Knox College

Join a Community More Than 16,000 Strong

When you arrive in the fall, you will have the support of your classmates and professors to become an engaged citizen in today's global world. You will also have the support of more than 16,000 Knox alumni across the country and around the world. These alumni earn advanced degrees at prestigious institutions, lead presidential transition teams and Fortune 500 companies, argue cases in front of the U. S. Supreme Court, appear on television and movie screens, and contribute to the well-being of our local, national, and international communities.

Alumni offer career advice to students.Knox alumni provide current students with an abundance or resources. Because they know the value of the world-class liberal arts education you are about to receive, alumni are eager to place Knox students in internships and hire them when they graduate. Alumni also provide a great resource for students looking for career advice and even travel to campus to provide information about their careers and job opportunities. At Homecoming last fall, a dozen Knox alumni returned to campus to conduct mock interviews and offer career advice. This last term, alumni came back to Knox to share their experiences in:

Meet a Few Knox Alumni Who Are Changing the World

Yuna Engle Ferguson '04Knox alumni attend and teach at the nation's -- and world's -- leading graduate schools. Alumni like Shaunak Mulani '12, who is pursuing his medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine; Yuna Engle Ferguson '04, assistant professor of psychology at Penn State Shenango; and P. Christopher Earley '80, dean of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.

Knox alumni are leading international corporations. Alumni like Carol Bovard Craig '89, president, founder, and CEO of Craig Technologies; John Lawler '88, Chairman and CEO of Ford Motor China; and Margery Rosen Kraus '67, Founder and CEO of APCO Worldwide.

Matt Berg '00Knox alumni are changing the world one community at a time. Alumni like Matt Berg '00,  one of Time's 100 most influential people in 2010 for his work to improve health care for thousands of people through the Millennium Villages Project; Anne McConachie '71, director and teacher-in-residence of Amka Afrika School; and  Jim Hallock '69, founder of Earth Block, Inc., a green construction company.

Meet other pioneering Knox alumni.

Visit the 2017 Facebook Group

Facebook logoWhat career would you like to have after Knox? Let your classmates know on the Knox 2017 Facebook group.

Dates to Remember

August 19
Fall Athlete and Parent Orientation

September 4
Multicultural Student Orientation
International Student Orientation

September 6
Non-Traditional Student Orientation

September 7
Family and Friends Orientation
New Student Orientation

September 11
Pumphandle, Day of Service, and
All-Campus Picnic

September 12
Classes Begin

October 4-6
Family and Friends Weekend


June 17 -- Financial Options

June 10 -- Nurturing Excellence

June 3 -- Learning at Knox

May 27 -- Orientation

May 20 -- Knox Traditions

May 13 -- Graduation Wish List

May 6 -- Welcome to Knox!

Knox Links

New Student Page

Orientation Schedule

Knox News

Knox on Facebook

Knox Calendar

Class of 2017 Facebook Group

Knox College Office of Student Development
2 East South Street
Galesburg, Illinois 61401-4999
309-341-7222 Phone
309-341-7077 Fax