September 03, 2013
Knox College's newest students will start getting acquainted with Galesburg as part of the 2013 new student orientation, known as One Community. Activities will include a bicycle tour of Galesburg, a visit to historical landmarks, and community service.
The One Community orientation, designed for all Knox College first-year and transfer students, begins Saturday, September 7, and serves as a welcome to campus and an introduction to the larger Knox community. (Photo above: Knox students volunteer at the Orpheum Theatre as part of the 2012 orientation.)
Through the five-day orientation, new Knox students will get to know classmates, faculty, and staff; learn how to navigate the campus; understand how learning happens at Knox; and explore Galesburg.
One Community brings together Knox students from around the nation and the world -- students who come from varying cultural, religious, and economic backgrounds and who will unite as one community living and learning in the heart of the Illinois prairie.
One Community activities will include: