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Jan. 17, 2013
GALESBURG—Delavan High School senior Tyler Inselmann has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College baseball team.
 

Inselmann, a 5-foot-9, 145-pound shortstop/second baseman, batted .325 with 19 runs, 15 RBIs and seven stolen bases for the Panthers during his junior season. He also had a 1-1 record and 3.28 ERA in six appearances on the mound, helping Delavan to a 21-10 record, the Tomahawk Conference championship and a Class 1A regional...

Jan. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College President Dr. Lori Sundberg has been nominated for consideration for the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors.
 

Sundberg is one of 11 community college presidents selected to appear on the ballot in the institutional representatives category. Six positions are open to serve a staggered three-year term on the Board. The Board of Directors is elected by AACC member CEOs, and the election will take...

Jan. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures in a 77-65 Arrowhead Conference victory over Sauk Valley on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) paced the Chargers (11-6, 2-1) with 20 points – 10 in each half. Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit three 3-pointers and scored all 13 of his points in the second half as the...

Jan. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) hit seven 3-pointers, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 68-62 to Sauk Valley on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in an Arrowhead Conference contest.
 

Sandburg (5-9, 0-3) took its largest lead of the night at 52-39 with 12 minutes, 52 seconds left before the Skyhawks (9-5, 1-1) mounted their comeback. Sauk Valley tied it at 55-55 with 5:09 to go and went ahead for good on...

Jan. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—The Galesburg Business & Technology Center (BTC) is offering up to five $1,000 scholarships for full-time college students who have demonstrated a passion for entrepreneurship.
 

Scholarships are available to any graduating high school senior or first-, second- or third-year college student who is a permanent resident of Knox County or Warren County. Students must have at least a 2.0 grade point average and may attend any accredited two- or...

Jan. 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 2012 fall semester.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Kathy Bennett, Marilyn Carlson, Sandra Shepherd
Gilson — Andrew Wyman
Warsaw — Paula Vickers

 

Administrative Office Professional
Bowen — Linda Twaddle...

Jan. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2012 fall 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
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Jan. 11, 2013
FREEPORT—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit seven 3-pointers and scored a season-best 23 points, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 76-68 at Highland on Thursday in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

The Chargers (10-6, 1-1) trailed 36-32 at halftime. Grover led all players in scoring, and freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 10 points for Sandburg. Sandburg led by five with 6 minutes to go before...

Jan. 11, 2013
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost its second straight Arrowhead Conference game with a 78-56 defeat Thursday at Highland.

 

The Chargers (5-8, 0-2) trailed 44-29 at halftime and never got any closer. Freshman forward Lexa Mahr (Macomb) scored a career-high 12 points to lead Sandburg.

 

The Cougars (7-6, 1-0) had three players in double figures, led by Iesha Barkley’s game-high 17 points.

 

“This was...

Jan. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—Pura Platti’s passion for art blossomed in her 30s while living in the seaside city of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
 

“That’s when I began to get inspired by nature, by the beauty of the sea and the little island and the birds,” Platti said. “I started to do things like a child.”
 

Sixty years later, she’s still as active and eager to learn as ever. The 92-year-old Platti, a resident at Woodridge Supportive Living Residence in Galesburg, will...

Jan. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored a game-high 23 points and freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) hit four key free throws down the stretch to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 81-76 win over Kishwaukee on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the teams’ Arrowhead Conference opener.

 

The Chargers (10-5, 1-0) rebounded from a home loss Saturday against Olive-Harvey to pick up their...

Jan. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped its Arrowhead Conference opener 75-41 to Kishwaukee on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (5-7, 0-1), which had a three-game winning streak snapped, found itself down just 32-25 at halftime. A 10-2 burst gave Kishwaukee (12-6, 1-0) a 28-18 lead, but a layup by freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) and 3-pointer from sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) helped the...

Jan. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has been selected by the Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA) as a finalist for the 2013 Bellwether Award.
 

Sandburg’s submission, “Leveraging the Cloud for Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness,” was named a finalist in the Planning, Governance and Finance category. The category features programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the...

Jan. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Olive-Harvey rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 88-78 loss on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (9-5) led by as much as 18 in the first half and still had a 43-31 advantage at halftime before Olive-Harvey came back for the victory. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Sandburg.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./...

Jan. 5, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball game scheduled for 1 p.m. today against Olive-Harvey at John M. Lewis Gymnasium has been canceled. The men’s basketball game scheduled for 3 p.m. today at home against Olive-Harvey will go on as scheduled.

 

Both Sandburg teams will be back in action Tuesday against Kishwaukee at John M. Lewis Gymnasium to begin their Arrowhead Conference schedules. The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by...

Jan. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition is seeking volunteers for tutoring. Basic volunteer training sessions will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 13, 20 and 27 in Room 103 of George Davis Hall on the campus of Knox College.

 

Basic training is 16 hours. Twelve hours are completed in class, and the remaining four hours are individual and depend on the interest of the volunteer. Training, tutoring books and materials are free. Food will be...

Jan. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 30th annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25, which includes lunch. There will be 55 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;...

Dec. 19, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a career-high 24 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won 100-78 at McHenry County (4-6) on Tuesday.

 

Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) also had a career-high with 22 points as the Chargers (9-4) won their third in a row and for the fourth time in five games. Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored 15 and sophomore guard...

Dec. 19, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory with a 52-33 win at McHenry County (2-10) on Tuesday.

 

Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a team-best 13 points and went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line as the Chargers (5-6) won for the fourth time in five games. Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) added 11 points for Sandburg, which led 23-17 at halftime.

 

The 33 points...

Dec. 17, 2012
RIVER GROVE—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 78-75 victory at Triton on Saturday afternoon.

 

Coming out of a timeout with 0.8 seconds left, sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) inbounded the ball to Grover, who drained the shot to give the Chargers (8-4) their third win in the last four games.

 

“What a big win for us...

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