College of Coastal Georgia News
Posted 11/15/2019 03:48PM
The University System of Georgia's board of regents voted Tuesday to authorize College of Coastal Georgia to move forward with plans for a performing arts center. The college will begin design of the new facility, tentatively named the Coastal Community Center for the Arts, in 2020. Construction is expected to begin in 2021.
Posted 11/15/2019 12:30PM
The College of Coastal Georgia celebrated two of its outstanding students and the life and legacy of alumnus Emory Dawson at a special reception held recently on the Brunswick campus. The annual event announces the year's recipients of the Emory Dawson Scholarship awarded by Elks Lodge 691 of Brunswick. The scholarship is awarded each year to two students with disabilities at the College who have demonstrated strong academic performance. Sutton Rollins, a sophomore, and Jonathon Widener, a senior, were each awarded $1,000 to help continue their education at Coastal Georgia. The students were honored in front of family and friends, Elk Lodge members, faculty, and staff of the College inside the Huie-Wilcox Gallery in the Hargett building.
Posted 11/11/2019 09:00AM
College of Coastal Georgia nursing students are spartnering with America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia and Bay Harbour Church of God to host a health fair on Monday, November 18. The health fair will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Bay Harbour Church during its monthly food distribution event. Event attendees will have the opportunity to get a free health assessment as they receive food. The health fair will feature stations addressing various health topics such as smoking cessation, blood pressure education, and how to eat healthy on a budget. Students will perform skin checks, blood pressure screenings, and health assessments with action plans for each individual based on their findings. The students will also provide referrals for follow-ups with healthcare facilities and providers at either a free or reduced cost.
Posted 11/07/2019 11:00AM
Posted 11/07/2019 10:08AM
The College of Coastal Georgia has moved up in its ranking as a veteran-friendly campus. Each year, Military Times recognizes America's best institutions for veterans in its "Best for Vets: Colleges" rankings. The College placed 110 in the nation for 2019 and currently stands at 81 for Best for Vets: Colleges 2020. Coastal Georgia also ranked third in the state of Georgia.
Posted 11/06/2019 08:00AM
The annual Coastal Science Symposium 2019 will be held Friday, November 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Campus Center.This year's keynote speaker is renowned shark biologist Dr. Toby Daly-Engel from the Florida Institute of Technology. Daly-Engel's Shark Conservation lab at Florida Tech studies the molecular ecology and evolution of sharks and other migratory marine animals in order to better conserve and protect ecosystem health. Following the address, there will be a poster showcase for students to present their research and service-learning projects covering topics in coastal ecology, conservation biology, and environmental science. Community partners will be there as well with educational exhibits and opportunities for local community members to get involved in citizen science and coastal conservation efforts.
Posted 10/29/2019 09:54AM
Emily Boyle's English Composition II class represented the College of Coastal Georgia and the Camden Center at the Scarecrow Stroll on Sunday, October 20. Boyle is an English lecturer for the College at the Camden Center. Her class is a service-learning course that explores how art can build community. The class connects readings and writings to real-world concepts and current events.
Posted 10/22/2019 02:56PM
Posted 10/15/2019 12:00PM
Posted 10/15/2019 09:16AM
College of Coastal Georgia President Michelle Johnston was formally invested as the College's sixth president during a special, long-valued investiture ceremony on Friday, October 11. The ceremony brought together representatives from across the University System of Georgia, along with local community supporters.
Posted 10/14/2019 04:50PM
College of Coastal Georgia Men's Golf team moves to first in NAIA poll. The Mariners started the season ranked No. 2 in the preseason polls, but with their success this fall season, the Mariners have moved up to the top spot.
Posted 10/09/2019 12:22PM
College of Coastal Georgia graduate Sarah Buckley shares what she's been up to since graduating this past May with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and how the College has helped prepare her for the future.
