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Nov. 4, 2013
CHANNAHON—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country runner Haley Bolliger qualified for the NJCAA Division I cross country meet for the second straight year after finishing second at the Region IV meet Saturday at Community Park.

 

Bolliger, a sophomore from Tremont, led much of the 5-kilometer race until Monica Page of DuPage overtook her on the final curve and edged Bolliger by one second for the individual title. Bolliger’s time of 19 minutes, 49...

Nov. 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team enjoyed a 19-win campaign and reached as high as No. 14 in the NJCAA Division II rankings during the 2012-13 season, but the way it ended has stuck with Chargers for the past eight months.
 

Sandburg dropped its final three games, capped by an overtime loss at home to rival Black Hawk in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

“The kids left with a feeling of emptiness, and that...

Oct. 31, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the drama “Dearly Departed” at 7 p.m. Nov. 7-9 in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Set in the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for Daddy’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the...

Oct. 31, 2013
GALESBURG—An opening reception for the Carl Sandburg College Alumni Art show will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Building D Lobby Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Works made by Sandburg alumni are on display through Jan. 10. The gallery and reception are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided at the reception.
 

For more information, contact Lisa Walker, art program coordinator...

Oct. 30, 2013
DES PLAINES—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team’s best season in program history came to an end Wednesday with a 4-2 loss at Oakton in the semifinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

The Chargers (15-5-0), who came in with nine wins in their 10 previous matches, were unable to recover from a 3-0 halftime deficit following goals in the 3rd, 28th and 36th minutes for the Raiders.
 

Sandburg got both of its goals from sophomore Jesse...

Oct. 29, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has launched a new software system to improve the hiring process for job seekers and personnel managers. Job seekers are able to quickly apply online to numerous positions currently open via http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sandburg/default.cfm. Interested candidates can apply for current vacancies or sign up for new openings that become available.
 

Sandburg has partnered with NEOGOV, the nation’s largest cloud software for...

Oct. 26, 2013
GLEN ELLYN—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team continued its run through the Region IV tournament with a 4-3 quarterfinal victory over DuPage on Saturday.

 

The Chargers (15-4-0), who have won three games in the tournament and nine of their last 10 overall, advance to play at Oakton in a semifinal at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Waubsonsee will host Morton in the other semifinal, also at 3 p.m. Saturday. The championship is set for noon Nov. 2.

 

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Oct. 23, 2013
SOUTH HOLLAND—Sophomore Jesse Bathelt’s golden goal with less than 3 minutes left in double overtime lifted the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team to a 3-2 comeback victory Wednesday over South Suburban in the first round of the Region IV tournament.
 

The Chargers (14-4-0), who have won eight of their last nine matches, rallied despite playing a man down at the end of regulation and for the duration of the overtime periods. Sandburg advances to play...

Oct. 23, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team closed its Arrowhead Conference schedule with a 25-16, 25-11, 25-19 sweep of Highland on Wednesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

A trio of sophomores led the Chargers (19-16, 8-4) on the team’s Sophomore Night. Middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) posted a team-high 13 kills, setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) handed out 30 assists and outside hitter Erika Hibberd (Pekin) added eight kills in addition to a team-...

Oct. 23, 2013
MALTA—Kishwaukee completed a season sweep of the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team by topping the Chargers 25-15, 25-19, 25-14 on Tuesday in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

Sandburg (18-16, 7-4) was led sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb), who posted 14 assists along with five kills. Freshman libero Justine Bodenhamer had a team-best 16 digs for the Chargers. Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) had a team-leading seven kills, and freshman...

Oct. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the University of Illinois Springfield Peoria Center on Monday signed an agreement that offers a new transfer option for students studying accounting and business administration.

 

Under the partnership, students who graduate from Sandburg with their associate degree can transfer their credits to the UIS Peoria Center to complete their bachelor’s in accounting or business administration in just two more years.

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Oct. 21, 2013
PEORIA—Sophomore Haley Bolliger finished 16th in the women’s race and broke her own 6-kilometer school record as the Carl Sandburg College cross country teams closed the regular season at the Bradley Pink Classic on Friday at Newman Golf Course.
Bolliger’s time of 23 minutes, 36 seconds shattered her previous mark of 24:12, which she set three weeks earlier at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational.

 

“Haley is making outstanding progress as we near the...

Oct. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team picked up its first ever playoff victory with a 6-2 defeat of Kankakee on Saturday afternoon at Kleine Equipment Field in the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

The Chargers (13-4-0), who lost to Kankakee in the first round last year, advance to play at South Suburban at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The win was Sandburg’s seventh in its last eight matches.
 

The Chargers jumped to a 3-0...

Oct. 17, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team completed a season sweep of Black Hawk by beating the Braves 25-16, 26-24, 25-17 on Wednesday night in Arrowhead Conference play.

 

The Chargers (17-12, 7-3) had a balanced attack that was led by seven kills from sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge). Freshman middle hitter Rachel Barr (Mendota), sophomore outside hitter Lorren Newingham (Pittsfield) and sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) each...

Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the University of Illinois Springfield-Peoria Center have partnered to offer students a new transfer option for students studying accounting and business administration. Administrators from both schools will have a ceremony to formally announce the partnership at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Carl Sandburg College Board Room, Room E200, on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Under the agreement, students who...

Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 30 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2013 from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Hamilton High School, 1100 Keokuk St, Hamilton.
 

The following schools are scheduled to attend (list subject to change):

 

Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing
Blackburn College
Bradley University
Carl Sandburg College
Columbia College
...

Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—East Galesburg native and 2013 graduate of Carl Sandburg College graduate Makenzie Frank has been awarded a scholarship from the Illinois Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel (ILAEOPP).

 

Frank, who graduated in May with an Associate in Science degree and was a member of TRIO Student Support Services at Sandburg, was awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to students who are nominated by...

Oct. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 50 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The following schools are scheduled to attend (list subject to change):

 

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

Oct. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Art Club will host a Zombie Day from 1-4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Lake Storey picnic shelters, 1033 S. Lake Storey Rd.
 

Zombie Day is a scavenger hunt, survival run and game of tag all in one. Run from Sandburg Art Club members dressed as ravenous zombies in a fast-paced fight for survival. There will be food, additional games, prizes and zombies galore. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and the run begins at 1 p.m., followed by...

Oct. 14, 2013
SOMERS, Wis.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s cross country team finished 18th and the women’s team 21st at the Lucian Ross Invitational on Saturday.

 

Sophomore Haley Bolliger led the Chargers by finishing 135th in the 5-kilometer women’s race with a time of 20 minutes, 4 seconds. Sandburg’s six other women’s runners each finished within 24 spots of each other. Bayleigh Harrison was 257th in 23:35, Marisa Miller 258th in 23:39, Christina Kokjohn 262nd in 23...

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