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Student Homecoming Schedule


Eleanor Kahn

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



Students gather under a yellow umbrella on the Gizmo Patio.

Sunday, October 11th

Chalk Art: Claim a section of sidewalk and cover it with information about your favorite campus organization. The Homecomming Committee will distribute chalk at 12:00PM. 

Monday, October 12th

Theme: Home Sweet Home, wear something that represents your home.

#prairiefirepride: share a photo from the the photo booth. 

Mocktails: Hard Knox Cafe @ 5:00PM-6:30PM

Photo Booth: Seymour Gallery @ 4:30PM-7:30PM

Tuesday, October 13th

Theme: Sweater Weather, show off your favorite sweater.

#prairiefirepride: What is your favorite student organization and why?

Pumpkin Carving: Gizmo Patio @ 4:00PM-6:00PM

Tug-of-War: Old Main Lawn @ 6:00PM

Wednesday, October 14th

Theme: Dress like your favorite Faculty or Staff member.

#prariefirepride: Take a selfie with your favorite Faculty or Staff member.

Window Painting: All Day, pick-up paint in the Campus Life Office 10:00AM-12:00PM & 4:00PM-7:00PM

The "S" Word: Native Nicknames at Knox: Kresge Recital Hall @7:30PM

Thursday, October 15th

Theme: When I Grow Up

#prairefirepride: Share your career goal and a photo of today's "When I grow up" outfit.

Networking Reception with Knox Alumni: Alumni Hall 2nd Floor @ 8:00PM

Friday, October 16th

Theme: Purple Out

#prairiefirepride: Share your favorite Knox College sports team

Homecoming Bonfire: South Lawn @ 9:00PM, sponsored by SAAC

Saturday, October 17th

Theme: Purple & Gold Overload

#prairiefirepride: Selfie at the Football Game

Homecoming 5K Walk/Run: Lobby of E. & L. Andrew Fitness Center @ 8:15AM *Registration Required

Knox College Football vs. Cornell: Knosher Bowl @1:00PM

Mission Improvable: Kresge Recital Hall @ 7:00PM, presented by Union Board

Knox College

Printed on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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