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Oct. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation presented its inaugural Community Honoree of the Year to Les Allen during Mr. Sandburg’s Garden Party on Sept. 14 for his significant accomplishments and contributions benefiting Sandburg students, programs and capital needs.
 

Allen recently retired as the executive vice president of lending and chief credit officer at Midwest Bank of Western Illinois after spending 25 years with the institution. While with...

Oct. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebrations Tuesday at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to welcome its new bookstore and food service partners.
 

A ribbon-cutting at the bookstore, now operated by Follett Bookstore Management, will take place at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Food, discounted apparel, games and giveaways — including drawings for a $300 gift card and a tablet — will be available. The...

Oct. 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The registration deadline has been extended through noon Oct. 8 for the West Central Illinois Healthcare Continuing Education (WCIHCE) healthcare seminar “Healthy Workplace Environments – For Healthcare Workers” scheduled for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Carl Sandburg College Student Center, 2400 Tom Wilson Blvd.
 

This program will focus on healthy workplace environments for healthcare workers, with an emphasis on stress-reduction strategies....

Sept. 30, 2014
GALESBURG — A dream three years in the making became a reality Tuesday afternoon as Carl Sandburg College was formally introduced as a National Academy of Railroad Sciences (NARS) training site during a ceremonial contract signing on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

“There are times in a college’s life cycle that are defining moments,” Sandburg President Dr. Lori Sundberg said, “and we are participating in one of those moments right now for Carl Sandburg...

Sept. 30, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College on Monday was awarded more than $1 million as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) competitive grant program, the White House announced.
 

Sandburg’s grant of $1,049,474 is part of a nearly $10 million award given to a consortium of five Illinois institutions that is spearheaded by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and also includes Lewis and Clark Community College...

Sept. 25, 2014
GALESBURG — The registration deadline is Oct. 3 for the “Healthy Workplace Environments: For Healthcare Workers” seminar, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Student Center on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Sponsored by West Central Illinois Healthcare Continuing Education, the program will focus on healthy workplace environments for healthcare workers, with an emphasis on stress-...

Sept. 24, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a signing ceremony at 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Center for Manufacturing Excellence on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to formally announce it as a National Academy of Railroad Sciences (NARS) training site.
 

Representatives from Sandburg, NARS, the City of Galesburg, BNSF Railway and Johnson County (Kan.) Community College will be on hand for the ceremony. The public is invited to attend....

Sept. 24, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Career and Corporate Development Department will offer restaurant and non-restaurant food handler training classes from October-December at the Main Campus in Galesburg, Extension Center in Bushnell and Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

The Illinois Department of Public Health’s Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies has mandated that all food handlers working in restaurants must have completed training by Dec. 31. Participants...

Aug. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Coming off the most successful season in program history, Ariel Pesce wants the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team to reach another level this fall.
 

“They had a phenomenal season last year, and I told them we’re not going to take a step down,” Pesce said. “We’re going to look to do better, and that means a lot of work.”
 

Sandburg had a scrimmage Friday evening at Monmouth and opens the regular season at 5 p.m. today against...

Aug. 15, 2014
GALESBURG—For the first time, the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team will have a preseason intra-squad scrimmage open to the public when it holds the Navy & Red Scrimmage at 6 p.m. Tuesday in John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Admission is free for all Sandburg students, faculty and staff, and the general public is asked to bring an item to be donated to the Carl Sandburg College Resource Room.
 

The Resource Room was established in 2010 to...

July 14, 2014
GALESBURG — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s Oral History Program recently released a new collection of interviews, including four from Carl Sandburg College, telling the story of community colleges in Illinois.
 

President Dr. Lori Sundberg, former Professors Dr. Norman Burdick and Frederick Visel, and former Associate Dean Darrell Clevidence are among the 62 teachers, administrators and legislators whose interviews are included as part of...

July 3, 2014
GALESBURG — 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 Building D lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, to showcase work students have done in their classes.
 

Projects include iPad videos (foreign language); reports on the novel “The Maze Runner” (literature); a full-sized medieval trebuchet and Lego robots (science); and rockets and geometrical kites (math)....

June 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) through the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
 

Both honors were presented at the College’s regular Board of Trustees meeting Thursday evening. This is the fifth consecutive year Sandburg has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, and it’s the 11th straight year it...

June 24, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support the Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition. Sandburg has received funding from Dollar General every year since 2004, totaling $143,000 for family and adult literacy.
 

A majority of the funds will be used for instructional books and materials for tutoring adult learners. The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition provides trained...

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
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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...

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