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Professional in Residence Series


Carol Brown

Director, Alumni Programs

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7770


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There are few things more valuable to college students than hearing from successful people who have been where they are now. This was the inspiration behind Knox's new Alumni in Residence series.

Throughout the year, remarkable alumni from around the world, working in a wide range of industries, return to campus for one-to-three days to offer insights and advice to help students discover their passions and launch meaningful careers.

Some residence events include:

  • Community/campus presentations
  • In class dialogue/lecture
  • Lunch-time career chats
  • Evening workshops 
  • Office hours
  • Morning coffee talks

Upcoming Alumni in Residence guests:

Virtual in Residence: If you don't live close to Galesburg, no worries! We established the Virtual in Residence webex sessions for alumni who want to engage with students, but may not have the opportunity to return in person. These hour long, virtual presentations offer a convenient alternative for you to share with students how a Knox degree helped you lead a successful career.

Past Alumni/Virtual in Residence guests include:

Paul Albertine ‘08
Erin Daugherty '13
Keith Lee ‘94
Linda Kelahan ‘08
Krista Anne Nordgren '12 
Brynn Ogilvie '12
Kira Omelchenko '05
Gene Procknow '76
Sally Rigler '84
John Straus ‘73
Jane Strode-Miller ‘81
Scott Szala '75
Cindy Wilson ‘82

Kurt Carlson ‘76
Derek Papp ‘01
Amanda Sicoli '11
Randell Strickland ‘90
Dan Taylor ‘72

To learn more or to volunteer your time as an Alumni in Residence, please email Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Eric Johnson at

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