2017

Crawford's ‘Bliss of Being’ at Sandburg Aug. 28-Oct. 15; Opening Reception Sept. 8

Thursday, August 17, 2017 — The first gallery of the 2017-18 academic year at Carl Sandburg College will showcase the works of Cathie Crawford from Aug. 28-Oct. 15, with an opening reception Sept. 8. Crawford’s “Bliss of Being: 30 Years of ...

4th Annual Sandburg Volleyball Navy & Red Scrimmage Aug. 22

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 — The fourth annual Carl Sandburg College volleyball Navy & Red Scrimmage will take place at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium. Admission is free for all Sandburg students, faculty and staff. The public is asked to bring an item to ...

Affordable Teeth Cleanings, Dental X-Rays at Sandburg Annex

Monday, August 14, 2017 — The dental hygiene clinic at the Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., in downtown Galesburg will again provide low-cost dental services (with no insurance necessary) during the upcoming academic year. The clinic will begin seeing ...

50 Trips for 50 Years: Sandburg 50th Anniversary Celebration Sept. 16

Thursday, August 03, 2017 — It’s time to purchase your ticket to paradise. Tickets are now available for the Carl Sandburg College Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration, Donations & Destinations: 50 Trips for 50 Years, which will take place 6-10 ...

Crowe Hired as Sandburg VP of Academic Services

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — Dr. Ellen Crowe, Carl Sandburg College’s new Vice President of Academic Services, brings with her more than 30 years of experience in education and nearly two decades as a higher education administrator. Crowe’s hiring was ...

Sandburg, Galesburg Transit Partner to Offer Free Rides to Sandburg Students

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 — GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College and Galesburg Transit have partnered in a pilot program to allow Sandburg students to ride the bus for free by showing their Sandburg student ID. Free ridership will be available starting August 1, 2017 ...

Sandburg Women’s XC Team Earns NJCAA Academic Honor

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country team has earned NJCAA Academic Team Award honorable mention for the third straight year after its outstanding work in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. The Chargers posted a ...

Registration Available for 16-Week ESL Course at Sandburg

Friday, July 07, 2017 — GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering a 16-week English as a Second Language (ESL) course from August 21 – December 13.   The class, Conversational English as a Second ...

Carl Sandburg College Announces 2017 Spring Graduates

Thursday, June 29, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2017 spring semester.   ASSOCIATE DEGREES ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED ...

Sandburg Upward Bound Summer Open House July 6

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College will host an open house for students involved in TRIO Upward Bound from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 6 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery, Building D on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. This public ...

With Funding in Doubt, Gale Scholars Program Faces Uncertain Future

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — Without increased levels of state funding or the emergence of an outside funding source, the George Washington Gale Scholars program — a collaborative effort between Carl Sandburg College, Knox College and Galesburg Community Unit ...

Mobile Learning Trailer Offers New Way to Explore Sandburg

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — Instead of you coming to visit Carl Sandburg College, it may be coming to visit you. The College recently unveiled its new mobile learning trailer, which can be used as a classroom and recruiting tool. The original idea of transforming a school ...

14 Sandburg Athletes Receive NJCAA All-Academic Honors

Friday, June 16, 2017 — Fourteen Carl Sandburg College student-athletes have received NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards for their success in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. Sandburg had five athletes earn NJCAA All-Academic First-Team honors (4.0 ...

Sandburg Co-Hosting 2nd Annual Whatever It Takes Conference

Thursday, June 15, 2017 — More than 300 K-12 teachers and administrators from throughout Illinois are at Carl Sandburg College and Lombard Middle School this week for the second annual Whatever It Takes Conference (WITcon). During the conference, which began Wednesday and ...

Behrens Establishes $10K Endowment for Annual Fund Challenge

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 — Joy K. Behrens of Galesburg has established a new $10,000 endowment with the Carl Sandburg College Foundation to benefit its Annual Fund. This donation puts the Foundation one step closer toward reaching its goal of raising $100,000 for the ...

Sandburg Upward Bound Program Awarded New 5-Year Grant Cycle

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College TRIO Upward Bound program has been awarded a new five-year grant cycle that runs through August 2022. “Having the TRIO Upward Bound program funded for another grant cycle is a great accomplishment for Carl ...

Sandburg Community Garden Awarded Hy-Vee One Step Grant

Monday, June 05, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College Community Garden has been awarded $1,000 through Hy-Vee’s One Step Community Garden Grant program. Grants are awarded to organizations whose core focus teaches those in need about health and nutrition through ...

