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Oct. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the University of Illinois Springfield Peoria Center on Monday signed an agreement that offers a new transfer option for students studying accounting and business administration.

 

Under the partnership, students who graduate from Sandburg with their associate degree can transfer their credits to the UIS Peoria Center to complete their bachelor’s in accounting or business administration in just two more years.

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Oct. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team picked up its first ever playoff victory with a 6-2 defeat of Kankakee on Saturday afternoon at Kleine Equipment Field in the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

The Chargers (13-4-0), who lost to Kankakee in the first round last year, advance to play at South Suburban at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The win was Sandburg’s seventh in its last eight matches.
 

The Chargers jumped to a 3-0...

Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the University of Illinois Springfield-Peoria Center have partnered to offer students a new transfer option for students studying accounting and business administration. Administrators from both schools will have a ceremony to formally announce the partnership at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Carl Sandburg College Board Room, Room E200, on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Under the agreement, students who...

Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 30 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2013 from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Hamilton High School, 1100 Keokuk St, Hamilton.
 

The following schools are scheduled to attend (list subject to change):

 

Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing
Blackburn College
Bradley University
Carl Sandburg College
Columbia College
...

Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—East Galesburg native and 2013 graduate of Carl Sandburg College graduate Makenzie Frank has been awarded a scholarship from the Illinois Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel (ILAEOPP).

 

Frank, who graduated in May with an Associate in Science degree and was a member of TRIO Student Support Services at Sandburg, was awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to students who are nominated by...

Oct. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 50 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The following schools are scheduled to attend (list subject to change):

 

Ashford University
Augustana College
Benedictine University
Blackburn College
Bradley...

Oct. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Art Club will host a Zombie Day from 1-4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Lake Storey picnic shelters, 1033 S. Lake Storey Rd.
 

Zombie Day is a scavenger hunt, survival run and game of tag all in one. Run from Sandburg Art Club members dressed as ravenous zombies in a fast-paced fight for survival. There will be food, additional games, prizes and zombies galore. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and the run begins at 1 p.m., followed by...

Oct. 12, 2013
BYRON—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team qualified for its second straight trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament and fourth in the last five years by finishing second in the Region IV tournament Saturday at PrairieView Golf Club.
 

The Chargers shot 318 as a team Saturday to leapfrog past Lake County, which entered with a three-stroke lead on Sandburg for the second and final national-qualifying spot. Sandburg finished with a three-round...

Oct. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team clinched the Region IV Champions Division title with an 8-2 victory over Richard J. Daley on Saturday afternoon at Kleine Equipment Field.
 

The championship is the first of any kind in program history and extended the Chargers’ winning streak to six games. Sandburg (12-3, 6-1) jumped to a 4-0 lead 27 minutes into the contest.
 

“I couldn’t be more proud of our guys,” Chargers interim coach...

Oct. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Starting with the 2014 fall semester, students who meet specific criteria may qualify for partial or full-tuition scholarships to Carl Sandburg College through the College’s Presidential Scholarship program.
 

Full-tuition scholarships will be available for students with an ACT score of 27 or higher and with a grade point average of at least 3.75. Recipients must maintain a cumulative college GPA of 3.5 each semester for renewal. Half-tuition...

Oct. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host campus visit days from 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 and Nov. 11 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about career and transfer programs and explore what Sandburg has to offer.
 

The Nov. 11 event also will be an open house for those interested in joining one of Sandburg’s athletic programs. Students can meet with coaches and hear from...

Sept. 27, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a College-2-Career Open House from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Carl Sandburg College Student Center in Building B at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The event includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. in the new science labs, which recently underwent renovations, as well as tours of the Center for Manufacturing Excellence in Building G, to view a new locomotive engine, cranes,...

Sept. 23, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will celebrate National Adult Education Week with an open house from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Adult Learning Center at Sandburg Mall, 1150 W. Carl Sandburg Dr., in Galesburg.

 

Staff members will be available to meet with students interested in taking classes through the Adult Learning Center, and visitors can enter a drawing to win a Hy-Vee gift card and a fall mum.

 

“We want to show people what’s...

Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG— The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Brad Johnson Memorial Scholarship, donated annually through the Western Illinois Builders Association, to students Morgann Jones of Wataga, John Lambert of Oneida, Aaron Mowen of Roseville and Becca Schwieter of Gilson.

 

All four students were awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to students who are residents of Fulton, Henderson, Knox or...

Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Galesburg Police Benevolent & Protective Association Unit 19/Bill Herrin Memorial Scholarship to Sandburg student Mariah Armstrong of Galesburg.

 

Armstrong was awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in Sandburg’s criminal justice program who has a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

For more information...

Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Rebecca Parke Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships to students Mariah Armstrong of Galesburg, Lacey Claeys of Galesburg and Amber Fones of Galva. All three scholarships were awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year.
 

For more information about scholarships available to students through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation, please visit www....

Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Alpha Lodge/Elvin C. Butler Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg students Paige Martin of Farmington and Kattie Haywood of Galesburg.
 

Martin and Haywood each were awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013 fall semester. This two-year, $2,000 scholarship is awarded to full-time students who have financial need and a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

For more information...

Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Knox County Association for Home and Community Education Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg student Becca Schwieter of Gilson.

 

Schwieter was awarded a $600 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a KCAHCE member in good standing for three years, an immediate family member, child or grandchild of such a member or a member of a Knox County 4-H program...

Sept. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Openings are still available for the Carl Sandburg College therapeutic massage, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and medical assisting programs. Space in each program is limited, so prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible before the Oct. 1 admissions deadline.
 

Sandburg offers a three-semester certificate program in therapeutic massage that is designed to prepare students for both national certification...

Sept. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College aims to plant the seed of healthy eating at the Local Foods Fall Festival from 2-7 p.m. Sept. 26 Crist Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Experienced professionals will be on hand to discuss food nutrition, gardening, growing, local food economics and cooking tips at information booths. Featured experts from University of Illinois Extension, Western Illinois University,...

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