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Feb. 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Jake Tenhouse, who has nearly a decade of experience as an assistant coach at the collegiate level, has been hired as the head baseball coach at Carl Sandburg College. Tenhouse’s hiring was approved during the College’s regular Board of Trustees meeting Thursday evening.
 

A graduate of Camp Point Central High School, Tenhouse has had several successful stints as an assistant. He comes to Sandburg after spending last season at Quincy University,...

Feb. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Students in Carl Sandburg College’s art and welding programs will test their mettle against one another with a friendly competition Saturday in Building G on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Teams consisting of one artist and up to three welders will have from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. to create a welded sculpture from the scrap materials on hand. Local sculptor Tom Lyttle will serve as the juror for the competition. The event is...

Feb. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball sophomore player Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) has earned first-team All-Region IV District L honors for her impressive all-around performance this season.
 

Bollinger, a 5-foot-10 forward, is the first Chargers player to be named first-team All-Region since Taylor Young during the 2008-09 season. During the regular season, Bollinger finished second on the team in scoring (7.8 points per game)...

Feb. 14, 2014
GALESBURG—Nearly 180 students from 13 area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Ashley Winters of Galesburg was crowned the individual champion after placing first in biology and second in chemistry. ROWVA took first place in Division 300 while Monmouth-Roseville was first in...

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. 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. 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. 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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Sandburg women’s basketball...

Jan. 31, 2014
GALESBURG—ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Saturday, February 1 due to inclement weather.

 

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Jan. 29, 2014
GALESBURG—The second annual Carl Sandburg College Spring Softball Camp will take place Feb. 22 at John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The camp for players in grades 2-6 will take place from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1-4 p.m. for players in grades 7-12. Players of all skill levels will learn the fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding, throwing and base running from current Chargers players and coaches....

Jan. 29, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Financial Aid Office and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will host a completion workshop for the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Student Center on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

This free workshop is available for anyone who plans to enroll at any college or university for the 2014-2015 academic year. Staff will be on hand...

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