Explore why our current students, faculty, staff, and alumni love Knox.
Ready to find out why you will love Knox?
Submit your deposit now!
The Knox Student Editor Sadie Cheney '21 is incredibly proud of the student newspaper staff, who won 21 awards from the Illinois College Press Association.
Isaac Hughes '21 is excited to help produce a substantial amount of produce served at Knox through his work on the Knox Farm
“I feel like one of the luckiest undergrads in the world,”–that’s how Lily Lauver ’21 describes her involvement with the English department, writing, and student journalism at Knox.
Explore more things to love about Knox:
Coming from all the way from California, Thao Luong ’22 explains that Knox isn’t just a great education, it’s her away from home.
Maggie Garrett ’22 runs a small Minecraft server, a multiplayer game that he feels embodies the attributes of Knox’s students: collaborative, creative, and ready for the next adventure.
“Knox isn’t just a job for me, it’s my home”–that’s how Stacia Mattan describes her time working at Knox.
As Adam Rothkopf ’21 explains, there’s always something happening on Knox’s campus!
Chi Chi Sinthopprasert ’23 loves being a student at Knox, but she also loves being a student-worker at Knox.
As a first-generation college student, Vanessa Jackson ’23 loves the small, community-centered atmosphere that Knox College offers.
For campus leader Maddie Tucker ’22, she started forming friendships at Knox in her first-year suite, living with people she had never met from all around the world.
Loislove Boakye ’21 thinks that learning Biology should be fun and exciting; that’s why she’s loved her hands-on lab experiences at Knox!
Abbi Harb ’22 is an RA, an executive board member of her sorority, and a co-president of Knox Catholic.
Lola Stam ’21 found a home within the Knox community: a community composed of a wide swath of people, flavors, and experiences.
Bamise Afolabi ’21 shares his journey of leaving his home country of Nigeria for the first time, to building life-long relationships and finding a home on Knox’s campus.
Of all the opportunities Jonathan Doriscar ’22 credits to his Knox education, the one that stands out the most is the opportunity to simply be himself.
For transfer student Jaime Lam ’21, coming to Knox was the first step in becoming the best version of herself.
Mentors at Knox–whether they be professors, coaches, or fellow students–motivate Tyrell Pierce ’21 to give his all as an athlete and especially as a student.
“Every single day, I meet a different person, I hear a different story, and I learn a different thing,”–that’s how Mae Moronfolu ’21 sums up diversity at Knox College.
Olive Colangelo ’21 loves that she can recognize every face on campus.
Small campus, strong voices–that’s how Annie Larrea ’23 describes her experience with inclusivity among the Knox student body.
As a member of Engineering Club, Swim Team, and Sigma Chi, Bill Tate ’21 has experienced all types of perspectives and people on Knox’s campus, but he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Matrice Young ’21 distinctly remembers driving down Galesburg’s characteristic brick roads for the first time; for Young, it was love at first sight.
“Confidence through performance”–that’s what Harvard Medical School recruiter William Budding ’13 says he loved about his time as a student at Knox.