Knox Jazz Ensemble performs at the annual Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival. #

Offices & Services > Government & Community Relations > Civic Engagement at Knox College

Volunteering & Community Outreach


Karrie Heartlein

Director of Government and Community Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



East entry to Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

Farm to Fork ProgramCommunity Outreach
Knox students, faculty, and staff give of their time and talents to community organizations. They participate in charitable events, contribute to community causes, and advocate for a better community. Recent efforts:


Knox regularly appears on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of its outstanding record of engaging students in community service. The honor is conferred on colleges that contribute volunteer time and effort to the community. In the 2012-13 academic year, Knox students contributed more than 29,000 hours of community service, earning Knox a place on the Honor Roll with Distinction. The Mark and Jeannette Kleine Center for Community Service provides a variety of opportunities each year for students to make a difference in the local area. Learn more:


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Printed on Friday, October 31, 2014