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$400,000 Grant Leads to Innovative Teaching Methods and Technology

Knox faculty will explore new methods and technologies for classroom teaching and develop new interdisciplinary courses and collaborative programs for research and creative work outside of class, thanks to a $400,000 grant from The Mellon Foundation. Read more about the grant.

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Growing Sustainability: Students Raising Food on Campus

Knox’s first greenhouse where produce for dining services will be grown was officially dedicated as part of Knox’s Earth Week 2014 celebration, which also included workshops, demonstrations, and an Earth Day festival. Another greenhouse dedicated to classroom use will be completed later this summer. Learn more about the project and Earth Week events.

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Show Displays Range of Work, Talent of Artists

More than 200 student works, representing a broad range of subject matter, style, and mediums, were on display at the annual Al Young Art Show. Award winner Bethany Larson '15 credits much of her growth as an artist to her experience at Knox. "I love how open and supportive the professors are. With every critique, you learn something." Read more about the show.

Submit Your Housing Preference Form
With nearly 90% of students living on campus (and faculty and staff nearby), the residential component of a Knox education offers incredible benefits. From co-curricular and leadership opportunities to making life-long friendships, living on campus is both active and exciting. Tell us your housing plans and help us make the best roommate and suitemate matches by submitting your Housing Preference Form by June 1.

Schedule a Personal Visit
Want to experience Knox firsthand before you make your decision? Schedule a personal visit to Knox. Visits will include a student-guided tour of campus and an opportunity to meet with your admission counselor. You can also talk with professors and coaches and eat lunch on campus. Register at www.knox.edu/visit.

Join the Class of 2018 on Facebook
As you make your college decision, we invite you to interact with your classmates online. Introduce yourself, connect and share stories with your future classmates and friends, take part in discussions, and ask questions. Join the conversation on Facebook!

Important Dates

June 1

Enrollment Deposit Deadline for Transfer Students

June 1

Submit Your Housing Preference Form

Fast Fact

Natasha Trethewey, 2014 Commencement Speaker
19 Natasha Trethewey, the nation's 19th poet laureate, will join a long list of illustrious Knox Commencement Speakers by delivering the 2014 Commencement Address.

Knox Links

Knox College Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, Illinois 61401-4999
309-341-7100 Phone
800-678-KNOX Toll-free