Posted 09/30/2019 04:34PM
The College of Coastal Georgia has partnered with EC-Council Academia to help bridge the cybersecurity talent gap. Data security is vital to national defense and millions of cybersecurity jobs go unfilled each year. The partnership provides Coastal Georgia with key components needed to launch a successful new cyber defense program
Posted 09/20/2019 11:08AM
The College will now offer a Bachelor of Science in Data Science degree beginning Spring 2020. The University System of Georgia's (USG) Board of Regents recently approved the College's proposal for the new baccalaureate. The Data Science program will launch with five concentrations in computational data analytics, healthcare analytics, financial analytics, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
Posted 09/16/2019 09:48AM
The College of Coastal Georgia Foundation with present the third and final event of the 2019 Distinguished Speakers Series. This panel event will feature local stakeholders plus an expert on reviving downtown districts. Together, they will zero in on what's happening downtown and share their views of the city's biggest challenges and opportunities.
Posted 09/12/2019 09:50AM
Ashley Barnes, assistant professor of Nursing at the College of Coastal Georgia, was selected as a Volunteer Item Reviewer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX®)August 26-29 in Chicago. Barnes was selected on the basis of her clinical specialty and nursing expertise.
Posted 09/10/2019 02:54PM
College of Coastal Georgia cyber security students recently participated in the Global Cyberlympics competition hosted by the EC-Council Foundation. Cyberlympics is an online cyber security competition where teams from all over the world compete in a series of challenges that span nearly all areas of cyber security such as pen testing, forensics, malware, log analysis, system exploitation, and physical security.
Posted 08/31/2019 05:30PM
In anticipation of Hurricane Dorian and to promote the safety of students, faculty and staff, the College of Coastal Georgia will cancel all classes and suspend non-essential operations in Brunswick and Camden on Tuesday, September 3. Residence halls will remain open and food services and campus police will continue operations.
Posted 08/15/2019 11:16AM
Posted 08/15/2019 09:44AM
The College will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday August 20, at 2 p.m. to open the Clara Wood Gould Memorial Library expansion. Constructed in 1973, the library could no longer accommodate Coastal Georgia's growing student body. The expansion project was funded by the University System of Georgia. The Statesboro-based construction firm Lavender and Associates constructed the library extension. The project added a 3,025 square-foot extension on the side of the library facing the Southeast Conference Center. The additional space increased the library's total size to 34,023 square feet. The campus community will now have access to an active learning space, which faculty and students can utilize for projects and study groups; a learning commons; study rooms; and a large conference room.
Posted 07/17/2019 10:59AM
College of Coastal Georgia's Department of Nursing hosted a pediatric assessment training workshop July 11, titled "Everything You Wanted to Know About Pediatric Assessment and Communication Technique for the Public Health Nurse." More than 20 nurses attended the workshop, and many were graduates of the college's nursing program.
Posted 07/15/2019 02:24PM
With significant talent on the faculty and staff, the College of Coastal Georgia did not have to look far for its newest deans and vice president. On July 1, Dr. Andrea Wallace, Dr. Lydia Watkins, and Mrs. Michelle Ham assumed new roles at the College as Dean of Arts and Sciences; Southeast Georgia Health System Distinguished Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences; and Vice President for Business Affairs respectively.
Posted 07/15/2019 02:22PM
In June, the College of Coastal Georgia welcomed James M. "Jamie" Bessette, APR onboard as Vice President for Advancement. Bessette brings to the College leadership experience in both development and marketing, having served as Vice President of Enrollment Management & Marketing at the University of Rio Grande, Vice President for Marketing and Communications at the University of Charleston (W.V.), and Director of Advancement Services at the University of Montevallo.
Posted 07/11/2019 01:27PM
The Sea Island Property Owners Association [SIPOA} granted scholarships to deserving students attending the College of Coastal Georgia through its new SIPOA Scholars Program. The recipients will were recognized in a special ceremony in the College's Huie-Wilcox Gallery
Posted 07/10/2019 09:05AM
The Department of Nursing will host a pediatric assessment training workshop entitled, "Everything You Wanted to Know About Pediatric Physical Assessment and Communication Techniques for the Public Health Nurse" on Thursday July 11 and July 25 on the College's campus.Beverly Rowe, RN, MSN, CNE, associate professor of nursing in the College's Associate of Science in Nursing program, will be leading the workshop.