Posted Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 3:09:00 PM
Posted Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 10:30:00 AM
Nursing students are collecting clothing and hygiene products to donate to local middle schools.
Posted Friday, Feb 21, 2020 11:40:49 AM
Jim Bishop, a leader in the legal profession in the Golden Isles for more than 60 years and a former regent of the University System of Georgia received Friday one of the USG's highest honors. At the Regents' Scholarship Gala in Atlanta, he was presented with the University System of Georgia Regents' Hall of Fame Alumni and Distinguished Friends Achievement Award. He was nominated for the award by College of Coastal Georgia President Dr. Michelle Johnston.
Posted Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 1:04:28 PM
The School of Arts and Sciences wants to recognize several students, both current and former, pursuing studies in the Natural Sciences Department who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance.
Posted Monday, Feb 10, 2020 5:05:12 PM
Quinton Staples is the new director of diversity initiatives at the College of Coastal Georgia. He feels a college should be an integral part of a community's fabric. That means ensuring that all parts of the community have the ability to succeed there.
Posted Monday, Feb 10, 2020 3:26:10 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia has adopted an aquatic, robotic float named "Mud Skipper" that is taking measurements of its environment and contributing to the understanding of the Southern Ocean.
Posted Friday, Feb 7, 2020 8:23:01 AM
Posted Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 9:47:00 AM
The 2nd annual Coastal Scholars Showcase will return this year to highlight the work of faculty and staff at the College of Coastal Georgia who have continued to contribute to and remain engaged in their fields of study. The showcase invites faculty, staff, students, and community members to not only see the work of participants but ask questions and provide feedback. The 2020 Coastal Scholars Showcase will be held Thursday, February 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on campus at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center, and Friday, February 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., also at the Conference Center.
Posted Thursday, Jan 23, 2020 2:41:00 PM
Posted Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 2:50:00 PM
Jeff LeMieux, professor of art; Aurora Pope, assistant professor of visual art; Lauren Moyer, local artist and art student; and Jacob Billings, an art graduate of the College and local artist, painted a mural in Downtown Brunswick as part of the Brunswick Mural Project.
Posted Friday, Dec 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Coastal Georgia Alumnus Tyler McGoogan shares how even after graduation he was advised and encouraged to never give up when his job prospects looked bleak.
Posted Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 8:49:33 AM
Sixteen College of Coastal Georgia students will assist local residents in filing their taxes through the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance program for the 2020 tax season. Coastal Georgia students will be volunteering for the Internal Revenue Service through the Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. Those who volunteered will go through an online training program of approximately 40 hours over the winter break to learn how to interview clients, fill out tax forms, and be prepared for tax season after classes resume for the spring semester.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 2:40:22 PM
College of Coastal Georgia teacher candidates representing the Association of Coastal Educators club gifted a third grade class at Burroughs Molette Elementary School with blankets and books to read during the winter break.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 1:29:47 PM
College of Coastal Georgia Landscape Technician Michael Lee and his wife Joanna constructed and decorated a fire engine-red sleigh on display in Downtown Brunswick for the holiday season.
Posted Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 4:34:00 PM
College of Coastal Georgia partnered this year with Glynn County Schools and the Coastal Georgia Historical Society to provide a new field trip experience for fifth grade students at the World War II Home Front Museum on St. Simons.
Posted Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 4:18:45 PM
Posted Friday, Nov 22, 2019 3:24:00 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia's Student Government Association open a food and clothing pantry for students called "The Deck." Research has shown that more than 30 percent of college students across the United States suffer from food insecurity. That percentage is even higher at the College, according to recent surveys completed by SGA. Nearly 66 percent of students who responded to the survey reported previously experiencing or currently experiencing food insecurity. So SGA decided to take action and officially opened The Deck.
Posted Friday, Nov 22, 2019 3:08:53 PM
Cyber defense students at the College of Coastal Georgia recently competed in the National Cyber League (NCL), an online cybersecurity competition to demonstrate their cybersecurity skills and knowledge.In the team competition held November 15-17, Coastal Georgia placed 187 out of 781 national competitors.
Posted Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 5:12:35 PM
University System of Georgia Associate Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs Chris McCraw addressed a roomful of faculty and staff at the College this past Friday. McGraw shared how the USG's code of conduct and the organization's core values—Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect—are lived out daily in ethical behavior.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 12:00:00 PM
The commencement ceremony for the Fall 2019 graduating class of the College of Coastal Georgia will be held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Sunday, December 15 at 3 p.m. Lori George Billingsley will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony. Billingsley is currently the Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for The Coca-Cola Company.
Posted Friday, Nov 15, 2019 3:48:08 PM
The University System of Georgia's board of regents voted Tuesday to authorize College of Coastal Georgia to move forward with plans for a performing arts center. The college will begin design of the new facility, tentatively named the Coastal Community Center for the Arts, in 2020. Construction is expected to begin in 2021.
Posted Friday, Nov 15, 2019 12:30:00 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia celebrated two of its outstanding students and the life and legacy of alumnus Emory Dawson at a special reception held recently on the Brunswick campus. The annual event announces the year's recipients of the Emory Dawson Scholarship awarded by Elks Lodge 691 of Brunswick. The scholarship is awarded each year to two students with disabilities at the College who have demonstrated strong academic performance. Sutton Rollins, a sophomore, and Jonathon Widener, a senior, were each awarded $1,000 to help continue their education at Coastal Georgia. The students were honored in front of family and friends, Elk Lodge members, faculty, and staff of the College inside the Huie-Wilcox Gallery in the Hargett building.
Posted Monday, Nov 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia nursing students are spartnering with America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia and Bay Harbour Church of God to host a health fair on Monday, November 18. The health fair will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Bay Harbour Church during its monthly food distribution event. Event attendees will have the opportunity to get a free health assessment as they receive food. The health fair will feature stations addressing various health topics such as smoking cessation, blood pressure education, and how to eat healthy on a budget. Students will perform skin checks, blood pressure screenings, and health assessments with action plans for each individual based on their findings. The students will also provide referrals for follow-ups with healthcare facilities and providers at either a free or reduced cost.
Posted Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Posted Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 10:08:16 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia has moved up in its ranking as a veteran-friendly campus. Each year, Military Times recognizes America's best institutions for veterans in its "Best for Vets: Colleges" rankings. The College placed 110 in the nation for 2019 and currently stands at 81 for Best for Vets: Colleges 2020. Coastal Georgia also ranked third in the state of Georgia.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM
The annual Coastal Science Symposium 2019 will be held Friday, November 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Campus Center.This year's keynote speaker is renowned shark biologist Dr. Toby Daly-Engel from the Florida Institute of Technology. Daly-Engel's Shark Conservation lab at Florida Tech studies the molecular ecology and evolution of sharks and other migratory marine animals in order to better conserve and protect ecosystem health. Following the address, there will be a poster showcase for students to present their research and service-learning projects covering topics in coastal ecology, conservation biology, and environmental science. Community partners will be there as well with educational exhibits and opportunities for local community members to get involved in citizen science and coastal conservation efforts.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 9:54:00 AM
Emily Boyle's English Composition II class represented the College of Coastal Georgia and the Camden Center at the Scarecrow Stroll on Sunday, October 20. Boyle is an English lecturer for the College at the Camden Center. Her class is a service-learning course that explores how art can build community. The class connects readings and writings to real-world concepts and current events.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 2:56:11 PM
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Posted Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 9:16:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia President Michelle Johnston was formally invested as the College's sixth president during a special, long-valued investiture ceremony on Friday, October 11. The ceremony brought together representatives from across the University System of Georgia, along with local community supporters.