I AM KNOX
Margery Kraus, a Knox College Alumni Achievement Award recipient, is founder of APCO Worldwide, a Washington, D.C.-based firm with offices around the world.
Continuing Knox College's streak of success in the competition, Alex Zimay is a co-winner for her story, "Infinite," and Kelly Clare receives an honorable mention for "What Remains, These."
Judges in the Illinois College Press Association competition call The Knox Student "one of the state's best student newspapers" and praise its writing, editing, photography, and design.
"Knox has long recognized the importance of global competency and cross-cultural awareness," says President Teresa Amott. As part of the national initiative, Knox pledges to increase its study abroad rate to 50 percent of students.
Knox celebrated the 177th anniversary of its founding with the presentation of Alumni Achievement Awards at the 2014 Founders Day Convocation.
The 20th Annual Natalie Veneziano Winter Whiteout Tournament brought alumni and students together for a weekend of Ultimate Frisbee.
Knox celebrates Donor Thank You Days, when students' tuition and fees stop paying for the cost of their education and private gift support kicks in.
Five people with connections to Knox College, including President Barack Obama and comedian Stephen Colbert, attended the event in Washington, D.C., in honor of French President Francois Hollande.
Knox College honors five graduates for accomplishments in economics, journalism, history and writing, with Alumni Achievement Awards at the Founders Day Convocation on Feb. 21, 2014.