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Dec. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer player Lawson Crider has been named to the first team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Men’s Junior College Division I All-America and All-North Region teams, the first time any Sandburg player has received either honor.
 

A freshman from Mayfield, Ky., Crider shattered the Sandburg record book, setting school records for goals (23), assists (11) and points (57) in a season....

Dec. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Students in the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program raised $500 for tornado victims during a cut-a-thon Dec. 7 at the Annex in downtown Galesburg, bringing the College’s total fundraising efforts to more than $2,500. Customers at the cut-a-thon could receive a haircut for a minimum $5 donation, and all proceeds were donated to the American Red Cross to aid victims of last month’s tornadoes in central Illinois.

 

The cut-a-thon was among...

Dec. 19, 2013
CHICAGO—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team’s nine-game winning streak ended with an 80-75 loss at Olive-Harvey on Wednesday night.

 

Playing for the second time in as many nights, the Chargers (10-4) trailed 41-31 at halftime. Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored a team-high 20 points, and sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) grabbed a team-best 18 rebounds. Sandburg also got 14 points from sophomore...

Dec. 17, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) hit two free throws with 7.4 seconds left to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to its ninth straight victory with a 69-67 win over Clinton (Iowa) on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Cougars (0-12) hit a free throw with :31.8 left to tie the contest after trailing by as much as 20 in the first half and 18 early in the second. Hubbard, who scored a team-leading 13...

Dec. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for this afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

A makeup date has yet to be announced for the women’s basketball team’s game against John Wood. The Chargers will take off for Winter Break before returning to action at 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at home against McHenry County.
 

The men’s basketball team’s game against Triton...

Dec. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) hit six 3-pointers and scored a team-high 24 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball routed Eureka JV 102-67 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for the Chargers’ eighth straight win.

 

Gooden hit three 3s in each half and came two points away from matching his season high, which came Nov. 23 against Lincoln Land. The Chargers (9-3) scored their most points in a game...

Dec. 12, 2013
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Monmouth JV 67-49 on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (6-4) led 30-26 at halftime before outscoring the Fighting Scots 37-23 in the second. Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) and freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) each scored 10 points to lead Sandburg. Bollinger also added a team-leading eight rebounds.

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Dec. 10, 2013
GALESBURG—Jill Johnson, associate dean of social and business sciences at Carl Sandburg College, has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College.
 

The John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to teaching, leadership and learning by community college faculty and staff. Johnson was nominated for the honor by Linda Lee, associate...

Dec. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to seven games with a 93-66 blowout of St. Ambrose JV on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Three sophomores in the Chargers frontcourt scored in double figures, led by a season-high 16 points from Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central). Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) added 14 points and Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) scored 13....

Dec. 9, 2013
LINCOLN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team split a pair of games Friday and Saturday in the Lincoln College Classic. The Chargers (5-4) dropped a 62-54 decision Friday evening against Lincoln Land before bouncing back to top the host Lynx 58-44 on Saturday afternoon.

 

Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 14 points and sophomore guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton, Ill./Canton) added five rebounds in the win...

Dec. 5, 2013
KEOKUK, Iowa—Southeastern (Iowa) rallied late to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 60-55 loss on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (4-3) led 26-25 at halftime and had a 53-49 advantage in the second half before the Blackhawks went on an 11-2 run to close the game. Sophomore forward Marysa Remick scored a team-high 18 for Sandburg and was the only Chargers player in double figures.

 

DeJanique Nicholas scored 18 to pace...

Dec. 4, 2013
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College and Monmouth College have announced a joint admissions agreement designed to facilitate a seamless transfer for Sandburg students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at Monmouth.
 

Titled the Pipeline Program, the agreement was signed by the presidents of both institutions at a news conference Wednesday at Sandburg.
 

"We believe this partnership will provide valuable new options and benefits to students...

Dec. 3, 2013
GALESBURG—Students in the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program will have a cut-a-thon from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., Galesburg, to raise money for victims of last month’s tornadoes in central Illinois.

Customers can receive a haircut for a minimum $5 donation, and all proceeds from the cut-a-thon will be given to the American Red Cross to aid tornado victims. To schedule an appointment, call the Carl...

Dec. 2, 2013
CLINTON, Iowa—Four players scored in double figures to help the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team beat Clinton (Iowa) 73-64 on Saturday and extend the Chargers’ winning streak to six games.

 

Freshman guard Reggie Anderson (Decatur, Ill./MacArthur) had a team-leading 17 points while sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored 13, sophomore forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored 12 and sophomore guard Zach Ziemba...

Nov. 26, 2013
GALESBURG—Second-ranked Illinois Central stormed to an early lead and handed the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 72-46 loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (4-2) opened the game with a 3-pointer by sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA), but the Cougars (6-2) followed with a 17-0 run and never looked back. ICC led 39-18 at halftime.

 

Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College’s Veterans Drop-In Center recently expanded to offer more space for students who are active or former military personnel.
 

The Veterans Drop-In Center, located in Room B121 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, doubled in size last month. The room originally opened last November and serves as a place to relax or study for Sandburg's 65 students who are veterans or active military members. The 300-square-foot area includes two...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College political science and history instructor Lara Roemer has been named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar. Roemer was one of 26 community college instructors selected through an application process regarding the 2014-2015 Honors Study Topic, “Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration,” and for excellence in teaching.
 

Roemer will attend the annual Faculty Scholar Conference in the British Virgin Islands Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will accept scholarship applications beginning Dec. 1 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Full- and part-time students who are interested in applying for scholarship assistance should complete the application process. The application deadline is March 1.
 

The scholarship application process is online, and paper applications are not necessary except when specified. Students can apply for scholarships by visiting...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) scored a season-high 25 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won its fifth game in a row with a 78-59 victory over Lincoln Land on Saturday in the final game of the Sandburg Classic.

 

The Chargers (6-3) also hit a season-best nine 3-pointers as they went 2-0 in the modified round-robin tournament. Sophomore forward Jacob Warner (Galva, Ill./Galva) added 14 points for...

Nov. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored a game-high 34 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rallied for a 92-89 overtime victory over North Central Missouri on Friday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Sandburg Classic.
 

Hubbard, who posted a career-high 36 points against the Pirates in the teams’ first meeting this season, scored 27 points after halftime, including three free throws to force overtime...

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