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Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Alpha Lodge/Elvin C. Butler Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg students Paige Martin of Farmington and Kattie Haywood of Galesburg.
 

Martin and Haywood each were awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013 fall semester. This two-year, $2,000 scholarship is awarded to full-time students who have financial need and a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

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Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Knox County Association for Home and Community Education Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg student Becca Schwieter of Gilson.

 

Schwieter was awarded a $600 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a KCAHCE member in good standing for three years, an immediate family member, child or grandchild of such a member or a member of a Knox County 4-H program...

Sept. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team won its third match this week and its third straight Arrowhead Conference match with a 25-15, 25-10, 25-18 victory over Black Hawk on Wednesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) led the Chargers (8-8, 3-1) with 11 kills and three aces. Sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) had a team-leading 19 assists to go along with seven kills. Sophomore outside hitters...

Sept. 18, 2013
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team edged Illinois Valley 25-27, 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 17-15 on Tuesday to pick up its second straight Arrowhead Conference victory.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) led the Chargers (7-8, 2-1) with 21 kills, and sophomore outside hitter Erika Hibberd (Pekin) tallied 14 kills for Sandburg. Sophomore outside hitter Lorren Newingham (Pittsfield) and freshman middle hitter Rachel Barr each added...

Sept. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team rode a balanced attack to a 25-18, 25-19, 25-9 sweep of Monmouth JV on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sophomore outside hitter Erika Hibberd (Pekin) led the Chargers (6-8) with nine kills while sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) added eight kills and sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) chipped in with seven kills.

 

A 7-1 spurt helped give the Chargers a lasting...

Sept. 16, 2013
BOURBONNAIS—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate on Friday at Aspen Ridge Golf Course.

 

Sandburg’s women’s team finished 13th with 403 points and was led by sophomore Haley Bolliger (Tremont), who took 64th in 20 minutes, 20 seconds in the 5-kilometer race. The Chargers’ next three finishers crossed the line within 10 seconds of each other. Freshman Christina Kokjohn (Clinton Prince of...

Sept. 16, 2013
CHICAGO—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team opened Region IV Champions Division play with a pair of road victories over the weekend. The Chargers took down Kennedy-King 10-3 on Friday evening before shutting out Truman 3-0 on Saturday.

 

Freshman Lawson Crider netted his second straight hat trick in Sandburg’s rout of Kennedy-King. Freshman Jake Kirchoff-Sleet added a pair of goals, and freshman Martin Morales scored twice and added an assist....

Sept. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Openings are still available for the Carl Sandburg College therapeutic massage, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and medical assisting programs. Space in each program is limited, so prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible before the Oct. 1 admissions deadline.
 

Sandburg offers a three-semester certificate program in therapeutic massage that is designed to prepare students for both national certification...

Sept. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College aims to plant the seed of healthy eating at the Local Foods Fall Festival from 2-7 p.m. Sept. 26 Crist Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Experienced professionals will be on hand to discuss food nutrition, gardening, growing, local food economics and cooking tips at information booths. Featured experts from University of Illinois Extension, Western Illinois University,...

Sept. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team shot 327 and finished fifth in the fourth annual Carl Sandburg Classic on Thursday at Lake Bracken Country Club.

 

Playing on their home course for the only time during the fall season, sophomore Patrick Lewis (Williamsfield) led the Chargers with an 8-over-par 79 and finished a shot out of the top 10 individuals for the tournament. Sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg) added an 80 for Sandburg, while...

Sept. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 with a series of speakers and events in the Crist Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The following events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rodney Blue, coordinator of minority outreach, at 309.341.5472 or rblue@sandburg.edu.

 

Sept. 16, 12:15-12:45 p.m.
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Sept. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2013 summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Kent Morgan
 

Administrative Office Professional
Galesburg — Kelli Tipsword
 

Computer Network Specialist
Galesburg — Gary Jazikoff
 ...

Sept. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College student Jayme Horner of Monmouth has been awarded the Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.
 

This scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year is awarded to a full-time student from the northern portion of the College’s district, preferably a relative of an Elks member, with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

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Sept. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Lawson Crider netted a first-half hat trick as the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team beat Palmer 6-1 on Saturday at Kleine Equipment Field for the Chargers’ third straight victory.

 

After Palmer took a 1-0 lead on a penalty kick in the 13th minute, Crider opened Sandburg’s scoring in the 15th minute with a goal off a pass from Jake Kirchoff-Sleet. Carlos Viganoni found Crider in the 23rd minute to give Sandburg (4-2-0) a 3-0 advantage, and...

Sept. 10, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team earned its first Arrowhead Conference victory with a 25-20, 19-25, 25-21, 25-23 defeat of Black Hawk East on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) led the Chargers (5-4, 1-1) with a team-high 17 kills and four aces, and sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) added 25 assists, 11 kills and 15 digs in a solid all-around performance. Freshman libero Justine...

Sept. 9, 2013
PORT BYRON—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team shot its lowest round of the season and finished 10th on Friday in the Duane Chanay Classic at Byron Hills Golf Course.

 

The Chargers shot 312 as a team — five strokes better than their previous season low — finishing just three shots out of fifth and seven shots out of third. Sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg) and freshman Ryan Ballard (Metamora) each shot a 6-over-par 77 to lead Sandburg. Sophomore...

Sept. 9, 2013
PEORIA—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s cross country teams opened their season Friday with the Bradley Intercollegiate at Detweiller Park.

 

The Chargers women’s team posted a ninth-place finish in the 13-team field. Sophomore Haley Bolliger (Tremont) led the way for Sandburg in the 3-mile race, placing 53rd in 19 minutes, 57 seconds. Freshman Marisa Miller (Galesburg) also posted a top-100 finish, placing 94th in 22:12. Other finishers for...

Sept. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team posted a pair of 10th-place finishes in the Knox Invitational on Friday at Soangetaha Country Club and the Fighting Scot Invitational on Saturday at Gibson Woods Golf Course in Monmouth.

 

The Chargers’ team score of 390 on Friday was their lowest of the season and a 51-stroke improvement from their first round of the season. Danielle Kenney’s 15-over par 87 tied her for 24th individually overall....

Sept. 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College is celebrating National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout September with two events at the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The AWARE-TXT Simulator will come to Sandburg from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9 in the Crist Student Center to allow students, faculty and staff to experience the dangers of texting while driving. This technology allows students to sit in a real car that is suspended and...

Sept. 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Jim Purlee  and Naomi Johnson Wai were honored at Carl Sandburg College’s annual Alumni Awards Reception on Aug. 29 in the Crist Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Purlee received the College’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Naomi Johnson Wai received the College’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
 

A graduate of Alexis High School, Purlee earned an Associate in Arts from Sandburg in 1970. He went on to earn a bachelor’s...

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