2020

Tightly Bunched Chargers Tie for 7th in Event at TPC Deere Run

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team had all four of its scorers finish within a shot of each other as the Chargers tied for seventh at the Duane Chanay Invite on Tuesday at TPC Deere Run. Playing at the home of the PGA ...

Free Sandburg Seminars on Resume Writing, Job Interviews

Monday, September 14, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is offering a pair of free seminars in October to assist job-seekers with resume writing and job interviews. Resume 911: How to Write an Attention-Grabbing Resume will take place ...

Chargers Improve by 6 Shots, Finish 4th at Sauk Valley Invite

Thursday, September 10, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team improved its score by six shots in the final round of the Sauk Valley Invite on Thursday at Deer Valley, finishing fourth in its first tournament of the season. Sophomore Grant Otting (Taylor ...

Otting 7th, Sandburg Men’s Golf 3rd After Season-Opening Round

Wednesday, September 09, 2020 — Sophomore Grant Otting (Taylor Ridge, Ill./Rockridge) posted an 8-over-par 80 to pace the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team in the first round of the Sauk Valley Invite on Wednesday at PrairieView Golf Club. The round was the first ...

Sandburg Board Approves 5 Grants Totaling More Than $765K

Thursday, September 03, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees approved and accepted funds for five external grants totaling more than $765,000 to support Sandburg students during its regular monthly meeting Aug. 27. The Board accepted $257,300 as part of the ...

Sandburg Chooses Not to Field Cross Country Teams for Fall

Wednesday, September 02, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has opted not to field men’s and women’s cross country teams for the NJCAA’s fall 2020 season. Most of the meets the Chargers typically compete in are hosted by and largely comprised of ...

Former Longtime Sandburg Trustee Tom Wilson Passes Away

Wednesday, September 02, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College is saddened by the news of the passing of former longtime Board of Trustees member Tom Wilson. Wilson, who held several other civic positions in Galesburg and was a local historian, died Tuesday in Galesburg. He was ...

Beginning/Intermediate-Level ELA Course at Sandburg Starts in September

Friday, August 28, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering an English Language Acquisition (ELA) course during the 2020 fall semester. Classes will be held virtually via Zoom videoconference from 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and ...

Carl Sandburg College Announces 2020 Summer Graduates

Friday, August 21, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the conclusion of the 2020 summer session. ASSOCIATE DEGREES ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCEDental HygieneBlue ...

Sandburg TRIO Student Support Services Program Receives New 5-Year Grant Worth $1.3MM

Thursday, August 20, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program has been awarded a new five-year grant cycle worth $1.3 million to serve Sandburg students. Sandburg, which has hosted a TRIO SSS program since 1997, was one of 52 ...

Sandburg Awarded $41K in Career & Technical Ed. Improvement Grants From ICCB

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has been awarded $41,064 in grant funding from the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) to support its continued improvement and innovation of career and technical education (CTE) programming. Sandburg will offer ...

Despite Challenges, Carl Sandburg College Prepared to Put Students 1st

Monday, August 10, 2020 — The following is an open letter from Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Seamus Reilly: There is a lot of talk in the country about the relative value of education, especially in a global pandemic. I can assure you that education has never been ...

Welding a ‘Peaceful’ Profession for New Sandburg Instructor Ian Milligan

Wednesday, August 05, 2020 — For a trade that features sparks flying, metal grinding and hammers banging, Ian Milligan has an unconventional way to describe welding. “It’s just peaceful, really,” Milligan said. “It’s really ...

Bronze Bust Commissioned by Carl Sandburg Donated to Carl Sandburg College

Tuesday, August 04, 2020 — A bust of Carl Sandburg College’s namesake that was commissioned by the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet was recently donated to the College by the family of the sculptor. According to Carl Rosenquist, his aunt Fingal ...