Sandburg Community Garden Open House June 16-17

Friday, June 02, 2017 — All are welcome to take part in the Carl Sandburg College Community Garden’s third annual open garden sessions from 1-3 p.m. June 16 and 9-11 a.m. June 17. Garden volunteers will provide tours and tips in addition to showing some of the ...

Sandburg Dean’s List, Honors List for 2017 Spring Semester

Thursday, June 01, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2017 spring semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit ...

46 Chargers Named Academic All-Arrowhead Conference

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 — Forty-six Carl Sandburg College student-athletes earned Academic All-Arrowhead Conference honors for their performances in the classroom during the 2016-2017 academic year. All 10 Chargers teams had at least one player earn academic ...

Chargers’ Hansen Finishes Strong at NJCAA National Tourney

Friday, May 26, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College men’s golfer Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Kewanee) rebounded from a difficult opening nine holes by playing the back end of his round at 2-over-par Friday in the final round of the NJCAA Division II national ...

Sandburg’s Hansen Drops Back in 3rd Round of Nationals

Thursday, May 25, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College men’s golfer Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Kewanee) was unable to rebound from a tough sixth hole Thursday in the third round of the NJCAA Division II national championship at Longbow Golf Club. A day after jumping ...

Chargers’ Hansen Shoots 3-Over 74 in 2nd Round at Nationals

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College men’s golfer Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Kewanee) shot a 3-over-par 74 Wednesday during the second round of the NJCAA Division II national championship at Longbow Golf Club, shaving four shots off his score from ...

Chargers' Hansen Fires 78 in 1st Round of Nationals

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College men’s golfer Ryan Hansen (Neponset, Ill./Kewanee) 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 ...

Carl Sandburg College to Dedicate Collection of Artifacts From Former President

Friday, April 28, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College will dedicate a collection of artifacts from former president Dr. William “Bill” Anderson at 4 p.m. May 2 in the Sandburg Library on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The Dr. William ...

Silver Streaks’ Pendleton Signs With Sandburg Men’s Basketball

Friday, April 28, 2017 — Galesburg High School senior T.J. Pendleton has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team. Pendleton, a 6-foot-4 forward, was a first-team All-Western Big 6 Conference selection for the Silver ...

Changes to Carl Sandburg College Weekend Sports Schedule

Friday, April 28, 2017 — The following changes have been made to the Carl Sandburg College athletics schedule for this weekend: The baseball doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Kishwaukee has been canceled because of unplayable conditions and won’t be ...

Sandburg’s Hutchings Receives Roueche Excellence Award

Thursday, April 27, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College instructor James Hutchings recently received the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. Hutchings, coordinator of music and study abroad at Sandburg, was presented ...

Wetherell Stays Hot, but Chargers Drop Pair of 1-Run Games at Kishwaukee

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) continued her recent hot streak, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team dropped a pair of one-run games Tuesday at Kishwaukee, falling 3-2 and 4-3 in Arrowhead Conference action Wetherell finished ...

Sandburg Baseball Completes Season Sweep of Sauk Valley

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team finished off a season sweep of Sauk Valley by beating the Skyhawks 11-3 and 16-6 on Tuesday in Arrowhead Conference play. The Chargers (25-16, 11-3), winners of five of their last six overall, remain a ...

Sandburg Baseball Splits Pair of Slugfests With Waubonsee

Monday, April 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a pair of slugfests with Waubonsee on Monday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers won Game 1 17-14 but dropped the finale 15-8 with the ...

Sandburg Offers Cosmetology Continuing Education Event May 1

Monday, April 24, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering a one-day continuing education event for licensed cosmetologists. This course from Wella Professionals is worth eight continuing education credit hours and will take ...

Wetherell’s Extra-Inning HR Sends Chargers to Split at Sauk Valley

Monday, April 24, 2017 — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) delivered a two-run home run in extra innings in Game 2 to help the Carl Sandburg College softball team split its Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at Sauk Valley on Sunday. Wetherell’s clutch ...

Sandburg Baseball Never Trails in Sweep of Sauk Valley

Monday, April 24, 2017 — Mitchell Ellison (East Moline, Ill./United Township) and Nolan Ard (Carthage, Ill./Illini West) each totaled five RBIs on the day as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team swept Sauk Valley 9-3 and 14-1 on Saturday afternoon at the William ...

