Resource Development Specialist Hired at CSC

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Genny Gibson

The Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees approved the employment of Genny Gibson as the resource development specialist during the regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 27. Gibson’s new position is through the CSC Foundation and will focus on connecting with CSC Alumni and other friends of the College.

“I support higher education, which is what brought me to Carl Sandburg College,” said Gibson. “As the foundation assistant, I am able to be a part of the efforts in providing education opportunities for students. I am thrilled to be the new resource development specialist because now I can go even further by reconnecting with CSC alumni and other friends of the college to foster relationships that will be beneficial to past, present, and future students and the College.”

Gibson’s primary function is to develop an alumni relations program that serves to establish a positive connection with CSC graduates and the College. The position will be the point of contact for all alumni relations activities, including special events and development functions.

“I’m very excited to have Genny on board and working in this new capacity,” said Gena Alcorn, director of the CSC Foundation. “She will be able to build positive relationships with our graduates and will provide them with opportunities to remain connected to the college. Her new position is a key component to the growth and progress of the Foundation.”

Gibson earned her bachelor’s degree in recreational and park administration from Illinois State University. She majored in recreation management and minored in business administration. She has been employed for the last five months as the Carl Sandburg College foundation assistant. Prior to that, she was the camp coordinator at the Savoy Recreation Center, a receptionist for University Housing Services at Illinois State University, and special events assistant coordinator for the Galesburg Recreation Division. She possesses experience in fundraising, volunteer management, and special event coordination.

To learn more about alumni activities, contact Genny Gibson at (309) 341-5200 or e-mail