School-Record 22 Chargers Earn NJCAA All-Academic Awards

Monday, July 20, 2020 — A school-record 22 Carl Sandburg College student-athletes earned academic awards from the NJCAA for their exceptional performances in the classroom during the 2019-20 season. The total surpassed the previous Sandburg best of 19, set in 2015-16. ...

Carl Sandburg College to Offer Face-to-Face Learning This Fall

Friday, July 10, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College will offer several modes of instruction for students during the 2020 fall semester, including in-classroom, face-to-face learning  The method of instruction for each course has been determined by faculty and ...

Sandburg Alumna McKenna Weaver Named Chargers Women’s Basketball Coach

Thursday, July 09, 2020 — McKenna Weaver, an assistant for the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team the past two seasons and an alumna of the program, has been named the new head coach of the Chargers. Weaver, a 2016 Sandburg graduate, takes over for ...

Carl Sandburg College Campuses to Reopen July 6 Under Restore Illinois Phase 4

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Seamus Reilly on Thursday updated the Board of Trustees on the College’s return-to-campus plan during the Board’s monthly meeting.  The Illinois Community College Board released ...

Bainter Named Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 — Stacy Bainter has been named the 2020 Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated her for her outstanding work in the classroom. Bainter was recognized as the winner Tuesday during ...

Florio Named Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 — Debra Florio has been named the 2020 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated her for her outstanding work in the classroom. Florio was recognized as the winner Tuesday during ...

Quinn, Schwieter Receive Carl Sandburg College Alumni Awards

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College recognized the 2020 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award on Tuesday during the College’s virtual ceremony for its 2019-20 graduates. Kiley Thomas Quinn ’99 ...

Graduating From Carl Sandburg College Just the Latest Step for Michael Martinez

Monday, June 29, 2020 — Michael Martinez had planned to walk across the stage in May as a Carl Sandburg College graduate. But even though the COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of Sandburg’s in-person commencement, he was determined not to let that stop ...

Carl Sandburg College Announces 2020 Spring Semester Graduates

Thursday, June 18, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2020 spring semester.  A virtual celebration of 2019-20 Sandburg graduates will ...

School-Record 59 Carl Sandburg College Athletes Named Academic All-Arrowhead Conference

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 — For the second straight year, a school-record number of Carl Sandburg College student-athletes have earned Academic All-Arrowhead Conference honors for their exceptional performances in the classroom. Sandburg had 59 honorees for the 2019-20 ...

Carl Sandburg College Dean’s, Honors Lists for 2020 Spring Semester

Monday, June 15, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2020 spring semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit ...

2019-20 Carl Sandburg College Student Award Recipients

Thursday, June 11, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College recognized the following students for excellence in academics, athletics and leadership during the 2019-20 academic year: ATHLETIC DEPARTMENTCROSS COUNTRYU.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NJCAA ...

Sandburg XC Teams, 7 Runners Earn All-Academic Awards From USTFCCCA

Thursday, June 11, 2020 — Both Carl Sandburg College cross country teams and seven Chargers runners earned 2019 all-academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their performance in the classroom during their fall ...

16-Week Google IT Support Professional Certificate at Carl Sandburg College

Monday, June 01, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is offering a noncredit Google IT support professional certificate program to prepare individuals in 16 weeks for an entry-level job in informational technology support. Classes ...

Sandburg Board Approves Additional Option to Grading Policy

Monday, June 01, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees on Thursday approved an additional option to the College’s grading policy. The policy will include a grade option of “N” to reflect administrative non-punitive withdrawals ...

IHSA Volleyball Referee Training Offered Through Carl Sandburg College

Thursday, May 28, 2020 — Did you know there is a shortage of Illinois High School Association volleyball referees? Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is offering an IHSA volleyball referee training to teach individuals the fundamentals of ...

Carl Sandburg College Awarded Grant to Support English Language Acquisition Courses

Thursday, May 28, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has been awarded an $8,120 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support English Language Acquisition classes through Sandburg’s Corporate & Leisure College. The grant will allow Sandburg to ...

