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March 7, 2013
CARTHAGE—“Mark Twain on Slavery,” a performance by actor Richard Garey that was scheduled for March 5 at the Sandburg Auditorium in Carthage but postponed because of inclement weather, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. March 21.
 

Ticket-holders who would like to refund their purchase should call the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage at 217.357.3129 ext. 0.
 

Garey combines his passion as an actor, skill as a storyteller and…

March 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College hired three employees following approval by the Board of Trustees at its regular monthly meeting held in February. Stacey Rucker was hired as resource development specialist, and Nicky Smith was hired as student information assistant. Michael O’Connell was hired as administrative assistant for TRIO Upward Bound and the Testing Center. All three will be employed at the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Rucker previously worked for…

March 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Nearly 400 area high school sophomores and juniors will participate in the 2013 Carl Sandburg College Career Fair from 10 a.m. to noon March 15 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Students from Galesburg, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville and United high schools are expected to attend. Students will choose to attend three 30-minute sessions on career types. Categories include:

 

Administrative Office Professional…

March 1, 2013
GALESBURG—Area children can receive care for their favorite bear during the Carl Sandburg College Teddy Bear Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon March 6 and 7 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Pre-schoolers, kindergarteners and first-graders from the Sandburg Children’s School, Costa Catholic Academy, Galesburg Christian School and area day cares will bring a teddy bear to be “examined” by second-year students in…

March 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Galesburg Business & Technology Center (BTC) is offering up to five $1,000 scholarships for full-time college students who have demonstrated a passion for entrepreneurship.
 

Scholarships are available to any graduating high school senior or first-, second- or third-year college student who is a permanent resident of Knox County or Warren County. Students must have at least a 2.0 grade point average and may attend any accredited two- or…

Feb. 28, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a half court shot at the end of regulation to force overtime, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost to Black Hawk 70-64 in overtime Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in a Region IV tournament quarterfinal.

 

Coming out of a timeout with 1.2 seconds left in regulation, freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) found Wickert along the right baseline. Wickert…

Feb. 27, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori L. Sundberg recently was presented the Knox College Alumni Achievement Award. Sundberg was one of four recipients of the award during a ceremony Feb. 15 in Knox’s Seymour Library.
“It was an amazing ceremony and I'm very humbled to have been selected,” Sundberg said. “I feel very blessed to have had the outstanding educational opportunities that I've had from Carl Sandburg…

Feb. 25, 2013
CARTHAGE—“Mark Twain on Slavery,” a performance by actor Richard Garey scheduled for Feb. 26 at the Sandburg Auditorium in Carthage, has been postponed to 7 p.m. March 5 because of anticipated inclement weather.
 

Ticket-holders who would like to refund their purchase should call the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage at 217.357.3129 ext. 0.
 

Garey combines his passion as an actor, skill as a storyteller and expertise as a…

Feb. 21, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for today at Kishwaukee have been postponed to Saturday because of anticipated inclement weather. The women’s game will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.
 

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Feb. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Saturday’s upset of South Suburban helped vault the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to 14th in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, which were released Tuesday.
 

It’s the first time the Chargers (19-9 overall, 6-4 Arrowhead Conference) have cracked the top 20 under sixth-year coach Ryan Twaddle and the second time this season they’ve earned votes in the NJCAA poll. Sandburg tied for 21st in the Jan. 29 rankings.
 

Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College welcomed 27 new members into its Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for two-year colleges. An induction ceremony took place Feb. 7 at the Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

The new members for spring 2013 are: Cody Appell (Altona), Haley Bolliger (Galesburg), Grace Cleair (Rio), Ellen Corbin (Galesburg), Chelsea Derry (Roseville), Emily Douglas (Monmouth), Allison Lafary (Smithshire), Stephen Lipe (Galesburg),…

Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) matched his season high with 25 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team knocked off No. 4 South Suburban 80-74 on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (19-9) also got 17 points from freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and 11 points from freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier). Sandburg led 33-31 at halftime against the Bulldogs…

Feb. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold open houses at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at its Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about the College’s transfer and career programs and get to know Sandburg.

 

For more information or to apply to Carl Sandburg College, contact the Sandburg Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or admissions@sandburg.edu.

 

Registration…

Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team will host a camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Players of all skill levels from grades 2-12 are invited to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing and baserunning from current Chargers players and coach Todd Winkler. Pitching lessons also will be available.


The cost of the camp is $30 and includes a…

Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Nearly 170 students from 12 area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

Students from AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley and United high…

Feb. 7, 2012
CARTHAGE—Eighty students from area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the 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…

Feb. 4, 2013
CARTHAGE—Area high school students will take part in the 32nd annual Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage, 305 Sandburg Dr.

 

Juniors and seniors from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools will participate in the event, which is offered by more than 50 community colleges and universities in Illinois and Missouri.…

Feb. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Students from 12 area high schools will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Fine Arts Theater in Building F on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg.

 

Juniors and seniors from AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, Farmington, Galesburg, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley, United and East Moline…

Jan. 31, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition has been awarded a $12,000 2012 Core Mission Grant by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB), located in Bettendorf, Iowa.
 

“Receiving this grant makes a big difference to the services we can provide,” literacy coordinator Karen Avalos said. “The cost of some of the instructional materials we use has nearly doubled in the last 10 years. Because of this grant, we can continue to…

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