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    In the News

    Blackburn College Earns Two Awards at 2016 Illinois College Press Association Conference

    February 26, 2016, Carlinville, IL— On Saturday, February 20, Blackburn College student newspaper, The ’Burnian, took home two awards at the 2016 Illinois College Press ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Takes Action to Fund MAP

    February 23, 2016—Blackburn College is taking action to support the educational success of its students. Due to the state’s inability to pass a budget, Blackburn ... READ MORE >

    Macoupin County Scholarship Auction Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    February 23, 2016, Carlinville, IL—On Saturday, February 20, Blackburn College hosted the 25rd annual Macoupin County Scholarship Auction and Dinner. Attended by Blackburn faculty, staff, ... READ MORE >

    Faculty-Student team presents at Teaching & Learning Conference

    February 15, 2016, Carlinville IL — On Saturday February 13, 2016, Spencer Brayton, Head Librarian, Anneliese Darow, student, and Dr. Laura Wiedlocher, Professor of Political ... READ MORE >

    Natasha Anthony Receives Blackburn’s MLK Leadership Award

    January 19, 2016, Carlinville, IL — Natasha Anthony, a senior criminal justice major, was awarded the MLK Student Leadership Award at the Martin Luther King, ... READ MORE >

    MLK Convocation: “A Time for Global Engagement”

    January 15, 2016, Carlinville, IL — Blackburn College will hold the annual Martin Luther King Convocation on Monday, January 18, at 4 pm, in Bothwell Auditorium ... READ MORE >

    Tickets now on sale for the 25th annual Macoupin County Scholarship Dinner and Auction!

    January 14, 2016, Carlinville, IL — On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Blackburn College will host the annual Macoupin County Scholarship Auction to benefit students in need ... READ MORE >

    Memorial Service Planned for Dr. Victor (Jake) Miller

    January 12, 2016, Carlinville, IL — It is with sadness that we announce the death of former faculty member Dr. Victor (Jake) Miller. “Dr. Jake” ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College to Illuminate Carlinville with 40,000 Lights

    November 20, 2015, Carlinville, IL—Join Blackburn College on Wednesday, December 2 as they kick off the holiday season and illuminate Carlinville with Blackburn College’s Tree ... 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