Posted Sunday, May 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM
BRUNSWICK, GA. | When a college professor finishes a lecture and dismisses class, there's a rustling of papers and the scraping of chairs as students turn on their smartphones and head for the door. When Sharon Bartkovich gave her last lecture in World Lit last week, something different happened. "After 50 minutes, I said I'm done and nobody got up," she said.
Posted Friday, May 6, 2016 10:34:00 AM
JEKYLL ISLAND | Hope Williamson was at her daughter Victoria's graduation Thursday night at College of Coastal Georgia commencement ceremonies, but she wasn't watching from the audience.
Posted Friday, May 6, 2016 9:48:07 AM
Chantravee Hin Blair stood visibly anxious in the lobby of the Jekyll Island Convention Center, just minutes before walking out in front of thousands of family members, friends and peers, to accept her college diploma. But it wasn't that which had her rattled.
Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:14:00 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia School of Nursing and Health Sciences held its annual pinning ceremony for 88 students on Wednesday night in the Howard Coffin Gymnasium. The pinning ceremony, a venerable tradition in the nursing profession, welcomes new graduates to the profession of nursing.
Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM
Holly Cochran will talk to you with a soft, classic southern lilt, readily describing herself as a good ol' Glynn County country girl, living with her husband, Tony, in the village of Thalmann, a proverbial stone's throw or two from Brantley County.
Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM
Harlan Hambright learned plenty from watching his father leave his corporate job working with pianos at Rich's department store to start his own business.
Posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM
Four Pakinstani exchange students who spent a semester in business and economic studies at the College of Coastal Georgia say they found a couple of things they liked, the warmth and the warmth. In other words, they found the people and the climate to their liking. Arshad Ali, Owais Aslam, Abdul Wawhab and Zarish Khan had their travels and studies financed by the U.S. State Department's Global Undergraduate Exchange Program, better known as UGrad.
Posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA - The School of Education and Teacher Preparation at the College of Coastal Georgia hosted the second annual Mentor Teacher's Awards Ceremony centering on the theme "Forming Alliances Through Mentoring" on Monday evening at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center. Administrators, principals, and teachers from the surrounding school districts were invited to attend.
Posted Monday, May 2, 2016 2:25:55 PM
Posted Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM
s the spring semester comes to a close for students at College of Coastal Georgia, attentions have increasingly focused on final exams, graduation and the launching of new careers and professional lives.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 3:00:00 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia held it annual year-end athletics banquet Monday night to recognize the Mariners' top student-athletes of the 2015-16 school year. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the program recognized the Mariners men's and women's student athletes of the year. Coastal Georgia golfer Trevor Smith received the honor on the men's side. Volleyball player Kara Neisen earned player of the year on the women's side.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 2:00:00 PM
As a result of his research efforts in recent months, Taylor Rhodes – a College of Coastal Georgia economics professor – discovered some distressing long-term issues impacting Glynn, McIntosh and Brantley counties. In an article published in The Brunswick News weekend edition, Rhodes cited his surprise in learning that the counties have seen substantial growth in food stamp recipients since 2007 – significantly more than the state and nation overall.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 1:00:00 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia recently received a new piece of artwork in the Huie-Wilcox Gallery. Capri Marina Picola, oil on canvas, by Sonia Grineva was added to the permanent collection. The 48" by 32" landscape captures Marina Picola located in Italy on the sunny South side of the island of Capri, sheltered from the wind by a steep wall of rock. Grivena considers Marina Picola one of the most beautiful in the world.
Posted Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 2:00:00 PM
The fact that participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in three Coastal Georgia Counties increased during the Great Recession did not come as much of a surprise to Taylor Rhodes, a professor of economics at College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Friday, Apr 22, 2016 4:11:00 PM
College of Coastal Georgia Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Jason Umfress announced the 2016 Student Affairs Leadership Awards on Thursday night at the College of Coastal Georgia Campus Center's Stembler Theatre. Along with the annual honors bestowed on students, six graduating seniors were inducted as the inaugural class of the CCGA Student Hall of Fame.
