Knox College Homecoming, Oct. 18-20

Reunions, Receptions, Sports, Lectures, Faculty, Students, Alumni and Friends!

October 01, 2013

Young alumni enjoy the Homecoming

Knox College looks to welcome more than 1,000 alumni to Galesburg for the College's 2013 Homecoming Weekend festivities, October 18-20.

Alumni events include reunions organized by class years, clubs, sports teams, fraternities, sororities and academic majors; a "Taste of Galesburg" All-Class Reception; and an Olde English style cross country 5K. 

Knox Service Awards will be presented this year to Richard Kowalski P'14, Anthony Liberta '55, and Steve Walton '74. The Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame will induct the 1956 football team; 1957-1958 basketball team; Victor Garcia '03; Al Reilly, football coach from 1968 - 1976; and Jim Smith '78.

The complete schedule and other Homecoming information is available online at See what the students will be up to during Homecoming week at

Several Homecoming events are free and open to the public:

On Friday, October 19 --

  • Alumni Artists Reception and Discussion, 7-9 p.m., Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
  • Alumni Jam Session, 9-11 p.m., Bier Garten, Cherry Street Restaurant & Bar, 57 South Cherry Street

On Saturday, October 20 --

  • Alumni & Faculty Book Signing, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Lobby, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
  • Women's Soccer vs. Lake Forest College, 1 p.m., Jorge Prats Field
  • Knox Football vs. Cornell College, 1 p.m., Knosher Bowl
  • Knox Men's Soccer vs. Lake Forest College, 3 p.m., Jorge Prats Field