All News Stories

Feb. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Saturday’s upset of South Suburban helped vault the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to 14th in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, which were released Tuesday.
 

It’s the first time the Chargers (19-9 overall, 6-4 Arrowhead Conference) have cracked the top 20 under sixth-year coach Ryan Twaddle and the second time this season they’ve earned votes in the NJCAA poll. Sandburg tied for 21st in the Jan. 29 rankings.
 

...

Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College welcomed 27 new members into its Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for two-year colleges. An induction ceremony took place Feb. 7 at the Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

The new members for spring 2013 are: Cody Appell (Altona), Haley Bolliger (Galesburg), Grace Cleair (Rio), Ellen Corbin (Galesburg), Chelsea Derry (Roseville), Emily Douglas (Monmouth), Allison Lafary (Smithshire), Stephen Lipe (Galesburg),...

Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) matched his season high with 25 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team knocked off No. 4 South Suburban 80-74 on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (19-9) also got 17 points from freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and 11 points from freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier). Sandburg led 33-31 at halftime against the Bulldogs...

Feb. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold open houses at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at its Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about the College’s transfer and career programs and get to know Sandburg.

 

For more information or to apply to Carl Sandburg College, contact the Sandburg Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or admissions@sandburg.edu.

 

Registration...

Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team will host a camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Players of all skill levels from grades 2-12 are invited to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing and baserunning from current Chargers players and coach Todd Winkler. Pitching lessons also will be available.

The cost of the camp is $30 and includes a T-...

Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Nearly 170 students from 12 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.

 

Students from AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley and United high...

Feb. 7, 2012
CARTHAGE—Eighty students from 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.
 

Students from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools were tested in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering graphics, English, mathematics and physics. The top...

Feb. 4, 2013
CARTHAGE—Area high school students will take part in the 32nd annual Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 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....

Feb. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Students from 12 area high schools will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Fine Arts Theater in Building F on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg.

 

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

Jan. 31, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition has been awarded a $12,000 2012 Core Mission Grant by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB), located in Bettendorf, Iowa.
 

“Receiving this grant makes a big difference to the services we can provide,” literacy coordinator Karen Avalos said. “The cost of some of the instructional materials we use has nearly doubled in the last 10 years. Because of this grant, we can continue to...

Jan. 30, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Building D Lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., for instructor Rich Ankeney’s “Land and Sea” photography show. Eighteen of Ankeney’s works will be on display from Feb. 1 to March 11 in the Main Lobby Gallery.
 

Ankeney studied fine arts at Quincy College and is a part-time instructor of art and photography at Sandburg. He also co-founded...

Jan. 29, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team nearly cracked the top 20 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Tuesday.

 

The Chargers (15-6, 4-1) finished three points away from tying Phoenix for 20th in the rankings. Sandburg’s eight points matched Waubonsee for the most among other schools receiving votes. This is the first time this season the Chargers have garnered votes.

 

Sandburg will put its five-game...

Jan. 29, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Vice President of Administrative Services and CIO Samuel Sudhakar successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on Jan. 21 and earned his doctorate in business administration from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Ariz.

 

The topic of Sudhakar’s dissertation was “Examining the Potential of Information Technologies to Improve Cost Control in Community Colleges.” Northcentral University is regionally accredited by...

Jan. 28, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., Galesburg, once again is offering services for cosmetology, therapeutic massage and dental hygiene during the spring semester. Current Sandburg students in each of these programs provide the services to the public at a reasonable cost to promote community outreach and so they can obtain quality, hands-on training during their educational experience.

 

The College offers full cosmetology service...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 71-57 nonconference victory at Elgin on Saturday.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) had a team-leading 16 points and freshman guard Dylan Ervin (Washington, Ind./Washington) scored a season-high 12 for the Chargers (15-6), who lead 28-18 at halftime.

 

“Today was a big win for us. Elgin is very good on their home court and...

Jan. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College is seeking enthusiastic and creative instructors to teach classes for the 11th annual Carl Sandburg College Kids on Campus in August. The event attracts hundreds of students each year from across the district and offers classes in a variety of subjects to children in grades K-6. Instructors are needed in all areas and are encouraged to submit proposals for classes they have an interest in teaching. Teaching credentials are not required....

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team used a big second half to beat Illinois Valley 77-65 in an Arrowhead Conference contest Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (14-6, 4-1) won for the fourth straight game and the fifth time in six contests. Sandburg is in second place in the conference, a half-game behind Highland.
 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led another balanced scoring...

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) scored a team-high 16 points and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team upset 17th-ranked Illinois Valley 63-58 for its first Arrowhead Conference victory on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (7-11, 1-4) took a lasting lead at 50-48 on a putback by freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) with 7 minutes, 28 seconds to play. A Frank 3-pointer followed by a layup from freshman guard...

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has hired three employees following approval by the Board of Trustees at its regular monthly meeting held in December. Steven L. Sager was hired as director of business and community education, and Kipton J. Canfield was hired as director of public safety. Mary Pence also was hired as a full-time nursing instructor. All three are employed on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Pence previously was an adjunct professor with the...

Jan. 23, 2013
CARTHAGE—Actor Richard Garey combines his passion as an actor, skill as a storyteller and expertise as a researcher and writer to bring the role of Mark Twain and Twain’s writings to life in “Mark Twain on Slavery” at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Sandburg Auditorium, 1160 Buchanan St., Carthage, in observance of Black History Month. Twain tells of his experiences and characters that shaped his understanding of slavery from his days in Hannibal, Mo., to his time in Connecticut....

Pages