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College of Coastal Georgia Newsletter

December 2010

Table of Contents

Mariners Win

Foundation Planning Commitee to Convene in January

Lighthouse, Galley Now Part of New Campus Center

Nursing 3 Student Poster Winners

Southern Mystery Writer Next in Series

School Science Fair Judges Recruited

Culinary Series a Hit

Ribbon Cutting Set for January 21

Phys Ed Announces Winners

 

Coastal Georgia in the News

College Building on Community

 

CCGA Makes the Grade

 

College Gives Thanks 

 

Mariners Scoreboard 

new athletics

road games 
The men's basketball team improved to 9-2 winning a pair or road games

and beating Waycross in a home game "white out."

The next home game is December 14, 7:30 pm
vs. Middle Georgia Tech.

Click here for the complete schedule

Go Mariners!

 

Upcoming Birthdays

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December

11 - Kent Layton

 18 - Angela Salmon

20 - Claudia Senior

27 - Belete Muturo

30 - German Vargas

 

Early January

5 - Sanforia Axson

7 - David Nentwick

12 - Gracia Toubia-Stucky

 

 Farewells

The following staff members are retiring as the year

winds to a close:

 

Dec 1 - Beverly James

Jan 1 -  Bill Riddle

 

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December Calendar

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1-31 - Holidays in History Guided Tours 

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Jekyll Island Historic District

 

6-27 - Letters to Santa

Annual Posting of Children's Letters

Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center Art Gallery

Brunswick

 

8-13 - Exam Week

 

10-11, 17-19 - Dickens' Christmas Carol 

Ritz Theatre

Brunswick

 

11 - Jingle Bell Run

 Benefit for CASA Kids

9 a.m.

Jekyll Island

 

11 - Christmas Tour of Homes

 Cassina Garden Club

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

St. Simons Island

 

11 - Holiday Family Fun Day  

 

11 - A Dickens' Feast

 7:30 p.m.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Grand Dining Room

 

12 - Winter Concert

  Coastal Youth Symphony

3 p.m.

Glynn Academy Auditorium

 

12 - Santa at Crane Cottage

11: 30 a.m.-2p.m. 

Jekyll Island Historic District

 

12 - Sea-son's Greetings

 Santa Comes to the

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Noon

Jekyll Island

 

13 - Faculty & Staff Campus Christmas Party

12:15 p.m.

Lobby of the Science Building

  

16 - Colonial Life in Georgia

7 p.m.

Brunswick Library

 

19 - Piano Christmas Concert

4 p.m.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

 

20-24 - Christmas Bagpiper

4 p.m.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

 

24-31 - Campus Closed for the Holidays

 
30 - New Year's Bluegrass Festival

 3-day event

Jekyll Island

 

Jan 1-Feb 28 - Island Treasures

Jekyll Island

 

Jan 3 - All-campus Meeting

2 p.m.

Southeast Georgia

Conference Center

 

Jan 10 - Campus Coastal Cafe and Fitness Center Re-open

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This Week's Photo
Over 200 people attended the stellar benefit performance by Maestro Luis Haza, accompanied by pianist Orlando Alonso, December 2 on the stage of the Southeast Georgia Conference Center. Almost $20,000 was raised to benefit cultural and performing arts programming at the College. The program included two pieces by Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908), who onced owned the 1707 Pietro Guarnerius de Mantua violin Maestro Haza played during the concert.

 

Foundation Planning Committee for Cultural, Arts and Lifelong Learning Programs Established

Haza_ViolinPresident Hepburn announced committee participants, mission at the Haza benefit recital December 2

 

As part of the evening's festivities, President Hepburn introduced Foundation Trustee Anita Timmons as chair of the new Foundation committee, which convenes effective January 1, 2011, and recognized the other committee members present. Trustee Willou Smith will serve as vice chair. Community participants include Millard Allen, Alice Barlow, Shirley Douglass, Julie Epstein, Norman Haft, Maestro Luis Haza, Heather Heath, Robert Klem, Malinda Jolley Mortin, Diana Murphy, Terry Readdick, Nathaniel Roper, Mark Spaulding, Abney Whitehead and Mildred Huie Wilcox.

 

The Planning Committee is charged with:

  • Conducting a needs/demand analysis for arts, cultural affairs and personal development programming;
  • Planning programming responsive to community interests;
  • Determining affordability, viability and sustainability of programming options; and
  • Developing leadership to support long-term programming.  

The Planning Committee is to serve as a catalyst and resource for community collaboration. The purpose of such planning is to expand, cultivate and sustain quality arts, cultural enrichment, and personal development in the coastal Georgia region, as developed by community organizations and hosted on campus by the College. By year-end 2011 the Committee is expected to develop and recommend an initial programming plan.

 

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Mariner Inspiration Results in Creative Naming


Andrew Smith announces student winners of contest

It's official. When the new Campus Center opens next summer, the bookstore will be known as "The Lighthouse" and the dining services with be "Mariner's Galley."

 

Danielle Siekkinen and Darby Chancey submitted "Mariner's Galley" and will each receive a 30-meal plan valued at $185. Ashley Miller submitted "The Lighthouse" and will receive a $200 Book Scholarship Credit.  The awards are effective with the Fall 2011 semester.

 

 

Nursing 3 Student Teams Create Community Education Posters


Nursing Posters CCGAClass assignment results in competition with posters to be displayed throughout the community

 

Nursing 3 Associate Degree students were tasked with creating  

posters on diverse cultures' health care beliefs and childbearing practices. The posters were judged by faculty and staff. 

Beverly Rowe, Associate Professor of Nursing, revealed the student teams receiving top points.

