Posted Friday, Jan 22, 2016 9:27:00 AM
Glynn County and Albany have something in common. The Metropolitan Statistical areas they're in are the slowest in the state to recover from the Great Recession, said Don Mathews, professor of economics at College of Coastal Georgia, during the annual economic outlook luncheon on Jekyll Island Thursday.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 9:08:00 AM
Lawrence Earle Johnson has had a storied career, and now he is adding yet another interesting chapter. After a long career in law enforcement, followed up with a stretch of working in higher education, Johnson has put pen to paper and published his first novel.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM
It might only be a 3,500-person school in a small town in southeast Georgia, but — thanks to its basketball teams — the College of Coastal Georgia is starting to have a worldwide feel.Four of the 21 players on the Mariner men's and women's basketball teams were born outside of the United States. And, especially on the women's side, the international standouts are much more than just members of the team. They are some of the biggest contributors for the Lady Mariners.
Posted Monday, Jan 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM
KINGSLAND — Students attending College of Coastal Georgia in Kingsland will no longer have to make the long drive to the Brunswick campus to take the necessary classes to earn all four-year degrees.That's been the reality for students in Kingsland ever since the college made the transition from a two-year institution in 2008.
Posted Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM
Enrollment at College of Coastal Georgia for the spring semester is up.The new student population, around 3,000, reflects about a 4 percent increase over last spring, said John Cornell, director of public affairs for the college.As much occurred this past fall, when enrollment hit 3,131 students. That included 1,105 new students, an increase of 15 percent over the previous fall semester.
Posted Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 3:45:00 PM
Posted Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 9:48:33 AM
For many high school seniors, submitting applications to colleges is all wrapped up. For those who haven't sent in their applications, is it too late? Maybe not, says some local high school and college counselors.The summer before the senior year of high school is the best time to start getting things together to apply for colleges, school officials say. Most students do the majority of their application work in the fall of their senior year, with most four-year colleges having application deadlines of November to December.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Courtney Kilpatrick drives to campus for classes daily at the College of Coastal Georgia from her home in nearby Jesup. She was interested in other schools after graduating from Wayne County High, but she chose our Brunswick school admittedly because she wasn't ready to leave home.
Posted Saturday, Dec 26, 2015 3:03:00 PM
The leaders of two Coastal Georgia-based higher education institutions are looking forward to the future.College of Coastal Georgia President Greg Aloia and Coastal Pines Technical College President Glenn Deibert said the programs of the two state institutions are going strong.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 9:46:00 AM
Milton Geddes chose to attend Coastal Georgia for three simple reasons.One, the school offered him a basketball scholarship. Two, he could finish out his degree in education here. And three, it was just a short drive across state lines from his home in Jacksonville.
Posted Monday, Dec 21, 2015 7:00:00 PM
Posted Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 12:30:00 PM
Brunswick,, GA - The College of Coastal Georgia Office of the President has listed the names of 144 students who achieved President's List for the fall 2015 term. To be named to the President's List, a student must be enrolled for twelve hours or more with a term grade point average (GPA) of 4.00.The College of Coastal Georgia Office of Academic Affairs has listed the names of the 271 students who achieved Dean's List for the fall 2015 term. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be full time with a term grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 to 3.99.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 11:46:00 AM
Not all journeys are a straight path; Mikayla Craft '17 will be the first to tell you that.After completing her first academic Year at College of Coastal Georgia in May of 2013 she decided to take a year off from school. She began her college career in the fall of 2012 as a pre-occupational therapy major, but a trying freshman year left her unsure about her path. Classes weren't going as planned and she felt like she was walking through life without a map, or a destination.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 9:00:00 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia Office of Service-Learning has announced Sarah Hartman, Ph.D. and Lydia Watkins, DNP as the inaugural Service-Learning Faculty Fellows for 2016.
Posted Monday, Dec 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Cherie Alston '15 (B.S., Early Childhood/Special Education) and Brandon Evans '15 (B.S., Middle Grades Education) are the recipients of $1,000 grants from Georgia Power for classroom supplies during their first year of teaching. Alston teaches 1st grade at Altama Elementary School in Brunswick. Evans teaches 9th and 10th grade English/Language Arts at Brunswick High School.
Posted Friday, Dec 11, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Posted Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 8:57:00 AM
CCGA Golf Coach Mike Cook talks about leading the Palmer Cup team.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 8:56:01 AM
Posted Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 8:35:00 AM
Janne Tullius '16 came to the College of Coastal Georgia as a wide-eyed freshman back in 2012."I was just so mesmerized by what I saw. Everything was so new to me. I was just so grateful for the opportunity, the chance to be in America," she says now.
Posted Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 7:20:00 PM
Therapy dog Milo, a standard poodle owned by Laura Reeve, left, paid a visit to Jessica Rhodes, right, a library assistant and junior at the College of Coastal Georgia. The four-legged friend came by the college Friday to help students release some of their stress while they prepared for final exams.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 12:04:00 PM
On Saturday, December 5 at 6 p.m. the College of Coastal Georgia Office of International Initiatives at the College of Coastal Georgia is teaming up with Rabbis Without Boarders to bring a forum titled "Is Peace in the Middle East Possible?" to campus.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 8:45:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia is helping students in a popular program earn their degrees even faster.Beginning in the fall 2016 semester, students working to earn an associate's degree in radiologic sciences can cut an entire semester out of their studies. It will help them find employment more easily and quickly, college officials say.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 10:31:00 AM
Samantha Womack '16 is a detective of sorts. She studies bones."Bones are fascinating. They can tell you a lot about a person's health and what is going on in the body," she explained. "That's why I chose radiologic science as my major and healthcare career choice."
Posted Monday, Nov 30, 2015 4:02:48 PM
College of Coastal Georgia students Mitchell Hodzen and Eli Golden won the Regional, National and International Minecraft Hunger Games competition held on Saturday November 21. Ninety-six libraries worldwide participated in the Minecraft Hunger Games tournament on the eighth annual International Games Day.
Posted Sunday, Nov 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM
For decades, the practice of the USGA has been for the powerful Nominating Committee to put forth its slate of officers -- most notably a president -- and Executive Committee candidates in the early fall, well in advance of the USGA Annual Meeting, which was usually the following February.
Posted Saturday, Nov 28, 2015 4:00:00 PM
College didn't work out the first time for Fred Schaefer.More than two decades ago, Schaefer quit his education and joined the Navy. He spent the next 20 years serving aboard submarines as a sonar technician.
Posted Friday, Nov 27, 2015 9:08:00 AM
It's clear that Hania Afzal has a passion about education.Talking at a rapid pace, Afzal is assuredly on fire when it comes to earning degrees and being a model for her peers.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 10:11:43 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia stands strong on its foundation of being an accessible institution which consistently provides access to higher education.The college is now working to stretch that philosophy to include a demographic that is rapidly changing and growing in the coastal community and the state as a whole.
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.