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Jan. 14, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its practical nursing and associate degree nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share its comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 4-5 p.m. Feb. 12 in Room A107 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L....

Jan. 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2013 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.



Jan. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball Arrowhead Conference openers scheduled for this evening at Sauk Valley have been postponed because of inclement weather.

Both games have been rescheduled for Feb. 1, beginning with the women’s game at 5:30 p.m. The men’s game will follow at 7:30 p.m.

The next scheduled game for both teams is Thursday against Black Hawk East at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The women’s game will tip...

Jan. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—All Carl Sandburg College campuses will open at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.


New student orientation previously scheduled for 9 a.m. has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. this Friday, Jan 10 in the Student Center. For additional information or questions please Genny Stevens, coordinator of student life, at 309.341.5332 or


Jan. 5, 2014
GALESBURG—ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to inclement weather.



Jan. 2, 2014
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. 12, 19 and 26 in Room 103 of George Davis Hall on the campus of Knox College.

Once trained, volunteers can tutor students one-on-one, in small groups, in classrooms and assist with specific projects and events. Training is free of charge, and books and materials for tutoring are provided at no...

All Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 1 for Winter Break. All College offices will resume regular operating hours at 8 a.m. Jan. 2.


We hope you have a safe and happy holiday season!

Dec. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer player Lawson Crider has been named to the first team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Men’s Junior College Division I All-America and All-North Region teams, the first time any Sandburg player has received either honor.

A freshman from Mayfield, Ky., Crider shattered the Sandburg record book, setting school records for goals (23), assists (11) and points (57) in a season....

Dec. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Students in the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program raised $500 for tornado victims during a cut-a-thon Dec. 7 at the Annex in downtown Galesburg, bringing the College’s total fundraising efforts to more than $2,500. Customers at the cut-a-thon could receive a haircut for a minimum $5 donation, and all proceeds were donated to the American Red Cross to aid victims of last month’s tornadoes in central Illinois.


The cut-a-thon was among...

Dec. 10, 2013
GALESBURG—Jill Johnson, associate dean of social and business sciences at Carl Sandburg College, has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 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. Johnson was nominated for the honor by Linda Lee, associate...

Dec. 4, 2013
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College and Monmouth College have announced a joint admissions agreement designed to facilitate a seamless transfer for Sandburg students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at Monmouth.

Titled the Pipeline Program, the agreement was signed by the presidents of both institutions at a news conference Wednesday at Sandburg.

"We believe this partnership will provide valuable new options and benefits to students...

Dec. 3, 2013
GALESBURG—Students in the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program will have a cut-a-thon from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., Galesburg, to raise money for victims of last month’s tornadoes in central Illinois.

Customers can receive a haircut for a minimum $5 donation, and all proceeds from the cut-a-thon will be given to the American Red Cross to aid tornado victims. To schedule an appointment, call the Carl...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College’s Veterans Drop-In Center recently expanded to offer more space for students who are active or former military personnel.

The Veterans Drop-In Center, located in Room B121 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, doubled in size last month. The room originally opened last November and serves as a place to relax or study for Sandburg's 65 students who are veterans or active military members. The 300-square-foot area includes two...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College political science and history instructor Lara Roemer has been named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar. Roemer was one of 26 community college instructors selected through an application process regarding the 2014-2015 Honors Study Topic, “Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration,” and for excellence in teaching.

Roemer will attend the annual Faculty Scholar Conference in the British Virgin Islands Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will accept scholarship applications beginning Dec. 1 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Full- and part-time students who are interested in applying for scholarship assistance should complete the application process. The application deadline is March 1.

The scholarship application process is online, and paper applications are not necessary except when specified. Students can apply for scholarships by visiting...

Nov. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the Orpheum Theatre have partnered to donate all ticket sales from the premiere of the College’s musical production of “Urinetown” at 7:30 p.m. Friday to the American Red Cross for relief efforts from Sunday’s tornadoes in the Peoria area.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students. Admission is free for Sandburg students who present their College ID. Tickets are available through the Orpheum Theatre box office at...

Nov. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Fans who make a donation toward relief efforts from Sunday’s tornadoes in the Peoria area will receive free admission to this week’s Carl Sandburg College basketball home games.

Anyone who donates a nonperishable food item, pet supplies, bleach or a case of bottled water will be admitted for free to the Chargers women’s basketball game at 6 p.m. tonight against Southeastern (Iowa) and Tuesday’s men’s basketball game at 7:30 p.m. against St....

Nov. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College presents a production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Urinetown,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 as well as 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St., Galesburg.

“Urinetown” is a satire about a town where water is scarce and it’s a paid privilege to use the facilities. Written by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis, the musical is an examination of the relationship between government, big business,...

Nov. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College won three National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 3 Medallion Awards during the district’s conference earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio.

Sandburg won silver medallions in the Handbook category for its Student Success Guide and the Electronic Class Schedule/Catalog category for its online catalog, which was unveiled for the 2013-2014 academic year. The College also won a bronze medallion in the...

Nov. 9, 2013
FORT DODGE, Iowa—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country sophomore Haley Bolliger (Tremont) finished 23rd out of 281 runners and shattered her school record at the NJCAA Division I national championship Saturday at Lakeside Golf Course.

Bolliger, competing at nationals for the second year in a row, crossed the finish line in 19 minutes, 14.1 seconds, which was :33.2 better than the Sandburg record she set at last year’s national championship. Bolliger...