  • 1st Place: Brunswick 7 Ethnic Group - Indian Health Care beliefs/practice. Class members: Carden Price, Camille York, Tina Stephens, Andrea Moore, Melanie Todd, Deborah Barnes, Tracey DeWitt, and Merissa Furlong.
  • 2nd Place: Brunswick 8 Ethnic Group - Chinese Childbearing practices. Class members: Suzanne Harper, Lacie Summerour, Harmony Kellerman, Valencia Davis, Erin Scoggins, Ginny Walker, Vivian Wallace, and Carmen Green.
  • 3rd Place: Brunswick 5 Ethnic Group - Gullah Childbearing practices. Class members: Brandy Weddel, Holli Bailey, Pamela  Cyr, Kim Jandzinski, Molly Orozco, Wendy Korioth,

Dorothy Snyder, and Cecelia Brown.

 

Dr. William Rawlings, Jr., Next Southern Storyteller, on Death of Small Town Georgia

Rawlings_Press PhotoMystery writer William Rawlings, Jr., will discuss his most recent work at the next Southern Storytellers event Thursday, January 20, 5:30 p.m. in the Southeast Georgia Conference Center. The series benefits the College of Coastal Georgia Foundation Annual Fund.

 

A native of Sandersville, Georgia, where he is a practicing primary care physician, Dr. Rawlings has five published mysteries: The Mile High Club, Crossword, The Tate Revenge, The Rutherford Cypher (optioned for a movie)and The Lazard Legacy. CNN host Nancy Grace described The Mile High Club: "An incredible read! What a page-turner with an intricate plot line! It took all my strength not to race to the last page to find out who-dun-it!" Best-selling author Steve Berry wrote: "Our worst national security nightmare mixed with cutting edge technology - that's The Tate Revenge. Bill Rawlings is onto something."

The $25 tickets, which include a reception following the presentation, are available through the College Advancement Office, 912.279.5702.

The final Storyteller in the 2010-2011 series is folksinger Kate Campbell, February 17.

More about Dr. Rawlings and the title's source.

 

Oglethorpe School Seeks Science Fair Judges

 

Meloday Browning, Instructional Coach at Oglethorpe Point Elementary School on St. Simons Island needs volunteers to help judge the school science fair January 13 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. To volunteer, contact Browning at 912-638-6200 ext. 5641.

 

Culinary Series A Sell-Out

 

Food ArtsWalter Wright, Assistant Professor and program coordinator of the Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts programs, is all smiles about the success of the six-night fine dining series beginning in January. The student project is fully subscribed.

 

The dinners, prepared and served by the students, will be offered January 26, February 23, March 9, March 30, and April 13, with a special Valentine's Day dinner February 14. Meals will be served in the dining room of the Camden Center. The culinary program is fully accredited by the American Culinary Federation.

 

Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Campus Event

New HealthThe scaffolding has been removed. The trees are planted. The sod is down. The date is confirmed. The Ribbon Cutting Celebration for the new Health and Science Building will be held Friday, January 21, at 11 a.m.
 
In announcing the event, President Hepburn noted, "This celebration will signify our opening the first new academic building on the Main Campus in nearly three decades; it promises to be a wonderful celebration."
 
The Health and Science Building is the new home for Nursing as well as the Radiological and Clinical Lab Technology programs at the College. With approximately 45,000 square feet of instructional space, the $15.8 million project provides state-of-the-art laboratories, observation areas, patient exam areas, a 125-seat tiered classroom, and an AV control room.
 
The patient simulator lab is a key feature, as well as the science education learning center lab. Other laboratories include fundamentals, health assessment, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and computer.
 
The science education learning center lab will be used by teacher education students, health sciences students, and current teachers seeking continuing education opportunities. During the summer, the learning center lab will be available for science camps and other youth programs.
 
The design of the building focuses specifically on optimizing the students' learning experiences. In addition to instructional space, the building offers seminar, small group, and quiet-study rooms.
 
Tours of the building and a reception will follow the ribbon cutting.

 

Phys Ed Department November Results

Teresa Peeples Lists Turkey Trot Fun Run Results and Nutrition Poster Winners

 

The annual Turkey Trot fun run was held on campus November 18 with a turn-out of 103 participants. The first 100 participants received te shirts, fastest finishers won trophies and the three teams finishing closest to their estimated time received turkeys. 

  

Fastest Finishers - Male Division:

  • Davis Trexler ~ 7 mins., 37 secs.
  • Jeffrey Millich ~ 8 mins., 3 secs.
  • Tyler Mimbs ~ 9 mins., 13 secs.

Fastest Finishers - Female Division:

  • Danielle Ontivero ~ 11 mins., 19 secs.
  • Crystal Rios ~ 12 mins., 59 secs.
  • Hannah Harvey ~ 13 mins., 5 secs.

Team ETA Winners:  Closest to their estimated times:

1st Place ~ Tie:

  • Amanda Taylor & Alicia Keefe ~ 4 seconds under their time (2 large turkeys)
  • Kristina Frye & Garrett Frye ~ 4 seconds over their time (2 large turkeys)

2nd Place

  • Davis Trexler & Jeff Millich ~ 20 seconds under their estimate time (2 med turkeys)

3rd Place Team:

  • Camden Hogue & Casey Marano ~ 24 seconds off their estimated time (2 small turkeys)

Nutrition & Weight Control students constructed posters related to fitness or nutrition. Many of the posters will be displayed  in several area school systems, according to Peeples. 

  

Nutrition Poster Contest Winners:

1st Class (6 p.m.) ~ Nutrition & Weight Control:

  • Hillary Pulos ~ 1st
  • Jeff Guthrie ~ 2nd
  • Jessica Banks ~ 3rd

2nd Class (1 p.m.) ~ Nutrition & Weight Control:

  • Cameron Varnadore ~ 1st
  • Ashley Chewning ~ 2nd
  • Whitney Hires ~ 3rd

 

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