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    Take me out to the ballgame!

    Join your fellow Blackburn alumni on Monday, September 4 at 1pm for a fun, family friendly day at the Kane County Cougars in Geneva, IL. Tickets for the ... READ MORE >

    Muslim American Communities: Challenges and Opportunities

    March 2, 2017, Carlinville, IL – Blackburn College will host “Muslim American Communities: Challenges and Opportunities” on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in ... READ MORE >

    New Academic Programs Announced

    February 27, 2017, Carlinville, IL – Blackburn College has announced that new programs in Ag Business, Cyber Security, Game Design, Arts Administration, and the Performing ... READ MORE >

    Renowned Guitarist Performs in Bothwell Auditorium

    February 17, 2017, Carlinville, IL – Recently returned from a seven city European concert tour, New York guitarist David Burgess performed some of Brazil’s finest ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Inducts New Members of Science Wall of Fame

    December 16, 2016, Carlinville, IL—On Friday, November 4, Blackburn College inducted four notable alumni and faculty into the Science Wall of Honor. Dr. Herman Brockman ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Illuminates Carlinville with 50,000 Lights at Second Annual Tree of Lights Lighting

    November 30, 2016, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn kicked off the holiday season and illuminated Carlinville with Blackburn College’s second annual Tree of Lights. The tree, decorated ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College and the American Legion Hold Veterans Day Convocation

    November 11, 2016, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn College and the American Legion Post 554 honored United States military veterans at the annual Veterans Day Convocation in ... READ MORE >

    Department of Performing Arts Presents Fall Play

    November 8, 2016, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn’s Department of Performing Arts presented the fall play, Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, November 3 – 6 in Bothwell ... READ MORE >

    Media Literacy Panel Discussion Hosted on Campus

    November 1, 2016, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn College hosted a panel discussion, “How Media Literacy Can Save Civilization,” as part of National Literacy Week. The panel ... 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:
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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