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Nov. 7, 2012
GALESBURG—Students in Carl Sandburg College’s therapeutic massage program donated $352.88 to the Western Illinois Chapter of the American Red Cross on Tuesday to go toward relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

 

Students offered chair massages in the Building D lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg on Tuesday and donated tips from the massages to the Red Cross. The money raised was presented to Carissa Scott, executive director for the Western...

Nov. 7, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College officials have signed a reverse transfer agreement with Western Illinois University to allow the transfer of credits between the two schools.
 

On Oct. 30, administrators from Sandburg and Western signed an academic partnership agreement that will allow students to transfer coursework from WIU to meet their remaining graduation requirements for an associate degree at Sandburg.
 

"Carl Sandburg College is excited...

Nov. 6, 2012
GALESBURG—With 11 freshmen on the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team’s roster, Chargers coach Mike Bailey is entering this season with an open mind and a team that likes to play in the open court.

 

“They run, they pass and they shoot, and it’s kind of no holds barred,” said Bailey, in his sixth season as Sandburg’s coach. “It should be an interesting style and fun style to watch.”

 

The Chargers begin their season at 6 p.m. Thursday...

Nov. 1, 2012
GALESBURG—The fourth annual Carl Sandburg College Alumni & Friends Athletic Reunion will take place Nov. 10 at John Lewis Gymnasium during the Chargers men’s and women’s basketball teams’ home opener.

 

All Sandburg alumni and friends are invited to attend and participate in the reunion activities. Alumni check-in begins at noon, followed by the Chargers women’s game against Waubonsee at 1 p.m., the men’s game against Wright at 3 p.m. and an alumni...

Nov. 1, 2012
GALESBURG—Plenty of new faces on his roster means Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball coach Ryan Twaddle will be preaching patience during the initial weeks of the season for the Chargers.
 

“We’re pretty young,” said Twaddle, entering his sixth season as Sandburg’s coach. “We’ve got 12 freshmen and three sophomores, so we understand it will be more of a process with this team early on rather than having a bunch of returners who can pick up everything...

Oct. 31, 2012
GALESBURG—Registration begins Nov. 5 for the 2013 spring semester at Carl Sandburg College. In-district and online student tuition for Sandburg is $138 per credit hour. One year of tuition at Sandburg can help you save more than $6,000 over attending a four-year public college and more than $26,000 over attending a four-year private college.
 

Online registration for the spring semester ends at midnight Jan. 13 and classes begin Jan. 14. Complete the...

Oct. 31, 2012
GALESBURG – Carl Sandburg College recently inducted 28 new members into its Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for two-year colleges.

 

The fall 2012 inductees were Kyle Coffin (Galesburg), Lynn Conner (Galesburg), Esther Crain (Galesburg), Kristi Endicott (Galesburg), Suzette Hall (Dahinda), Melissa Hammitt (Monmouth), Stephen Hartman (Galesburg), Tag Hartman-Simkins (Galesburg), Andrew Hayes (Galesburg), Jessica Huston (Carthage),...

Oct. 31, 2012
GALESBURG – Carl Sandburg College will hold a seminar for families of prospective first-generation college students from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Welcome Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

A student is considered first-generation when neither parent has a bachelor’s degree, but the program is open to all families interested in learning about applying to college. The seminar, “Exploring College,” will provide...

Oct. 31, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold open houses Nov. 12 at its locations in Galesburg, Carthage and Bushnell as well as Nov. 13 at the Annex in downtown Galesburg. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about transfer programs and get to know Sandburg at these open houses.

 

The Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., will host open houses at 9 and 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Welcome Center in Building B. The...

DIXON—Carl Sandburg College cross country members Haley Bolliger and Derek Foley each qualified for the NJCAA Division I national championships at Saturday’s Region IV championship at Sauk Valley Community College.

 

Bolliger (below, left), a freshman from Tremont, finished fourth in the 5-kilometer women’s race after crossing the finish line in 20 minutes, 5 seconds. She was 58 seconds behind champion Ali Proffitt of College of DuPage. Foley (below, right), a sophomore from...

Oct. 26, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College TRIO Upward Bound program has been awarded a new five-year grant cycle that runs through August 2017.

 

“Having the TRIO Upward Bound program funded for another grant cycle is a great accomplishment for this institution and for the community,” said Tony Bentley, director of TRIO Upward Bound at Sandburg. “The success of this program is directly connected to the support Upward Bound receives from not only Carl Sandburg...

Oct. 23, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and Bellevue University have partnered to ensure that students who graduate from Sandburg will have their associate degree and other credits transfer smoothly to Bellevue University, allowing them to complete their bachelor’s degree in as little as 15 months.

 

The partnership allows students to apply and transfer their credits to Bellevue University at no cost. Students who earn their associate degree at Sandburg will have...

Oct. 16, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 30 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2012 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Hamilton High School, 1100 Keokuk St., Hamilton.

 

The following schools are scheduled to attend:
 

Ashford University
Augustana College
Bellevue University
Blackburn College
Carl Sandburg College
Eastern Illinois University
...

Oct. 19, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 50 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2012 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in John Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

The following schools are scheduled to attend:

 

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

Oct. 18, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges Category of the eighth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education. This is the sixth year in a row Sandburg has been named one of the top 10 colleges in its category, which includes schools with less than 5,000 students.

 

“Carl Sandburg College is thrilled to be recognized as the No. 1 community college in our category for...

Oct. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Galesburg Police Benevolent & Protective Association Unit 19/Bill Herrin Memorial Scholarship to Sandburg student Jacob Morrison of North Henderson.

 

Morrison was awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time criminal justice student with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

For more information about scholarships...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Rebecca Parke Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships to students Kelly Adams, Rebecca Taylor and Thomas Tribbett, all of Galesburg.

 

All three scholarships are awarded for the 2012-2013 academic year. Adams and Tribbett each received $500 scholarships and Taylor received a $200 scholarship.

 

For more information about scholarships available to...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Brad Johnson Memorial Scholarship, donated annually through the Western Illinois Builders Association, to students Janayle Franey of Oneida, Madyson Glisan of Abingdon, Quentin Hagen of Galesburg, John Lambert of Oneida, Hayley Mills of Altona and Nicholas Putnam of Abingdon.

 

All six students were awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The early registration deadline is Oct. 19 for the Taking Control of Your Diabetes Know-How Seminar, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Student Center on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

This seminar for healthcare professionals seeking continuing education will feature presentations by Ruth Fluke, coordinator of cardiac rehab and certified diabetic educator at OSF Holy Family Medical...

Sept. 26, 2012
GALESBURG—Two hundred pounds of the Beecher variety of pennycress seed obtained from Pennycress Energy, located in the Galesburg Sustainable Business Center, were planted Monday in Carl Sandburg College’s 20-acre field adjacent to the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

The seed, which will be used for biodiesel, was blended with fertilizer from the Riverland FS service center in Maquon, which also spread the seed. Sandburg alumnus John Hennenfent, a Carl Sandburg...

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