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    In the News

    Visual Arts Center Gallery Displays Junior and Senior Art Seminar Work

    December 12th, 2017 – Exceptional artwork on display! Graphics, textiles, mixed media, and sculpture. Junior and senior art seminar work is currently displayed in the ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Grad Takes Home “Best Music” Award in NY Theater Festival

    December 8, 2017, Carlinville, IL— Richard Russell, a Carlinville native and Blackburn College graduate has a reason to break into song this holiday season. The ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Senior Graphic Artist Noah Daum Featured in Digital America

    December 7, 2017, Carlinville, IL— Senior graphic artist Noah Daum’s art work was featured in Digital America, an online journal that focuses on digital art and ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Professor Participates in Media Literacy Panel

    December 6, 2017, Carlinville, IL—“Fake News!” is a battle cry often heard in the media trenches here in the digital age. With reputable news outlets ... READ MORE >

    More Than 50,000 Lights at Third Annual Tree of Lights Lighting at Blackburn College

    December 5, 2017, Carlinville, IL—Blackburn College kicked off the holiday season and illuminated Carlinville with Blackburn College’s third annual Tree of Lights on Thursday, November ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Professor Shares Insights on Venezuelan Music Scene with Rolling Stone Magazine

    December 1, 2017, Carlinville, IL,  – While entertainers and musicians here in America enjoy a celebrity status that far exceeds even the most fantastic dreams ... READ MORE >

    Chicago Area Alumni Event / Schaumburg – November 16, 5-7 pm

    Come out to the Westwood Tavern to meet up with old Blackburn friends or to meet new ones. It’s at 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, ... READ MORE >

    Homecoming 2017 – September 29 – October 21

    Thanks to you, we have something amazing to celebrate this Homecoming 2017. Come back and meet old friends, see the campus where you made so ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Basketball in Chicago!

    The men’s basketball team plays at North Park University against Gustavus Adolphus College, November 18 at 5:00 p.m. North Park is at 3225 W Foster ... READ MORE >


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    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:
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    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