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May 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Amanda Nichols has been named the 2015 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Nichols for her outstanding work in the classroom. Nichols was introduced as the winner during the 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday night at Galesburg High School.
 

Nichols has been a clinical instructor in Sandburg’s dental hygiene program for the last four years. A 2003...

May 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College softball players Megan Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) and McKenna Weaver (Limestone) have been selected to the All-Arrowhead Conference team by league coaches.
 

A freshman outfielder, Weaver also was an All-Arrowhead pick this this season for the Chargers’ volleyball and women’s basketball teams. She’s believed to be the first Sandburg athlete — men’s or women’s — to earn all-conference honors in three sports in the same year....

May 14, 2015
Tonight's 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement and 45th annual High School Equivalency graduation can be viewed live online and will be archived on YouTube. Click the link below or visit www.YouTube.com/CarlSandburgCollege to view tonight's ceremony.

 

WATCH LIVE ON YOUTUBE
 

May 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College baseball freshmen Tanner Evans (Hanna City, Ill./Farmington) and Shaye Mora (Moline, Ill./Sherrard) have been selected to the All-Arrowhead Conference team by league coaches.

 

Evans, the Chargers’ right fielder and primary leadoff man who was also a second-team All-Region IV pick, led Sandburg in 17 categories and was among the team’s top five in two others while playing 55 of 56 games. He was just as good in Arrowhead play...

May 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College baseball freshman Tanner Evans (Hanna City, Ill./Farmington) has been named to the All-Region IV Division II North Central District second team after leading the Chargers in nearly every offensive category this season.
 

The team’s right fielder and primary leadoff man, Evans led Sandburg in 17 categories and was among the Chargers’ top five in two others. Evans played in 55 of the Chargers’ 56 games and led or tied for the...

May 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Chris Stephens of Washington High School has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team.
 

A 6-foot-5, 180-pound forward, Stephens averaged 12 points and six rebounds for the Panthers during his senior season and earned second-team All-Mid-Illini Conference honors. Stephens helped Washington to a 25-4 overall record — which included a 19-game winning streak — and the outright Mid-Illini title with a 13-1...

May 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball sophomore Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) has signed to continue his playing career next season at Midland University.
 

A 6-foot-2 guard, Gooden this past season led the Chargers in scoring at 12.2 points per game behind his strong shooting beyond the arc, earning him All-Arrowhead Conference Second Team honors. His 83 3-pointers were good for 16th in NJCAA Division II, and his 2.7 treys made per...

May 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Ryan Rutledge of Knoxville High School has been awarded the first John and Louella Thurman Memorial Scholarship from the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.
 

The scholarship is given to one Knox County resident who plans to attend Sandburg for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees and books. It is open to all courses of study, and applicants must have had a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

The...

May 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Allison VanFleet of Illini West High School has been awarded the first William and Sheila Roehlk Scholarship from the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.
 

The scholarship is given to one student who plans to attend Sandburg full-time for the 2015-2016 academic year and whose academic plan includes majoring in education at a four-year institution within the College’s district after graduating from Sandburg. Students who maintain a 3.0 grade point...

May 10, 2015
ELGIN — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team wound up on the short end of a pair of one-run contests against Morton as its season ended in the championship of the Region IV sectional Sunday afternoon.
 

Needing just one win to advance to the Region IV tournament finals, the Chargers let a seventh-inning lead slip away in a 5-4 loss to open to the day, and the Panthers used an eighth-inning rally for a 6-5 victory in a winner-take-all championship game....

May 9, 2015
ELGIN — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team opened Region IV sectional play with a pair of victories Saturday, leaving the Chargers one win shy of advancing to the Region IV tournament finals.
 

Sandburg began the day with a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Morton before upsetting sectional host Elgin, the eighth-ranked team in the country, 7-3.
 

The Chargers (30-24) will play for the sectional championship at noon Sunday against the winner of...

May 7, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer players Jake Kirchoff-Sleet (Tamworth, England/Queen Elizabeth’s Meridian), Haggi Amirally (Kinshasa, Congo/Byron Nelson) and Carlos Viganoni (Davie, Fla./Western) have committed to continue their careers next season at Lourdes University.

 

Kirchoff-Sleet led the Chargers in goals (12), points (29) and shots on goal (40) during his sophomore season, earning him first-team All-Region IV honors. He also tied for...

May 7, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s regular season finale scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight at Augustana JV has been canceled because of inclement weather.
 

The Chargers will open Region IV tournament play at 9 a.m. Saturday against Morton in the Elgin sectional. The winner of the three-team, double-elimination sectional will advance to the Region IV finals, which take place May 15-17 in Schaumburg.
 

The full schedule for the...

May 7, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golfers Ryan Ballard (Germantown Hills, Ill./Metamora) and Trevor Lay (Kewanee, Ill./Wethersfield) clinched All-Arrowhead Conference honors as the Chargers wrapped up their league schedule with a third-place finish Wednesday in a meet hosted by Black Hawk at Byron Hills.

 

The Chargers shot 322 during Wednesday’s round to finish behind Black Hawk (305) and Sauk Valley (314), which finished first and second,...

May 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Registration is under way for Carl Sandburg College’s Kids on Campus summer program, which will take place Aug. 3-7 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

This annual event is for students in grades K-6 and gives youth an opportunity to have fun while exploring a variety of courses without the pressure of homework and grades. Kids on Campus is open to all students, regardless of academic standing. Courses will be available in...

May 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Judge Thomas A. Keith will give the Commencement address at the 47th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement. The ceremony, as well as the 45th annual High School Equivalency Graduation, will take place at 7 p.m. May 14 in Galesburg High School’s Hegg Auditorium, 1135 West Fremont St.
 

The 2014 recipient of the College’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, Keith has served as circuit judge for the Illinois 10th Judicial Circuit — which includes...

May 5, 2015
GALESBURG — Registration is available for Carl Sandburg College this summer’s Carl Sandburg College youth soccer camps, which will be led by head coach Ariel Pesce, assistant coach Kokou Kaho and members of the Chargers men’s soccer team.
 

All campers will be taught fundamentals, tactical awareness and techniques that are critical to the game. Players will learn to receive and pass with all parts of their body in addition to learning unique and individual...

May 5, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s regular season finale scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight at Augustana JV has been postponed to 6 p.m. Thursday because of anticipated inclement weather.
 

Following Thursday’s finale, the Chargers will open Region IV tournament play Saturday morning in the Elgin sectional. The winner of the three-team, double-elimination sectional will advance to the Region IV finals, which take place May 15-17 in Schaumburg....

May 4, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics, athletics and leadership for the 2014-2015 academic year during the annual Recognition and Awards Assembly on Thursday in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

The following awards and recognitions were given out during the assembly:

 

ADULT EDUCATION
Adult Learning Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award
Jacob Coleman
Stan...

May 4, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team will begin play in the Region IV tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Elgin Sectional.
 

The seventh-seeded Chargers (28-24) will take on Morton in their first game before facing the sectional host Spartans at noon Saturday. The winner of the three-team, double-elimination sectional will advance  to the Region IV finals, which take place May 15-17 in Schaumburg.
 

Sandburg split four meetings...

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