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Oct. 7, 2015
CARTHAGE — Representatives from more than 35 colleges, universities and vocational schools will be on hand for Carl Sandburg College’s 2015 College Night from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Hamilton High School, 270 N. 10th St., Hamilton.

 

College Night is designed for those who are interested in attending college but have not decided on a school. Representatives from each school in attendance will be on hand to answer questions about academic programs,...

Oct. 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Representatives from more than 50 colleges, universities and vocational schools will be on hand for Carl Sandburg College’s 2015 College Night from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

College Night is designed for those who are interested in attending college but have not decided on a school. Representatives from each school in attendance will be on hand to answer questions...

Oct. 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Author, world traveler and inspirational speaker Leon Logothetis will make an appearance at Carl Sandburg College at noon Oct. 7 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Formerly a broker in London, Logothetis gave it up for a life on the road as a writer, adventurer and philanthropist. Logothetis has visited more than 90 countries and traveled to every continent. He is the host of the National Geographic...

Oct. 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted 20 new members during a ceremony Oct. 1 on the Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

The new members for fall 2015 are: Mackenzie Bates (Galesburg), Megan Brown (Canton), Allyson Buckert (Hamilton), Kelsey Davies (London Mills), David Fisher (Pekin), Taylor Gladfelter (Williamsfield), Elena Jimenez (Galesburg), Madison Kelley (Galesburg), Brooke Lester (Galesburg), Carly...

Sept. 1, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College received the third-highest ranking of Illinois community colleges and rated among the top 30 percent nationally in a list of 2015’s top community colleges compiled by WalletHub.

 

Sandburg was rated behind only Shawnee Community College and Kankakee Community College among 31 institutions in Illinois that were listed, and it ranked 194th out of the 670 U.S. community colleges listed.

 

Sandburg was rated...

Aug. 31, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s first art show of the 2015-16 academic year features the stunning photography of Ann Conver and friends. The show runs through Oct. 12 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery; the opening reception will be 6-8 p.m. Sept. 11.

 

The gallery showcases the work of Conver as well as several of her students — Thomas Baker, Veronica Barzallo, Jeff Burton, Christine Dunn, Ken Filpipiak, Brittany Hancock, Phyllis McMurray, Eric...

Aug. 28, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College received from the National Student Clearinghouse outstanding news this week on its completion efforts as compared to other community college students across the country.

 

First-time degree-seeking students who started full-time at Sandburg in the fall 2008 semester had a completion rate 20 percent higher than the national benchmark, according to a report issued by the Clearinghouse’s Research Center.

 

The...

Aug. 28, 2015
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 2015 summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Malcolm Phillip
Maquon — Thomas Endres

 

Mortuary Science
Danville, Iowa — Lindsay Leathers
Dixon — Sarah Stearns
Knoxville — Zoie Gilbertson...

Aug. 25, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation presented its 2015 Community Honoree of the Year to Dave Andersen during the second annual Mr. Sandburg’s Garden Party earlier this month for Andersen’s significant accomplishments and contributions benefiting Sandburg students, programs and capital needs.

 

Andersen, general foreman at Galesburg’s BNSF Railway diesel facility, was instrumental through his persistence, networking and commitment in...

Aug. 24, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College, in cooperation with the Knox County Workforce Office, G&M Distributors and Spoon River College, will offer a four-week CDL training class starting Sept. 28 in Galesburg.

 

Students must be able to pass a Department of Transportation physical and drug test in addition to having a valid driver’s license. Tuition assistance will be to those who meet WIOA qualifications. The cost of tuition also covers all study materials...

Aug. 18, 2015
BUSHNELL — The deadline is Aug. 21 to register for a 12-week pharmacy technician course this fall through Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College. This class is ideal for those who may not be college-bound or are re-entering the workforce and in search of short-term training.

 

Instructor Jami Park is a registered pharmacist who will provide students a foundation in the skills necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician in a retail...

Aug. 13, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition has received a grant worth $4,304 from Illinois Humanities to support “The Air We Breathe: A Glimpse Into Galesburg’s Immigrant Community,” a photography exhibit that will showcase stories of immigrants in Galesburg.

 

This exhibit will be open to the public to promote understanding and awareness about Galesburg’s diverse international community. A grand opening for “The Air We Breathe” will take...

July 16, 2015
GALESBURG — Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of friendly competition for a good cause at the seventh annual Carl Sandburg College Alumni & Friends Golf Outing on Aug. 10 at Lake Bracken Country Club.

 

The outing begins with registration at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and an awards dinner at 5 p.m. Cost for the four-person team scramble is $75 per player for 18 holes, cart rental and dinner. If you do not register with a foursome, you will be...

July 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s TRIO Student Support Services program on Wednesday learned that it will receive $1.1 million over the next five years to serve students through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

 

TRIO programs are funded through such grants and must compete every five years for refunding. Competition for these grants is highly competitive, especially at a time when federal budgets are tight. Sandburg’s TRIO SSS program...

July 13, 2015
GALESBURG — The public is welcome to attend an open garden at 9 a.m. July 15 at the Carl Sandburg College Community Garden on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Garden volunteers and master gardeners from Knox County’s University of Illinois Extension will provide tours and answer questions about the garden or growing vegetables in your own backyard. Horticulture educator Chris Enroth also will be available to assist with questions and...

July 7, 2015
GALESBURG — Students in the Carl Sandburg College Upward Bound summer program will have an open house from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 9 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery in Building D on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to showcase their work.

 

The summer program is a six-week educational experience for first-year and returning Upward Bound scholars. The main goal of the summer program is to keep students academically sharp over...

July 1, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball and women’s cross country teams each have been named NJCAA All-Academic Teams for their outstanding performances in the classroom during the 2014-15 academic year.

 

Teams had to have at least a 3.0 overall grade point average in order to qualify for the award. A total of 591 NJCAA teams qualified for All-Academic recognition out of 3,461 teams in 28 different sports.

 

Sandburg’s women’s...

June 26, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College trustees Tom Colclasure and Bruce Lauerman were honored for their years of service by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association on Thursday evening at the College’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
 

Colclasure was recognized with the ICCTA’s 30-Year Award and Lauerman was presented with the 25-Year Award in honor of their years of service as members of the College’s Board of Trustees. The awards honor not...

June 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation’s 21st annual Railroad Days Train & Toy Show, one of the largest summer shows of its kind in the Midwest, will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 28 on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Admission is $5 for adults, and children under 12 are admitted for free. Concessions are available and a complimentary shuttle service between the Galesburg Amtrak...

June 16, 2015
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 2015 spring semester or pre-summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Danielle Hunter
Monmouth — Tara Hackspacher

 

Administrative Office Professional
Abingdon — Ellen Penn
Galesburg — Kathy...

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