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Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Rebecca Parke Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships to students Kelly Adams, Rebecca Taylor and Thomas Tribbett, all of Galesburg.

 

All three scholarships are awarded for the 2012-2013 academic year. Adams and Tribbett each received $500 scholarships and Taylor received a $200 scholarship.

 

For more information about scholarships available to...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Brad Johnson Memorial Scholarship, donated annually through the Western Illinois Builders Association, to students Janayle Franey of Oneida, Madyson Glisan of Abingdon, Quentin Hagen of Galesburg, John Lambert of Oneida, Hayley Mills of Altona and Nicholas Putnam of Abingdon.

 

All six students were awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The early registration deadline is Oct. 19 for the Taking Control of Your Diabetes Know-How Seminar, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Student Center on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

This seminar for healthcare professionals seeking continuing education will feature presentations by Ruth Fluke, coordinator of cardiac rehab and certified diabetic educator at OSF Holy Family Medical...

Sept. 26, 2012
GALESBURG—Two hundred pounds of the Beecher variety of pennycress seed obtained from Pennycress Energy, located in the Galesburg Sustainable Business Center, were planted Monday in Carl Sandburg College’s 20-acre field adjacent to the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

The seed, which will be used for biodiesel, was blended with fertilizer from the Riverland FS service center in Maquon, which also spread the seed. Sandburg alumnus John Hennenfent, a Carl Sandburg...

Sept. 25, 2012
GALESBURG—Cody Reiber’s hard work in the offseason is paying off in his sophomore season with the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team.

 

A product of ROWVA High School, Reiber has won medalist honors in three of Sandburg’s six tournaments this fall, including Saturday’s Charger Classic at Lake Bracken Country Club.

 

“Over the summer I worked (at Lake Bracken) every day, so I played it a lot and really got to know the course,” said Reiber,...

Sept. 19, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College’s student enrollment is up over 3 percent for the 2012 fall semester from a year ago, making it one of the few community colleges in the state to show an enrollment increase. Reports of first day enrollment show Sandburg was one of only two community colleges in the state with an increase, and by the 10th day of classes Sandburg was one of just three in the state to enjoy an increase in student enrollment.

 

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Sept. 18, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2012 summer session.

 

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale). To qualify for the honors list, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49.

 

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Sept. 14, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2012 spring semester.

 

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale). To qualify for the honors list, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49.

 

DEAN’S LIST...

Sept. 14, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will have a recruiting table at area high schools on the following dates this fall. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet with a Sandburg recruiter and receive information about the College’s programs of study, scholarship/financial aid information and much more.

 

Sept. 17 — West Prairie, 9 a.m.
Sept. 17 — Rushville-Industry, 11 a.m.
Sept. 17 — Avon, 2:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 — Galesburg, 8:40...

Sept. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—The Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg student Regina Salsman of Galesburg.

 

Salsman was awarded the $400 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment is awarded to a full-time student from the northern portion of the district, preferably a relative of an Elks member, with a minimum 2.0 grade...

Sept. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—The Knox County Association for Home and Community Education Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg students Kylie Browne of Berwick and Becca Schwieter of Gilson.

 

Browne and Schwieter were each awarded a $600 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The KCAHCE Scholarship is awarded to a KCAHCE member in good standing for three years; an immediate family member, child or grandchild of...

Sept. 10, 2012
GALESBURG—The Young Professionals of Galesburg Book Scholarship given through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation has been awarded to Sandburg students Brooke McCoy and Hazelee Wallace, both of Galesburg.

 

McCoy and Wallace were each awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Young Professionals of Galesburg Book Scholarship is awarded to the two Gale Scholars Program students with the highest grade point average upon high school...

Sept. 12, 2012
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 Nicholas Putnam of Knoxville.

 

Martin and Putnam were each awarded a $500 scholarship for the fall 2012 semester. The Alpha Lodge/Elvin C. Butler Scholarship is a two-year $2,000 scholarship awarded to full-time students who have financial need and have maintained at least a "C"...

Sept. 11, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host an event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Student Center and the Building B parking lot on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, as part of National Campus Safety Awareness Month.

 

Representatives from the Illinois State Police are scheduled to bring a rollover accident simulator and a “Drive for Life” cart, which demonstrates the effects of driving under the influence of alcohol. The...

Sept. 5, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College director of financial aid Lisa Hanson has been invited to assist the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators with a new policy initiative to examine and improve current systems of aid design and delivery.

 

A grant for the initiative was awarded to NASFAA by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of a larger project, Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery. The RADD project’s goals are to shift the...

Sept. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Office of Student Life and Office of Career Resources will host a Community Involvement Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Students and community members will be able to receive information on volunteer and internship opportunities from nearly 30 local nonprofit organizations. Requests for booths at the fair are no longer being accepted....

Aug. 31, 2012
GALESBURG—Works by photographer Tom Foley of Galesburg are on display through Oct. 28 in the Building D lobby of Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An opening for the show will take place from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 6 with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m.

 

The show features 32 gelatin silver prints Foley took in Galesburg, mostly of notable buildings in the city. All of the photos were printed by hand in Foley’s basement darkroom...

Aug. 30, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recently honored employees for reaching milestone years of service with the College during its annual Employee Luncheon and Service Awards Ceremony. The 42 employees who were recognized have a combined 435 years of service time with the College. The following employees were honored:

 

Five Years of Service — Edward “Bill” Herrin Award
Rich Canfield, custodian
Krisa Creech, coordinator of business and community...

Aug. 28, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori Sundberg has accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 21st Century Initiative Implementation Team.
 
The Implementation Team will expand on the work of the 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges by focusing on aspects of the commission’s report, “Reclaiming the American Dream,” which was released in April and examined the challenges...

Aug. 28, 2012

 

GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of the students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2012 summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Carthage: Christina Herriman, Julie Kellett, Joyce Roberts, Donna Sanderson
Galesburg: Ryan Binder, Mary Esp, Jessica Roberts

 

Administrative Office Professional...

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