Honorary Degree Presentation to Elizabeth Eckford
Knox College confers an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree to civil rights icon Elizabeth Eckford, a member of the Little Rock Nine.
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September 08, 2017
by Elise Goitia '18
Starting something new can be a little uncomfortable, but members of the Knox College community are helping to make the transition easier for incoming students.
Current and past Knox students responded through social media with advice to prepare the newest members of the Knox community, the Class of 2021, and to make them feel welcome on campus.
Some of the advice mentioned professors, while others touched on topics such as community engagement, clubs and organizations, and activism.
Here is some of that advice:
(Photo at top: New Knox students meet with their orientation group leaders.)