The Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is your first stop when starting your journey at Carl Sandburg College. We are available to help you through the enrollment proceess, answer questions about our academic programs, and provide tuition information. If you have any questions or need help with any of our steps to enroll, please give us a call, or email. We encourage you to make an appointment to visit with an admissions recruiter to ask questions, and talk about all Sandburg has to offer you. 309.345.3500,

Whether you are a high school senior looking to explore your college options, or if you are looking to advance your career (or change your career), we encouraged you to make an appointment to visit. See you soon! 

Welcome Center 
Main Campus - Building B
M - F, 8am-5pm

Welcome Center Staff

 Mollyee Craterfield

Mollye Craterfield
Director of Recruitment
Phone Contact: 309.341.5230
Email Contact:

Favorite thing about Sandburg: Diversity and blends of culture on campus are amazing. A great community of students that promote a successful environment for all! 

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend:  The support and resources we provide our students, from first inquiry to graduation (and beyond!), is exceptional. We work very hard to prepare each student for success, which then allows them to carry these skills throughout their careers and lives. Let us help you get started today!


Amy Brooks

Amy Brooks
Enrollment Services Specialist
Contact Phone: 309-345-3500
Contact Email:

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Carl Sandburg College is a great school to attend because students receive a quality education at an affordable cost. At Sandburg you will find supportive and caring faculty and staff.



Anthony Law

Anthony Law III

Admissions Recruiter

Recruitment Programs: Accounting, Administrative Office Professional, Automotive Technology, Welding, Business Administration/Small Business Certificate, Criminal Justice, Computer Information/Network/Tech/CISCO/Basic Network security Certificate, N.A.R.S. Rail Program, Basic Industrial and Manufacturing Certificate, Health Information Management, Legal Office Assistant Certificate

What is your favorite Sandburg place/memory: My favorite Sandburg memory is from when I attended my first G.E.D. graduation and heard the courageous stories told by the graduates.

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Sandburg is a GREAT place to attend because the faculty and support staff genuinely want to see each student succeed. The institution is structured towards success and shows a real commitment towards the student.

Contact Phone: 309-341-5439
Contact Email:


Megan Jones

Megan Jones
Coordinator of Recruitment and Dual Credit
Phone: 309-341-5229

Recruitment Programs: Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Mortuary Science,  Medical Assisting, CNA, LPN, Emergency Medical Services- Paramedic, Radiologic Technology, Computed Tomography (CT) & Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 

Dual Credit Schools: Farmington, Galesburg,  Galesburg Christian, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, United, ROWVA and Homeschool Students 

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Sandburg is a great school to attend as we treat everyone like family, have the best professors in the area, and provide excellent retention services in order to see students succeed.



Jake Tenhouse

Jake Tenhouse
Admissions Recruiter / Head Baseball Coach   
Contact Phone: (309) 341-5472
Contact Email:

Recruitment Programs: AA, AAS, Transfer

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: The same opportunities as a 4-year college or university, at a fraction of the price.


Linda Thomas

Linda Thomas
Coordinator of Branch Campus, Carthage 
Contact Phone: 217.357.3129 Ext: 7243 Phone
Contact Email:

Recruitment Programs: All Programs and Dual Credit

Dual Credit: Abingdon-Avon, Bushnell-Prairie, West Central, West Prairie, Hamilton, Warsaw, Illini West

What is your favorite Sandburg place/memory: My favorite memories are watching students overcome many of life’s obstacles to obtain their career dream.

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Sandburg is a great school to attend because we care about you, and want to make sure you have the necessary tools to achieve your dreams!