Posted Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 9:48:53 AM
Earth Day has been recognized nationwide on April 20 since 1970 as a way to create awareness about the environment. Students and faculty Wednesday held the first ever Earth Day celebration at the College of Coastal Georgia's Camden Center, and they decided to make it a learning experience.
Posted Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 8:46:00 AM
The fourth annual Service-Learning Symposium, Awards Ceremony, Poster Showcase and Community Partner Exposition was held Wednesday, April 20. Hosted by the Center for Service-Learning, the event recognized faculty, community partners, and students for Excellence in Service-Learning. Nominations for the awards were gathered from students, faculty members, deans, and department chairs.
Posted Friday, Apr 15, 2016 4:30:00 PM
Kara Neisen was not expecting any awards as she attended honors just three weeks ahead of graduation. So the senior from Bloomington, Ill. was a surprised as any in the auditorium full of College of Coastal Georgia students, faculty, staff, family, and friends when Dr. Skip Mounts announced her as the Outstanding Student in Health Informatics.
Posted Friday, Apr 15, 2016 9:48:59 AM
Members of the community are invited to join faculty, staff, and students for a stimulating series of conversations – live one-on-one interviews – featuring prominent Golden Isles residents who have had outstanding careers and are willing to share their experiences. For the fourth "Coastal Conversation" on Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. in the Stembler Theatre of the Campus Center, noted businessman, author, civic leader and CCGA Brown Family Executive-in-Residence Reg Murphy interviews Brunswick native and former Georgia Pacific CEO A.D. "Pete" Correll.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 4:53:38 PM
he College of Coastal Georgia Division of Student Affairs and International Initiatives are partnering again this spring with the Robert S. Abbott Race Unity Institute, Inc. to produce the 5th annual International Festival, one of the most popular community events held on the Brunswick campus.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 8:34:24 AM
More than 30 years ago, John Teel had a serious decision to make. At the time, he was the president of what is now College of Coastal Georgia, and he had a dedicated vision for the future of the school.
Posted Friday, Apr 8, 2016 11:12:00 AM
Megan Maloof doesn't know yet if she will find herself living in the Lakeside Village or the soon-to-be-completed Mariners Village on campus at College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 11:36:00 AM
Now in its second year, the Coastal Georgia Honor Flight program is ready to reach new heights. As much was felt this week, when officials with College of Coastal Georgia announced that several of its students and a professor will serve as guardians for the flight.
Posted Friday, Apr 1, 2016 10:40:25 AM
An economist, Skip Mounts has studied and taught the subject for decades. And through his experiences, the College of Coastal Georgia professor has learned that the more entrepreneurs in an area, the stronger the local economy. It's one of the reasons he wanted to start teaching entrepreneurship to students as part of the curriculum.
Posted Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 9:33:00 AM
German Vargas barely had time to make introductions. He was too excited to begin outlining an advanced, high-tech project he and three students at College of Coastal Georgia have been working on for more than three months. "I'm sorry to just jump into this, but this is huge. The project we've taken on is very advanced," said Vargas, assistant vice president for academic student engagement and associate professor of mathematics at the college.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 2:28:02 PM
Like so many, Zeeshan Safdar was horrified when he checked news reports on Easter Sunday. That's when the former College of Coastal Georgia exchange student currently living in his native Lahore, Pakistan, discovered that a suicide bomber targeted a group of Christians — men, women and, mostly, children — frequenting Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park.
Posted Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 12:19:48 AM
Megan Broughton exited the vehicle, dark bruises circling both of her eyes. Behind her, the car was totaled, the front end smashed and leaning to one side. A drunk driver had slammed into the vehicle she was driving. People around her were hysterical and the scene itself was sheer chaos.
Posted Friday, Mar 25, 2016 10:08:51 AM
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Posted Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016 2:48:00 PM
Holding up flashlights, students from three high schools were given a private tour of empty office space in downtown Brunswick Monday.