Knoxville College and the Mechanicsville Community Association are partnering with each other to bring education, economic empowerment, and housing equity back to the once thriving community of Mechanicsville.
One of the most interesting pieces of Knoxville’s history is a report written in 1967. Usually reports are dull, lists of facts. This one is different because it contains interesting insights into Knoxville College’s role in the city’s history.
This is a major moment in Knoxville College’s history. The Aurora is back! The newspaper is an important part of the school’s history because, for decades, it served as the best source of information about Knoxville College. Since its first edition in the 1890s, the format has changed, but the newspaper remains the pulse of campus. The return is part of Knoxville College’s rebirth.
Knoxville College is working to bring vibrancy to both its name and its long-vacant campus, and the city of Knoxville is helping with $200,000 to renovate a building housing the college's workforce development program.