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.
Seniors Megan Beney and Eva Marley spoke at the Central States Anthropology Society. Beney's topic was the musical nature of speech directed at infants, and Marley discussed social media sites and social movements.
Knox College students Alec Freytag and Lindsey Morgan are chosen for the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program, which offers scholarships, summer internships, and leadership opportunities.
Vincent Rug and Stephanie Sorensen, both 2012 Knox College graduates, describe their experiences in the financial industry. Chosen for a selective leadership program at Fifth Third Bank, they are working as commercial associates.