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College of Coastal Georgia Newsletter

February 2011

Table of Contents

Mariners Play

Southern Storyteller

New Dean of Nursing Arrives

Black History Month

College Partners in Grant


Coastal Georgia in the News

Georgia standout picks College of Coastal Georgia


Sizzling Mariners maintain winning ways


Mariners hosting golf tournament



Mariners Scoreboard 

new athletics

road games 
The men's basketball team stands at 19-6 after posting a 65-57 win

against Albany Tech at Albany in conference play.


Next Home Game


February 12



Gordon College

Click here for the complete schedule

Go Mariners!



     February Birthdays


18 - Karen Hambright

19 - Jennifer Page

21- Gerald Kiel

23 - Brenda Taylor

23 - Elizabeth Weatherly

24 - Curtis Spires







11-12 - Homecoming Weekend

11 - Natalie Stovall

Kick-off Concert

7-9 p.m.

SAC Patio

12 - Softball, Tailgate & Basketball

Read about Homecoming in this newsletter

12 - Seaswept Homecoming Dance

For students & their guests

9 p.m.

King & Prince Beach Resort

St. Simons Island


13-15 - Men's & Women's Golf

Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational

Sea Island Golf Club

Retreat Course

St. Simons Island


14 - PTK Honors Seminar:

"The Democratization of Information in an Age of Terror"

Dina Temple-Raston

(Video Feed)

6:30 p.m.

Science Lecture Room

Jones Science Building


15 - Coastal Scholars:

Dr. Lisa Noetzel

"Timucuan-Spanish Research"

12:15-1:15 p.m.

Science Lecture Hall, SB 150

Main Campus, Brunswick


15 - Student Leadership Seminar

11:45 a.m. Rogar Macauley:

Alcohol & Addiction

12:15 p.m. Christopher Cooper: Servant Leadership & Service Learning

Southeast Georgia

Conference Center


15 - PTK Honors Seminar:

"The Democratization of Information in an Age of Terror"

Dina Temple-Raston

(Video Feed)

6:30 p.m.

Camden Center


15-25 - The Harlem Renaissance

Traveling Exhibit

Gould Memorial Library

Main Campus, Brunswick


16-19 - Pinova Southeast Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Main Campus, Brunswick 


16 - Bluz Spoken Word Poetry

 Noon-2 p.m.

SAC Wherehouse

Main Campus, Brunswick


16 - Phil Morrison Jazz Trio


Art Work by Vivian Mitchell

12:15 p.m.

Southeast Georgia

Conference Center


17 - Southern Storytellers:

Kate Campbell

5:30 p.m.

Southeast Georgia

Conference Center



19 - 2011 Bridge Run

Greg Carver, Team Captain

8:30 a.m.


19-20 - 275th Anniversary of

Ft. Frederica

Living History Encampment

St. Simons Island


20-22 - Men's Golf:

Thomas University Winter Invitational

Kiderlou Forest Golf Course



22 - "A Killing in Choctaw"

 by Carl Ray

12:15 p.m.

Southeast Georgia

Conference Center



22 - Film: The Great Gatsby 

6:30 p.m.

Camden Center


23 - Dr. Jon Hershey:

"Gatsby, the Harlem Renaissance and Dreams Deferred"

12:15 p.m.

SAC Wherehouse


7 p.m.

Health & Science Building Auditorium,  Room 112

Main Campus, Brunswick


23 - "A Killing at Choctaw"

by Carl Ray

12:15 p.m.

Camden Center Auditorium


24 - Dr. Jon Hershey:

"Gatsby, the Harlem Renaissance and Dreams Deferred"

10 a.m.

Camden Center Auditorium


27-28 - Women's Golf:

Cougar Invitational

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA


28 - PTK Honors Seminar:

  "The Democratization of Information and Human Rights"

  Ayaan Hirsi Ali

 (Video Feed)

6:30 p.m.

