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|Numerous Events Highlight Knox College Homecoming
|Events that took a team of individuals months to schedule and prepare for will be on display this weekend at a local college.
Knox College celebrates its homecoming beginning Friday running through the weekend, and there's plenty for both alumni and current students to attend that will make the weekends events worthwhile.
Director of Alumni Programs at Knox, Carol Brown, who is also a Knox grad, says she began preparing for homecoming celebrations earlier this year in order to get the word out to the schools 14,000 alumni all around the country.
Brown tells WGIL in addition to many programs being offered this weekend, one provides alumni with the opportunity to head back to class and interact with current students.
"It's very popular. Alumni are given the opportunity to return to the classroom on Friday morning, and there are a selection of classes for them to choose from," Brown said. "The feedback I receive both from faculty and alumni, is that it's a very good experience, and there is some interaction that happens between the alumni and current students."
Brown says weekend activities will also include learning opportunities that are available. She says there will be faculty and art history lectures, art shows, a jam session and even a walking tour of historical sites in downtown Galesburg.
The main homecoming activity will be the football game between the Prairie Fire and Carroll College. Athletic Director at Knox Chad Eisle, also a Knox grad, says besides the football game, the school will also be dedicating their new amenities center at the Knosher Bowl which now will have permanent restroom facilities for the first time in the stadium's history.
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|10 23 09 by Newsroom
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