Posted Monday, Sep 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM
What's in a research center name change? According to the dean and faculty of the College's School of Business and Public Management: much, especially when the name change is to honor a well-known private citizen who is a friend, advocate, volunteer and financial supporter of a public institution.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 3:21:00 PM
Robert "Gabe" Gabriel '17 is a coach at heart. As he works towards his B.S. in mathematics for secondary education, he also works as Student Recreation Specialist-Club Sports and Intramurals in Student Activities on campus and coaches soccer for Golden Isles United on Jekyll Island, a club team for boys ages 10 and 11 from across southeast Georgia.
Posted Monday, Sep 21, 2015 5:02:00 PM
The College of Coastal Georgia will host two programs on campus during the 2015-2016 academic year for participating regional schools aimed at encouraging students to pursue studies in science, technology, engineering and math.
Posted Friday, Sep 18, 2015 2:20:00 PM
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved the College's request to establish a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, effective September 15, 2015. "A significant number of potential students and even our own current students have expressed a desire to complete a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies welcome the opportunity to hire students with a Criminal Justice major and the type of applied and real-world experience they would receive at the College of Coastal Georgia," Dr. Tracy Pellett, Vice President for Academic Affairs, explained. "Our long-standing commitment to our students and this community continues to be one of providing degree programs to match the dynamic career opportunities and 21st century knowledge and skills so necessary for supporting economic development and community well-being."
Posted Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 9:27:52 AM
Eliminating the impact of centuries of oppression by simply taking down the Confederate flag over the South Carolina State House would be great. But, unfortunately, that alone is not going to do it. According to College of Coastal Georgia professor, taking the flag down was just one step in broaching the racism topic.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 10:15:51 AM
Oni McCoy '18 was born in Texas, but her family moved to Georgia in 2010 and she graduated from North Cobb High School in the Acworth-Kennesaw suburbs of Atlanta. She chose the College of Coastal Georgia for affordability and the hospitality management program available through the School of Business and Public Management. During her freshman year, however, she changed her major from a two-year career associate degree to a B.B.A. with a concentration in leadership.
Posted Monday, Sep 14, 2015 9:44:00 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia golf teams will tee off their fall seasons today at the fourth annual Coastal Georgia Fall Invitational. Both the Mariners' men's and women's teams will be playing today against some of the top NAIA competition in the country.The No. 1 ranked men's team is coming off of two consecutive NAIA national championships but lost four All-Americans to graduation. With only one senior, five juniors, two sophomores and three freshmen, men's coach Mike Cook said the tournament will be a good chance to see what this year's team can do.
Posted Monday, Sep 14, 2015 9:38:00 AM
The statistics are hard to ignore. Georgia, as a whole, and the Coastal Georgia region report some of the highest numbers of HIV and AIDS diagnosis in the nation. Georgia ranks as one of the top five states in the nation to report cases of residents diagnosed with HIV, with 3,020 cases reported in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control's latest data.
Posted Monday, Sep 14, 2015 9:23:00 AM
Garrison Ryfun stood in the Glynn County Stadium press box last Friday, prepared to go on-air for the first time. When it came time for Ryfun's first segment — as it often happens with radio newcomers — he froze up and tapped his partner to continue on.
Posted Friday, Sep 11, 2015 10:00:00 AM
Dignitaries, law enforcement and others gathered at the Glynn County fire station in Ballard to remember those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 14 years ago. The almost 3,000 who perished at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and in the wreckage of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., isn't just a grand figure, said Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering, lead speaker for the remembrance ceremony.
Posted Friday, Sep 11, 2015 9:00:00 AM
"At precisely 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001," Sarah Hartman said, she stood silently in her child's prekindergarten class in Huntsville, Ala., as word broke that an airplane had struck the first of the Twin Towers in New York. The news would only get worse on a busy day of running errands and working on a book fair. But her husband did something that day that changed their lives and those of their children.
Posted Friday, Sep 11, 2015 8:30:00 AM
The most important math problem at College of Coastal Georgia may have been one of simple addition that sent the nation into 14 years of war. During College of Coastal Georgia's annual 9/11 observance Friday, a big poster stood behind rows of small American flags pushed into the lawn at the Campus Center. The poster listed 2,562 civilians, 343 firefighters and 72 members of law enforcements who died in the Sept. 11, 2011, terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. Beneath those numbers was the total 2,977 and above them the words "Never forget."
