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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.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – College of Coastal Georgia President Gregory F. Aloia and alumnus and artist Gene Threats ’80 will be recognized by the Brunswick chapter of The Links, Inc. in a civic celebration honoring distinguished community service.  The celebration will be held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Saturday, February 28, at 7 p.m.
Posted Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 12:00:00 AM
To hear Ron Reigner detail the event, it would seem that the president was coming to the Golden Isles. In actuality, Reigner isn’t that far off.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA –Dr. Patricia A. Edwards, Distinguished Professor of Language and Literacy, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University, will be visiting the Brunswick campus of the College of Coastal Georgia on Friday, February 20, as a special guest of the School of Education and Teacher Preparation.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Sitting in the front row of a charter bus at 2 a.m. somewhere in the middle of Iowa, College of Coastal Georgia volleyball coach Jeff Huebner realizes not all his players are asleep.
Posted Friday, Jan 9, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Dr. Michael P. Morris, Assistant Professor of History, School of Arts and Sciences, has a second book hot off the press. George Galphin and the Transformation of the Georgia-South Carolina Backcountry was released in December 2014 by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, as part of their “New Studies in Southern History” series. 
Posted Friday, Jan 9, 2015 12:00:00 AM
The Harlem Renaissance, which began less than 60 years after the U.S. Civil War, was a time when the cultural, artistic and social lives of African Americans evolved as never before. It was during that time that of writers such as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston and James Weldon Johnson, and musicians including Duke Ellington and Jelly Roll Morton began to make their marks.
Posted Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Brunswick native Dawana Gibbs, Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, was named the 2014-2015 Academic Advisor of the Year during the faculty and staff assembly held Wednesday, January 7, to launch the spring 2015 semester at the College of Coastal Georgia. Three other faculty members were cited as “top runners up.”
Posted Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Faculty and staff from all schools and departments of the Brunswick campus and the Camden Center gathered Wednesday morning, January 7, at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center to launch the new year and the spring term.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Brunswick native Dawana Gibbs, Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, was named the 2014-2015 Academic Advisor of the Year.
Posted Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Jessica Fujimoto ’16 says it was love at first sight when she arrived on the Coastal Georgia campus.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Since moving to Glynn County two decades ago, Don Mathews has witnessed a variety of economic trends. And as an economist and a professor at the College of Coastal Georgia, it’s something he’s always found intriguing.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Andrew Smith, Director of Student Activities, Office of Student Affairs, will present at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association annual conference March 30-April 2, 2015 in Grapevine, TX.  The presentation is titled Brick by Brick: How to Build a Comprehensive Rec Program at a Small Institution.
Posted Monday, Dec 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Dr. Jason Umfress, Vice President for Student Affairs, was a featured lecturer for the National Association of Campus Activities southern regional conference in Myrtle Beach during October. His presentation was titled The Next Step: Advancing Your Career in Student Affairs.
Posted Friday, Dec 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM
The experience of going to the national tournament was an important one for Jeff Huebner and his College of Coastal Georgia volleyball team. Both the head coach and his players got to see up close what it takes to win at the highest level. And Huebner and Co. think they have what it takes — the talent, the commitment, the chemistry — to get back there and do some damage.
Posted Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – It was the week of finals and not a time students tend toward holiday frivolity until after exams are completed. But Dr. German Vargas, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and chair of the department, received a merry surprise when a group of his students, all math majors, trooped into his office sporting big smiles and new t-shirts on Monday.
Posted Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Brunswick, GA – In an announcement made earlier this week, the Corporation for National and Community Service included the College of Coastal Georgia in the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary general community service.

Posted Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – In a season of giving, St. Simons Island residents Greer and Laura Brown provided the College of Coastal Georgia with a gift that will keep on giving to the campus, the School of Business and Public Affairs and business students in perpetuity. Through the College of Coastal Georgia Foundation, they established the permanently-endowed Brown Family Executive-in-Residence Program.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Dr. Michael Butcher, Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life and Housing, and Brian Weese, Coordinator of Career Services, participated in the National Symposium on Student Retention in Louisville, Kentucky, during November.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Longtime journalist and news leader Don E. Carter has been awarded the Dean’s Medal for Leadership Excellence by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Posted Monday, Nov 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
After clinching its first Southern States Athletic Conference title and avenging its only loss of the season Nov. 22 against Embry-Riddle in the first round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics tournament, the College of Coastal Georgia volleyball team begins a five-day quest for a national title today.
Posted Friday, Nov 21, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Brunswick, GA – Coastal Georgia seniors Johnathen Evans and Joseph Bailey tied for first place internationally for the overall game-to-date score in McGraw-Hill’s GLO-BUS strategic management simulation for the week of November 10-16, 2014.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 12:00:00 AM
It’s often been said that there is strength in numbers. That’s certainly true for the students at the STAR Foundation, where job readiness and life management training are taught to low-income residents of Brunswick.
Posted Monday, Nov 17, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Allie Shannon and Emma Anderson teamed up for a block Saturday and scored the point that clinched the College of Coastal Georgia volleyball team’s first Southern States Athletic Conference title. The Mariners defeated Mobile 3-1 (25-13, 17-25, 25-14, 25-19) in the championship match of the SSAC tournament in Montgomery, Ala.
Posted Monday, Nov 17, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Walter C. McNeely, a retired Glynn County school superintendent and secretary of the Glynn-Brunswick Hospital Authority, received one of the Georgia Hospital Association’s highest honors, the Distinguished Service Award.
Posted Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 12:00:00 AM

College of Coastal Georgia students look on as Chef Kate Buchanan from Indigo Coastal Shanty in Brunswick discusses dining etiquette at the Career Services Dining Etiquette Luncheon on the campus of the College of Coastal Georgia.

Pictured are Kate Buchanan, left, and several College of Coastal Georgia students.

Posted Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 12:00:00 AM
With contributions from members of the Georgia Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans, Glynn County’s local Thomas Marsh Foreman Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans raised more than $670 to help fund furnishings for the new Veteran’s Lounge at the College of Coastal Georgia.
Posted Monday, Nov 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM
College of Coastal Georgia housed various campaigns Thursday to raise awareness for AIDS and breast cancer.
Posted Friday, Nov 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM
As the solemn notes of Michael Evers’ bagpipes carried across the campus of College of Coastal Georgia Thursday, students and guests gathered to be part of the college-sponsored tribute to National Roll Call Day.
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