Women’s Golf Posts Spring Season-Best at UW-Whitewater Spring Fling

Monday, April 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team shaved 31 shots off its score from Round 1 to Round 2 in the Wisconsin-Whitewater Spring Fling on Friday and Saturday at the Beloit Club. The Chargers totaled a 413 on Friday before posting a ...

Sandburg Softball Drops Doubleheader vs. Waubonsee

Friday, April 21, 2017 — A tough day in the field resulted in a pair of five-inning losses for the Carl Sandburg College softball team Friday afternoon against Waubonsee at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers committed ...

Wetherell Smacks 2 HRs, but Chargers Drop 2 to Illinois Valley

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) had a huge day at the plate, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team dropped both ends of an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader, including a marathon Game 1, against Illinois Valley on Thursday ...

Chandler Homers but Sandburg Baseball Stopped by ICC

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team grabbed an early lead, but Illinois Central came back to hand the Chargers a 15-4 loss in seven innings Thursday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball ...

French Fans Career-High 9, Knocks in 2 for Chargers vs. Lincoln

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — Sophomore Kelsie French (Camanche, Iowa/Camanche) struck out a career-high nine batters and drove in a pair of runs in Game 2, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept by Lincoln 11-2 and 4-2 in nonconference action Wednesday ...

Carl Sandburg College No. 1 in Nation for Digital Technology for 4th Time in a Row

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — For the fourth straight year in which it’s been eligible, Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges category of the Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital ...

Brening Hits 3 Homers, Whiffs 10 in Chargers’ Sweep of IVCC

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — Levi Brening (Coon Rapids, Minn./DuQuoin) homered three times and the Carl Sandburg College baseball team swatted five for the afternoon as the Chargers hammered Illinois Valley in an Arrowhead Conference sweep Tuesday afternoon at the William ...

Drake Throws 1-Hitter as Chargers Split With IVCC

Monday, April 17, 2017 — Alec Drake (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) fired a one-hitter in Game 1 to highlight the Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader split at Illinois Valley on Saturday. Drake’s start helped the Chargers to ...

Softball Rallies vs. Joliet in Busy Weekend

Monday, April 17, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team jumped to a big lead early then rallied late to win Game 1 of a doubleheader it split with Joliet on Saturday afternoon. Sandburg came back for a wild 13-12 win in the opener before dropping Game 2 8-5. ...

Chargers Split Pair of Tight Contests With South Suburban

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team and South Suburban each broke through in the late innings of a tie game to split a doubleheader Thursday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. South Suburban ...

Hopkins, Wolford Receive Carl Sandburg College Alumni Awards

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College honored the 2017 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award at the Alumni Awards Reception on Wednesday evening at the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Dr. Karmen Hopkins ...

Silver Streaks’ Stevenson Signs to Play Volleyball, Softball at Sandburg

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — Galesburg High School senior Haley Stevenson has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball and softball teams. A 5-foot-3 libero in volleyball, Stevenson led the Silver Streaks in digs last fall with 189, and she plays ...

Sandburg Softball Earns Split at Home Against Kishwaukee

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team rebounded from a 10-3 loss in Game 1 with a 6-4 victory in the nightcap to split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader with Kishwaukee on Wednesday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate ...

South Fulton’s Churchill Signs With Sandburg Women’s XC

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Taylor Churchill of VIT High School has signed to run next fall for the Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country team. Churchill was a three-time All-Prairieland Conference honoree and two-time sectional qualifier as a member of the ...

Chargers Handed Pair of Tough Losses by Highland

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Highland handed the Carl Sandburg College baseball team its first Arrowhead Conference losses of the season, shutting out the Chargers 3-0 in Game 1 and rallying for a 6-5 walk-off victory in Game 2 of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon. The ...

Neve’s 79 Leads Sandburg Men’s Golf in Spring Season Opener

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team opened its spring season with a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon in an Arrowhead Conference meet hosted by the Chargers at Lake Bracken Country Club. Sandburg’s 325 total was ...

Chargers Swept Despite Big Days From Lesniewski, Sullivan

Monday, April 10, 2017 — Chelsea Lesniewski (Fulton, Ill./Fulton) and Chloe Sullivan (Port Byron, Ill./Riverdale) each drove in three runs on the day, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept by John Wood in a doubleheader Monday afternoon at the William ...

Sandburg Theater Premieres Original Play ‘If’ April 20-22

Monday, April 10, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College Theater presents its spring play, “If,” from April 20-22 in the Fine Arts Theatre, Room F118, on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.This original play is the fifth written by director ...

