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March 9, 2017
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for nontraditional students.
 

The Foundation’s Discover Scholarship will be awarded to multiple students and worth up to $1,500 annually starting with the 2017 fall semester. Prorated amounts also will be available for students who are enrolled at least half-time. Sandburg developed this new scholarship to help nontraditional students who may be interested…

March 9, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering a 12-week English as a Second Language (ESL) course from April 6-June 22.
 

The class, Conversational English as a Second Language for Beginner and Intermediate Levels, will meet from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in the Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The class is limited to 16 students and costs $60, which includes a…

March 7, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball freshman Maddy Lowe (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) was named the Arrowhead Conference co-Most Valuable Player, highlighting three Chargers who earned all-conference honors.
 

Lowe shared MVP honors with Illinois Valley’s Daniela Pavlovich on the first team, while Sandburg sophomores Sabrina Clay (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) and Kara Caldwell (Washington, Ill./Washington) each earned second-team honors. Additionally…

March 5, 2017
SUGAR GROVE — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team tied a season high with 14 3-pointers and led from start to finish in an 88-68 rout of rival Black Hawk on Saturday in the semifinals of the Region IV District tournament.

 

The third-seeded Chargers (18-14), winners of five of their last six, advance to take on top seed and sixth-ranked South Suburban in the championship at 5 p.m. Saturday at Waubonsee. The winner moves on to the NJCAA Division…

March 4, 2017
SUGAR GROVE — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit and went on to beat Prairie State 68-65 in overtime Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the Region IV District D tournament.

 

The second-seeded Chargers (17-10) advance to face top seed and fourth-ranked Kankakee in the championship at noon March 11 at Waubonsee. The winner moves on to the NJCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship…

March 2, 2017
GALESBURG — Matt Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) hit five 3-pointers and had team highs of 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held off McHenry County 78-67 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the quarterfinals of the Region IV District 3 tournament.

 

The third-seeded Chargers (17-14), who have won four of their last five, advance to face No. 7 seed Black Hawk, which upset No. 2 Oakton 92-91 in overtime…

Feb. 28, 2017
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team racked up a season-high 23 steals in a 70-29 rout of Oakton on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the quarterfinals of the Region IV District D tournament.

 

Coming off back-to-back losses to close the regular season, the second-seeded Chargers (16-10) never trailed against the seventh-seeded Owls (7-24). Sandburg advances to face No. 3 seed Prairie State in the semifinals at 2 p.m. Saturday…

Feb. 24, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 28th annual Carl Sandburg College Poetry Competition. Entries are due March 15. The contest is open to the public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary (grades 1-5), intermediate (grades 6-12) and adult.

 

Winners will be recognized at the Carl Sandburg College Poetry Awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. April 27 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L.…

Feb. 20, 2017
GALESBURG — The family of Carl Sandburg College alumna Louise Swanson has established a nursing scholarship in her honor through the Sandburg Foundation. The Louise Swanson Nursing Scholarship is now open for application and will be awarded annually.
 

This scholarship will assist nontraditional parents working their way through Sandburg’s associate degree nursing (RN) program. Swanson’s family chose to honor her dedication to higher education and passion…

Feb. 17, 2017
GALESBURG — Three Carl Sandburg College cross country runners have been named 2016 Scholar All-Americans by the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association.
 

Freshman Sebastian Arteaga (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) and sophomore Alfredo Montoya (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth) were among the 87 honorees nationwide on the men’s side, while sophomore Shayla Kozak (Normal, Ill./Normal West) was among the 120 women’s runners to earn the distinction.
 

To be…

Feb. 16, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program will celebrate TRIO Week from Feb. 20-26 and join other colleges nationwide in observing National TRIO Day on Feb. 25.
 

Celebrated each year on the last Saturday of February, National TRIO Day brings awareness to the importance of educational opportunity for disadvantaged students throughout the country. Throughout the week, Sandburg TRIO SSS students will write thank-you cards…

Feb. 14, 2017
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team clinched at least a share of its second straight Arrowhead Conference title with a 65-40 victory over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

It’s the 13th conference championship in program history for Sandburg (15-8, 6-1), which can take the title outright with a victory at 5:30 p.m. Thursday on Sophomore Night against Illinois Valley. IVCC, which handed the Chargers their…

Feb. 10, 2017
GALESBURG — Farmington High School swept the individual and combined-division titles at the 36th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

 

Nearly 200 students from Abingdon-Avon, AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon…

Feb. 10, 2017
CARTHAGE — Hamilton High School claimed the individual and team titles at the 36th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

Students from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools were tested in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering graphics, English, mathematics and physics. The top three…

Feb. 10, 2017
DIXON — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team moved to within a victory of clinching its second straight Arrowhead Conference title after a 71-57 victory Thursday night at Sauk Valley.

 

With sole possession of first place on the line against the Skyhawks, Maddy Lowe (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) scored 17 of her team-leading 21 points in the second half to help the Chargers (14-8, 5-1) pull away after taking a 31-29 lead into the locker room.

Feb. 9, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College Foundation Board member Naomi Law has established a $10,000 endowment to support scholarships for students in Sandburg outreach groups Men of Distinction (MOD)/Women of Character (WOC). Law plans to make an additional $5,000 annual donation to this endowment for the next 10 years. This endowment scholarship is now open for application and will be awarded annually.
 

By establishing this endowment, Law has invested in the…

Feb. 1, 2017
GALESBURG — Teams of artists and welders will test their mettle against one another in the Carl Sandburg College Art Welding Competition at 9 a.m. Feb. 10 in the Center for Manufacturing Excellence on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Coordinated by the Sandburg welding and art departments to promote collaboration and make use of materials that otherwise may have gone to waste, pairs consisting of one art student and one welding student…

Jan. 26, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2016 fall semester.

 

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Jan. 17, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2016 fall semester.
 

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale). To qualify for the honors list, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49. The College also has made dean’s…

Jan. 17, 2017
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s first gallery event of 2017 will showcase the work of Galesburg artist Basia Krol from Jan. 23-March 20.
 

Krol’s “Stories” will be featured in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery, located in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An opening reception for the show will take place from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 3. Both the show and reception are free and open to the public.
 

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