May

Hansen Fires 78 in 1st Round of Nationals

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College men’s golfer Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Neponset) shot a 7-over-par 78 Tuesday and is tied for 72ndoverall after the first round of the NJCAA Division II national championship at Longbow Golf Course. Starting his ...

Sandburg’s Wetherell Named to All-Arrowhead Softball Team

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College softball player Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) has been named to the All-Arrowhead Conference team for her play for the Chargers this spring. Wetherell, a sophomore first baseman, earned the honor despite ...

Stone Named Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year

Friday, May 19, 2017 — Christina Stone has been named the 2017 Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Stone for her outstanding work in the classroom. Stone was introduced as the winner during the 49th ...

Wallenfelsz Named Sandburg Adjunct Faculty of the Year

Friday, May 19, 2017 — Kelly Wallenfelsz has been named the 2017 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated her for her outstanding work in the classroom. Wallenfelsz was introduced as the winner during ...

Jim Graham Receives Sandburg’s Distinguished Service Award

Friday, May 19, 2017 — Retired Carl Sandburg College instructor James “Jim” Graham was presented with the College’s Distinguished Service Award during the 49th annual Sandburg Commencement on Thursday evening. A political science faculty ...

3 Chargers Baseball Players Named to All-Region IV Team

Thursday, May 18, 2017 — Three members of the Carl Sandburg College baseball team have been named to the All-Region IV Division II North Central District Second Team for their play this spring. Mitchell Ellison (East Moline, Ill./United Township) and Jordan Chandler ...

Sandburg Baseball Claims 7 Spots on All-Arrowhead Team

Thursday, May 18, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College accounted for seven spots on the 2017 All-Arrowhead Conference baseball team, the most of any school, and one Chargers player garnered honors as a pitcher and position player. Sandburg’s six players on the ...

Sandburg’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Earns International Award

Monday, May 15, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College’s Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently was presented with a Distinguished College Project Award during PTK’s annual international convention. The award honors chapters for exemplary ...

Chargers Knocked Out by Madison in Region IV Sectional

Monday, May 15, 2017 — Madison (Wis.) kept the Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s bats quiet Saturday as it swept the Chargers in the Region IV sectional. The Wolfpack took the first two games of the best-of-three series, winning 4-1 in the opener and 5-1 ...

IHMVCU Makes $5,000 Donation for Sandburg’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, May 12, 2017 — IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union has made a $5,000 donation to the Carl Sandburg College Foundation to become the Elite Class sponsor for the Foundation’s upcoming 50th Anniversary Celebration. IHMVCU’s contribution for the ...

Sandburg’s Kellogg Receives Innovation of the Year Award

Friday, May 12, 2017 — Dave Kellogg, coordinator of criminal justice at Carl Sandburg College, recently was recognized as a recipient of a 2017 Innovation of the Year Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. Kellogg won the honor for initially ...

Sandburg, Lincoln College Announce New Transfer Agreement

Thursday, May 11, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College and Lincoln College on Thursday announced an articulation agreement that simplifies the transfer process for Sandburg students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at Lincoln College. Under the agreement, ...

10 Galesburg Students Inducted Into Gale Scholars Class of 2021

Thursday, May 11, 2017 — Ten Galesburg eighth-graders were inducted into the George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2021 on Tuesday afternoon in Carl Sandburg College’s Crist Student Center, marking their initial step in a path toward a tuition-free education ...

Sandburg Wins Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Award for 1st Time

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — For the first time in program history, Carl Sandburg College has won the Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Award, which is given to the college that has the highest overall standing throughout the league’s six sports (volleyball, ...

Carl Sandburg College Hosts Health Career Pathways Workshop

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College recently hosted a workshop with area health industry partners as well as area high school and community stakeholders to discuss the importance of health career pathways and implementing dual credit opportunities for high ...

Sandburg Baseball to Play at Madison in Region IV Sectional

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team will kick off postseason play by traveling to face Madison (Wis.) in the Region IV sectional. The Chargers earned the fifth seed in the tournament and will play at the fourth-seeded Wolfpack (31-16) in a ...

