College of Coastal Georgia News

Posted 02/23/2018 05:32PM
On Thursday, March 8 in the Southeast Georgia Conference Center at the College of Coastal Georgia, Chantel Dunham of the University of Georgia Libraries will present "Treasures from the UGA Vault: Surprising Artifacts from the Golden Isles and Beyond." This is the second event in the 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series at the College.
Posted 02/22/2018 03:53PM
To get students excited about the great study abroad opportunities open to them, the College of Coastal Georgia's Office of International Education held a Study Abroad Fair on Feb. 16 at the Campus Center lobby. Interested students stopped by and talked with faculty and staff, who shared their experiences of going abroad.
Posted 02/19/2018 09:35AM
University System Saves Students More Than $18 Million a Year in Free Textbooks Free textbook initiative experiencing major growth with faculty support to benefit students
Posted 02/07/2018 04:00PM
The College of Coastal Georgia celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events on campus.
Posted 02/02/2018 01:42PM
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. CCGA Serves, a College of Coastal Georgia student volunteer organization, worked with Habitat for Humanity for MLK Day of Service. Volunteers, staff and Interim President Meg Amstutz helpled put the final touches on a home rebuilt after Hurricane Irma.
Posted 01/31/2018 12:00PM
Graduating this coming May will be a dream come true for Ada Ramirez and the best gift she'll be able to give her parents. Ada talks about the support of her family, friends, her transition to the College of Coastal Georgia and her future plans.
Posted 01/26/2018 04:39PM
The College of Coastal Georgia kicked off a new semester with a Week of Welcome that included a Mariner Leadership Academy session with Dr. Amstutz, Health Center Bingo, and a free lunch with the Wesley Foundation.
Posted 01/18/2018 05:39PM
On Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 6:00 p.m., one of America's most respected authorities on warfare will speak at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center at the College of Coastal Georgia. Major General Robert Scales, U.S. Army (Retired), will address the audience and take questions.
Posted 01/18/2018 04:52PM
On Thursday, Jan. 25, the College will hold a reception to celebrate the generous gift from the Dr. Jean Hurst Collection of works by American artist Ralph Hurst. Learn more at
Posted 01/03/2018 04:03PM
Due to continuing inclement weather conditions, the College of Coastal Georgia will remain closed on Thursday, Jan. 4. We will reopen on Friday, Jan. 5.
Posted 01/02/2018 04:12PM
Based on the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service for the Brunswick area, the College of Coastal Georgia will be closed and all classes canceled on Wed., Jan. 3. The College is tentatively scheduled to reopen Thursday. Please check for the latest information.
Posted 12/08/2017 03:54PM
The College of Coastal Georgia hosted its bi-annual Late Night Breakfast at the Mariners' Galley to kick-off finals week.
Posted 12/06/2017 01:33PM
On Thursday, Nov. 30 at the Mariner's Galley, College of Coastal Georgia Interim President Meg Amstutz talked about her college experience and other topics during a Meet the President event, hosted by the Presidential Student Ambassador Program.
Posted 12/01/2017 12:00PM
Graduating seniors participate in the annual signing of the sails before graduation in December. Seniors filled in blank spaces on the sails in the College's logo left by peers who graduated earlier this spring.
Posted 12/01/2017 09:00AM
Belete Muturo, director of TRiO Student Support Services, was surprised with a farewell reception at the Huie-Wilcox Gallery. He gave remarks about his time at the college and thanked everyone for attending to say goodbye. Muturo served as director of the program for over seven years.
Posted 11/27/2017 12:06PM
College of Coastal Georgia was recently recognized as one of the country's best institutions for veterans. "Military Times" placed CCGA on its list of "Best for Vets" colleges for the third consecutive year. The College ranked No. 5 in Georgia and No. 70 in the nation.
Posted 11/22/2017 10:29AM
The College of Coastal Georgia's Dr. Jim Fullerton joined judges from all over the country in selecting the best in books for the annual National Outdoor Book Awards. NOBA is known as a prestigious book award program focusing on the outdoor world. The program has awarded books for 20 years and recognizes outstanding writing and publishing. Fullerton, associate professor of Management and Leadership Development, has been a judge for the past 19 years. He and his wife Sara, who previously worked at a children's bookstore and is former elementary school teacher, worked together judging the children's category.
Posted 11/15/2017 01:47PM
The College of Coastal Georgia and the student organization VALOR honored veterans at a luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Dr. Victor Vega-Vazquez, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, delivered the keynote address.
Posted 11/12/2017 10:45PM
For the fourth consecutive year, the College of Coastal Georgia has achieved record enrollment. The College enrolled 3,663 for Fall 2017, a 3.8 percent increase from the previous fall and a 21.8-percent combined increase during the past three years. The College's record growth coincides with the University System of Georgia's (USG) achievement of an all-time enrollment peak as well.
Posted 11/07/2017 10:18PM
Today the flags over the College of Coastal Georgia fly at half-mast to honor the lives lost in the senseless shooting that took place at a Sutherland Springs, Texas church on Sunday. Governor Nathan Deal issued an executive order on Monday directing that "the flag of the United States and the flag of the Great State of Georgia be flown at half-staff on all state buildings and grounds" until sunset on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. The College community joins with citizens across the state and around the nation in remembrance.
Posted 10/25/2017 05:51PM
The Diversity and Inclusion Office at the College of Coastal Georgia hosted a Color Run on Friday, the first of what is to become a new annual tradition at the College. The Coastal Georgia Color Run was developed as a visual representation of the office's mission to create programs that connect people from diverse backgrounds and communities.
Posted 10/25/2017 05:49PM
On Friday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to noon, the College of Coastal Georgia will host the 3rd Annual Coastal Ecology Symposium in the Southeast Georgia Conference Center on its Brunswick campus.
Posted 10/19/2017 05:12PM
Yesterday, the College of Coastal Georgia held a reception for the recipient of the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship, which covers tuition for the fall and spring semesters for one year, was awarded to Junior Chris Campbell. Images: Amstutz, Campbell, & Kitchens; Campbell, Kitchens, & Davis
Posted 10/17/2017 04:08PM
Today, Board of Regents Chairman C. Thomas Hopkins Jr., M.D. and Chancellor Steve Wrigley announced plans to launch a national search for the next president of the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick, Georgia. "We owe a big thank you to Interim President Meg Amstutz for her support and commitment to the College of Coastal Georgia and the University System of Georgia," said Hopkins. A campus-based presidential search committee will include thoughtful representation from faculty, staff and students.
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