- New Baden, IL
2013 Feb 5
Elizabeth Bann of New Baden, IL, a Junior Biology major was inducted into Blackburn College's Illinois Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi on October 28, 2012.
Alpha Chi is a national honor scholarship society. Students are selected by the Blackburn faculty on their academic achievement and character that is demonstrated throughout their years at Blackburn. Alpha Chi members are in the top ten percent of academic performance in their class.
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 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 private liberal arts college in the state.