Chargers Split Doubleheader at Augustana JV

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a doubleheader at Augustana JV on Monday, taking Game 1 6-2 before dropping the nightcap 6-4. Mitch Ellison (East Moline, Ill./United Township) and Jordan Chandler (Erie, Ill./Erie) each drove in two ...

Chargers Swept on Road Despite Figueroa’s 5-Hit Afternoon

Monday, May 08, 2017 — Shortstop Angel Figueroa (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) collected five hits on the day, but the Carl Sandburg College baseball team dropped a pair of contests at 16h-ranked McHenry County on Sunday. The Scots took the opener 5-1 and Game 2 ...

Hansen Wins Medalist Honors, 1 of 3 Chargers to Earn All-Arrowhead Honors

Monday, May 08, 2017 — Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Kewanee) won medalist honors and was one of three Carl Sandburg College men’s golfers to be named to the All-Arrowhead Conference team Friday at Emerald Hills as the Chargers wrapped up their league ...

Chargers’ Lesniewski, Wetherell Get All-Region Softball Honors

Friday, May 05, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College softball players Chelsea Lesniewski (Fulton, Ill./Fulton) and Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) have been named to the All-Region IV Division II District B second team for their play for the Chargers this ...

Carl Sandburg College Students Honored at Awards Assembly

Friday, May 05, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics, athletics and leadership for the 2016-2017 academic year during the annual Recognition and Awards Assembly on Wednesday in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg. The ...

Sandburg Baseball Saturday vs. Lake County Canceled

Friday, May 05, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s home doubleheader scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday against Lake County has been canceled and won’t be rescheduled. The Chargers will wrap up their regular season with three straight road ...

Men’s Golf Posts its Lowest Round of Arrowhead Conference Season

Thursday, May 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted its lowest round of the Arrowhead Conference season and finished second in a league meet Wednesday at Byron Hills. The Chargers’ 324 total was one stroke better than their score ...

Sandburg Softball Ends Season in Region IV Quarterfinals

Thursday, May 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team saw its season come to a close with by losing at Highland on Wednesday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament. The Cougars took Game 1 of the best-of-three series 7-1 and rallied to win ...

Sandburg Baseball Finishes 2nd in Arrowhead Conference

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team settled for second in the Arrowhead Conference standings. Needing a sweep Wednesday at 17th-ranked Black Hawk to win the league crown, the Chargers instead saw the host and conference-leading Braves clinch ...

Sandburg Offering Summer Career Academies in Criminal Justice, Nursing

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College is offering a pair of career academies in criminal justice and nursing this summer for area youth. These hands-on programs for students who have completed grades 5-9 are designed to give them the opportunity to challenge ...

George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2021 Induction May 9

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 — Members of the George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2021 will be inducted during a ceremony at 1 p.m. May 9 in the Crist Student Center on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The induction ...

Chargers’ Split With BHC Sets Up Arrowhead Title Showdown

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College and Black Hawk baseball teams finished Tuesday where they started. The Chargers and Braves split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex, leaving ...

Sandburg Softball to Face Highland in Region IV Quarterfinals

Monday, May 01, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team will begin Region IV Division II District B tournament action by playing a best-of-three quarterfinal series at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Highland. The Chargers (7-33) and Cougars (21-10) split a doubleheader ...

Registration Available for Sandburg Summer Sports Camps

Monday, May 01, 2017 — Aspiring young athletes can get first-hand instruction from Carl Sandburg College coaches and players this summer at sports camps for softball, golf, cross country, basketball, volleyball and soccer. Campers will learn the fundamentals of their ...

Hansen Leads Balanced Round for Sandburg Men’s Golf at Monmouth

Monday, May 01, 2017 — Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Kewanee) led a balanced day for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team in the Fighting Scot Invitational on Friday at Gibson Woods. Hansen shot an 8-over-par 79 for the Chargers, whose four scorers ...

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