Sandburg Announces Winners of 31st Annual Poetry Contest

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has announced the winners of its 31st annual Poetry Awards. Winners were selected in four categories: elementary (first through fifth grade), junior (sixth through eighth grade), intermediate (ninth through 12th grade) and ...

Sandburg Take Charger of Hunger Program Gets $1,000 Grant From Galesburg Walmart

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Galesburg Walmart to support Sandburg’s Take Charge of Hunger program. Take Charge of Hunger equips Sandburg students with free meal cards that can be used at ...

Carl Sandburg College Radiologic Technology Club Donates $500 to FISH Food Pantry

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s Radiologic Technology Club last week donated $500 of club funds to FISH Food Pantry of Galesburg. The money was originally raised by the club to pay for its trip to the annual Illinois State Society of Radiologic ...

Carl Sandburg College Offers Free Seminars, Online Courses for Job-Seekers

Monday, May 18, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College has several free resources available to assist job-seekers and those already in the workforce. It will host a pair of virtual seminars in June to on resume writing and job ...

Carl Sandburg College Students Receive Up to $700 Each Through CARES Act

Thursday, May 14, 2020 — Qualifying Carl Sandburg College students received up to $700 each in federal funding through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support those affected by ...

Crisis Grants a Difference-Maker for Carl Sandburg College Students in Need

Monday, May 04, 2020 — Ashley Allen opened her mail and received a surprise that kept her from having to make a difficult choice. Allen had been awarded a $500 crisis grant from the Carl Sandburg College Foundation. Rather than having to decide between making her car ...

Carl Sandburg College to Receive More Than $1.1 Million Through CARES Act

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College will receive more than $1.1 million from the federal government through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support the College and its students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Dr. ...

Sandburg EMS/Paramedic Program Awarded Accreditation

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s emergency medical services (EMS)/paramedic program has been awarded initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The peer review leading to the ...

Deadline to Apply Online for Sandburg Upward Bound, UBMS Programs Extended to May 15

Monday, April 27, 2020 — Students interested in joining Carl Sandburg College’s TRIO Upward Bound or TRIO Upward Bound Math-Science programs for the 2020-21 academic year can apply online through an extended deadline of May 15.  Students from ...

Sandburg’s Roemer Wins Phi Theta Kappa National Award to Fund Research Project

Thursday, April 23, 2020 — Lara Roemer, associate dean of social and business sciences at Carl Sandburg College, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Mosal Award by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Named for PTK’s late executive director emeritus, Dr. Margaret ...

Before Hitting the Road in Retirement, Keith Williams Wrapping Up Final Year of Teaching at Sandburg

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 — Keith Williams had spent the early part of his working life as a photo finisher and financial planner when a friend handed him a book called “What Color is Your Parachute?”. Richard N. Bolles’ job-hunting guide ...

Sandburg’s Employability Skills Academy Continues to Prepare Job Hunters

Thursday, April 09, 2020 — Margaret Simkins was on the phone as someone asked what made her want to become a dental hygienist, what she considers her biggest weakness and what characteristics she finds important in a manager. They were questions Simkins might typically ...

Sandburg Donates Supplies From Health Professions Programs to Knox Co. Emergency Management Agency

Monday, April 06, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College recently donated supplies from its health professions programs to the Knox County Emergency Management Agency in an effort to help medical professionals and first responders treating patients during the COVID-19 ...

Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees Holds March Meeting

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Classes aren’t the only thing going online at Carl Sandburg College these days. The Sandburg Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting Thursday night via Zoom teleconference to follow the Center for Disease Control’s ...

Sandburg Getting Ahead of the Game With Esports Team

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College this year became the first Illinois community college to field an intercollegiate team in the booming world of esports. The team has talent scholarships available to students, and an “arena” with 12 ...

