Posted Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 10:01:00 AM
David Warden '16 has the credit hours to graduate this December with a B.S. in Psychology, but he's discovered a couple of classes he'd like to fit in before commencement in May 2016, while he's applying to graduate schools. The Dean's List student, who is the recipient of the Marquess Psychology Scholarship awarded by the College Foundation, was also named the Outstanding Student in Psychology (Senior) during the 2015 Honors Day Program on May 1.
Posted Friday, Nov 20, 2015 7:03:00 AM
It was the first time Greg Aloia had issued a "gobble and go" call.Standing before a crowd of runners and joggers on the College of Coastal Georgia campus, Aloia, president of the school, roused the group with an enthusiastic "on your marks, get set, gobble and go" and then sounded a horn to signal the official start of Thursday's Turkey Trot race for students and staff.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 8:28:00 AM
Jonathan Parker '16 said studying for his A.S.N. was not like the Army. Sergeant Parker served in Operation Iraqi Freedom I and III."In the Army, they show you once and you are expected to pay attention and get it right the first time. In the nursing program, they guide you through it. The instructors don't abandon you, but stand right there with you in the clinical setting."
Posted Monday, Nov 16, 2015 9:24:40 AM
College of Coastal Georgia's second volleyball conference championship in a row was a little sweeter for the Lady Mariners because of who they beat to win it.After dropping just one conference match during the regular season to the University of Mobile, the Lady Mariners met the Rams again on Saturday in Montgomery, Ala., in the Southern States Athletic Conference tournament championship and beat them 3-1.
Posted Friday, Nov 13, 2015 7:28:00 AM
For Angel McClain, purple was the key.An eighth-grader at Glynn Middle School, the 14-year-old student was one of 55 pupils from her school to join a cohort of instructors from College of Coastal Georgia for the first-ever graveyard lesson plan.
Posted Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 11:00:00 AM
Posted Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 12:25:00 AM
Shawn Clark spent six years in the Navy, entering into the service with the overall goal of using his time served as a vessel to help him earn a college diploma. After he left the Navy, he headed straight to College of Coastal Georgia. The school was an optimal choice thanks to its location near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Camden County, low tuition costs and flexible scheduling options.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 1:13:00 AM
Erina Bista '17 has made the President's List (4.0 GPA) every semester except spring 2015. That term was ending when a violent earthquake and aftershocks devastated Nepal, killing more than 9,000 people.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 12:16:55 AM
Students and faculty at College of Coastal Georgia took time Monday to set aside their books and daily agendas and focus attention on the men and women from their institution who have fallen in the line of service for their country.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 12:08:20 AM
Zeeshan Safdar sincerely believes education is the key to unlocking a positive future. And he feels that's true both inside and outside of the classroom.
Posted Monday, Nov 9, 2015 12:15:00 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia ranked 62nd nationally in the 6th annual Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" rankings announced today. The rankings factor in the results of Military Times' annual survey, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement.
Posted Monday, Nov 9, 2015 10:00:00 AM
As far as the head of College of Coastal Georgia sees it, the Mariners are sailing in safe, steady and sure waters."From where I sit, the stars are aligning and the North star is guiding us exactly in the direction we need to be," said Greg Aloia, president of the college.
Posted Monday, Nov 9, 2015 9:11:07 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia will host a Symposium on Coastal Ecology and Management on Friday, January 29 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Southeast Georgia Conference Center in Brunswick.
Posted Friday, Nov 6, 2015 9:17:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The University System of Georgia (USG) officially announced system wide Fall 2015 enrollment numbers on Thursday morning, with the College of Coastal Georgia's announced enrollment at 3,131, up 4.1% from 2014. This fall, the College welcomed 1,105 new students on campus, a 15% increase over last year.
Posted Thursday, Nov 5, 2015 10:00:00 AM
St. Simons Island, GA - Dr. Sarah Hartman's MGED 4034 service-learning class presented the Boys & Girls Club on St Simons Island with an early/middle grades Literacy Library. The Library consists of books purchased through a service-learning mini-grant.
Posted Thursday, Nov 5, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Shamia Garrett, coordinator of student affairs with the College of Public Health at Georgia Southern, left, and Megan Murray, Georgia Southern College of Graduate Studies recruitment coordinator, talk with College of Coastal Georgia student Zeeshan Sufdar Wednesday during the CCGA Graduate and Professional Schools Expo in the CCGA campus center.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015 12:05:00 PM
Lexi Holloway '16 will actually complete the requirements for her B.S. in Public Management by December 2015. The recipient of two College Foundation scholarships – a Bishop Scholarship as well as the Rose Endowment – will be launching a career in a high demand and highly competitive field as a professional grant writer.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Joey Matheny '16 earned college credit for his experience as a combat medic which applies to his B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies. Not only did that experience as a veteran put him closer to his goal – a career in health care – but it also helped to shape his life.As a high school student in Shelby Township, Michigan, he planned to go to Michigan State and play football. Then 9/11 happened.
Posted Friday, Oct 23, 2015 9:50:00 AM
Chris Smith wrangled up a rowdy group of his fellow College of Coastal Georgia students to play video games in a way they never had before, this time on a movie screen, and prizes came with the deal. During the third annual International Game Day at the college, college students came together to play one another in the video game tournament thanks to the the Anime and Video Game clubs.
Posted Friday, Oct 23, 2015 9:48:25 AM
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia's men's golf team made good on its No. 1 national ranking Tuesday by winning the NAIA Men's Fall Preview tournament that included 10 top 24 teams, four of which are ranked in the top five. "It was nice that we won and we were able to see this layout for the first time, it's the site of this year's NAIA championship," said coach Mike Cook.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 1:53:00 PM
Sam (Samantha) Lasslett '18 travelled a long way from home – half way around the world – to attend the College of Coastal Georgia. The Melbourne, Australia student now makes the flight back and forth twice a year, for Christmas and the summer break.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Prospective college students from three of Georgia's bordering states are being drawn to College of Coastal Georgia by an out-of-state tuition waiver. College of Coastal Georgia began offering the equivalent of in-state tuition to residents of Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina who meet the requirements for admission.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Posted Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 9:38:40 AM
Garrison Penzo '18 makes it perfectly clear: the College Foundation, the Sapelo Foundation, and Zell Miller scholarships are making it possible for him to attend college. The McIntosh County Academy graduate (Class of 2015) and first-generation college student is a Rose Foundation Scholar as well as an Annemarie and Richard J. Reynolds, Jr. Scholar.
Posted Monday, Oct 12, 2015 10:00:00 AM
Jerry Luke stood before a captive audience, explaining the methods of controlled madness he uses to create his layered, larger-scale artwork pieces that can be described as realism, surrealism and abstraction, all on one framed palette.
Posted Friday, Oct 9, 2015 9:06:00 AM
Education officials, community leaders and students came together Thursday to salute a man who has made it part of his mission to ensure the successful growth of College of Coastal Georgia and create a sustained economic understanding within the community.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 1:36:56 PM
Zakiya Bostic was fully engaged in the story in front of her, reading aloud to her tutor about a house falling from the sky and landing on a wicked witch. The classic scene from "The Wizard of Oz" was a prime teaching tool for the 10-year-old student at Goodyear Elementary School being put to use thanks to her tutor, Kaitlyn Riggins, a senior education student at College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 1:59:32 PM
Higher math has re-wired how Jedidiah Lindborg '16 processes information. "Logic and Proof [Math 3000] actually changed the way I think and analyze," he said. "Applied math provides the perfect balance of knowledge and challenge. Math doesn't come easily to me, but it motivates me – the more difficult it is to obtain, the more I gain," he laughed.