September 28, 2011
As soon as Knox facilities crews completed the cross-campus steam-water-line repair work this summer, grounds specialist Andy Pitman worked to restore campus green spaces. August 9 photo by Peter Bailley.
In an all-campus party on September 21 dubbed "Fish 'n Chips," Union Board, Knox's student activities organization, gave out goldfish and tanks, and invited students to decorate with paints, plants and pebbles: "While you bond with your fish you can enjoy some chips and beverages!!" Photo by Kate Hovda '15.
Luminaria placed along campus sidewalks by participants in Relay for Life of Knox County, held at Knox in July. Photo by Lotte Vonk '13.
Let's give a hand for a Photo Corps student who took this at Pumphandle 2011. Photo by Hongyu "Sophie" Zhou '14.
"You must give your total being to your actions during every moment of every rehearsal. Such commitment is an important part of all creative talent." From Acting is Believing, by McGaw & Stilson. The same applies to creating the beautiful game; here, the Prairie Fire men's soccer team practices shots on goal on September 19. Photo by Peter Bailley.
The Pumphandle flood continues with another photo by Kelly Eigenberger '13.
Another from this year's Pumphandle on September 7. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Students gather on September 7 for Pumphandle, Knox's century-long tradition that starts the academic year with an all-campus hand-shaking line. Photo by Kelly Eigenberger '13.
Bringing the outdoors indoors! Students in the Outdoor Recreation Club signed up new members at a table inside a tent... inside T. Fleming Fieldhouse, at the Knox's Carnival of Clubs on September 9. The annual event brings together more than 60 campus clubs and organizations to showcase their activities and recruit new members. Photo by Chantal Heckman '14.
At Knox, wrestling is a winter season sport. Getting ready is right now, for wrestler Kin Vong, a junior educational studies major from Chicago, in the weight room in the Andrew Fitness Center on Friday, September 9. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Wearing their academic regalia as they head for the 2011-12 Opening Convocation on September 8, two Knox College faculty who teach Japanese, Orna Shaughnessy and Mat Matsuda (giving a culturally appropriate salute), are followed by two members of the political science faculty, Daniel Beers and Robert Seibert. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Several new Knox College students gather under a tree on campus for an informal game of "Is this two sticks?" on September 6 during New Student Orientation Week. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Below, John Williams, editor in chief of The Knox Student, hands out copies of the first issue of the year at New Student Orientation on September 3. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Who says waiting in line can't yield a dramatic moment? Campus safety officer David Rayborn registers students for room keys at New Student Orientation on September 3. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Below, a series of two -- young and young at heart -- current and future Knox students; taken at the Welcome ceremony for new students and families on September 3, 2011. Photos by Peter Bailley.
Below, College painter Terry Clewell touches up a railing in front of Seymour Union on September 2, the day before new students arrived on campus. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Prairie Fire women's tennis coach Jared Katchen running a pre-season drill; the team, just plain running... August 29. Photo by Peter Bailley.
Another women's tennis practice... If the black notebook looks familiar, it's the same kind that head coach Jared Katchen used -- along with all other science students at Knox -- to take lab notes; now he uses one to make notes for tennis. Katchen graduated cum laude in 2010, with a major in biology and minor in business and management. August 25, 2011. Photo by Peter Bailley.