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Jan. 21, 2014
EAST PEORIA—Third-ranked Illinois Central handed the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 68-37 loss on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Cougars (16-2) jumped to a 34-17 lead at halftime and held the Chargers (8-7) to 25 percent from the floor for the contest (13 of 52). Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 11 points, including three 3-pointers. Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Asotria, Ill./Astoria) and...

Jan. 19, 2014
GALESBURG—After serving the community for more than 35 years, the Carl Sandburg College Children’s School on the Main Campus in Galesburg will close when current contracts for the spring semester expire June 6.
 

The Children’s School opened in 1977 as a laboratory school and clinical site for Sandburg’s child development and nanny programs. However, the College no longer offers either academic program because of a decline in enrollment in both. The nanny...

Jan. 17, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 31st annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25, which includes lunch. There will be 52 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal...

Jan. 17, 2014
OGLESBY—Sophomore forward Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) scored a career-high 29 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran away from Illinois Valley in the second half for a 78-47 Arrowhead Conference victory on Thursday night.

 

Brown hit 13 of 18 shots, including two 3-pointers, and easily surpassed his previous career high of 16 points from Dec. 7 against St. Ambrose JV. The Chargers (11-7, 1-1) also got 10...

Jan. 17, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team couldn’t come back after getting off to a slow start in a 78-72 Arrowhead Conference loss Thursday at Illinois Valley.

 

The Chargers (8-6, 1-1) fell behind 28-6 and were held without a field goal until 7 minutes, 40 seconds remained in the first half. Despite the early struggles, Sandburg made a big run to close the gap to 32-27 at halftime, but the Eagles (6-8, 1-2) were able to hang on.

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Jan. 14, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will feature the works of 11 local women artists with its Women’s Work Art Show from Jan. 21-March 14 in the Building D Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An opening reception for the show will take place from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 24 in the gallery.
 

This invitational exhibit will showcase the efforts of area artists Tina Browder, Chris Dokolasa, April Jackson, Basia Kroll, Stacy Lotz, Carla Markwart...

Jan. 14, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its practical nursing and associate degree nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

 

The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share its comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 4-5 p.m. Feb. 12 in Room A107 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L....

Jan. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team went on a tear late in the first half and held on to beat Monmouth JV 57-52 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (8-5), who have won four of their last five, scored 18 of the last 20 before halftime for a 32-15 advantage. Sandburg’s surge started with a rebound basket by freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) with 4 minutes, 4 seconds left, and sophomore...

Jan. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—Triton put together a run in each half to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 77-65 nonconference loss on Friday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (10-7), who dropped their fourth in a row after a nine-game winning streak, led 23-20 in the first half before the Trojans (12-5) went on a 15-0 run to take a lasting lead. A rebound basket by sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) to open the second half cut...

Jan. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit deficit to take a late lead, but John Wood came back to hand the Chargers a 64-62 nonconference loss on Friday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Sandburg (7-5) trailed by as much as 14 in the first half, and the Trail Blazers (7-8) led 58-48 before the Chargers put together an 11-0 run in 1 minute, 20 seconds for a 59-58 advantage with 2:00 left.
 

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Jan. 10, 2014
GALESBURG—Black Hawk East pulled away in the second half to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 79-72 loss in the Arrowhead Conference opener for both teams Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Tied at 44 in the second half, the Warriors (8-8, 1-0) went ahead for good with an 8-0 run in just 56 seconds. Torrance Evans opened the burst with a 3-pointer and knocked down another when Black Hawk East retained possession because of a...

Jan. 10, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team opened its Arrowhead Conference schedule with a 75-56 victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday evening at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Playing for the first time since Dec. 11, the Chargers (7-4, 1-0) won their third straight game. The Warriors (6-10, 0-1) led 21-14 near the midway point of the first half, but Sandburg went on a 9-0 run to take a 23-21 lead and never trailed again. The Chargers took...

Jan. 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2013 fall 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.

 

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Jan. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games that were postponed Dec. 14 have been rescheduled for Friday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Sandburg women’s basketball team will host John Wood at 3 p.m. Friday, and the men’s team will follow by hosting Triton at 5 p.m.
 

The next game for each Sandburg team is Thursday evening at home against Black Hawk East in the Chargers’ Arrowhead Conference opener. The...

Jan. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball Arrowhead Conference openers scheduled for this evening at Sauk Valley have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

Both games have been rescheduled for Feb. 1, beginning with the women’s game at 5:30 p.m. The men’s game will follow at 7:30 p.m.
 

The next scheduled game for both teams is Thursday against Black Hawk East at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The women’s game will tip...

Jan. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—All Carl Sandburg College campuses will open at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

 

New student orientation previously scheduled for 9 a.m. has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. this Friday, Jan 10 in the Student Center. For additional information or questions please Genny Stevens, coordinator of student life, at 309.341.5332 or gstevens@sandburg.edu.
 

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Jan. 5, 2014
GALESBURG—ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to inclement weather.

 

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Jan. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for this afternoon against McHenry County at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

Makeup dates for either game have yet to be announced.
 

Both Chargers teams will open Arrowhead Conference play Tuesday evening at Sauk Valley. The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.
 

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Jan. 2, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition is seeking volunteers for tutoring. Basic volunteer training sessions will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 12, 19 and 26 in Room 103 of George Davis Hall on the campus of Knox College.
 

Once trained, volunteers can tutor students one-on-one, in small groups, in classrooms and assist with specific projects and events. Training is free of charge, and books and materials for tutoring are provided at no...

All Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 1 for Winter Break. All College offices will resume regular operating hours at 8 a.m. Jan. 2.

 

We hope you have a safe and happy holiday season!

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