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    In the News

    Open Auditions for Summer Repertory Theatre’s “The Little Mermaid” April 30th and May 1st

    Auditions will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018, and Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 6 pm at Woodson Hall on the Blackburn College campus in ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Student’s Short Film Gets National Exposure

    April 16, 2018, Carlinville, IL— Blackburn College student Rob Wingerter’s short film “Trunk” gained national visibility this weekend when it was showcased on horror movie ... READ MORE >

    “Pictures of Hope” Program Will Send One New Mexico Student to Blackburn College

    From the article on KRQE’s ewbsite out of Albuquerque: “ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local student will get a full ride to college thanks to ... READ MORE >

    Blackburn College Alumnus to Give Reading of New Novel

    Published author and Blackburn College graduate Dale Boyer ’83 will visit the Blackburn campus to give a reading of excerpts from his just released novel, ... READ MORE >

    Over 6000 Alumni Reached in Blackburn “Virtual Town Hall”

    March 27, 2018 – Blackburn College President Dr. John Comerford hosted the first-ever alumni-wide phonecast Tuesday, March 27th . If you’ve never heard of a ... READ MORE >

    Come get Ruthless! with us April 13-15th

    Devilishly talented 8-year-old Tina Denmark was “Born to Entertain” and she isn’t going to let anyone stand in her way! Ruthless! The Stage Mother of ... READ MORE >

    Second Webisode of “Take 5 with the Prez” w/ Dr. Laura Wiedlocher Now Available to Stream

    The second installment of “Take 5 with the Prez” featuring Dr. Laura Weidlocher is now available to stream on youtube here:–oQ “Take  5 with the ... READ MORE >

    Help us Design the B-Club Logo and WIN!

    Blackburn College’s Athletic Booster Club, or The B-Club as it is known, is hosting a logo design contest that is open to all students, faculty, ... READ MORE >

    Become a Member of the B-Club

    The Blackburn College Athletic Booster Club – The B-Club generates interest and financial support for the College’s 11 sports programs, helping to provide a rewarding, ... READ MORE >


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    217-854-3231, ext. 5781