Knox has a long history of alumni who have achieved prominence in international fields, from diplomacy to commerce and journalism. They include:
Time Magazine 100 "Most Influential People," Matt Berg '00.
Foreign Service Officer/Career Diplomat, U.S. State Department, U.S. Embassy, Tel Aviv, Israel. Eugene Tadie '74.
Diplomat, U.S. State Department, Washington, D.C. Virginia Canil '73.
Manager, International Rose Essences, Sofia, Bulgaria. Filip Lissicharov '97.
Foreign Affairs Officer, Botswana Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Benetia Chingapane '95.
Independent Consultant, Mara Simanis Consulting, Jurmala, Latvia. Mara Simanis '83.
International Services Director, ComPsych Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois. Robert Miller '79.
Central Asian Bureau Manager, Eastnet News Service, Moscow, Russia. Patricia Scymczyk '75.
Senior Vice President, International Banking Division, Bank One Corporation, Chicago, Illinois. Scott Baranski '72.
Strategic Planning, Former Head of Far East Operations, Caterpillar Inc., R. Bruce St. John '65.
Assistant Language Teacher, Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Japan. Rachael Dean '06.
Retired Deputy Secretary of State, now International Management Consultant. Joseph Sisco '41.
Manager, Old Sourdough Studios, Healy, Alaska. Hana Lewicki '07.
U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Edgar Bancroft, Class of 1878.
Competing against student newspapers from all over the country, The Knox Student captures fourth place in the News Story category and honorable mention in the Editorial/Opinion category.
The Knox College chapter of Habitat for Humanity sponsors a contest in which team of students competed to build the tallest structure, using only marshmallows and toothpicks.
Harambee, the student African cultural club at Knox College, presents events for campus and community to celebrate African Week 2013.