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College of Coastal Georgia Newsletter

July 2010

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Birthday Cake

Happy July Birthdays!

3 - Emily Abercrombie
5 - Kasey Knight
17 - Kim Leggett
27 - Ellen Flournoy
28 - Lynn Rowe
28 - Chastity Knowls


July Calendar

Summer Classic Movies

at the Ritz
Historic Ritz Theatre
1530 Newcastle St.
July 15
7 - 9 p.m.

Election Day
July 20
Click here for a voter guide

Staff Assembly
Science Lecture Room
July 22nd at 3 p.m.

Jazz in the Park

Outdoor concert series, featuring Silver Lining from Savannah.

St. Simons Island
Lighthouse grounds
July 25
7 - 9 p.m.

Last Day of Classes
July 30



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valerieBuilding for Future Education

Three months ago, The Brunswick News graciously allowed me to write a guest column explaining Georgia's challenging financial situation and the potential budget cuts being faced by the College of Coastal Georgia. At that time, the state's public higher education system was being targeted for possible state funds reductions of 30 percent combined with the prospect of capped tuition.




Boys of Summer
Summer Program Wraps up 17th Year

BoysOfSummerBefore Jason Vaughn enrolled in the Minority Outreach Program at College of Coastal Georgia as a seventh grader, he never thought about pursuing a college degree.

He said his experience that summer literally changed his life and put him on track for success.

"It taught me a lot about how to be a student," said Vaughn, today a math teacher for the same program he went through years earlier. "It was the first time I ever saw an African American college student.
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Also read about the Summer Bridge and Go program
College-Bound Students Get a Boost


College's Economic Footprint Grows

View of CampusCollege of Coastal Georgia's economic impact on Glynn County is continuing to grow.

Even when it was just a two-year institution, the college yielded an economic impact of $74.4 million during fiscal year 2008-2009.

College officials expect that number to be higher this time next year now that the college has four-year status.

"Certainly each step we add is going to mean the impact is greater," said Valerie Hepburn, president of College of Coastal Georgia. "(Nearly $75 million) is huge for this community."
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Say Cheese!
It's Picture Day

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It's not too early to start thinking about what you will wear for your 2010-2011 staff photo. The Advancement Office will be taking new staff photos for all faculty and staff in August.

At Launch on August 11, a studio will be set up in the Conference Center for a quick photo opportunity. Plan on stopping in prior to Launch or set up a time with the Advancement Office later in the month.



College Begins Orientation

Orientation 2
In a push to get more students registered earlier for their first year at College of Coastal Georgia, college officials are spending this week and next highlighting what incoming students need to know for fall semester.

New student orientation for nursing and health sciences majors was held Wednesday, with more than 45 incoming students and parents attending.

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Mark Your Calendars
Student Life Events on campus this Fall
August 24th - Plastic Musik Concert - 12:15 p.m. SAC
August 25th - BANS Welcome Meeting and Event - SAC
August 26th - Comedy With Ronnie Jordan - 12:15 p.m. SAC
August 31st - Welcome Back Cookout and Novelties - SAC
Sept 1st - Welcome Back Cookout and Novelties in Camden
Sept 7th - PTK's Study Skills Marathon
Sept 15th - Comedy with Jay Black - 12:15 p.m. SAC
Sept 16th - Thinkfast - 12:15 pm SAC
Sept 23rd  - 61SYX Tecknique  - 12:15 p.m. Conference Center Auditorium
Sept 25th  - 61SYX Tecknique - 7 p.m. Camden Center Auditorium
Sept 27th  - Daniel D  Concert - 7 p.m. in Camden Center Auditorium
Sept 28th  - Daniel D  Concert - 12:15 p.m. Conference Center Auditorium
Oct 8th - PTK hosts Regional Leadership Workshop SAC and Coffin Bldg
Oct 9th - PTK hosts Regional Leadership Workshop SAC and Coffin Bldg
Oct 14th - Peers Drunk Driving Simulator SAC
Oct 16th - All Campus Open House for Recruitment of new students
Oct 23rd  - Hunt Family Irish Step and Violin Conference Center  - 7 p.m.
Oct 24th - Hunt Family Irish Step and Violin Camden Center - 3 p.m.
Oct 26th - Bongo Ball Mania  in front of the SAC
Oct 30th - PTK's Halloween Carnival SAC Patio
Nov 16th  - Gabriel Garcia Medina(Spoken Word) - 12:15 p.m. SAC/7 p.m. Camden
Nov 26th - Day After Thanksgiving Service Project at Manna House



Go Mariners!
New Look for the College Athletics

Coastal Georgia Athletics Logo BlackCoastal Georgia and its Athletic Department are pleased to announce a new logo and color scheme that will be featured by the golf, tennis, basketball, and softball teams in the upcoming academic year.

The new logo for the College of Coastal Georgia's athletic teams features the blue sails found in the official logo of the College. The name 'Coastal Georgia' is featured in addition to 'Athletics'. The mark represents a new era of athletics at College of Coastal Georgia.

The new logo and color scheme are featured on merchandise that is available in the
bookstore at the College of Coastal Georgia. The Mariners tennis and golf teams begin competition in the fall.


Hail and Farewell...
Welcome Aboard...

Brandon Letson, Plant Operations
Tiffany Cherry, Advancement

Happy Retirement

Tom Bell
Jean Choate
Gerald Cox (well, sort of...)

Jean Mistretta


Photo of the Month

Dr. Phil Mason and Dr. Craig Fleisher visit China's Jiangsu University of Science and Technology.

China Visit


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