Sandburg Baseball Stays Unbeaten in Conference During 3-1 Weekend Homestand

Monday, April 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team went 3-1 during a weekend homestand that saw the Chargers remain unbeaten in Arrowhead Conference action. Sandburg swept a conference doubleheader with Highland on Saturday, winning 12-1 in five innings and ...

Sandburg Softball Picks Up 2 Conference Wins During Busy Weekend

Monday, April 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team picked up a pair of Arrowhead Conference victories during a busy weekend in which the Chargers played doubleheaders on four straight days. Sandburg dropped a pair of contests to Spoon River (18-5 and 11-0) ...

Sandburg Women’s Golf Kicks Off Spring Schedule

Monday, April 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team opened its spring season with a back-to-back tournaments Friday and Saturday. The Chargers shot 392 on Friday at Gibson Woods in the Fighting Scot Spring Invite and shaved three strokes off ...

Sandburg Community Garden Volunteer Meetings April 19

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College Community Garden will have informational meetings for new, returning and interested volunteers at 12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. April 19 in Room A040 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Anyone interested ...

Changes to Carl Sandburg College Baseball, Softball Schedules

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 — The following changes have been made to the Carl Sandburg College baseball and softball schedules: The home baseball game scheduled for this afternoon against Spoon River has been postponed. A makeup date has yet to be announced. The softball ...

GAVC Boasts Team, Individual Winners at Sandburg Welding Competition

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — The team from the Galesburg Area Vocational Center took home first place and boasted the individual winner in the Carl Sandburg College High School Welding Competition on Friday at the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. The GAVC team ...

Sandburg Softball at Illinois Valley Postponed to Friday

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Illinois Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. The Chargers’ ...

Sandburg Baseball Games at Kishwaukee Postponed to April 10

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Kishwaukee has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 2 p.m. April 10. The Chargers’ next ...

Sandburg Baseball Game at Augustana JV Postponed

Monday, April 03, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s game scheduled for this evening at Augustana JV has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. A makeup date has yet to be announced. The Chargers’ next scheduled action is an ...

Sandburg Trustee Rev. Jon A. Sibley Sr. Passes Away at 68

Monday, April 03, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College is saddened by the death of Board of Trustees member and alumnus Rev. Jon A. Sibley Sr., who passed away Monday. He was 68. Sibley, of Galesburg, was first elected to the Board in 2007 and had the third-longest tenure of any ...

Sandburg Baseball Saturday vs. Kishwaukee Moved to Home

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team and Kishwaukee have swapped home dates for their upcoming Arrowhead Conference series. Sandburg will host the Kougars in a doubleheader at noon Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate ...

Sandburg Softball vs. Sauk Valley Postponed to April 27

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at home against Sauk Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 27. The Chargers’ next ...

Sandburg Softball vs. Spoon River PPD; Highland Rescheduled

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at home against Spoon River has been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather. A makeup date has yet to be announced. Also, the ...

Sandburg Baseball Stopped by No. 19 Southeastern

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — Nineteenth-ranked Southeastern (Iowa) limited the Carl Sandburg College baseball team to two hits in handing the Chargers an 11-1 loss in eight innings Tuesday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball ...

70 KWSED Students to Attend Day of Transition at Sandburg

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Approximately 70 high school seniors in the Knox-Warren Special Education District will take part in Carl Sandburg College’s inaugural Day of Transition Conference from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31 in the Crist Student Center on the Main ...

Online Associate in Arts Available at Sandburg Starting This Fall

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Starting this fall semester, Carl Sandburg College students can fulfill all the requirements for their Associate in Arts degree solely through online courses. In total, more than 50 classes that meet the degree requirements for completion of an ...

8 Area Schools to Take Part in Sandburg Welding Competition

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Eight area high schools will participate in the Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition at 9 a.m. March 31 in the Center for Manufacturing Excellence, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Students from Cuba, Galesburg, ...

Chargers Earn Split at Joliet Thanks to Clutch Hits from Ard, Figueroa

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Nolan Ard (Carthage, Ill./Illini West) and Angel Figueroa (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) delivered clutch hits in the seventh inning of Game 1 to help the Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a doubleheader at Joliet on Sunday. Ard and ...

Chargers Swept by Bees Despite Lesniewski’s 4-Hit Day

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Chelsea Lesniewski (Fulton, Ill./Fulton) had a four-hit afternoon, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept in a doubleheader Friday at St. Ambrose JV. Lesniewski had two hits in each contest as the Chargers lost 7-5 in the opener ...