A New Reality in Education: How Sandburg is Implementing VR Technology in the Classroom

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Nancy Kartawich finished giving a speech and turned to the person next to her. “The lady in the first row doesn’t like me,” Kartawich said. But this was no ordinary presentation and no ordinary woman in the front ...

Sandburg Corporate & Leisure College Offers Learning for Enjoyment

Friday, March 27, 2020 — With its selection of non-credit courses, corporate training opportunities and youth programs, Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is dedicated to lifelong learning in a non-academic setting. ‘Unencumbered ...

Theater Instructor Robert Thompson Shapes Teaching Philosophy Through His Learning Experience

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Originally from Decatur, Robert Thompson moved to Galesburg when he was 18 years old. He kept finding his way back to Knox County, even while attending Western Illinois University, going to graduate school at the University of Connecticut and ...

Following Her Brother’s Murder, Saudia Carson Cares for Other Families During Their Hardest Moments

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Saudia Carson met tragedy five days before her 19th birthday, when her brother Malo was murdered in 1998. But after first trying to escape the pain it had caused, Carson wanted to face it head-on and help others who had experienced the same ...

For Jesus Tovar, ‘Sandburg was Already Like a Family to Me’

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Jesus Tovar has faced his share of challenges, but he’s always found a way to get back up. “The world can be a bad place, but it’s up to you if you let it keep you down,” Tovar said. “If you let ...

Pulling Double Duty: While Working at Sandburg, Allen Williams Studying to Become Paramedic

Friday, March 27, 2020 — When Allen Williams first went to college in 1997 right out of high school, he wanted to study art and had his sights set on becoming a graphic designer. But after a year, he left school for what he hoped would be greener ...

Dixon Kiptoo Lives the American Dream, Finds his Future With Sandburg’s Computer Programs

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Dixon Kiptoo grew up wanting the American dream. Now he’s living it. A native of Eldoret, Kenya, Kiptoo came to the United States in 2018 when he joined the Carl Sandburg College men’s cross country team. He’ll ...

New & Improved Resource Room Combats Food Insecurity for Sandburg Students

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Daryan Bryant was blown away the first time someone mentioned Carl Sandburg College’s Resource Room Campus Food Pantry. “I was so shocked. I was like, ‘A resource room? What is that?’” recalled ...

After Being Home-Schooled, Annie McKim Adapted to Life in Classroom (and on Court) at Sandburg

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Annie McKim had been home-schooled until this year, but the Carl Sandburg College freshman said her biggest adjustment wasn't in the classroom. It was on the court. “I was planning on taking just classes,” McKim said. ...

Hamilton HS Students Can Earn Ag Certificate From Sandburg Through New Dual Credit Offerings

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Justin Reneau was signing up for classes for his senior year at Hamilton High School when he heard about a new set of dual credit agriculture courses offered there through Carl Sandburg College. “I was at registration and said, ...

Sandburg’s One-Button Studio Inspires ROWVA to Build One of its Own

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Traci Johnson saw Carl Sandburg College’s One Button Studio and was ready to do whatever it took to get one of her own. Johnson, an English teacher and instructional coach at ROWVA Junior/Senior High School, recognized it could be a ...

Angel Peterson Points to Galesburg Promise as Reason She Wanted to Return to Hometown

Friday, March 27, 2020 — Angel Peterson understands the desire for most teenagers to escape their hometown after graduating. “By all means,” Peterson said, “I was one of them in high school.” But rather than giving in to that urge, ...

Carl Sandburg College Cancels 2020 On-Campus Commencement

Thursday, March 19, 2020 — The following is a message from Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Seamus Reilly: Dear Sandburg community, The past week has been one of the most challenging in the history of Carl Sandburg College, and the decisions made during this time of the ...

Sandburg’s Gowan, Fayhee Voted to All-Arrowhead Conference Team for 2nd Straight Year

Friday, March 13, 2020 — A pair of Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball sophomores were voted by league coaches to the All-Arrowhead Conference Team for the second straight season. Scott Gowan (Rockford, Ill./Rockford East) was a first-team selection, while ...