Science Lecture Room

Jones Science Building


 March 1 - PTK Honors Seminar:

 "The Democratization of Information and Human Rights"

 Ayaan Hirsi Ali

 (Video Feed) 

6:30 p.m.

 Camden Center


   Celebration of African-

American Artists

through Feb 28

Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center

Art Gallery, Brunswick 

















































Homecoming This Weekend Includes Concert, Games and Tailgate 

StovallNatalie Stovall is the featured entertainer for the inaugural kick-off concert  tonight.


To open the 2011 Homecoming weekend, singer Natalie Stovall will be performing Friday, February 11, 7 p.m. on the Student Activity Center (SAC) patio, main campus. The concert is free, no reservations are required, and faculty and staff are invited.


You are also invited to enjoy the Lady Mariners softball game against Aiken Tech Saturday, February 12, at 11 a.m. and a 12:30 p.m. tailgating party before basketball tips off at 3 p.m. in the Coffin Gymnasium. The men's varsity squad plays the Gordon College Highlanders in the afternoon conference game. 


Inaugural Southern Storyteller Season Concludes with Folksinger Kate Campbell Next Thursday 


Kate Campbell

Kate Campbell

The final Storyteller in the 2010-2011 series is folksinger/songwriter Kate Campbell on February 17, 5:30 p.m., at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center. Save the Day is her most recent release (October 2008) of the 12 CDs she has recorded since her 1995 debut with Songs from the Levee.

Her vocal range and consistency are frequently compared to Emmy Lou Harris, while her story telling is linked to the Southern literary tradition of Eudora Welty, William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor.

To learn more about Campbell, click here.

Tickets are $25/person and include a reception catered by Tasteful Temptations following the performance. Proceeds benefit the College Foundation Annual Fund. To purchase tickets, contact the College Advancement Office, 912.279.5702.


Patricia KraftNew Dean of Nursing Arrives on Campus and Vice President of Finance Announced 


Patricia Kraft, EdD, APRN, MSN, BC-FNP, joined the leadership team of the College of Coastal Georgia earlier this month as the Southeast Georgia Health System Distinguished Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor of Nursing.

"Coastal Georgia is in a dynamic state of growth and community engagement," Dean Kraft enthuses. "The mission of this college is aligned with my personal and professional goals and vision. The energy and excitement being generated on this campus from administrators and faculty to students and staff is alive and palpable. I want to be a part of the Dreams in Action momentum. It is not just a slogan. It is a real feeling that is present everywhere I go."

To read more about Dean Kraft,
click here.


In a campus announcement February 7, President Hepburn confirmed the appointment of Jeffrey H. Preston as Vice President for Business Affairs, effective April 1.  Preston will assume the role of Chief Business Officer (CBO) when Tom Saunders transitions to his new, requested role as Assistant Vice President for Budget and Finance. Preston is currently Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration as well as Comptroller. He has been with the College of Coastal Georgia for nearly twenty years. 


Campus Hosts Events for Black History Month 


A touring art exhibit, a searing one-man play, and a lecture about "Gatsby, the Harlem Renaissance and Dreams Deferred"  by a noted expert cap a series of campus cultural events celebrating February as Black History Month.


For details, click here.


College Partners in Teacher Quality Grant for Local K-8 Teachers 


Coastal Georgia and the University of West Georgia are collaborating in a project to improve interdisciplinary science instruction through student-centered service-learning projects. Dr. Timothy Goodale, Assistant Professor of Education for the College's School of Education and Teacher Preparation, received word last week the project was awarded $33,227 in funding through the U.S. Department of Education "Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education" grant program administered by the University of Georgia's College of Education.



Dr. Goodale and Dr. Michael Hazelkorn, Professor of Special Education, Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention, University of West Georgia, jointly applied for the grant in November 2010 and will serve as project directors. Other participating organizations include the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Little St. Simons Island, and Glynn County schools. 


To read more, click here



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