Search
Professor Jesse Dixon teaches a Spanish class in Old Main. #

Academics

Civic Engagement

Contact

Kleine Center for Community Service

Kathleen Ridlon, Coordinator

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7085

volunteer@​knox.edu

Submit Your Deposit
Stacks of library books inside Seymour Library.

We pride ourselves on being deeply engaged in the life of a strong, sustainable community—whether that community is local or global. In fact, for the sixth time in seven years, Knox has received the highest federal award that an educational institution can receive for its commitment to community service—the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Washington Monthly agrees, ranking Knox #13 in the nation for commitment to service and social mobility.

1. Through the Kleine Center for Community Service, our students contribute tens of thousands of hours of service every year through established partnerships and special programs, including our Day of Service and the groundbreaking KnoxCorps program, which places current students and recent graduates in long-term positions with local and regional organizations. 

2. Considered a "Best Practice" within the state of Illinois, the Gale Scholars Program is a collaborative partnership between Knox, the local school district, and the area community college to encourage and support higher education aspirations and success for academically promising first-generation and income eligible youth within the community.

3. Knox has earned a spot on the Peace Corps' annual list of the top volunteer-producing colleges in the United States, thanks in part to the Peace Corps Preparatory Program, the first program of its kind in the nation.

Read Related News

Professor Stuart Allison and students scan the burned prairie at Green Oaks.
Apply for Admission Request More Info Visit Knox

Request Information

Loading...

#30

rank by U.S. News & World Report

recognizing Great Schools at a Great Price

Knox College

https://knox.edu/academics/civic-engagement

Printed on Sunday, February 26, 2017

Back to Hello.knox.edu