College Councils in the
Knights of Columbus

Jeff Hennessey
College Council Director

Bryson Walls
College Council Assistant

The Knights of Columbus has an active presence on nearly 150 campuses in the U.S. and Canada. Our college councils strive to promote the moral, intellectual and spiritual development of the future leaders of society, the Knights of Columbus and the Catholic Church.

College Knights are making and impact on their campuses and in their communities. In Illinois, we currently have active college councils at the University of Illinois, Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Eastern Illinois University and Bradley University.

If you are interested in joining one of our existing college councils or perhaps starting one at your school, please Contact us.

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Get in touch with one of our agents to learn about a special program for Knights aged 18-29, or contact your council's field agent for general information about products available through the Knights..

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