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Posted Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The College of Coastal Georgia’s Center for Service-Learning will host the third annual symposium on Friday, April 24 which includes presentations in the Stembler Theatre of the Campus Center from 9:30-11 a.m., a poster showcase highlighting service-learning and undergraduate research in the Campus Center lobby from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and a reception and presentation of the Excellence Awards from 2-2:45 p.m. at the Mariners Galley Patio of the Campus Center. The events are open to the community.
Posted Monday, Apr 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved the development of a new Border Resident Waiver for students from Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina. This waiver can be offered by select University System institutions deemed to have capacity. The College of Coastal Georgia is one of the 10 state schools eligible to participate in the program.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Fans of song-writing greats — like the Lennon-McCartney duo and Bob Dylan — have likely been a bit dismayed in recent years. Many a pop star of the “auto-tune” era often employ a team of writers just to nail down one song. But in Brunswick at least the spirit of the singer-songwriter is still alive. Case in point — Nick Bryant.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – College presidents Dr. Greg Aloia and Dr. Virginia Carson recognized an opportunity to better share resources in order to help control costs: a collaboration between Coastal Georgia and South Georgia State College to recruit and hire a shared internal auditor familiar with state and USG systems.
Posted Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Sarah Gilliard became the all-time winningest player in the history of the College of Coastal Georgia women’s golf program Tuesday as she medaled at the Golden Tiger Invitational hosted by Brenau University in Gainesville.
Posted Friday, Mar 27, 2015 12:00:00 AM
She didn’t know it at the time, but the car accident Julianna Kittles was in at 16 years old would change her life. The help she received from a female police officer working the crash planted a seed that has grown into a 20 year career in law enforcement.
Posted Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM
In the past seven years, the College of Coastal Georgia has undergone a series of rapid-fire changes, transitioning from a two-year college to a full four-year baccalaureate institution offering undergraduate degrees, on-campus housing, sprawling student life opportunities and a recently announced partnership with an international school in Greece. But one key facet of an active undergraduate college remains unfilled, and students and officials are starting to take notice.
Posted Friday, Mar 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Coastal Georgia math faculty have been awarded a grant to transform expensive textbooks into easily accessible and readily affordable online resources, saving students hundreds of dollars. The team tackling the task includes Dr. Jose Lugo, Dr. Laura Lynch, Dr. Jamil Mortada, Professor Treg Thompson, Dr. Victor Vega-Vasquez, and Dr. German Vargas, Department Chair. The math textbooks are the most commonly required for college degrees - algebra, trigonometry, precalculus, and probability and statistics – currently costing from $168 to $342 each.
Posted Friday, Mar 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Put on by College of Coastal Georgia student organization Overboard Entertainment, bubble soccer and dodgeball gave students on campus a chance to relax and have a little outdoor fun as part of the CCGA Spring Fling week.
Posted Friday, Mar 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Brunswick, GA – James Holt, an instructor in the Department of Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences, was inducted into the Georgia Speech and Debate Association’s Hall of Fame on March 7, 2015. Professor Holt has coached speech and debate for 38 years, including at Brunswick and Camden County high schools and McIntosh County Academy.

Posted Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 12:00:00 AM
A dozen Glynn Middle School seventh graders earned an opportunity to get a hands-on medical lesson thanks to a recent partnership between College of Coastal Georgia and the county public school system.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Twenty-four 7th graders from Glynn Middle School completed an illustrated class project that won them a field trip to the Nunnally Health and Science Center on the campus of the College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM
CollegeRanker.com lists Brunswick in "Top 50 Best College Towns"
http://www.collegeranker.com/ranking/best-college-towns/

#44. Brunswick, Georgia
Brunswick is a beautiful coastal city, and the home of the College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Not all students love math, but odds are, most of them enjoy food. Which is why the College of Coastal Georgia’s School of Education and Teacher Preparation has tapped into gastronomic methods to help current and future teachers create a love for learning in students.
