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March 10, 2016
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation recently received the largest gift in its history, more than $2.5 million, from the late local businesswoman, community leader and philanthropist, Ann Asplund.

 

Asplund, who passed away Feb. 9 at the age of 84, was committed to education, and she identified very specifically with the mission of Carl Sandburg College. In recent years, she developed a strong bond with many of the College’s programs and its...

March 4, 2016
GALESBURG — Jake Tenhouse has already noticed a difference to the start of his third season as Carl Sandburg College baseball coach, the first with a team full of players he’s recruited.
 

“They have a pretty good idea of how I want things done. The fall season was light years ahead of where we were the previous fall as far as being on the same page,” Tenhouse said. “My voice lasted longer, certainly, this fall.”
 

The Chargers opened the...

March 2, 2016
GALESBURG — As the Carl Sandburg College softball team readies for its annual Spring Break trip, Chargers coach Todd Winkler still isn’t sure exactly what his starting lineup looks like, which he considers a good thing.
 

“We have a bunch of raw talent. I love that. We’re really deep his year, which is going to be a plus for us,” said Winkler, in his 12th season as coach. “If somebody gets hurt, we’re not going to have to shuffle the lineup.”
 

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March 1, 2016
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 27th annual Carl Sandburg College Poetry Competition. Entries are due March 11. The contest is open to the public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary, (grades 1-5), intermediate (grades 6-12) and adult.

 

Winners will be recognized at the Carl Sandburg College Poetry Awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. April 28 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L....

Feb. 27, 2016
SUGAR GROVE — The 16th-ranked Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team’s sensational season came to an end Saturday evening with an 87-71 loss to Triton in the semifinals of the Region IV District D tournament.
 

The second-seeded Chargers (21-8), who had their seven-game winning streak snapped, surrendered their most points of the season against the No. 2 seed Trojans (23-9), who advance to face top seed Kankakee in next weekend’s championship....

Feb. 26, 2016
GALESBURG — Leaders from Carl Sandburg College, Black Hawk College, area school districts and high schools as well as leadership from Regional Office of Education #33 met Wednesday to discuss solutions to bridging the gap between high school graduation requirements and entrance into college courses.
 

The meeting, arranged by ROE #33, included Jodi L. Scott, Regional Superintendent of Schools; Sandburg President Dr. Lori Sundberg; Sandburg Vice President of...

Feb. 25, 2016
GRAYSLAKE — Strong shooting from 3-point range and at the free-throw line helped the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team take down Lake County 76-59 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Region IV District 4 tournament.
 

Facing the third-seeded Lancers (17-13) on the road in the quarterfinals for the third straight year, the sixth-seeded Chargers (16-15) shot 9 of 18 from beyond the arc and 25 of 29 from the line, including a 21-for-23...

Feb. 25, 2016
GALESBURG — The 16th-ranked Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team hit a season-high 19 3-pointers as it drilled Lake County 81-32 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the quarterfinals of the Region IV District D tournament.
 

The nation’s leader this season in 3s made and attempted, the No. 2 seed Chargers (21-7) hit five of their first 10 from beyond the arc and never trailed against the seventh-seeded Lancers (2-26). Sandburg won its...

Feb. 24, 2016
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team moved up four spots to No. 16 in this week’s NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Wednesday.
 

The Chargers (20-7), who last week entered the rankings for the first time since the 2009-10 preseason, picked up wins last week at Sauk Valley to clinch the outright Arrowhead Conference title and against Black Hawk East on Sophomore Night in their regular season finale.
 

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Feb. 24, 2016
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College will host a community forum on how to respond to an active shooter event from 6-8 p.m. March 9 in the Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

This presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be led by Sgt. Dan Hostens of the Galesburg Police Department. A question-and-answer session will follow Hostens’ presentation.
This forum will help answer the...

Feb. 23, 2016
GALESBURG— In response to the changing dynamics of higher education and the new ways of delivering higher education, Carl Sandburg College will be transitioning away from maintaining a brick-and-mortar facility in Bushnell in order to use those dollars more cost effectively in its delivery of education to that part of the district.

 

Dr. Lori Sundberg, Carl Sandburg College President says, “The Carl Sandburg College Extension Center in Bushnell is an...

Feb. 23, 2016
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College and Culver-Stockton College on Tuesday signed an articulation agreement that offers a virtually seamless transfer option for students who earn an associate degree at Sandburg.

 

Under the partnership, students who receive an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree from Sandburg will meet nearly every general education requirement for a bachelor’s degree before transferring to Culver-Stockton.

 

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Feb. 23, 2016
GALESBURG — Dave Kellogg, coordinator and assistant professor of criminal justice at Carl Sandburg College, has been appointed to the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Faculty Advisory Council.
The council will provide strategic advice to the president and CEO of AACC and to AACC staff about the role faculty leadership can play in accelerating and scaling the following:

 

Implementation of integrated, coherent and structured academic...

Feb. 22, 2016
GALESBURG — Both Carl Sandburg College basketball teams will open postseason play Thursday against Lake County.
 

The 20th-ranked Chargers women’s squad earned the second seed in the Region IV District D tournament and will host the Lancers in the quarterfinals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Sandburg (20-7) won its season opener 94-41 at Lake County (2-25) on Nov. 3. The Chargers, who lead the nation in 3-pointers...

Feb. 22, 2016
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College will host a debate-style forum from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg for the three Republican candidates for state Rep. Don Moffitt’s 74th District seat in the Illinois House.

 

Candidates Wayne Saline of Rio, Dan Swanson of Alpha and Mike DeSutter of Woodhull will participate in the forum, which is co-sponsored by Carl Sandburg College and The Register-Mail.

 

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Feb. 18, 2016
GALESBURG — The 20th-ranked Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team capped a sensational regular season with a 72-59 Sophomore Night victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday in front of a standing-room-only crowd at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Arrowhead Conference champion Chargers (20-7, 11-1), who entered the NJCAA Division II rankings earlier in the day, got double-doubles from sophomore guard Jessica Lieber (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) and...

Feb. 18, 2016
GALESBURG — Two days after clinching the outright Arrowhead Conference title, the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team has moved into the NJCAA Division II rankings.
 

The Chargers (19-7, 10-1) came in at No. 20 in this week’s poll, which was released Thursday morning. It’s the first time Sandburg has been ranked since it was 21st in the 2009-10 preseason poll.
 

The Chargers have won five straight games and 13 of their last 14...

Feb. 18, 2016
GALESBURG — Galesburg High School’s Jordan Shroyer was individual champion and Rockridge won the combined-division title at the 35th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Feb. 11 at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

More than 175 students from Abingdon-Avon, AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge,...

Feb. 18, 2016
CARTHAGE — Illini West High School claimed the individual and team titles at the 35th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Feb. 9 at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

More than 70 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...

Feb. 17, 2016
GALESBURG — The Arrowhead Conference champion Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team will be honored Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in addition to Sophomore Night festivities for both Chargers basketball squads.
 

The Sandburg women’s team, which clinched the outright league title Tuesday night at Sauk Valley, will face Black Hawk East at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The men’s contest between the Chargers and 16th-ranked Warriors is scheduled for 7...

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