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Eric Johnson

Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Campus Connections

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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The KNect program connects alumni to students in the professional world across a variety of sectors to facilitate a deeper, cutting-edge understanding of career opportunities and trends.

Through meaningful interaction, we can inspire learning and encourage lasting relationships between alumni and students. The Office of Alumni Relations hosts a variety of interactive events, in cooperation with the Bastian Family Career Center. Students benefit from the advice and guidance from experienced professionals and alumni remain connected to Knox.

  • KNect Alumni Networking App: This new and free mobile application puts Knox alumni and news on your mobile device—wherever you are. The KNect app includes an alumni nearby feature, a mobile alumni directory with Linkedin integration, and Knox social media feeds. KNect is a convenient way for you to network with classmates and other alumni.
  • Professional in Residence Series: During each term, Knox alumni return to campus or virtually interact with students, faculty, and staff. During the visit, alumni offer insights and advice to help students discover their passions and launch meaningful careers.
  • Knox Alumni Mentoring Opportunities:This program is designed to foster new opportunities for alumni to assist current students or other alumni in connecting the classroom experience to their career paths. Being an alumni mentor can be a way to help ease a student's transition from college to the real world or assist other alumni with career advice.
  • Alumni Immersion Program A three-and-a-half day shadowing program, hosted during spring break for students to shadow with professionals, network with alumni, and experience the culture and the daily life of a professional. This immersion program brings students into alumni workplaces to explore careers and broaden their perspective on what they can do with a liberal arts education.

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