Posted Monday, Mar 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia professor Tony Wege wants to educate more than his students. He wants his fellow instructors as well as the community to tap into the wealth of knowledge held within the campus walls. To do that, he successfully launched the Coastal Scholars Lecture series several years ago, offering a variety of guest lecturers throughout the school year.
Posted Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The School of Education and Teacher Preparation has been awarded a state Improving Teacher Quality grant for an innovative outreach proposal to assist teachers for grades 4-8 provide practical math instruction in their classrooms through cooking in the kitchen and the science of food.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 12:00:00 AM
On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the U.S. That amounts to more than 12 million men and women threatened or harmed by a partner in the course of a year, according to the Center for Disease Control.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM
The College of Coastal Georgia’s Camden Center is looking to help as many area residents as possible further their career and earn a college diploma, be it an associate’s degree, a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or a specific certification.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – A Memorandum of Understanding signed today between the College of Coastal Georgia and the American College of Greece opens the door to new international educational opportunities for students, faculty and staff of both institutions.
Posted Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The Complete College Georgia initiative calls for state colleges, universities and technical schools to collaborate in creative ways to make sure the Georgia workforce has the deep pool of talented, trained graduates by 2020 that will be necessary for global competiveness in the business world and economic development across the state.
Posted Friday, Mar 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The College of Coastal Georgia is hosting a College Fair at its Camden Center, 8001 Lakes Boulevard in Kingsland, on Thursday, March 19 with check-in beginning at 5:30 p.m. The College Fair is open to anyone interested in exploring post-secondary education options in Camden County.
Posted Friday, Mar 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Dr. Elizabeth Wurz, Associate Professor of English, School of Arts and Sciences, and Director of the Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement, has been selected to serve on the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Through Higher Education Executive Committee.
Posted Friday, Mar 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Tate Holbrook receives strange looks at the drug store when he purchases a supply of neon colored nail polish. But what store employees don’t know is, Holbrook isn’t using the purchase to decorate his nails.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM
The CCGA Alumni Association Leadership Group ?(Darby Chancey ’12, chair) and alumnus Justin Henshaw ’11 are hosting an Alumni Association social hour at FUSE Frozen Yogurt, 101 Longview Plaza Driveway, St. Simons Island, on Friday, March 13, 4:30-7 p.m.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – The Department of Arts and Humanities of the College’s School of Arts and Sciences received special recognition in the program for the Gold Key Ceremony of the Mid-Carolina Region Art and Writing Competition held in the McGloghan Theatre of the Spirit Square Center for Arts in Charlotte on February 8.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM
The February 2015 issue of the Georgia Public Library Services News featured a story about STEM grants that included a partnership between the Marshes of Glynn Libraries and the College’s Department of Mathematics and campus Math and Engineering Club members. The local libraries are offering a summer robotics program to interest students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics and activities the libraries offer.
Posted Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 12:00:00 AM
strong>Brunswick, GA – A national search for one of the top administrative positions of the College of Coastal Georgia, Vice President for Academic Affairs, has been successfully concluded with the selection of Dr. Tracy L. Pellett. Dr. Pellett will join the Coastal Georgia staff on June 15, 2015.
Posted Friday, Feb 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM
There are a lot of people, particularly those from the South and Midwest regions of the nation, who can trace their roots back to one or more family farms. These same folks have memories of dining on simply and lovingly prepared, freshly-harvested food.
Posted Friday, Feb 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – State Representative Alex Atwood hosted “College of Coastal Georgia Day” at the Capitol. A group of CCGA student leaders, faculty, coaches, alumni, administrators, and the new College mascot travelled to Atlanta for the event. The morning included touring the Capitol, viewing the legislative process, meeting with their representatives and senator to thank them for supporting higher education, and being recognized by a House invitation resolution and Senate acknowledgement from Senator William Ligon.
Posted Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM
The weekend was in clear view for Brittany Carrigan and Cheryl Pettry on Friday afternoon, but the two education students at College of Coastal Georgia weren’t looking forward to their weekend. It was Monday morning, being back in their student teaching classrooms, that had them excited.
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