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.
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Holding up flashlights, students from three high schools were given a private tour of empty office space in downtown Brunswick Monday.
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The College of Coastal Georgia strives to be a military-friendly campus. The college recently placed 62nd nationally in the sixth annual Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" rankings, an annual comprehensive survey and assessment of veteran and military student services.
Posted Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 9:07:06 PM
Even Laura Lynch will admit math is not the easiest subject to master and that means a lot coming from the department chair and assistant professor of mathematics at College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 4:08:00 PM
Just a test
Posted Monday, Feb 1, 2016 8:22:00 AM
Mary Freund had no idea her simple interest in the environment would turn into a career. Currently the watershed outreach coordinator for the Satilla Riverkeeper environmental protection agency, Freund found her way to her career after a workshop she attended about water quality while a student at College of Coastal Georgia. From that one event, her interest grew in how her hometown of Woodbine was faring with regard to its rivers and streams.
Posted Monday, Feb 1, 2016 8:19:00 AM
Chase Belcher and Paul Anderson threw a baseball back-and-forth in the Coastal Georgia quad during the fall of 2014. As freshmen at the College, the two former high school players still itched for life on the baseball diamond. That is when an older student saw them playing catch and approached them.
Posted Friday, Jan 29, 2016 4:43:00 PM
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WOODBINE — Crystal Jones grew up listening to her father play saxophone, so it was no surprise when she decided she wanted to play the instrument.
Posted Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 10:50:00 AM
Before today's basketball game at Howard Coffin Gymnasium, Coastal Georgia coach Jesse Watkins and Auburn-Montgomery coach Mike Cheaney will exchange a family-friendly embrace. After tip-off, though, the pre-game niceties will quickly turn to competition.
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.
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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.