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11 - Kent Layton
18 - Angela Salmon
20 - Claudia Senior
27 - Belete Muturo
30 - German Vargas
5 - Sanforia Axson
7 - David Nentwick
The following staff members are retiring as the year
winds to a
Dec 1 - Beverly James
Jan 1 - Bill Riddle
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- Holidays in History Guided Tours
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Jekyll Island Historic District
- Letters to Santa
Annual Posting of Children's
Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care
Center Art Gallery
- Exam Week
17-19 - Dickens' Christmas Carol
- Jingle Bell Run
Benefit for CASA Kids
- Christmas Tour of Homes
Cassina Garden Club
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
St. Simons Island
- Holiday Family Fun Day
- A Dickens' Feast
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
Grand Dining Room
- Winter Concert
Coastal Youth Symphony
Glynn Academy Auditorium
- Santa at Crane Cottage
11: 30 a.m.-2p.m.
Jekyll Island Historic
- Sea-son's Greetings
Comes to the
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
13 - Faculty & Staff Campus Christmas Party
Lobby of the Science Building
16 - Colonial Life in Georgia
19 - Piano Christmas Concert
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
20-24 - Christmas Bagpiper
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
24-31 - Campus Closed for the Holidays
30 - New Year's Bluegrass Festival
Jan 1-Feb 28 - Island Treasures
Jan 3 - All-campus Meeting
Jan 10 - Campus Coastal Cafe and Fitness Center Re-open
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
President 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:
a needs/demand analysis for arts, cultural affairs and personal
programming responsive to community interests;
affordability, viability and sustainability of programming
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.
Mariner Inspiration Results in Creative Naming
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
Class assignment results in
competition with posters to be displayed throughout the community
Nursing 3 Associate Degree students were tasked with
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,
- 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
Dorothy Snyder, and Cecelia Brown.
Dr. William Rawlings, Jr., Next Southern Storyteller,
of Small Town Georgia
Mystery 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.
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."
$25 tickets, which include a reception following the presentation,
are available through the College Advancement Office, 912.279.5702.
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.
Culinary Series A Sell-Out
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
Cutting to Celebrate Campus Event
The 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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:
Trexler ~ 7 mins., 37 secs.
Millich ~ 8 mins., 3 secs.
Mimbs ~ 9 mins., 13 secs.
Fastest Finishers - Female Division:
Ontivero ~ 11 mins., 19 secs.
Rios ~ 12 mins., 59 secs.
Harvey ~ 13 mins., 5 secs.
Team ETA Winners: Closest to their estimated
1st Place ~ Tie:
Taylor & Alicia Keefe ~ 4 seconds under their time (2 large
Frye & Garrett Frye ~ 4 seconds over their time (2 large
Trexler & Jeff Millich ~ 20 seconds under their estimate
time (2 med turkeys)
3rd Place Team:
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
Nutrition Poster Contest Winners:
1st Class (6 p.m.) ~ Nutrition &
Pulos ~ 1st
Guthrie ~ 2nd
Banks ~ 3rd
2nd Class (1 p.m.) ~ Nutrition &
Varnadore ~ 1st
Chewning ~ 2nd
Hires ~ 3rd