the online registration form here or contact their advisor or the Records ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College’s Cyber Security and Game Design Offerings Showcased in Global Game Jam Event

    Interested students, regardless of major or minor, can participate in one of Blackburn’s most exciting events– Global Game Jam. This event is held for a ... READ MORE >


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    Blackburn College
    Office of Public Relations
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    Carlinville, Illinois 62626

    Primary Telephone Numbers
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    Local: 217-854-5781

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    Peter T. Oswald, B.S.S.
    Director of Marketing and
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    217-854-3231, ext. 5781