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.
Posted Friday, Oct 23, 2015 9:48:25 AM
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia's men's golf team made good on its No. 1 national ranking Tuesday by winning the NAIA Men's Fall Preview tournament that included 10 top 24 teams, four of which are ranked in the top five. "It was nice that we won and we were able to see this layout for the first time, it's the site of this year's NAIA championship," said coach Mike Cook.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 1:53:00 PM
Sam (Samantha) Lasslett '18 travelled a long way from home – half way around the world – to attend the College of Coastal Georgia. The Melbourne, Australia student now makes the flight back and forth twice a year, for Christmas and the summer break.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Prospective college students from three of Georgia's bordering states are being drawn to College of Coastal Georgia by an out-of-state tuition waiver. College of Coastal Georgia began offering the equivalent of in-state tuition to residents of Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina who meet the requirements for admission.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Posted Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 9:38:40 AM
Garrison Penzo '18 makes it perfectly clear: the College Foundation, the Sapelo Foundation, and Zell Miller scholarships are making it possible for him to attend college. The McIntosh County Academy graduate (Class of 2015) and first-generation college student is a Rose Foundation Scholar as well as an Annemarie and Richard J. Reynolds, Jr. Scholar.
Posted Monday, Oct 12, 2015 10:00:00 AM
Jerry Luke stood before a captive audience, explaining the methods of controlled madness he uses to create his layered, larger-scale artwork pieces that can be described as realism, surrealism and abstraction, all on one framed palette.
Posted Friday, Oct 9, 2015 9:06:00 AM
Education officials, community leaders and students came together Thursday to salute a man who has made it part of his mission to ensure the successful growth of College of Coastal Georgia and create a sustained economic understanding within the community.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 1:36:56 PM
Zakiya Bostic was fully engaged in the story in front of her, reading aloud to her tutor about a house falling from the sky and landing on a wicked witch. The classic scene from "The Wizard of Oz" was a prime teaching tool for the 10-year-old student at Goodyear Elementary School being put to use thanks to her tutor, Kaitlyn Riggins, a senior education student at College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 1:59:32 PM
Higher math has re-wired how Jedidiah Lindborg '16 processes information. "Logic and Proof [Math 3000] actually changed the way I think and analyze," he said. "Applied math provides the perfect balance of knowledge and challenge. Math doesn't come easily to me, but it motivates me – the more difficult it is to obtain, the more I gain," he laughed.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 2:24:00 PM
Ashley Brandies '16 has loved horses since she was a toddler growing up in Jesup. By the time she was eight years old, she was taking riding lessons, but even before then, she was learning the dirty work of grooming and mucking out a stable at summer horse camp. It didn't alter her passion.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 9:09:00 AM
The College's Radiologic Science program will host an open house on Thursday, October 15 from noon-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in Room 132 of the Nunnally Health and Science Building.
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.