Carl Sandburg College Campuses to be Closed March 16-22 in response to COVID-19

Thursday, March 12, 2020 — With consideration to and in precaution of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed March 16-22. During that time, all classes and College activities, including home and away athletic events, will not take ...

2nd Annual Carl Sandburg College Wheelchair Basketball Event March 24

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s second annual wheelchair basketball event will take place at 6 p.m. March 24 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The brainchild of Sandburg student Mike Martinez, ...

Chargers Continue Trip With Loss to NW Fla. St., Win Over Shawnee

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team banged out 15 hits to win the last of two games Tuesday as it continued its spring break trip to the Florida panhandle. The Chargers lost 13-5 to Northwest Florida State before hammering Shawnee 11-2 behind ...

Extra-Inning Win Gives Chargers Split at No. 20 Dyersburg St.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — Noah Hoepfner (East Moline, Ill./United Township) delivered the go-ahead double in extra innings to help the Carl Sandburg College baseball earn a split at nationally ranked Dyersburg State on Tuesday as the Chargers continued their spring break ...

Sandburg Softball Drops Pair of Games at NW Florida St.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team continued its spring break trip with a pair of losses Monday at Division I Northwest Florida State. The Chargers (1-3) dropped the opener 9-0 and Game 2 11-2. GAME 1Northwest Florida State 9, Sandburg 0 ...

Israel Fans 13 as Chargers Rally in 8th to Beat Kankakee 6-2

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — Freshman Silas Israel (Tremont, Ill./Tremont) pitched seven strong innings and the Carl Sandburg College baseball team struck for all of its runs in the bottom of the eighth for a 6-2, come-from-behind victory Monday over Kankakee. Sandburg ...

MVP Jackson Leads Trio of Chargers on All-Arrowhead Conference Women’s Basketball Team

Monday, March 09, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball sophomore Kennedy Jackson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) was voted the Arrowhead Conference’s Most Valuable Player, highlighted three Chargers who earned spots on the all-conference ...

Bloomer Homers Twice as Chargers Split Season-Opening DH

Monday, March 09, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team opened its season with a doubleheader split Sunday at Coastal Alabama-East as the Chargers kicked off their spring break trip to the Florida panhandle. The Chargers earned a 10-5 victory behind a trio of ...

Chargers Held Winless Over Weekend to Start Run of Spring Break Games

Monday, March 09, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team racked up runs but didn’t come away with any wins during its weekend slate of games in southern Illinois against some stiff competition. The Chargers lost 10-8 to Kankakee on Friday, 14-4 to ...

Sandburg Men Fall 1 Win Shy of Nationals With Loss to South Suburban

Saturday, March 07, 2020 — Playing for the region title for the third time in seven seasons, the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team fell short of a trip to the national tournament with a 74-63 loss to fourth-ranked South Suburban on Saturday evening in ...

United, Monmouth-Roseville Take Titles in Academic Challenge Regional at Sandburg

Friday, March 06, 2020 — United High School and Monmouth-Roseville High School won their respective divisions at the 38thannual Academic Challenge regional competition held in February at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Students from ...

Illini West High School Wins Academic Challenge Regional in Carthage

Friday, March 06, 2020 — Illini West High School claimed the championship at the 38th annual Academic Challenge regional competition held in February at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage. Students from Hamilton, Illini West and West Central high ...

Sandburg, UIC Create Dual-Admissions Pathway for Nursing

Friday, March 06, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College nursing students may have an easier time earning their bachelor’s degree thanks to a new agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Sandburg and the board of trustees of the University of Illinois, on ...

Free Seminars at Sandburg on Resume Writing, Job Interviewing

Friday, March 06, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is offering a pair of free seminars this month to assist job-seekers with resume writing and job interviews. Resume 911: How to Write an Attention-Grabbing Resume will take place ...

