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Sept. 15, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team won its third straight game and remained unbeaten in division play with a 2-0 victory over Malcolm X College on Saturday afternoon at Kleine Equipment Field.

 

The Chargers (3-1, 2-0) got on the board early when freshman John Fletcher Molchin found sophomore Kevin Aka in fifth minute for Aka’s fourth goal in as many games. Sandburg took a 2-0 lead into halftime after freshman Zach Ziemba took a feed...

Sept. 14, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2012 spring semester.

 

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale). To qualify for the honors list, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49.

 

DEAN’S LIST...

Sept. 14, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will have a recruiting table at area high schools on the following dates this fall. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet with a Sandburg recruiter and receive information about the College’s programs of study, scholarship/financial aid information and much more.

 

Sept. 17 — West Prairie, 9 a.m.
Sept. 17 — Rushville-Industry, 11 a.m.
Sept. 17 — Avon, 2:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 — Galesburg, 8:40...

Sept. 13, 2012
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team swept Black Hawk East 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 on Wednesday as the Chargers picked up their first Arrowhead Conference victory of the season.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey led Sandburg (2-3, 1-2) with a team-high 11 kills and three blocks. Freshman middle hitter Sadie Van Norman added six kills, and freshman middle hitter Caitlin McVay had five kills while matching Godfrey for the team lead with...

Sept. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—The Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg student Regina Salsman of Galesburg.

 

Salsman was awarded the $400 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment is awarded to a full-time student from the northern portion of the district, preferably a relative of an Elks member, with a minimum 2.0 grade...

Sept. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—The Knox County Association for Home and Community Education Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg students Kylie Browne of Berwick and Becca Schwieter of Gilson.

 

Browne and Schwieter were each awarded a $600 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The KCAHCE Scholarship is awarded to a KCAHCE member in good standing for three years; an immediate family member, child or grandchild of...

Sept. 10, 2012
GALESBURG—The Young Professionals of Galesburg Book Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg students Brooke McCoy and Hazelee Wallace, both of Galesburg.

 

McCoy and Wallace were each awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Young Professionals of Galesburg Book Scholarship is awarded to the two Gale Scholars Program students with the highest grade point average upon high school...

Sept. 12, 2012
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 Nicholas Putnam of Knoxville.

 

Martin and Putnam were each awarded a $500 scholarship for the fall 2012 semester. The Alpha Lodge/Elvin C. Butler Scholarship is a two-year $2,000 scholarship awarded to full-time students who have financial need and have maintained at least a "C"...

Sept. 11, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team lost to Sauk Valley 25-23, 18-25, 25-21, 25-10 in Arrowhead Conference action Tuesday evening at John Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey and freshman middle hitter Caitlin McVay led the Chargers (1-3, 0-2) offensively with 10 kills apiece. Sophomore outside hitter Mercedes Sazone added nine kills and eight digs while freshman outside hitter Courtney Learned had eight kills and 10...

Sept. 11, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host an event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Student Center and the Building B parking lot on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, as part of National Campus Safety Awareness Month.

 

Representatives from the Illinois State Police are scheduled to bring a rollover accident simulator and a “Drive for Life” cart, which demonstrates the effects of driving under the influence of alcohol. The...

Sept. 10, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—Kevin Aka scored twice as the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team picked up its second straight victory with a 2-0 win at McHenry County on Saturday in the Chargers’ conference opener.

After a scoreless first half, Aka got the Chargers (2-1, 1-0) on the board in the 55th minute off an assist from freshman Manfred Gonzalez. Aka put Sandburg up 2-0 when he scored off a feed from sophomore Mario Romero.

“I want to single out Manfred, who was...

Sept. 10, 2012
MONMOUTH—Freshman Ellen Corbin shot a season-best 97 as the Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team competed in the Fighting Scots Invitational on Saturday at Gibson Woods Golf Course.

 

Corbin’s scored tied her for 41st overall. Shelby Pacheco shot a 132 and Lauren Dorethy added a 134 for the Chargers.

 

Sandburg was scheduled to compete in the Knox College Invitational on Friday at Soangetaha Country Club in Galesburg, but inclement weather...

Sept. 10, 2012
AURORA—Freshman Haley Bolliger’s 41st-place showing in the women’s race led the Carl Sandburg College cross country teams at the Aurora Spartan Classic on Friday at Oakhurst Forest Preserve in Aurora.

 

Bolliger’s time of 26 minutes, 3 seconds in the 6-kilometer race helped the Chargers take 10th out of 13 teams. Sara Pille was 62nd in 27:05 and Lindsay Beach placed 84th in 28:04. Other runners for the Chargers were freshmen Abbie Billeter (110th, 29:43),...

Sept. 10, 2012
PORT BYRON—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted the top two individual scores at the Duane Chanay Invitational on Friday at Byron Hills Golf Course in Port Byron.

 

Chargers sophomores Cody Reiber and Nick Gustafson each shot a 1-under-par 70, with Reiber winning a playoff to take medalist honors. Sandburg shot 307 as a team to tie Augustan College’s “B” team for eighth place in the 16-team competition.

 

Reiber and Gustafson...

The Carl Sandburg College women's golf team opened its season at the Illinois College Invite at the Links of Jacksonville on Saturday. The Chargers didn't participate in Sunday's second round because of poor playing conditions.

 

Freshman Ellen Corbin led Sandburg during Friday's opening round with a 108 and freshman Alexandria Woods shot a 113. Freshman Lauren Dorethy shot a 120 and Shelby Pacheco added a 129 for the Chargers.

 

Sandburg is back in action at the...

Sept. 5, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team earned its first victory of the season with a 4-1 win over Eureka College on Wednesday night at Kleine Equipment Field.

 

The Chargers (1-1) struck first in the second minute on a long shot by sophomore Mario Romero that found the top right corner of the goal. Sandburg took a 2-0 lead into halftime when freshman Chino Ayala took a pass from freshman Matt Connors and put in a low shot near the left post...

Sept. 5, 2012
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team opened Arrowhead Conference play with a 25-18, 26-28, 25-20, 23-25, 15-8 loss at Highland Community College on Wednesday.

 

The Chargers (1-2, 0-1) lost despite 22 kills, six blocks and a pair of aces from sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey. Sophomore outside hitter Mercedes Sazone added seven kills and two aces for Sandburg.

 

Freshman setter Lexa Mahr led the Chargers with 33 assists...

Sept. 5, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College director of financial aid Lisa Hanson has been invited to assist the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators with a new policy initiative to examine and improve current systems of aid design and delivery.

 

A grant for the initiative was awarded to NASFAA by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of a larger project, Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery. The RADD project’s goals are to shift the...

Sept. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team picked up its first victory of the season with a 25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21 victory over Monmouth College JV on Tuesday at John Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman setter Lexa Mahr led the Chargers (1-1) with 31 assists and three aces in addition to matching freshman middle hitter Caitlin McVay’s team-leading four blocks.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey had a team-best 10 kills while...

Sept. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Office of Student Life and Office of Career Resources will host a Community Involvement Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Students and community members will be able to receive information on volunteer and internship opportunities from nearly 30 local nonprofit organizations. Requests for booths at the fair are no longer being accepted....

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