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June 18, 2014
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 2014 spring semester and pre-summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Melissa Davis, Kristi Endicott
Galva — Karla Sterling
Monmouth — Melissa Roller
Oneida — Pamela Sallee

 

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June 10, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will host the 20th annual Railroad Days Train & Toy Show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 28 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29 at the Carl Sandburg College Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The cost to attend the two-day event is $5 per person; children 12 and under are admitted for free. Concessions are available and a complimentary shuttle service between the Galesburg Amtrak station and the show will...

June 10, 2014
GALESBURG—An auction for items and equipment owned by Carl Sandburg College from the Sandburg Children’s School and other departments that are no longer deemed usable for College purposes will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21 at Building A on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Hannam’s Auction Service of Galesburg will serve as the auctioneer for the sale, which will include playground and day care center equipment, furniture,...

May 28, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2014 spring semester.
 

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

DEAN’S LIST
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May 23, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted its best score of the week and finished in 17th place Friday during the final round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Swan Lake Resort.

 

“It was nice to see this team to go out on a good note,” Chargers coach Ryan Twaddle said. “They had nothing to lose today, and they went out and played like it. We played our best round of the week by far.”

 

The Chargers totaled a...

May 22, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team remained in 17th place but trimmed its deficit behind Independence (Kan.) to just three shots after the third round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Thursday at Swan Lake Resort.

 

The Chargers trailed Independence by 15 shots entering the round but ended the day three shots behind the Pirates after shooting 336 as a team. Sandburg’s three-round total of 997 is nine shots ahead of College...

May 21, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team improved its score by 11 shots and moved into sole possession of 17th place during the second round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Wednesday at Swan Lake Resort.
 

Each of the Chargers’ four scorers topped their totals from the opening round. Sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) led Sandburg with a 2-over-par 74 that included an even-par performance on the back nine....

May 20, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team shot 336 and is tied for 17th after Tuesday’s opening round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Swan Lake Resort.
 

Making their second straight appearance at nationals and fourth in the last five years, the Chargers had all four of their scorers shoot in the 80s. Sandburg is tied with host school Ancilla (Ind.) and is two shots behind Independence (Kan.) for 16th place. Despite posting...

May 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Political science and history instructor Lara Roemer has been named the 2014 Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year. Students and fellow faculty members nominated Roemer for her outstanding work in the classroom, and she was introduced as the winner during the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday at Galesburg High School.

By being selected as Sandburg’s Faculty Member of the Year, Roemer will be submitted as the...

May 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Paul Marasa has been named the 2014 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Marasa for his outstanding work in the classroom. Marasa was introduced as the winner during the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday at Galesburg High School.

Marasa has taught English at Sandburg since 1998, and he’s served as the writing coordinator for the TRIO Achievement...

May 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Reaching the NJCAA Division II national tournament is nothing new for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf program, but playing in it will be a new experience for all but one member of this year’s team.
 

The Chargers will be making their second straight appearance and fourth in the last five years at nationals when the four-day tournament kicks off Tuesday at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind., but sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg, Ill./...

May 12, 2014
GALESBURG—For the first time ever, Carl Sandburg College will have live streams available for its GED Commencement and College Commencement ceremonies, which will take place May 14 and May 15, respectively.
 

These streams will be available to anyone for free, and they will be archived on the College’s YouTube page, www.youtube.com/carlsandburgcollege, so they can be viewed after the ceremonies as well.
 

The 44th annual Carl Sandburg College...

May 5, 2014
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College and Knox College have announced a dual admission program for students who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Knox upon completing an associate degree at Sandburg.
 

The agreement was signed by Sandburg President Lori Sundberg and Knox President Teresa Amott at a news conference Monday morning at Sandburg and will go into effect with students applying for enrollment at Knox in the fall of 2015.
 

“We have a...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics and leadership for the 2013-14 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
Catherine McDaniel
Stan Shover...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a Child Care Fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The fair will allow for community members to meet with several currently licensed area child care providers about their services and offerings. There is no cost to attend the fair.
 

For more information about the Child Care Fair, contact Tammy Folger, coordinator of the Children’...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Sixteen Galesburg District 205 eighth-graders were inducted into the George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2018 during a ceremony Friday afternoon in the Student Center on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. The ceremony was the initial step for the students in a path toward a tuition-free education through Carl Sandburg College and Knox College.
 

This year’s Gale Scholars inductees are: Syneca Baker, Ezekial Biamungu, Selena Black...

April 25, 2014
GALESBURG—Winners from the 21st annual Knox-Galesburg Symphony Young Pianists Competition will perform on the 9-foot Steinway concert piano at 10 a.m. April 26 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Galesburg as part of the Music Mornings program.
 

Also, the Knox-Galesburg Symphony will host a public recital for all winners and honorable mentions at 3 p.m. April 27 in Kresge Recital Hall at Knox College.
 

Now in its third decade, the Knox-...

April 25, 2014
GALESBURG—Registration is now available for the 12th annual Carl Sandburg College Kids on Campus summer sessions, which will take place Aug. 4-8 at the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

This summer enrichment program is offered for students in grades K-6. Sessions take place from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with two classes available in the morning and two in the afternoon on a variety of fun and interactive subjects.
 

The cost is $79 for two classes for...

April 22, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College honored the 2014 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award at the Alumni Awards Reception on April 15 in the Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Honorable Thomas A. Keith ’87 received the Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Trevor Davies ’06 received the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
 

A circuit judge for the Illinois 10th Judicial Circuit, Keith earned his...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Due to popular demand, Carl Sandburg College Theatre is taking the unprecedented step of presenting encore performances of its spring play, “Nothing Natural.”
 

The performances will take place at 7 p.m. April 25-26 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Written and directed by Sandburg assistant professor of theater Susan Sharp, the docudrama recounts the true story of the days before, during and after...

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