Brunswick Junior College : annual report, 1985-86

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Annual Report
College of Coastal Georgia , Brunswick Junior College
Teel, John W.
I. NARRATIVE. INTRODUCTION -- HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR'S WORK - ACADEMIC AFFAIRS (Divison of General Studies, Division of Vocational/Technical Education, Division of Special Programs, Library) -- CONTINUING EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES -- STUDENT SERVICES -- ACCREDITATION STATUS -- STATEMENT OF PURPOSE -- FISCAL AFFAIRS -- INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT -- AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY -- II. Assessment of Strengths, Needs, and Five Year Plans -- III. INSTITUTIONAL STATISTICS -- [FINANCIAL REPORT] -- The year 1985-86, marking the twenty-second year of the college's operation, was a very successful year with outstanding accomplishments reported in nearly every field of institutional endeavor. It was, however, a period in which the college experienced budgetary restraints and a slight decline in student enrollment, but one in which the institution nevertheless made significant advances. -- During the past several years the college has been engaged in developing credit programs to serve the needs of the two military bases located in our attendance area: Fort Stewart in Hinesville and the Naval Submarine Base in St. Marys.-- increased efforts to serve non-traditional studentS. evening school. -- Negotiations were begun in the early fall of 1985 when officials of Armstrong State College, Georgia Southern College, Savannah State College, Valdosta State College, and Brunswick Junior College met with Vice Chancellor W. Ray Cleere to explore ways and means of establishing a residential center on the Brunswick Junior College campus. -- bonanza year for Quick Start training programs: Stambaugh Aviation, Interior Products, International Auto, and Sossner Tap and Too -- Exciting year for the library. library went on-line for cataloging and interlibrary loan purposes through the Southeastern Library Information Network (SOLINET). All new purchases of materials will be entered into the database, and, as funds permit, there will be a retrospective conversion of bibliographic records. our first VHS player. Five micro-computers were purchased for Faculty- Staff Development. -- For the first time in the college's history, both student publications--Seaswells, the faculty/student anthology, and the Mariners' Log, the student newspaper have won first place national awards by the American Scholastic Press Association.
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