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Nov. 20, 2012
GALESBURG—Students in the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program won three awards at the 27th annual Illinois Association of Cosmetology Schools Student Competition on Nov. 11 in Tinley Park.


Sandburg’s Kendra Wiechmann and Kelly Mead took second place in Color to the Extreme, an avant-garde category that required students to take a specific color theme to an extreme level and incorporate it throughout their model’s clothing, nails, makeup, accessories...

Nov. 20, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Business and Community Education department has partnered with Pharm Tech Ed to offer a 12-week course during the 2013 spring semester on the Main Campus in Galesburg.


The course, Pharmacy Tech Training, will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 8 and will be taught by Natalie Dilts. This course provides students a foundation in the skills necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician in a retail...

Nov. 19, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to beat Eureka College JV 76-50 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.


The Chargers (5-2) trailed 32-24 at halftime but scored 19 of the first 24 in the second half to go ahead for good at 43-37 with 13 minutes, 10 seconds to go. A 10-0 run by Eureka cut Sandburg’s lead to 50-48 with 7:50 left, but the Chargers outscored the Red Devils 26-2 the rest...

Nov. 19, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and St. Ambrose University announced a new Dual Admission Agreement Program (DUAPP) with several benefits, including a new scholarship, during a news conference Monday at Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg.


Students who transfer from Sandburg and are enrolled in the DUAPP will receive an additional $1,000 annual scholarship beyond other SAU academic and institutional scholarships and aid. They also lock in general...

Nov. 19, 2012
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team split a pair of games in the Illinois Valley Classic on Friday and Saturday. After falling to Waubonsee 79-78 in overtime on Friday, the Chargers picked up an 86-71 win over Oakton on Saturday.


Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) led the Chargers (4-2) with 18 points against Oakton.  Freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) added 15 points, and...

Nov. 19, 2012
QUINCY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 62-47 to John Wood on Saturday afternoon.


The Chargers (1-3) trailed 30-25 at halftime and got a team-leading nine points from freshman forward Caitlin McVay (Rockridge).


“We struggled from start to finish today,” Chargers coach Mike Bailey said. “John Wood beat us in every facet of the game.”


Sandburg’s next game is 6 p.m. Nov. 28 at Illinois Central College in...

Nov. 15, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College art program coordinator and instructor Lisa Walker Mohr will host a gallery talk at 1 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Building D lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg to discuss the symbols and themes of her works that are on display in the lobby through Jan. 28.


The gallery includes 22 paintings that Mohr created between 2010 and the summer of 2012. Mohr’s symbolism includes geometric shapes and animal images. They include elements...

Nov. 13, 2012
GALESBURG—This time the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was on the right side of a dramatic finish.


Destini Bollinger’s layup with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Chargers to a 67-65 victory over Lincoln on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for Sandburg’s first win of the season.


The Chargers (1-2), who lost on a last-second shot Saturday against Waubonsee, won after the Lynx (4-2) rallied from a 65-57 deficit with 1:18 to...

Nov. 10, 2012
INA—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country runner Haley Bolliger shattered the school record at the NJCAA Division I national meet Saturday at Rend Lake College.


Bolliger, a freshman from Tremont, finished the 5-kilometer race in 19 minutes, 47.3 seconds to place 42nd out of 295 runners. Bolliger’s time broke the previous record of 20:04 set by Jessica Hanson at the 2007 national meet, which took place on the same course.



Nov. 10, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had six players score in double figures in a 97-77 victory over Iowa Wesleyan JV on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Chargers’ home opener.


The Tigers scored the first three points of the second half to tie the game at 38-38, but Sandburg (3-1) pulled ahead for good with a 24-6 burst that made it 62-44 with 11 minutes, 47 seconds to go.


“I thought the difference in the...

Nov. 10, 2012
GALESBURG—Waubonsee’s Emma Darby hit a game-winning layup with one-tenth of a second left to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 59-58 loss on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Chargers’ home opener.

Darby’s shot came after freshman Kaylee Moseley (Rockridge) hit a 3-pointer with :12.6 left to give Sandburg (0-2) a 58-57 lead. The Chargers deflected a pass to Darby on the low block in the final seconds, but the ball bounced...

Nov. 9, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s cross county school records could be in jeopardy at the NJCAA Division I national meet Saturday morning at Rend Lake College in Ina.


Both Sandburg runners who qualified for nationals — Haley Bolliger in the women’s race and Derek Foley in the men’s race — are well within striking distance of their respective marks.


Bolliger, a freshman from Tremont, came a second away at the Region IV...

Nov. 9, 2012
GALESBURG—The 2012 Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team laid a solid foundation for what figures to be a bright future.


After the program took one year off, the Chargers opened a new era with a first-year coach and a roster with just one returning player. It ended with a school record for wins, a winning record in division play and hope that the best is yet to come after a 5-5-1 season.


“This was a great team — just young and...

Nov. 9, 2012
KEOKUK, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team opened its season with a 54-46 loss at Southeastern (Iowa) on Thursday night.


Freshman forward Marysa Remick led the Chargers (0-1) with nine points, and sophomore guard Makenzie Frank tallied eight points off the bench. Sandburg trailed 24-17 at halftime.


“We played a very nice game for the first time out with 11 first-year players but couldn’t buy a basket for most of the...

Nov. 8, 2012
CLINTON, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team picked up its second straight victory with a 78-66 win at Clinton on Wednesday.


The Chargers (2-1) were led by 17 points from sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) and 14 points from sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb). Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 12 points for Sandburg, which shot 9 of 10 from the free-throw line.



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. 5, 2012
OTTUMWA, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team picked up its first victory of the season with an 85-55 win over William Penn JV on Saturday in the Indian Hills Classic.


The Chargers (1-1) were led by 14 points apiece from freshman forwards Mitch Wendling and Aaron Powers. Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard added 11 points, and fellow freshman guard Anthony Misuraca scored 10 for Sandburg, which led 39-25 at halftime and forced 34 turnovers in the...

Nov. 5, 2012
OTTUMWA, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost its season opener 109-84 to No. 5-ranked Indian Hills on Friday as part of the Indian Hills Classic.

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert scored a team-high 18 points to lead the Chargers (0-1). Sophomore forward Marvin Nunn and freshman forward Aaron Powers each scored 16, and freshman forward Mitch Wendling added 10 points for Sandburg, which shot 44 percent from the field and had nine players...