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.
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.