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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...

June 24, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support the Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition. Sandburg has received funding from Dollar General every year since 2004, totaling $143,000 for family and adult literacy.
 

A majority of the funds will be used for instructional books and materials for tutoring adult learners. The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition provides trained...

June 18, 2014
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 2014 spring semester and pre-summer session.

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Accounting
Galesburg — Melissa Davis, Kristi Endicott
Galva — Karla Sterling
Monmouth — Melissa Roller
Oneida — Pamela Sallee

 

Administrative Office...

June 10, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will host the 20th annual Railroad Days Train & Toy Show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 28 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29 at the Carl Sandburg College Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The cost to attend the two-day event is $5 per person; children 12 and under are admitted for free. Concessions are available and a complimentary shuttle service between the Galesburg Amtrak station and the show will...

June 10, 2014
GALESBURG—An auction for items and equipment owned by Carl Sandburg College from the Sandburg Children’s School and other departments that are no longer deemed usable for College purposes will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21 at Building A on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Hannam’s Auction Service of Galesburg will serve as the auctioneer for the sale, which will include playground and day care center equipment, furniture,...

May 28, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2014 spring 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.
 

DEAN’S LIST
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May 23, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted its best score of the week and finished in 17th place Friday during the final round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Swan Lake Resort.

 

“It was nice to see this team to go out on a good note,” Chargers coach Ryan Twaddle said. “They had nothing to lose today, and they went out and played like it. We played our best round of the week by far.”

 

The Chargers totaled a...

May 22, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team remained in 17th place but trimmed its deficit behind Independence (Kan.) to just three shots after the third round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Thursday at Swan Lake Resort.

 

The Chargers trailed Independence by 15 shots entering the round but ended the day three shots behind the Pirates after shooting 336 as a team. Sandburg’s three-round total of 997 is nine shots ahead of College...

May 21, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team improved its score by 11 shots and moved into sole possession of 17th place during the second round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Wednesday at Swan Lake Resort.
 

Each of the Chargers’ four scorers topped their totals from the opening round. Sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) led Sandburg with a 2-over-par 74 that included an even-par performance on the back nine....

May 20, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Ind.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team shot 336 and is tied for 17th after Tuesday’s opening round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Swan Lake Resort.
 

Making their second straight appearance at nationals and fourth in the last five years, the Chargers had all four of their scorers shoot in the 80s. Sandburg is tied with host school Ancilla (Ind.) and is two shots behind Independence (Kan.) for 16th place. Despite posting...

May 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Political science and history instructor Lara Roemer has been named the 2014 Carl Sandburg College Faculty Member of the Year. Students and fellow faculty members nominated Roemer for her outstanding work in the classroom, and she was introduced as the winner during the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday at Galesburg High School.

By being selected as Sandburg’s Faculty Member of the Year, Roemer will be submitted as the...

May 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Paul Marasa has been named the 2014 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Marasa for his outstanding work in the classroom. Marasa was introduced as the winner during the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement on Thursday at Galesburg High School.

Marasa has taught English at Sandburg since 1998, and he’s served as the writing coordinator for the TRIO Achievement...

May 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Reaching the NJCAA Division II national tournament is nothing new for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf program, but playing in it will be a new experience for all but one member of this year’s team.
 

The Chargers will be making their second straight appearance and fourth in the last five years at nationals when the four-day tournament kicks off Tuesday at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind., but sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg, Ill./...

May 12, 2014
GALESBURG—For the first time ever, Carl Sandburg College will have live streams available for its GED Commencement and College Commencement ceremonies, which will take place May 14 and May 15, respectively.
 

These streams will be available to anyone for free, and they will be archived on the College’s YouTube page, www.youtube.com/carlsandburgcollege, so they can be viewed after the ceremonies as well.
 

The 44th annual Carl Sandburg College...

May 5, 2014
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College and Knox College have announced a dual admission program for students who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Knox upon completing an associate degree at Sandburg.
 

The agreement was signed by Sandburg President Lori Sundberg and Knox President Teresa Amott at a news conference Monday morning at Sandburg and will go into effect with students applying for enrollment at Knox in the fall of 2015.
 

“We have a...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics and leadership for the 2013-14 academic year during the annual Recognition and Awards Assembly on Thursday in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

The following awards and recognitions were given out during the assembly:
 

ADULT EDUCATION
Adult Learning Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award
Catherine McDaniel
Stan Shover...

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