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June 28, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Vice President of Administrative Services and CIO Dr. Samuel Sudhakar has accepted a position as vice president for information and technology and CIO at California State University San Bernardino. Sudhakar’s resignation from Sandburg is effective July 31 and was accepted Thursday by the College’s Board of Trustees at its regular monthly meeting.

Sudhakar, who will begin his new position Aug. 15, has been employed at…

June 27, 2013
GALESBURG—The registration deadline is July 5 for the fifth annual Carl Sandburg College Alumni & Friends Golf Outing, which will take place July 15 at Lake Bracken Country Club.

Registration for the four-person scramble begins at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and an awards dinner at 5 p.m. The cost is $80 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart rental and dinner. Participants without a full four-person team will be assigned to a…

June 26, 2013
GALESBURG—The registration deadline is June 28 for the 11th annual Carl Sandburg College Kids on Campus summer sessions, which will take place Aug. 5-9 at the Main Campus in Galesburg.


Kids on Campus is a summer enrichment program geared toward students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The program’s focus is to give area youth the opportunity to challenge themselves, inspire learning and enhance their life skills while having fun in an environment…

June 26, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2013 spring 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.


June 25, 2013
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 2013 spring semester and pre-summer session.


Avon — Clara Watts
Galesburg — Ernest Miller


Administrative Office Professional
Galesburg — Carrie Abraham



June 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will offer a new program in e-Business starting with the 2013 fall semester.


This two-year program is intended for persons who desire a career with an Internet-based company or a company with an online shopping presence. Those who successfully complete this degree will be able to work in a wide variety of business fields involving electronic trade. E-Business graduates will be skilled in web design, marketing, advertising…

June 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Three recently graduated Carl Sandburg College student-athletes and the Sandburg women’s basketball team have earned honors from the NJCAA for their outstanding performance in the classroom during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Baseball player Brian Pflum and women’s basketball players Jessica Abel and Makenzie Frank each received the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement for posting a grade point average of 3.60-3.79 on a 4.0 scale. More…

June 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Thirty-seven Carl Sandburg College student-athletes from nine different sports — including six student-athletes who participated in multiple sports — earned academic All-Arrowhead Conference honors for their performances in the classroom during the 2012-2013 academic year. Student-athletes must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average and pass a minimum of 12 hours each semester to qualify for the academic all-conference team.

The following…

June 7, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will host the 19th annual Train, Toy and Model Airplane Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., as part of Galesburg Railroad Days.

The cost to attend the two-day event is $5 per person; children 12 and under are admitted for free. New this year is the model airplane show, complete with vendor tables and model airplane exhibits…

June 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori Sundberg has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges, a national organization representing the nation’s almost 1,200 two-year colleges and more than 13 million students.

Sundberg and other new board members were certified during AACC’s recent annual meeting in San Francisco and will officially take office July 1, serving a three-year term. Comprising 32…

May 30, 2013
GALESBURG—All classes and regular business operations at Carl Sandburg College will resume at 8 a.m. Monday following flash flooding Tuesday evening that damaged parts of the lower levels of Buildings C, D and E on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Professional cleanup and restoration of the affected areas began Thursday.

The offices for advising; business; financial aid; Gale Scholars; records and registration; social and business sciences/humanities and fine…

May 29, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College classes are canceled through May 31 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, including the Children’s School, due to damaged sustained during Tuesday's flash flooding. The Annex in downtown Galesburg and The Learning Center at the Sandburg Mall are open.


We are very grateful for the outpouring of support from the Sandburg community with people offering to volunteer; however, until we have all of the debris cleaned up we ask that you…

May 24, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted its best finish in program history and tied the school record for lowest total score during the final round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Friday at Goose Pond Colony.


The Chargers tied Clarendon (Texas) for 12th in the tournament, and their four-day total of 1,222 matched that of the 2011 team that placed 14th, the school’s previous best overall finish.



May 23, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team is alone in 12th place after Thursday’s third round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Goose Pond Colony and is in position to post the program’s best finish ever at nationals.


The Chargers shot 312 as a team Thursday and have a three-day total of 918. Sandburg is two shots ahead of 13th-place Allegany (Md.) and 12 shots behind Murray State (Okla.) for 11th. Kirkwood (Iowa) is in 10th…

May 22, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—Sophomore Cody Reiber shot an even-par 72 and the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team is tied for 12th after the second round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Wednesday at Goose Pond Colony.

The Chargers posted a 304 as a team during the second round, and their two-day total of 606 has them tied with Allegany (Md.) and three strokes behind 11th-place Murray State (Okla.). First-round leader South Mountain (Ariz.) shot 285 as…

May 21, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team sits in a three-way tie for 10th place after Tuesday’s first round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Goose Pond Colony.


Making their third appearance at nationals in the last four years, the Chargers shot 302 as a team – their second lowest score of the spring season – and are tied with Tyler (Texas) and Surry (N.C.) in the team standings. South Mountain (Ariz.) leads after posting a…

May 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Finals exams may be over, but five Carl Sandburg College students won’t start their summer break until next week.

The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team still has business to take care of, as it will compete in the NJCAA Division II championship May 21-24 at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, Ala.

It’s the third time in the last four years the Chargers have punched their ticket to nationals, but because the team didn’t qualify…

May 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Registration is still open for classes for the 2013 summer session at Carl Sandburg College. Summer courses offer an excellent opportunity for students to earn credit that can ease their workload during the school year and accelerate their path to graduate.

Summer sessions are shorter than the fall and spring semesters, meaning students earn full credit hours in less time. Many courses offered during the summer also are available online. Summer…

May 9, 2013
GALESBURG—Gwen Koehler, former dean of adult and developmental education at Carl Sandburg College, will be the speaker for the 43rd GED Commencement at 7 p.m. May 15 at the Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St., Galesburg. The ceremony will honor 91 students who passed the GED requirements, and a reception will follow in the Kensington Ballroom, located adjacent to the Orpheum.

Koehler has been an educator in Illinois for more than 35 years. She began her…

May 7, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team scored 10 unanswered runs in the final three innings to beat Illinois Valley 11-3 in seven innings in the opening round of the Region IV tournament Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

Winners of 10 of their last 11, the Chargers (25-23) advance to this weekend’s round-robin, double-elimination sectional with Elgin and Kankakee. Sandburg will face Elgin at 9 a.m. Saturday and…

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