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Sept. 11, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host an event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Student Center and the Building B parking lot on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, as part of National Campus Safety Awareness Month.


Representatives from the Illinois State Police are scheduled to bring a rollover accident simulator and a “Drive for Life” cart, which demonstrates the effects of driving under the influence of alcohol. The...

Sept. 5, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College director of financial aid Lisa Hanson has been invited to assist the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators with a new policy initiative to examine and improve current systems of aid design and delivery.


A grant for the initiative was awarded to NASFAA by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of a larger project, Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery. The RADD project’s goals are to shift the...

Sept. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Office of Student Life and Office of Career Resources will host a Community Involvement Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.


Students and community members will be able to receive information on volunteer and internship opportunities from nearly 30 local nonprofit organizations. Requests for booths at the fair are no longer being accepted....

Aug. 31, 2012
GALESBURG—Works by photographer Tom Foley of Galesburg are on display through Oct. 28 in the Building D lobby of Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An opening for the show will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 6 with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m.


The show features 32 gelatin silver prints Foley took in Galesburg, mostly of notable buildings in the city. All of the photos were printed by hand in Foley’s basement darkroom...

Aug. 30, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recently honored employees for reaching milestone years of service with the College during its annual Employee Luncheon and Service Awards Ceremony. The 42 employees who were recognized have a combined 435 years of service time with the College. The following employees were honored:


Five Years of Service — Edward “Bill” Herrin Award
Rich Canfield, custodian
Krisa Creech, coordinator of business and community...

Aug. 28, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori Sundberg has accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 21st Century Initiative Implementation Team.
The Implementation Team will expand on the work of the 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges by focusing on aspects of the commission’s report, “Reclaiming the American Dream,” which was released in April and examined the challenges...

Aug. 28, 2012


GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of the students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2012 summer session.


Carthage: Christina Herriman, Julie Kellett, Joyce Roberts, Donna Sanderson
Galesburg: Ryan Binder, Mary Esp, Jessica Roberts


Administrative Office Professional...

GALESBURG—Dr. Terry O’Banion, president emeritus and senior league fellow for the League for Innovation in the Community College, will lead a workshop on student success for all Carl Sandburg College staff, faculty and administrators from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.


One of the leading higher education presenters in the country, O’Banion has consulted more than 800 community colleges in the...