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April 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Conservationist and 2013 CNN Hero of the Year Chad Pregracke will give the Commencement address at the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement, and state Rep. Donald Moffitt (R-Gilson) will deliver the address at the 44th annual GED Commencement next month.
 

The College’s Commencement will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 in Hegg Auditorium at Galesburg High School, and the GED Commencement will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14...

April 10, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges Category of the ninth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education. This is the second straight time and third time overall that Sandburg has been honored as the best in its category, which includes schools with less than 5,000 students. The College also placed in the top 10 of its category for the seventh time in a row.
 

The...

April 10, 2014
GALESBURG—Copies of the Carl Sandburg College Community Garden’s first recipe book, “From Our Community to Your Table,” are now available for purchase. Profits from book sales will benefit the Sandburg Community Garden.
 

“From Our Community to Your Table” includes more than 400 home, garden, pet, health, vegetarian, ethnic and gluten-free recipes submitted by Sandburg employees, Community Garden volunteers, University of Illinois Extension Master...

April 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Registration is now open for classes for the 2014 fall semester at Carl Sandburg College. One year of tuition at Sandburg can help you save more than $6,000 over attending a four-year public college and more than $26,000 over attending a four-year private college. Tuition for the fall semester is due Aug. 1, and fall semester classes begin Aug. 18.
 

First-time Sandburg students should contact the Carl Sandburg College Welcome Center on the Main...

April 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the docudrama “Nothing Natural” from April 10-12 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Written and directed by Sandburg assistant professor of theater Susan Sharp, the play recounts a true and dramatic story that occurred in Texas in 1937.
 

Showtime is 7 p.m. for each performance, and tickets for each show will be available at the door. Admission is $5 for adults...

April 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The 23rd annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8 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 nearly 70 organizations, explore career fields and learn about Sandburg’s programs of study. Organizations scheduled to participate in the career expo include:...

April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Area high school students will participate in the third annual Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition at 9:30 a.m. April 4 in Building G, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Students from Cuba, Galesburg, Illini West, Knoxville, ROWVA, United and Williamsfield high schools are among those scheduled to compete.
 

Teams of four will be awarded points in three practical skill areas (shielded metal arc welding, oxy fuel...

March 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College invites local child care providers to reserve a table for a child care fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The fair will allow for area child care providers to set up displays, promote their services and meet with community members and prospective clients about their child care offerings. There is no cost to reserve a table. Reservations for a...

March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—On the heels of helping lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to its first NJCAA Division II national tournament, sophomore Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) has been named to the All-Region IV Division II District A first team and All-Arrowhead Conference second team.
 

A 6-foot guard, Hubbard was the leading vote getter on the all-region team and came one vote shy of being named first-team all-conference. He led the...

March 25, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College TRIO Upward Bound program is accepting applications for program participants for the 2014-2015 academic year.
 

Applicants must be Knox County students attending Abingdon-Avon, Galesburg, Knoxville or ROWVA schools; currently be in eighth, ninth or 10th grade; and meet program eligibility criteria. Students must be first-generation college-bound students and/or meet income guidelines.
 

For more information...

March 24, 2014
GALESBURG—An informational meeting for students interested in transferring to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. March 26 in the Welcome Center in Building B on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Students of all ages are invited to learn about the college, how to apply and speak with staff and current...

March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—A rally for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team will take place at noon March 24 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to congratulate the Chargers on their recent trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
 

The Chargers led in the second half of both of their contests at the national tournament in Danville but were eliminated after two games. Sandburg dropped its opening game 56-...

March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College student creations will be on display March 24-May 4 for the Spring 2014 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 28 in the gallery. The show and reception are free and open to the public.
 

The show features nearly 50 pieces in various types of media designed by current Sandburg...

March 19, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held a second-half lead, but Potomac State (W. Va.) rallied to beat the Chargers 83-70 and eliminate them from the NJCAA Division II national tournament in a consolation bracket quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Catamounts (21-9) will play in the consolation semifinals at 11 a.m. Friday against the winner of the consolation quarterfinal at 9 a.m. Thursday between St....

March 18, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team gave No. 2 seed Wayne County (Mich.) all it could handle, but the Wildcats held on the beat the Chargers 56-53 in the first round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament on Tuesday morning at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (18-15) will play in the consolation bracket at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Potomac State (W. Va.). The Catamounts lost their first-round game 93-88 in overtime against...

March 11, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long to play its first-ever game at the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
 

The Chargers (18-14) will face No. 2 overall seed Wayne County (Mich.) in the opening contest of the tournament at 9 a.m. March 18 at Danville Area Community College. The tournament committee seeded the top eight teams, and a blind draw with the remaining eight teams was used to determine the first-...

March 8, 2014
ELGIN—For the first time in school history, the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team is going to the NJCAA Division II national tournament.

 

Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored the game-winning basket with just over a minute left as the Chargers (18-14) rallied to beat Olive-Harvey 73-69 on Saturday at Elgin Community College in the championship game of the Region IV District A tournament.

 

“People might...

March 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College coach Todd Winkler always wants to win, but he also realizes the importance of keeping things in perspective when the Chargers open the season this week.
 

“If we could win four out of 10, I’d be jumping up and down,” said Winkler, in his 10th season as Sandburg’s coach. “We’re going to be playing teams that have played 20-some games already and some really good teams from up north.”
 

The Chargers will take the...

March 6, 2014
GALESBURG—To say it’s been a whirlwind week or so for Jake Tenhouse would be putting it lightly.
 

Nine days after being hired and meeting his team for the first time, the new Carl Sandburg College baseball coach will lead the Chargers in their first game this weekend during their Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Sandburg will play five games in five days, beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday against Morris (N.J.).
 

“You always know your first...

March 3, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team upset top-seeded Kishwaukee 76-70 on Sunday to advance to the championship of the Region IV tournament.

 

The fifth-seeded Chargers (17-14) will play No. 3 seed Olive-Harvey at 5 p.m. Saturday at Elgin for a trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament. Olive-Harvey defeated Sandburg 80-75 on Dec. 18 in Chicago in the teams’ lone meeting this season.

 

Sandburg has never won the...

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