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Feb. 14, 2014
CARTHAGE—About 80 students from five area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

Sydney Bigger of West Central was crowned the individual champion after placing first in biology and mathematics. West Central also won the overall team title for the first time since 2010, ending...

Feb. 14, 2014
MOLINE—Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored 21 points to lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 67-62 Arrowhead Conference victory at Black Hawk on Thursday night.

 

The Chargers (15-10, 5-4) also got 15 points from sophomore forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) and 12 from freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) in winning their third straight game. Sandburg also completed a season...

Feb. 14, 2014
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team picked up its third straight win and evened its Arrowhead Conference record with a 69-31 victory at Black Hawk on Thursday night.

 

The Chargers (11-10, 4-4) had 10 players score and were led by sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) who had 13 points. Sophomore guard Paige Martin (Farmington, Ill./Farmington) scored a season-high 11 and freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg...

Feb. 12, 2014
GALESBURG—An impressive shooting night from long range powered the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 100-66 Arrowhead Conference victory over Illinois Valley on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (14-10, 4-4) picked up their second straight victory on the strength of a 14-for-28 effort from 3-point range. Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) led the way with a game-high 25 points, highlighted by 6-of-...

Feb. 11, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as it beat Illinois Valley 68-51 on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (10-10, 3-4) picked up their second straight Arrowhead Conference Victory thanks to a balanced attack. Sandburg led 37-26 at halftime and had nine players in the scoring column. Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led all players with 17 points,...

Feb. 10, 2014
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 25th annual Sandburg College Poetry Competition. The contest is open to the general public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary, (1st-5th grade), intermediate  (6th-12th grade) and adult. Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. April 24 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., during the Sandburg Days Festival for the Mind, which...

Feb. 10, 2014
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held on to beat Black Hawk East 61-58 on Saturday afternoon in Arrowhead Conference actions.

 

The Chargers (13-10, 3-4) ended a three-game losing streak with the victory. Sandburg took a 27-24 lead into halftime and avenged a 79-72 loss to the Warriors earlier this season.

 

The Chargers held the Warriors to just 15-of-55 shooting (27.3 percent). Saeed Soulemane led Black Hawk East with...

Feb. 10, 2014
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak by beating Black Hawk East 45-28 on Saturday afternoon in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

The Chargers (9-10, 2-4) outscored the Warriors 23-9 in the second half and were led by sophomore forward Destini Bollinger, who posted 17 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots. Sandburg opened its big second half with a 9-0 run.

 

Shania Kraklow led Black...

Feb. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a President’s Day campus visit day from 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 17 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about the College’s career and transfer programs and explore what Sandburg has to offer. Check-in for the visit day begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Student Center.
 

To reserve your spot or to apply to Sandburg, contact the Carl...

Feb. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College TRIO Student Support Services is hosting a donation drive through Feb. 20 to raise items for the Knox County Humane Society. The drive leads up to a service project in which students will spend the day volunteering at the Humane Society on Feb. 21 as part of National TRIO Day 2014.
 

Donation boxes are set up in the TRIO SSS office (Room E136) and the information desks in Building D and the Student Center on the Main Campus in...

Feb. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Students from 13 area high schools will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 inside John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg.
 

Juniors and seniors from Abingdon-Avon, AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, Farmington, Galesburg, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley, United and East...

Feb. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 31st annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25, which includes lunch. There will be 52 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;...

Feb. 7, 2014
CARTHAGE—Area high school students will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage, 305 Sandburg Dr.
 

Juniors and seniors from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools will participate in the event, which is offered by more than 50 community colleges and universities in Illinois and Missouri. Material for...

Feb. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Galesburg High School graduates who plan to attend Carl Sandburg College can have as much as 100 percent of their tuition waived thanks to a new program established by the City of Galesburg by working with Carl Sandburg College and the Galesburg Community Foundation.
 

Galesburg Promise will pay up to 16 credits of tuition per semester at Sandburg and up to a maximum total of 64 credits that will result in a degree or certificate from the College....

Feb. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer forward Lawson Crider (Mayfield, Ky./Shattuck-St. Mary’s) on Thursday signed a National Letter of Intent to play next season at UAB, becoming the first Chargers player to move on to an NCAA Division I program.
 

Crider shattered the Sandburg record book in his first season with the Chargers on his way to being named to the first team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Men’s Junior...

Feb. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 5 because of inclement weather.

 

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Feb. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for this evening at Black Hawk have been postponed to Saturday because of inclement weather. The women’s game will tip off at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.
 

The Chargers’ games originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon against McHenry County at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been canceled.
 

Also, the Chargers’...

Feb. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will cancel evening classes that begin at 5 p.m. or after due to weather. All campuses will be closed this evening, Feb. 4.

 

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Feb. 3, 2014
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 fall semester.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Jeannie Johnson

 

Administrative Office Professional
Berwick — Kylie Browne
Galesburg — Melisa Eagle

 

Business Administration
Galesburg...

Jan. 31, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for Saturday at Sauk Valley have been postponed because of inclement weather. Makeup dates for the games have yet to be announced.

 

The next scheduled game for both teams is Tuesday at Black Hawk East. The women’s game will tip off at 5:30, followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

 

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