As a mathematics graduate, you'll be well prepared for a wide range of endeavors after Knox. For its size, Knox has an unusually large proportion of mathematics graduates who have earned the advanced degrees required for university, college and secondary teaching. Many majors have also found successful employment in computer firms, industrial and business firms, insurance companies, banks and branches of government. Following is a sampling of graduates in various careers:
Senior Vice President and Actuary, CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago, Illinois. Richard Garner '70.
Professor of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mark Williams '77.
Financial Director-Europe, Searle, Monsanto-Searle Division. Craig M. Steele '76.
Astrophysicist, National Research Council, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland. Sean C. Casey '82.
Chief U.S. Economist, Standard & Poor's Research Services, Lexington, Massachusetts. Cynthia Morse Latta '62.
Computer Analyst, Molex European Management Limited, Aldershot, England. Janice Drake Heron '81.
Math Teacher, Galesburg High School, Galesburg, Illinois. Rosemary Godsil Eisemann, Galesburg, Illinois '77.
Psychiatrist, Parkside Lutheran Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois. David B. Altman '67.
Graduate Student, Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jordan Watkins '07.
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Princeton University, Rinceton, New Jersey. Co-author of the BASIC Programming Language, Thomas Kurtz '50.
Knox College students in the Alternatives to Consumerism class traveled in groups for a community action project that involved giving away LED light bulbs in exchange for traditional, incandescent bulbs.
Knox's new Creating Opportunities and Access in Science and Technology (COAST) initiative will offer academic and financial support to students planning on careers in biology, chemistry, and biochemistry.
Capping off Earth Month, members of the Knox College and Galesburg community gather for a Day of Service and an Earth Day Festival featuring, music, art, and information focused on the environment.