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    In the News

    Jared Jones Named Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    April 25, 2016, Carlinville, IL – Blackburn College Senior Jared Jones has been named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the ... READ MORE >

    State Treasurer Michael Frerichs to Speak at Blackburn College Commencement

    April 20, 2016, Carlinville, IL—Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs will be the speaker at Blackburn College’s 147th Commencement, to be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, ... READ MORE >

    Stacey Lannert is First Eberle Lecture Series Speaker

    April 4, 2016, Carlinville, IL— On Friday April 15, Blackburn College will host the first Kathleen J. Eberle Memorial Lecture Series in the Social Sciences. ... READ MORE >

    Deal or No Deal: Management vs Labor

    March 25, 2016, Carlinville IL – Blackburn students will experience the real-life situation of negotiations between company management and labor unions on Friday, April 1. ... READ MORE >

    Robert Cuca ’72 to speak at 5th Annual Werner Lecture Series

    March 21, 2016, Carlinville, IL — On April 6, Blackburn College will host the 5th annual Werner Lecture Series. This year’s speaker will be Robert ... READ MORE >

    World Class Triathlete on Campus

    March 21, 2016, Carlinville, IL — The Blackburn Cross Country team is hosting World Class Triathlete Lisa Roberts on Wednesday, March 23, for a presentation ... READ MORE >

    FIRE Speaker to Appear on Campus

    March 11, 2016, Carlinville IL — The Arts and Issues Committee and the English and Communication Department welcome Tyler Coward, Foundation for Individual Rights in ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Receives 14 “Top School by Major” Rankings

    March 1, 2016, Carlinville IL — College Factual has listed Blackburn College several times in their 2016 rankings of “Top Schools by Major.” Blackburn was noted ... READ MORE >


    February 29, 2016, Carlinville, IL — Many Blackburn College students, faculty and staff have made their way to Carlinville through unique personal journeys.   However, the new ... READ MORE >


    Public Relations

    Blackburn College
    Office of Public Relations
    700 College Avenue
    Carlinville, Illinois 62626

    Primary Telephone Numbers
    Toll Free: 800-233-3550, ext. 5781
    Local: 217-854-5781

    Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday:
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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