After Upset Win, Sandburg Men Get Votes in Final NJCAA Poll

Monday, March 02, 2020 — One day after knocking off nationally ranked Moraine Valley, the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team received votes in the final NJCAA Division II rankings of the season, released Monday afternoon. The Chargers (23-9) were one ...

Chargers Split 4 Games vs. Triton, John A. Logan in Opening Weekend

Monday, March 02, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team opened its season by splitting a pair of contests both Saturday and Sunday. The Chargers (2-2) fell to John A. Logan, the 13th-ranked team in Division I, 10-7 in their season opener Saturday before rallying ...

Sandburg Men Upset No. 19 Cyclones, Will Play for Region IV Title

Sunday, March 01, 2020 — Scott Gowan (Rockford, Ill./Rockford East) poured in a game-high 26 points, Carter Fayhee (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) had a double-double and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team upset top-seeded and nationally ranked Moraine ...

Sandburg Board Issues 4-Year Contract Extension to President Dr. Seamus Reilly

Friday, February 28, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees at its meeting Thursday evening issued a four-year contract extension to President Dr. Seamus Reilly. The new contract goes into effect July 1 and ends June 30, 2024. This is the first contract ...

Chargers Race Past Lake Co. in Region IV Quarterfinals Behind Jones’ Huge Night

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — A scorching second half and huge performance by James Jones (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) sent the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 86-73 victory over Lake County in the quarterfinals of the Region IV District 4 ...

Sandburg Women End Season With 59-57 Loss to Lancers in Region IV Quarterfinals

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — Lake County closed with a late run to end the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team’s season 59-57 in the quarterfinals of the Region IV District D tournament Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The No. 4-seeded ...

Hutchings’ Solo Recital ‘Into a New Life’ March 4 at Sandburg

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — “Into a New Life,” a solo performance recital by James Hutchings, will take place at 7:30 p.m. March 4 in Carl Sandburg College’s Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson ...

Sandburg Leading Scorer, Rebounder Jackson Selected to All-Region Team

Monday, February 24, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College sophomore Kennedy Jackson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) has been voted to the All-Region IV Division II District L Team after leading the Chargers in scoring and rebounding during the regular season. Jackson, a 5-foot-10 forward, ...

Sandburg Men's Basketball Sharpshooter Gowan Voted 2nd-Team All-Region

Monday, February 24, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College sophomore Scott Gowan (Rockford, Ill./Rockford East), one of the top 3-point shooters in the country, has been named to the All-Region IV Division II District 3 Second Team. Gowan, a 6-foot-3 guard, was voted to the team by ...

Sandburg Basketball Teams to Host Region IV Quarterfinal Doubleheader Thursday

Monday, February 24, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host a postseason doubleheader Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. Both Chargers teams earned the No. 4 seed in their respective Region IV tournaments and will ...

Carl Sandburg College Nursing Program Receives Donation from Galesburg Cottage Hospital

Monday, February 24, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College’s nursing program recently received two hospital beds and a gurney donated by Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Representatives from Sandburg and the Carl Sandburg College Foundation met with administrators from Cottage ...

Sandburg Men Fall to Braves Despite Gowan’s Career-High 37

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 — Sophomore Scott Gowan (Rockford, Ill./Rockford East) dropped a career-high 37 points, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team came up short 98-88 at Black Hawk on Tuesday in the Chargers’ regular-season ...

Lovetinsky’s Game-High 16 Not Enough for Chargers at Black Hawk

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 — Hailey Lovetinsky (Overland Park, Kan./Spring Hill) had a game-high 16 points for the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team, but Black Hawk defeated the Chargers 79-61 on Tuesday night with the Arrowhead Conference championship ...

Sandburg Men Come Up Short Against Illinois Valley

Thursday, February 13, 2020 — Illinois Valley dealt the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team just its second home loss of the season as it beat the Chargers 72-69 on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The Chargers (21-8 overall, 5-4 Arrowhead Conference), ...

