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    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 >

    “Creating Opportunity!” Campaign Enters Public Phase

    November 19, 2015, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn College announced it has entered the public phase of its $25 million comprehensive capital campaign, Creating Opportunity! Since the ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn Presents 44th Madrigal Feast

    November 13, 2015, Carlinville, IL— The Performing Arts Department at Blackburn College presents its 44th Annual Madrigal Feast. The Madrigal Feast provides the audience with ... READ MORE >

    Artist to Give Presentation on Gun Violence

    November 12, 2015, Carlinville, IL— Artist Christine Ilewski will be on the Blackburn College campus to give a presentation on Thursday, November 19. Ilewski’s presentation ... READ MORE >

    Performing Arts to Stage Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

    November 2, 2015, Carlinville, IL— On Thursday, November 5, the Blackburn College Department of Performing Arts will begin a four-day run of William Shakespeare’s “A ... READ MORE >

    Veterans Day Convocation to be held at Blackburn

    October 28, 2015, Carlinville, IL— On Wednesday, November 11 at 11 a.m., Blackburn College and the American Legion Post 554 will honor United States military ... READ MORE >

    Policing in America

    September 30, 2015, Carlinville, IL—For more than a year, an often polarized discussion of social justice, race relations, and police practices in America has been ... 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