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Knox Students Investigate Relics Unearthed by Professor

Knox students are getting hands-on experience analyzing some of the ancient pottery materials Assistant Professor of History Danielle Fatkin has uncovered while working on an archaeological dig in Dhiban, Jordan. She has been working at the archaeological site for about 10 years, bringing Knox students to the site for the summer field season. Learn more about the new lab and her research.

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Student Newspaper Captures Awards at National Collegiate Press Contest

Competing against student newspapers from all over the country -- including the University of Illinois, Indiana University, and the University of California at Los Angeles – Knox’s student newspaper, The Knox Student, won recognition in the Associated Collegiate Press Story of the Year contest, a national competition for student journalists. This is just one of many awards garnered by TKS, which was founded in 1878 by Samuel S. McClure, who later created the first American publication to focus on investigative journalism, McClures. Read more about the awards.

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Students Help Campus and Community Experience Diversity of Africa

Knox students celebrated Africa Week earlier this month with a workshop for grade school students in the local Boys and Girls Club. “We want to give back to the Galesburg community by showcasing African cultural heritage and our diverse traditions,” said Azumah Daniel Cofie ’14, president of the African identity student club Harambee. More than 10% of Knox students are from outside the United States, representing 51 countries. U.S. News & World Reports 2013 ranking lists Knox in the top 25 most international colleges and in the top 50 for ethnic diversity among the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. Learn more about Knox’s global community.

Apply for Admission by December 1
Ready to apply? Apply for admission by the Early Action II deadline, and receive your admission and scholarship decision by the end of December. There’s stiil time to apply! Early Action is non-binding, so you may apply to other colleges and still have until May 1 to make your final college selection. For complete instructions on how to apply online, go to www.knox.edu/apply.

Check Your Application Status
Started your application and wondering about its status? Log into your applicant status page any time to check the status of your application, upload scholarship and additional materials, and meet your counselor or request to interact with a current Knox student. Log in at apply.knox.edu/status.

Attend Our Winter Open House 
The best way to get to know Knox is to visit, and the best time to visit is during one of our open houses. Meet faculty and students; explore labs and classes; and ask questions about scholarships, financial aid, opportunities for off-campus study, and independent research. Our next open house is January 20. Register now at www.knox.edu/openhouse.

Schedule a Personal Visit
If you can’t attend an open house, you can 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 with students in the Hard Knox Cafe. High school seniors can also observe classes. Register at www.knox.edu/visit.


Important Dates

December 1

Early Action II Deadline for First-Year Applicants

Januray 20

Winter Open House

February 1

Regular Decision Deadline for First-Year Applicants

Fast Fact

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Knox Links

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