Chargers Win Bailey’s Final Home Game, Will Play Black Hawk to Decide Conference Title

Thursday, February 13, 2020 — Playing in head coach Mike Bailey’s final regular-season home game, the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team came away with an 84-80 Sophomore Night win over Illinois Valley on Thursday, setting up a showdown next ...

Gowan’s 15 Leads Chargers in Blowout Win at Kishwaukee

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 — Scott Gowan (Rockford, Ill./Rockford East) led five Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players in double figures as the Chargers rolled to an 89-49 Arrowhead Conference win at Kishwaukee on Tuesday night. Gowan went 3 of 5 from ...

Sandburg Women Win in OT, Set Up Game for Arrowhead Conference Title

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 — Kennedy Jackson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) picked up her first career double-double and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team set up a game to decide the Arrowhead Conference championship after rallying for a 76-71 overtime ...

Jones Scores Career-High 24, Sandburg Men Hit 20 Wins for 3rd Year in a Row

Thursday, February 06, 2020 — James Jones (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a career-high 24 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team clinched its third straight 20-win season with a 75-65 Arrowhead Conference victory over Sauk Valley on Thursday ...

Sandburg Women Race Past Sauk Valley, Keep Pace in Arrowhead

Thursday, February 06, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball came out red-hot from 3-point range and coasted to a 69-56 over Sauk Valley on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The win keeps the Chargers (11-13, 4-1) tied in the loss column with ...

Sandburg Coach, AD Mike Bailey to be Recognized at Final Home Game Feb. 13

Thursday, February 06, 2020 — Former players of Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball coach, women’s golf coach and athletic director Mike Bailey are invited to congratulate him on the end of his career during the Chargers women’s basketball ...

Presidents Day Open House at Carl Sandburg College Feb. 17

Monday, February 03, 2020 — Discover what opportunities are available to you at Carl Sandburg College during our Presidents Day Explore Sandburg Open House on Feb. 17 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Learn about Sandburg’s array of ...

Sandburg Men Back Receiving Votes in NJCAA D2 Rankings

Monday, February 03, 2020 — After a three-week absence, the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team is back among others receiving votes in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, released Monday afternoon. The Chargers (19-6 overall, 3-2 Arrowhead Conference) ...

Sandburg Women Drop Back-and-Forth Battle With Kankakee

Saturday, February 01, 2020 — Kankakee came out on top in a back-and-forth contest with the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon, defeating the Chargers 61-57 at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The game had three ties and 17 lead changes, with ...

Chargers Have 7 Reach Double Figures vs. Bees, Win 5th in a Row

Friday, January 31, 2020 — Seven players reached double figures to account for all of the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team’s scoring in an 83-69 victory over St. Ambrose JV on Friday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium, extending the ...

Affordable Teeth Cleanings, Dental X-Rays at Sandburg Annex

Thursday, January 30, 2020 — The dental hygiene clinic at the Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., in downtown Galesburg is again providing low-cost dental hygiene services during the spring semester, with no insurance necessary for patients. The clinic offers teeth ...

Baer’s Double-Double Leads Chargers to 4th Straight Victory

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 — Freshman forward Cody Baer (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) recorded his first career double-double and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team shot a season-high 58 percent from the field in a 92-72 victory over Knox JV on Wednesday night ...

Sandburg Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math-Science Programs Accepting Applications for 2020-21

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College TRIO Upward Bound and TRIO Upward Bound Math-Science programs will accept participant applications for the 2020-21 academic year from Feb. 3-April 3. Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) are federally funded ...

Bailey to Step Down From AD, Coaching Positions at Sandburg, Move to Academic Advising Role

Friday, January 24, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College athletic director, women’s basketball coach and women’s golf coach Mike Bailey has decided to step down from his administrative and coaching positions and will move into an academic advising role, ...

