- Downer's Grove, IL
2013 Feb 5
Allison Williams, of Downer's Grove, IL, with a major in Education, was named to the Fall 2012 Dean's List at Blackburn College. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a GPA of 3.6 or higher.
Founded in 1837, Blackburn College is a four-year, Presbyterian-related, co-educational liberal arts college located in Carlinville, Illinois. One of the seven work colleges in the U.S., Blackburn is the only one with a student managed Work Program. Blackburn was recently ranked by US News as the 2012 #2 Best Value College in the Midwest; and placed #65 in The Washington Monthly's ranking of Baccalaureate Colleges. The school remains the most affordable, residential liberal arts college in the state.