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Aug. 18, 2015
BUSHNELL — The deadline is Aug. 21 to register for a 12-week pharmacy technician course this fall through Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College. This class is ideal for those who may not be college-bound or are re-entering the workforce and in search of short-term training.

 

Instructor Jami Park is a registered pharmacist who will provide students a foundation in the skills necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician in a retail...

Aug. 13, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition has received a grant worth $4,304 from Illinois Humanities to support “The Air We Breathe: A Glimpse Into Galesburg’s Immigrant Community,” a photography exhibit that will showcase stories of immigrants in Galesburg.

 

This exhibit will be open to the public to promote understanding and awareness about Galesburg’s diverse international community. A grand opening for “The Air We Breathe” will take...

July 16, 2015
GALESBURG — Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of friendly competition for a good cause at the seventh annual Carl Sandburg College Alumni & Friends Golf Outing on Aug. 10 at Lake Bracken Country Club.

 

The outing begins with registration at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and an awards dinner at 5 p.m. Cost for the four-person team scramble is $75 per player for 18 holes, cart rental and dinner. If you do not register with a foursome, you will be...

July 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s TRIO Student Support Services program on Wednesday learned that it will receive $1.1 million over the next five years to serve students through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

 

TRIO programs are funded through such grants and must compete every five years for refunding. Competition for these grants is highly competitive, especially at a time when federal budgets are tight. Sandburg’s TRIO SSS program...

July 13, 2015
GALESBURG — The public is welcome to attend an open garden at 9 a.m. July 15 at the Carl Sandburg College Community Garden on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Garden volunteers and master gardeners from Knox County’s University of Illinois Extension will provide tours and answer questions about the garden or growing vegetables in your own backyard. Horticulture educator Chris Enroth also will be available to assist with questions and...

July 7, 2015
GALESBURG — Students in the Carl Sandburg College Upward Bound summer program will have an open house from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 9 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery in Building D on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to showcase their work.

 

The summer program is a six-week educational experience for first-year and returning Upward Bound scholars. The main goal of the summer program is to keep students academically sharp over...

July 1, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball and women’s cross country teams each have been named NJCAA All-Academic Teams for their outstanding performances in the classroom during the 2014-15 academic year.

 

Teams had to have at least a 3.0 overall grade point average in order to qualify for the award. A total of 591 NJCAA teams qualified for All-Academic recognition out of 3,461 teams in 28 different sports.

 

Sandburg’s women’s...

June 26, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College trustees Tom Colclasure and Bruce Lauerman were honored for their years of service by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association on Thursday evening at the College’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
 

Colclasure was recognized with the ICCTA’s 30-Year Award and Lauerman was presented with the 25-Year Award in honor of their years of service as members of the College’s Board of Trustees. The awards honor not...

June 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation’s 21st annual Railroad Days Train & Toy Show, one of the largest summer shows of its kind in the Midwest, will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 28 on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Admission is $5 for adults, and children under 12 are admitted for free. Concessions are available and a complimentary shuttle service between the Galesburg Amtrak...

June 16, 2015
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 2015 spring semester or pre-summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Danielle Hunter
Monmouth — Tara Hackspacher

 

Administrative Office Professional
Abingdon — Ellen Penn
Galesburg — Kathy...

June 1, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2015 spring semester.
 

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) and earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale). To qualify for the honors list, a student must have been enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49.
 

DEAN’S LIST...

May 27, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College political science and history instructor Lara Roemer has been appointed to serve as the service learning representative for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Honors Program Council. Roemer was appointed to serve out the unexpired term of the late Kentucky Regional Coordinator Margo Hamm, who lost her battle with cancer earlier this month.
 

Roemer will serve through PTK’s 2018 Honors Institute and visit the Center for...

May 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Michael Crandell has been named the 2015 Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Crandell for his outstanding work in the classroom. Crandell was introduced as the winner during the 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday night at Galesburg High School.
 

A professor of biology, Crandell has taught full-time at Sandburg for 24 years and for 30 years total. By being...

May 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Amanda Nichols has been named the 2015 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Nichols for her outstanding work in the classroom. Nichols was introduced as the winner during the 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday night at Galesburg High School.
 

Nichols has been a clinical instructor in Sandburg’s dental hygiene program for the last four years. A 2003...

May 14, 2015
Tonight's 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement and 45th annual High School Equivalency graduation can be viewed live online and will be archived on YouTube. Click the link below or visit www.YouTube.com/CarlSandburgCollege to view tonight's ceremony.

 

WATCH LIVE ON YOUTUBE
 

May 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Ryan Rutledge of Knoxville High School has been awarded the first John and Louella Thurman Memorial Scholarship from the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.
 

The scholarship is given to one Knox County resident who plans to attend Sandburg for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees and books. It is open to all courses of study, and applicants must have had a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

The...

May 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Allison VanFleet of Illini West High School has been awarded the first William and Sheila Roehlk Scholarship from the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.
 

The scholarship is given to one student who plans to attend Sandburg full-time for the 2015-2016 academic year and whose academic plan includes majoring in education at a four-year institution within the College’s district after graduating from Sandburg. Students who maintain a 3.0 grade point...

May 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Registration is under way for Carl Sandburg College’s Kids on Campus summer program, which will take place Aug. 3-7 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

This annual event is for students in grades K-6 and gives youth an opportunity to have fun while exploring a variety of courses without the pressure of homework and grades. Kids on Campus is open to all students, regardless of academic standing. Courses will be available in...

May 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Judge Thomas A. Keith will give the Commencement address at the 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement. The ceremony, as well as the 45th annual High School Equivalency Graduation, will take place at 7 p.m. May 14 in Galesburg High School’s Hegg Auditorium, 1135 West Fremont St.
 

The 2014 recipient of the College’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, Keith has served as circuit judge for the Illinois 10th Judicial Circuit — which includes...

May 4, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics, athletics and leadership for the 2014-2015 academic year during the annual Recognition and Awards Assembly on Thursday in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

The following awards and recognitions were given out during the assembly:

 

ADULT EDUCATION
Adult Learning Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award
Jacob Coleman
Stan...

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