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June 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Thirty-seven Carl Sandburg College student-athletes from nine different sports — including six student-athletes who participated in multiple sports — earned academic All-Arrowhead Conference honors for their performances in the classroom during the 2012-2013 academic year. Student-athletes must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average and pass a minimum of 12 hours each semester to qualify for the academic all-conference team.

The following...

June 7, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will host the 19th annual Train, Toy and Model Airplane Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., as part of Galesburg Railroad Days.

The cost to attend the two-day event is $5 per person; children 12 and under are admitted for free. New this year is the model airplane show, complete with vendor tables and model airplane exhibits...

June 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori Sundberg has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges, a national organization representing the nation’s almost 1,200 two-year colleges and more than 13 million students.

Sundberg and other new board members were certified during AACC’s recent annual meeting in San Francisco and will officially take office July 1, serving a three-year term. Comprising 32...

May 30, 2013
GALESBURG—All classes and regular business operations at Carl Sandburg College will resume at 8 a.m. Monday following flash flooding Tuesday evening that damaged parts of the lower levels of Buildings C, D and E on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Professional cleanup and restoration of the affected areas began Thursday.

The offices for advising; business; financial aid; Gale Scholars; records and registration; social and business sciences/humanities and fine...

May 29, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College classes are canceled through May 31 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, including the Children’s School, due to damaged sustained during Tuesday's flash flooding. The Annex in downtown Galesburg and The Learning Center at the Sandburg Mall are open.


We are very grateful for the outpouring of support from the Sandburg community with people offering to volunteer; however, until we have all of the debris cleaned up we ask that you...

May 24, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted its best finish in program history and tied the school record for lowest total score during the final round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Friday at Goose Pond Colony.


The Chargers tied Clarendon (Texas) for 12th in the tournament, and their four-day total of 1,222 matched that of the 2011 team that placed 14th, the school’s previous best overall finish.



May 23, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team is alone in 12th place after Thursday’s third round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Goose Pond Colony and is in position to post the program’s best finish ever at nationals.


The Chargers shot 312 as a team Thursday and have a three-day total of 918. Sandburg is two shots ahead of 13th-place Allegany (Md.) and 12 shots behind Murray State (Okla.) for 11th. Kirkwood (Iowa) is in 10th...

May 22, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—Sophomore Cody Reiber shot an even-par 72 and the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team is tied for 12th after the second round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Wednesday at Goose Pond Colony.

The Chargers posted a 304 as a team during the second round, and their two-day total of 606 has them tied with Allegany (Md.) and three strokes behind 11th-place Murray State (Okla.). First-round leader South Mountain (Ariz.) shot 285 as...

May 21, 2013
SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team sits in a three-way tie for 10th place after Tuesday’s first round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Goose Pond Colony.


Making their third appearance at nationals in the last four years, the Chargers shot 302 as a team – their second lowest score of the spring season – and are tied with Tyler (Texas) and Surry (N.C.) in the team standings. South Mountain (Ariz.) leads after posting a...

May 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Finals exams may be over, but five Carl Sandburg College students won’t start their summer break until next week.

The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team still has business to take care of, as it will compete in the NJCAA Division II championship May 21-24 at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, Ala.

It’s the third time in the last four years the Chargers have punched their ticket to nationals, but because the team didn’t qualify...

May 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Registration is still open for classes for the 2013 summer session at Carl Sandburg College. Summer courses offer an excellent opportunity for students to earn credit that can ease their workload during the school year and accelerate their path to graduate.

Summer sessions are shorter than the fall and spring semesters, meaning students earn full credit hours in less time. Many courses offered during the summer also are available online. Summer...

May 9, 2013
GALESBURG—Gwen Koehler, former dean of adult and developmental education at Carl Sandburg College, will be the speaker for the 43rd GED Commencement at 7 p.m. May 15 at the Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St., Galesburg. The ceremony will honor 91 students who passed the GED requirements, and a reception will follow in the Kensington Ballroom, located adjacent to the Orpheum.

Koehler has been an educator in Illinois for more than 35 years. She began her...

May 7, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team scored 10 unanswered runs in the final three innings to beat Illinois Valley 11-3 in seven innings in the opening round of the Region IV tournament Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

Winners of 10 of their last 11, the Chargers (25-23) advance to this weekend’s round-robin, double-elimination sectional with Elgin and Kankakee. Sandburg will face Elgin at 9 a.m. Saturday and...

May 2, 2013
GALESBURG—Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon will give the Commencement address at the 45th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. May 16 in Hegg Auditorium at Galesburg High School, 1135 W. Fremont St. Nearly 550 students have applied to graduate, and nearly 250 students are expected to participate in the ceremony.

Simon offers a lifetime and legacy of public service as a lawyer, teacher and working mother. Her record...

May 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The 11th annual Carl Sandburg College Automotive Club Cruise-In will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 in the Building C parking lot on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

All years of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The event, sponsored by Advance Auto Parts and Keister’s Tire Centers, will feature a food stand sponsored by the Sandburg Automotive Club, an engine dynamometer demonstration, a cylinder head flow...

April 26, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics and leadership for the 2012-13 academic year during the annual Recognition and Awards Assembly on Thursday in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg.

The following awards and recognitions were given out during the assembly:

Adult Learning Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award
Heather Peters
Stan Shover Learning...

April 25, 2013
GALESBURG—A Mobile Vet Center out of Springfield will be on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., from April 29-30 to provide services for any area veterans.

The Mobile Vet Center will be in the Building B parking lot and will have a table for entry in the Student Center in Building B. Services in the Mobile Vet Center will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30.


April 25, 2012
GALESBURG—Winners have been announced for the 20th annual Knox-Galesburg Symphony Young Pianists Competition, which took place April 6 in Building F on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.

Winners from the competition were: Maximilian Martinez (Galesburg), Joshua Hutchings (Galesburg), Christopher Pamatmat (Galesburg), Maya Gomez (Galesburg), Lucas Shroyer (Galesburg), David Sudhakar (Galesburg), A.J. Pamatmat (Galesburg) and Ashleigh...

April 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team came in tied for 20th in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, which were released Wednesday. It’s the first time the Chargers (24-16, 10-4) have received votes in the poll this season. Sandburg tied East Central (Mo.) for the final spot in the top 20.

The Chargers’ appearance in the poll comes on the heels of Sunday’s doubleheader sweep at Illinois Valley, which featured a pair of extra-inning victories...

April 22, 2013
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College softball team swept 20th-ranked Illinois Valley in a pair of extra-inning games Sunday to move into first place in the Arrowhead Conference. The Chargers won the opener 8-3 in 10 innings and took Game 2 7-5 in nine innings.


Sandburg (24-16, 10-4) has won seven in a row, 14 of its last 15 and is 17-3 in April. The Chargers have won their last eight conference games and control their own destiny in the Arrowhead race....