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March 30, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College student Erin Carder of Knoxville has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Carder and other Silver Scholar will receive a $1,250 scholarship and a special medallion.
 

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society administers the Coca-...

March 27, 2015
GALESBURG — Knoxville High School won the fourth annual Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition on Friday afternoon at the Center for Manufacturing Excellence on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Knoxville also claimed two of the top three individual competitors. Jagger Johnson and Ryan Brown of KHS finished first and third, respectively, and Galesburg’s Cody Park took second place. Austin Steward of ROWVA and Justin Hoben of Knoxville tied for first place...

March 26, 2015
GALESBURG — The 24th annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

The career expo is free and open to the public. Job seekers will have the opportunity to network with more than 55 organizations, explore career fields and learn about Sandburg’s programs of study. Organizations scheduled to participate in the career expo include...

March 25, 2015
GALESBURG — Honors students at Carl Sandburg College will have the opportunity to continue their honors-level curriculum at Western Illinois University and graduate with University Honors, following the signing of an honors articulation agreement Wednesday afternoon between the two institutions.
 

The agreement allows Sandburg honors students to transfer to Western’s Centennial Honors College following their degree completion at Sandburg. All honors...

March 18, 2015
GALESBURG — Linda Lee, associate director of educational technology and innovation at Carl Sandburg College, recently received the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College.
 

The John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to teaching, leadership and learning by community college faculty and staff.
 

“I have the pleasure of supporting fellow faculty in...

March 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College student works will be on display March 23-May 4 for the Spring 2015 Student Art Show in the Building D Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

An opening reception for the artists will take place from 6-8 p.m. March 27 in the gallery. The show and reception are free and open to the public. The show features pieces in various types of media designed by current Sandburg students, and awards will...

March 4, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 26th annual Carl Sandburg College Poetry Competition. The contest is open to the general public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary, (1st-5th grade), intermediate (6th-12th grade) and adult.

 

Winners will be recognized at the Carl Sandburg College Poetry Awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. April 23 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.,...

March 3, 2015
GALESBURG — ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will have a delayed start time of 10:30 a.m. today, March 3.

 

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Feb. 19, 2015
GALESBURG — Saturday’s scheduled events as part of the Carl Sandburg College Athletics Reunion have been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather and will be rescheduled for a later date.

 

However, Friday’s viewings of “Hoovey,” which shares the inspirational story of former Chargers men’s basketball player Eric Elliott, will go on as scheduled at 4 and 7 p.m. Friday in the Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball Sophomore Night contests Thursday against Sauk Valley will be broadcast live on Sunny 97.7 WMOI and www.977wmoi.com.

 

Coverage of the Chargers’ regular-season finales at John M. Lewis Gymnasium will begin at 5:15 p.m. The women’s contest will tip off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m. Sophomore Night festivities will take place between the games.

 

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Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Students in Carl Sandburg College’s art and welding programs will test their mettle against one another with a friendly competition Feb. 28 in Building G on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

The second annual event pairs one art student and one welding student, who will have from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to create a welded sculpture. Former Sandburg student John Henrikson will serve as juror to select a best-of piece. The event is...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College’s Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 21 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

All proceeds will go to Sandburg’s PTK chapter to fund student travel to educational conferences in San Antonio, Texas, and Albuquerque, N.M. Any items remaining from the sale will be donated to the Galesburg Rescue Mission.

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Feb. 16, 2015
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 32nd annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 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 and includes lunch. There will be 53 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;...

Feb. 16, 2015
GALESBURG — Three Galesburg High School students tied for the individual championship and Monmouth-Roseville won its fourth straight combined-division title at the 34th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday 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,...

Feb. 13, 2015
CARTHAGE — Gretchen Sadler of Hamilton High School was crowned the individual champion and Illini West won the team title of the 34th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday 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...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College, Parkland College and Joliet Junior College recently received a joint three-year grant from the Department of Education’s Title VI Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Education program.

 

Totaling $374,096, the grant was one of 31 awarded to community colleges and universities during the 2014-15 academic year. The grant allows faculty to participate in 10-day site visits and students to...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking enthusiastic and creative instructors to teach classes for its Kids on Campus summer program Aug. 3-7 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. This event attracts several students each year from across the College’s district and offers classes in a variety of subjects to children in grades K-6.

 

Instructors are needed in many subject areas and are encouraged to submit proposals for classes they...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Calling all Chargers! The Carl Sandburg College Athletics Reunion will take place Feb. 20-21, with several events for former Chargers athletes, including film screenings featuring the story of a former Sandburg men’s basketball player as well as alumni basketball and volleyball games.

 

The weekend kicks off with special screenings of “Hoovey,” a full-length feature film that shares the inspirational story of former Charger Eric Elliott....

Feb. 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Premiere viewings of “Hoovey,” which shares the inspirational story of Sandburg alumnus and former Chargers men’s basketball player Eric Elliott, at 4 and 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Produced by EchoLight Cinemas, “Hoovey” chronicles how Elliott, who played for the Chargers from 2003-05, persevered from surgery to remove a life-threatening brain tumor as a...

Feb. 5, 2015
CARTHAGE — The Great River Players (GRP) of Keokuk, Iowa, in partnership with Carl Sandburg College and Carthage Community Development, will present the musical “Godspell” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Sandburg Auditorium in Carthage.
 

This is the second production by the GRP to be presented in Carthage and follows the success of the first cooperative production, “Of Mice and Men” in October 2014.
 

With music and lyrics by...

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