Grant Will Help Sandburg Prepare HS Students for College-Level Math

Friday, January 24, 2020 — A new grant awarded to Carl Sandburg College will be used to help prepare high school students for college-level math classes. The Sandburg Board of Trustees at its meeting Thursday night approved the acceptance of a Bridge and Transitions Grant ...

Sandburg Men Pull Away From Black Hawk for 3rd Straight Win

Thursday, January 23, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team used a tiebreaking run midway through the second half to defeat Black Hawk 75-66 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for its third straight Arrowhead Conference victory. KEY ...

Sandburg Women Top Black Hawk, Move Into Tie for 1st in Conference

Thursday, January 23, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team moved into a tie atop the Arrowhead Conference after holding off a furious Black Hawk rally for an 80-74 victory Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The Chargers (10-12, 3-1) won ...

Fayhee's 3 at Buzzer Forces OT, Chargers Win in 2OT at IVCC

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 — Carter Fayhee (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to force overtime and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team erupted in the second extra session for a 91-75 double-overtime win at Illinois Valley on Tuesday ...

Chargers Win at IVCC Behind Lovetinsky’s Career-High 23 Points

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 — A career night from sophomore guard Hailey Lovetinsky (Overland Park, Kan./Spring Hill) helped power the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team to a 64-53 Arrowhead Conference victory at Illinois Valley on Tuesday ...

Fayhee Gets Double-Double as Sandburg Men Pull Away from Kougars

Thursday, January 16, 2020 — Five Chargers reached double figures as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran away from Kishwaukee in the final 13 minutes to come back for an 88-63 Arrowhead Conference victory Thursday night at John M. Lewis ...

Sandburg Women Beat Kishwaukee Behind Allen’s Perfect Shooting Night

Thursday, January 16, 2020 — Freshman guard Destiny Allen (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) had a perfect shooting night to help the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pull away in the second half to beat Kishwaukee 60-45 on Thursday at John M. Lewis ...

Westerdahl Scores Season-High 16, Chargers Drop Conference Opener

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 — Freshman guard Allison Westerdahl (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) recorded a season-best 16 points, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped its Arrowhead Conference opener 52-47 at Sauk Valley on Tuesday night. Westerdahl ...

Carl Sandburg College Announces 2019 Fall Semester Graduates

Monday, January 13, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2019 fall semester. ASSOCIATE DEGREES ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCEBusiness ...

Wilson Scores Season-High 24, but Chargers Drop Back-and-Forth Battle in Conference Opener

Thursday, January 09, 2020 — Freshman Jean Luc Wilson (East Moline, Ill./United Township) had a season-high 24 points, but Highland used a second-half surge to rally past the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team 96-86 on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium ...

Instructors Sought for Sandburg Kids on Campus Summer Program in Carthage

Thursday, January 09, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College is seeking enthusiastic and creative instructors to teach classes for its Kids on Campus summer program June 8-12. This annual program attracts students in grades K-6 from across the College’s district and offers ...

Carl Sandburg College Dean’s List, Honors List for 2019 Fall Semester

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2019 fall semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit ...

Sandburg Men Get Votes in First NJCAA Rankings of 2020

Tuesday, January 07, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team was among others receiving votes in the first NJCAA Division II rankings of 2020, released Monday afternoon. The Chargers (14-4), who blew out Eureka JV 84-49 on Monday night to improve to ...

Chargers Ride 27-0 Run in 2nd Half to Blow Out Red Devils

Monday, January 06, 2020 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rattled off a huge second-half run to blow out Eureka JV 84-49 on Monday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. KEY MOMENTS An Austyn Ellison three-point play got the Red Devils within 37-32 with ...

Sandburg Men Drop Road Contest at No. 9 South Suburban

Friday, January 03, 2020 — Sophomore Carter Fayhee (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) led the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team in scoring and rebounding, but the Chargers dropped a 78-55 decision at ninth-ranked South Suburban on Friday afternoon. Fayhee finished ...

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