Through an emphasis on hands-on experiential learning and a goal of making every student a responsible steward of the environment and a responsible citizen, we are always looking to the broader world beyond our campus.
The Mark and Jeannette Kleine Center for Community Service opened in 2006 through a grant from the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation. During its first year, students donated more than 7,000 hours of volunteer service, while faculty and staff have worked in partnership with more than 60 local organizations. The Center:
Knox's Team X-Ray places second among 15 liberal arts colleges that competed in an intense regional contest involving programming teams from colleges and universities in five states.
Finals and term projects can be more than tests and papers, as Knox College faculty make engaging assignments and exams -- including design your own superhero -- to evaluate student academic achievements.
A Knox College graduate and vice president of development at the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Jim Lynch is among the young leaders recognized by InterBusiness Issues magazine.