Posted Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 1:25:00 PM
Posted Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015 7:33:54 PM
Reaching out to shake hands with several individuals contributing to his growing popularity on campus, Emory Hatcher grinned his signature bright grin and nodded in his signature sign of respect. "Good afternoon, sir, good afternoon," Hatcher said, speaking with College of Coastal Georgia President Greg Aloia.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015 7:27:00 PM
Emma Anderson '16 likes a challenge and the Coastal Georgia senior volleyball player knew she was taking on a big one when she accepted an offer to play for the Mariners prior to last season.
Posted Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 11:51:00 AM
As a freshman at the College of Coastal Georgia, Christina Barrios is eager to dig her hands into the opportunities the institution has to offer. Standing in the bustling student center on the Brunswick campus Wednesday, the Golden Isles native walked from display to display during the school's Service Learning Fair, hoping to find an organization that would fit her career goals and personal objectives.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 10:50:00 AM
Colt Brockington '17 is into teaching. The Compton Scholar (Wayne County High School, 2013) ranked 3rd in his graduating class of 308 students and had taken ACCEL classes through Altamaha Technical College his senior year. During high school, he won awards in mathematics and lettered in varsity baseball as a left fielder.
Posted Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 12:00:00 PM
In 1964, Brunswick College opened its doors for business. In 1966, Kennesaw Junior College in Cobb County did the same. Brunswick College, which changed its name to Brunswick Junior College the next year, had an initial enrollment of 266. Kennesaw had just over 1,400 students.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 9:33:00 AM
Real life is looking real good to Alexxis Mells '19. The Brunswick High School graduate and hometown girl is the recipient of the College Foundation's Real Life Scholarship, awarded to a graduating senior who has been active in the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Georgia and will be attending the College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Friday, Aug 21, 2015 11:26:02 AM
Brunswick, GA – At the Atlanta Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier's 3rd Annual Scholarship and Grant Recipient Reception held at The Atlanta History Center on August 10, three students enrolled in the College's culinary arts career degree program received scholarships.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 11:14:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia Announces President's List & Dean's List for Summer Term 2015
Posted Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 9:37:00 AM
Standing in the shade offered by the Student Center building, Julianna Speer explained to some dozen new College of Coastal Georgia students the rules of the team building game she was leading them through. "Ok, so I say something about myself and if you have that too, say 'Hey cool, me, too,' then switch places," Speer said. "Just don't be the last one to find a new place, because then you're stuck in the center and then it's your turn. Get it?"
Posted Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 9:07:00 AM
Tyler Fair '16 loves sports – all types – but he has no plans to build a career around them. He played the horn in the Brunswick High School band until he graduated in 2011 and also in the Coastal Youth Symphony], but music isn't his passion, either. He yearns to travel all over the world, but chose to stay in his hometown to go to college.
Posted Monday, Aug 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia incoming freshman Brianna Lewallen, left, gets a helping hand from CCGA mathmatics educator Courtenay Miller and CCGA President Gregory Aloia with unloading her car during moving in day at the college Saturday.
Posted Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 4:22:00 PM
Dr. Armindo Freitas-Magalhães, Director of the Facial Emotion Expression Lab (FEELab), Faculty of Health and Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal will be the inaugural speaker for the first Coastal Scholars presentation of the new academic year.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 11:00:00 AM
This is Stephanie Curry's second year to serve as a campus orientation leader. She works in the Office of Student Life and is also a member of the new Blue Crew.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Jenna McDaniel volunteered to be an orientation leader during the summer. McDaniel said helping her friends out sounded like a fun thing to do.
Posted Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 8:30:00 AM
CCGA is one of four schools in the University System expanding their foreign language programs through a new online eMajor approved in May.
Posted Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 8:21:15 AM
Sixty-seven young men from Glynn and McIntosh counties will walk across the auditorium stage on the College of Coastal Georgia's campus today.
Posted Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 8:16:00 AM
While most college students spend their summer soaking up the sun, Hannah Veazey, a rising junior at CCGA, is spending her time serving others.