Sandburg Baseball Drops Pair of Slugfests With Rock Valley

Friday, March 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team dropped a pair of slugfests to Rock Valley with the wind blowing out Friday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. RVC grabbed big early leads in both games, ...

Sandburg Softball Doubleheader Saturday vs. RVC Postponed

Friday, March 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at home against Rock Valley has been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather. A makeup date has yet to be announced. The Chargers’ next ...

Carl Sandburg College to Host 26th Annual Career Expo April 5

Friday, March 24, 2017 — The 26th annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The Career Expo is free and open to the public. ...

Illini West Wins Business Simulation Contest at Sandburg

Friday, March 24, 2017 — Illini West High School boasted the winning team in a business simulation competition hosted by Carl Sandburg College on March 16. Ten teams from five high schools (two each from Illini West, United, Rushville-Industry, Williamsfield and ...

Blum’s Strong Outing Leads Chargers in Win Over Spoon River

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — Tucker Blum (Elmwood, Ill./Elmwood) and three relievers combined for a two-hitter as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team edged Spoon River 2-1 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. Blum, a ...

Sandburg Baseball Takes 3 of 4 vs. DuPage, Kankakee

Monday, March 20, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team continued its hot start to the season by winning three of four contests over the weekend. The Chargers had their five-game win streak snapped in a 6-5 loss to DuPage on Saturday at home before bouncing back ...

Sandburg Softball Shrugging Off Slow Start to Spring

Friday, March 17, 2017 — Despite a winless start, Carl Sandburg College softball coach Todd Winkler doesn’t see any reason for the Chargers to panic. “We’ve played some tough opponents early on,” Winkler said. ...

Sandburg Baseball Riding 5-Game Streak After Spring Break Trip

Friday, March 17, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., last weekend featured plenty of R&R — runs and routs.   The Chargers outscored their opponents 42-7 while going unbeaten in four ...

Sandburg Student Art Show March 27-May 3; Opening Reception March 31

Friday, March 17, 2017 — The creative works of Carl Sandburg College students will be featured during the annual juried Student Art Show from March 27-May 3 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An ...

Sandburg Women’s Hoops Hopes to Take Next Step Next Season

Friday, March 17, 2017 — Despite a two-point overtime loss that kept his team from reaching the national tournament, Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball coach Mike Bailey couldn’t find reason to be upset about the end of the Chargers’ ...

Early Challenges Set Up Chargers for Strong Finish to Season

Friday, March 17, 2017 — A challenging regular season schedule prepared the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team for the Region IV tournament. The Chargers just met one task they couldn’t conquer. Sandburg last weekend appeared in the ...

Sandburg to Host 34th Annual KCAHCE Class Day April 29

Monday, March 13, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College will host the 34th annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 29 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.   Participants can ...

Sandburg Unveils New Scholarship for Nontraditional Students

Friday, March 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for nontraditional students.  The Foundation’s Discover Scholarship will be awarded to multiple students and worth up to $1,500 annually ...

Registration Available for 12-Week ESL Course at Sandburg

Thursday, March 09, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering a 12-week English as a Second Language (ESL) course from April 6-June 22.  The class, Conversational English as a Second Language for Beginner and Intermediate ...

Lowe Named Co-MVP as 3 Chargers Earn All-Arrowhead Honors

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball freshman Maddy Lowe (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) was named the Arrowhead Conference co-Most Valuable Player, highlighting three Chargers who earned all-conference honors.  Lowe shared MVP ...

Sandburg Men Drain 14 3s, Blast Black Hawk in Region IV Semis

Sunday, March 05, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team tied a season high with 14 3-pointers and led from start to finish in an 88-68 rout of rival Black Hawk on Saturday in the semifinals of the Region IV District tournament.  The ...

Sandburg Women Win in OT, Head to Region Championship

Saturday, March 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit and went on to beat Prairie State 68-65 in overtime Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the Region IV District D ...

Sandburg Women Clinch 2nd Straight Arrowhead Conference Title

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team clinched at least a share of its second straight Arrowhead Conference title with a 65-40 victory over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis ...

Thurmond’s 5 3-Pointers Help Chargers Pull Away From BHC

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 — GALESBURG — A red-hot night from beyond the arc by Isaiah Thurmond (Alton, Ill./Alton) helped the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 81-67 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. ...

Hamilton Takes Home Individual, Team Titles at WYSE Academic Challenge Regional in Carthage

Friday, February 10, 2017 — CARTHAGE — Hamilton High School claimed the individual and team titles at the 36th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch ...

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