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Nov. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—The work of artists Susanne Nestory and Chris Holbrook will be featured in their “Off the Grid” exhibit from Nov. 10-Jan. 12 in the Building D Gallery on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

An opening reception for the exhibit will take place from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided at the reception.

 

Media in the exhibit...

Nov. 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team opened it season with a 94-49 victory over St. Ambrose JV on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The defending Region IV champion Chargers (1-0) cruised after closing the first half with a 26-5 burst to take a 43-22 lead into the locker room. Tied at 17 with 9:03 to go in the first, Sandburg began to pull away with six straight points in the next minute on two free throws from freshman Martel...

Oct. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation, in collaboration with Green Thumb Industries, LLC (GTI), awarded two new scholarships worth $2,000 each for the 2014-2015 academic year to Sandburg students Whitney Freeman and Robert Robinson.
 

Freeman, a graduate of Spoon River Valley High School and now a Galesburg resident, is enrolled in her first year pursuing an Associate in Applied Science in radiologic technology. A graduate of ROWVA High School,...

Oct. 17, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from more than 50 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The following schools are scheduled to attend (list subject to change):
 

AIB College of Business
Ashford University
Benedictine University
Blackburn College
...

Oct. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the ancient Greek comedy “The Clouds” at 7 p.m. Oct. 16-18 and 24-25 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Written by Aristophanes, the play is a comical twist on Socrates’ teachings and debates the place of education and religion in teaching students. The play follows Strepsiades and his struggles to free his family of debt while weighing the ideas of just and...

Oct. 11, 2014
BYRON — The Carl Sandburg College men's golf team earned its third straight trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament after finishing second in the Region IV tournament Saturday at PrairieView Golf Course.

 

The Chargers made up a one-shot deficit for the second and final national-qualifying spot by shooting 314 in Saturday’s final round. Sandburg ended with a 54-hole total of 949, six shots ahead of third-place Sauk Valley. Black Hawk won the...

Oct. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Stephen Recker, author of “Rare Images of Antietam and the Photographers Who Took Them,” will host a talk and book signing at 11 a.m. Oct. 9 in the Sandburg Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Recker has collected more than 600 rare photographs and relics from the Civil War’s Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest single-day battle in American history. He will use these...

Oct. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation presented its inaugural Community Honoree of the Year to Les Allen during Mr. Sandburg’s Garden Party on Sept. 14 for his significant accomplishments and contributions benefiting Sandburg students, programs and capital needs.
 

Allen recently retired as the executive vice president of lending and chief credit officer at Midwest Bank of Western Illinois after spending 25 years with the institution. While with...

Oct. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebrations Tuesday at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to welcome its new bookstore and food service partners.
 

A ribbon-cutting at the bookstore, now operated by Follett Bookstore Management, will take place at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Food, discounted apparel, games and giveaways — including drawings for a $300 gift card and a tablet — will be available. The...

Oct. 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The registration deadline has been extended through noon Oct. 8 for the West Central Illinois Healthcare Continuing Education (WCIHCE) healthcare seminar “Healthy Workplace Environments – For Healthcare Workers” scheduled for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Carl Sandburg College Student Center, 2400 Tom Wilson Blvd.
 

This program will focus on healthy workplace environments for healthcare workers, with an emphasis on stress-reduction strategies....

Sept. 30, 2014
GALESBURG — A dream three years in the making became a reality Tuesday afternoon as Carl Sandburg College was formally introduced as a National Academy of Railroad Sciences (NARS) training site during a ceremonial contract signing on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

“There are times in a college’s life cycle that are defining moments,” Sandburg President Dr. Lori Sundberg said, “and we are participating in one of those moments right now for Carl Sandburg...

Sept. 30, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College on Monday was awarded more than $1 million as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) competitive grant program, the White House announced.
 

Sandburg’s grant of $1,049,474 is part of a nearly $10 million award given to a consortium of five Illinois institutions that is spearheaded by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and also includes Lewis and Clark Community College...

Sept. 25, 2014
GALESBURG — The registration deadline is Oct. 3 for the “Healthy Workplace Environments: For Healthcare Workers” seminar, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Student Center on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Sponsored by West Central Illinois Healthcare Continuing Education, the program will focus on healthy workplace environments for healthcare workers, with an emphasis on stress-...

Sept. 24, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a signing ceremony at 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Center for Manufacturing Excellence on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to formally announce it as a National Academy of Railroad Sciences (NARS) training site.
 

Representatives from Sandburg, NARS, the City of Galesburg, BNSF Railway and Johnson County (Kan.) Community College will be on hand for the ceremony. The public is invited to attend....

Sept. 24, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Career and Corporate Development Department will offer restaurant and non-restaurant food handler training classes from October-December at the Main Campus in Galesburg, Extension Center in Bushnell and Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

The Illinois Department of Public Health’s Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies has mandated that all food handlers working in restaurants must have completed training by Dec. 31. Participants...

Aug. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Coming off the most successful season in program history, Ariel Pesce wants the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team to reach another level this fall.
 

“They had a phenomenal season last year, and I told them we’re not going to take a step down,” Pesce said. “We’re going to look to do better, and that means a lot of work.”
 

Sandburg had a scrimmage Friday evening at Monmouth and opens the regular season at 5 p.m. today against...

Aug. 15, 2014
GALESBURG—For the first time, the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team will have a preseason intra-squad scrimmage open to the public when it holds the Navy & Red Scrimmage at 6 p.m. Tuesday in John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Admission is free for all Sandburg students, faculty and staff, and the general public is asked to bring an item to be donated to the Carl Sandburg College Resource Room.
 

The Resource Room was established in 2010 to...

July 14, 2014
GALESBURG — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s Oral History Program recently released a new collection of interviews, including four from Carl Sandburg College, telling the story of community colleges in Illinois.
 

President Dr. Lori Sundberg, former Professors Dr. Norman Burdick and Frederick Visel, and former Associate Dean Darrell Clevidence are among the 62 teachers, administrators and legislators whose interviews are included as part of...

July 3, 2014
GALESBURG — 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 Building D lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, to showcase work students have done in their classes.
 

Projects include iPad videos (foreign language); reports on the novel “The Maze Runner” (literature); a full-sized medieval trebuchet and Lego robots (science); and rockets and geometrical kites (math)....

June 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) through the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
 

Both honors were presented at the College’s regular Board of Trustees meeting Thursday evening. This is the fifth consecutive year Sandburg has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, and it’s the 11th straight year it...

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