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Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Galesburg Police Benevolent & Protective Association Unit 19/Bill Herrin Memorial Scholarship to Sandburg student Mariah Armstrong of Galesburg.

 

Armstrong was awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in Sandburg’s criminal justice program who has a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

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Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Rebecca Parke Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships to students Mariah Armstrong of Galesburg, Lacey Claeys of Galesburg and Amber Fones of Galva. All three scholarships were awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year.
 

For more information about scholarships available to students through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation, please visit www....

Sept. 20, 2013
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 Kattie Haywood of Galesburg.
 

Martin and Haywood each were awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2013 fall semester. This two-year, $2,000 scholarship is awarded to full-time students who have financial need and a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

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Sept. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Knox County Association for Home and Community Education Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg student Becca Schwieter of Gilson.

 

Schwieter was awarded a $600 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a KCAHCE member in good standing for three years, an immediate family member, child or grandchild of such a member or a member of a Knox County 4-H program...

Sept. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Openings are still available for the Carl Sandburg College therapeutic massage, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and medical assisting programs. Space in each program is limited, so prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible before the Oct. 1 admissions deadline.
 

Sandburg offers a three-semester certificate program in therapeutic massage that is designed to prepare students for both national certification...

Sept. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College aims to plant the seed of healthy eating at the Local Foods Fall Festival from 2-7 p.m. Sept. 26 Crist Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Experienced professionals will be on hand to discuss food nutrition, gardening, growing, local food economics and cooking tips at information booths. Featured experts from University of Illinois Extension, Western Illinois University,...

Sept. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 with a series of speakers and events in the Crist Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The following events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rodney Blue, coordinator of minority outreach, at 309.341.5472 or rblue@sandburg.edu.

 

Sept. 16, 12:15-12:45 p.m.
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Sept. 11, 2013
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 summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Kent Morgan
 

Administrative Office Professional
Galesburg — Kelli Tipsword
 

Computer Network Specialist
Galesburg — Gary Jazikoff
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Sept. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College student Jayme Horner of Monmouth has been awarded the Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.
 

This scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year is awarded to a full-time student from the northern portion of the College’s district, preferably a relative of an Elks member, with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
 

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Sept. 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College is celebrating National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout September with two events at the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The AWARE-TXT Simulator will come to Sandburg from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9 in the Crist Student Center to allow students, faculty and staff to experience the dangers of texting while driving. This technology allows students to sit in a real car that is suspended and...

Sept. 6, 2013
GALESBURG—Jim Purlee  and Naomi Johnson Wai were honored at Carl Sandburg College’s annual Alumni Awards Reception on Aug. 29 in the Crist Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Purlee received the College’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Naomi Johnson Wai received the College’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
 

A graduate of Alexis High School, Purlee earned an Associate in Arts from Sandburg in 1970. He went on to earn a bachelor’s...

Sept. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold an opening reception for artist Brian Haberman’s gallery showing, “Zombies,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Building D Lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Haberman’s works will be on display Sept. 9-Oct. 25 in the Main Lobby Gallery.
 

Haberman earned a Master of Fine Arts from Bradley University in 1995. His featured works explore the roots of the zombie phenomena. The event is free...

Aug. 23, 2013
GALESBURG—Despite several new faces, the goal remains the same this season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team.
 

“My expectations this season are to return to the national tournament,” Chargers coach Ryan Twaddle said. “This program’s used to performing at national tournaments, and we can get back to that level if we get consistent play out of our freshmen.”
 

Sandburg is coming off its third appearance in four years at the NJCAA...

Aug. 21, 2013
GALESBURG—Genny Stevens, coordinator of student life at Carl Sandburg College, recently was named the central region coordinator for the Illinois Community College Student Activities Association.
 

Stevens was nominated for the position at the ICCSAA’s meeting earlier this summer. She will serve as the point of contact for the organization’s central region, helping to answer questions and relaying information to the ICCSAA board.
 

“This is my...

Aug. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer coach Allen Eskridge learned a lot about restarting a program from scratch.
 

“It takes a whole lot of hard work to have a winning program,” the second-year Chargers coach said. “We had a whole lot of highs and a whole lot of lows last year. I’m hoping we can be a lot more consistent and smart about the way we play our game.”
 

Sandburg finished 5-5-1 overall and 4-3-1 in division play last season...

Aug. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—The Kiwanis Club of Galesburg awarded scholarships through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation to Sandburg students Robyn Cole, Regina Salsman, Amanda Sandrock and John Van Fleet during a luncheon Aug. 13 at the Kensington Ballroom.
 

The Kiwanis Club of Galesburg provides scholarships through the Foundation that are awarded to full-time Carl Sandburg College students who are Galesburg-area high school graduates or Galesburg residents. The...

Aug. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—Todd Winkler has something he hasn’t seen much in his 11 seasons as Carl Sandburg College volleyball coach — a good balance between returning sophomores and incoming freshmen.
 

A year after working with a team of three sophomores and nine newcomers, the 2013 Chargers boast six returning players and seven freshmen.
 

“This is one of those years it just happened to work out,” Winkler said. “I don’t think I’ve probably had that two...

July 26, 2013
GALESBURG—Openings are still available for the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program’s fall semester. Space in the program is limited, so prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
 

Sandburg offers a certificate program designed to prepare students to become licensed cosmetologists in Illinois. The program utilizes teaching methods created by the international hair and beauty company Pivot Point. This unique system provides high...

July 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support the Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition.
 

The majority of the funds will be used for instructional books and materials for training volunteer tutors. The foundation also allows $500 for transportation expenses to go directly to enrolled adult learners.
 

The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition provides trained...

July 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recently received a $2,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to assist with summer reading programs for Warren County-area children who have recently immigrated to the United States.
 

Enrolled children will receive incentives such as T-shirts, book bags and Dairy Queen gift cards along with books and materials selected for their individual reading needs.
 

The grant will support children...

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