College of Coastal Georgia News

Posted 04/15/2021 10:50AM
The 9th annual Service-Learning Symposium at the College of Coastal Georgia will be presented virtually again this year. The symposium, which showcases over 100 student service-learning projects in the Brunswick-Golden Isles community, is set to go live online on Monday, April 19 starting at 9 a.m. College faculty, students, staff, community partners, and the community at-large are encouraged to attend the virtual symposium and vote on their favorite presentation.
Posted 04/07/2021 12:42PM
College of Coastal Georgia Sophomore Lily Heidger was accepted to participate in the International Collaborative Multidisciplinary Investigations Through Undergraduate Research Experiences (I-CEMITURE) program hosted by Georgia Southern University. For the program, Heidger will do research at the University of Lorraine in Épinal, France, focusing on the thermal treatment of biomass.
Posted 03/16/2021 08:44AM
The 3rd annual Coastal Scholars Showcase that highlights the work of the College of Coastal Georgia's faculty and staff will return this year and will be presented in a virtual format. The showcase has become an annual exposition of faculty and staff's scholarly research and creative expressions. This year's theme is "Resiliency and Restoration in the Face of Adversity: Promotion Growth and Educational Sustainability."
Posted 03/08/2021 12:50PM
Dr. Syvillia Averett and Dr. Courtenay Miller recently earned tenure at the College and joined the ranks of other tenured faculty. However, their achievement includes being the first two African American women to earn tenure since the College became a four-year institution in 2008. They took a moment to share what it means for them and what they learned about themselves during the process.
Posted 02/25/2021 08:00AM
College of Coastal Georgia alum Justin Henshaw talks about his passion for creating new businesses and what motivates him to work hard.
Posted 02/24/2021 03:57PM
Dr. Jennifer Gray, professor of English and director of the Writing Center at the College of Coastal Georgia, is the recipient of the 2021 Georgia Organization for Student Success (GOSS) award for Outstanding Service to Developmental Education Students.
Posted 02/15/2021 09:03AM
The College of Coastal Georgia's Office of Diversity and Inclusion has partnered with the Coastal Georgia Historical Society to present a lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist, Hank Klibanoff.
Posted 02/11/2021 01:38PM
For the fifth consecutive year, the College of Coastal Georgia has received the 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to the campus environment.
Posted 02/01/2021 10:36AM
The College of Coastal Georgia's Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the awarding of tenure and/or promotion to nine faculty members for 2020-2021. These faculty members are being recognized for their hard work and commitment to providing Coastal Georgia students with academic instruction of the highest quality.
Posted 01/19/2021 11:02AM
The College of Coastal Georgia's Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted an MLK Commemorative Walk in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event was one of several kicking off the weekend honoring King's legacy of service and leadership in the civil rights movement.
Posted 01/19/2021 09:14AM
A small group of cyber defense students spent their Thanksgiving break doing community service for the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia. The computer labs at the club locations were in need of critical upgrades, and students installed updated operating systems, software programs, and computer memory as needed.
Posted 12/15/2020 09:26AM
Coastal Georgia alum Idorico Sebastiao graduated from the College in 2018 with a Bachelors of Science in General Biology. He then enlisted in the Peace Corps and served as a Health Education Specialist in a rural village in the Republic of Moldova for two years. Idorico is back in the U.S. and shared his experience of serving in the Peace Corps.
Posted 12/14/2020 01:10PM
College of Coastal Georgia hosted a socially distanced, altered version of its fall commencement, during which 12 graduates were celebrated at a time.
Posted 12/08/2020 11:29AM
Sail Cyber, the College of Coastal Georgia's student cyber defense club, recently demonstrated their cybersecurity skills and knowledge in the National Cyber League (NCL) competition November 14-17. The club competed as two teams and both placed in the top 25%.
Posted 11/30/2020 03:12PM
Senior Kaelyn Tyler will be doing a poster presentation at the American Geophysical Union's annual fall conference. The conference is one of the world's largest virtual scientific conferences, bringing together leading Earth and space scientists, global thought leaders and scholars. She will present on her research on the biogeochemistry of the Southern Ocean that surrounds Antarctica.
Posted 11/18/2020 12:30PM
Coastal Georgia alum Shawn Boatright believes in giving back to the College that has given him so much. He describes his time at the College of Coastal Georgia as being truly transformative—setting him up for success and helping to shape him into the person he is today.
Posted 11/16/2020 08:21AM
The College of Coastal Georgia's Center for Service-Learning is hosting an online Service-Learning Faculty Appreciation Recognition event starting November 16 to honor faculty members who have contributed to the service-learning program in 2020. The Service-Learning Faculty Appreciation webpage will be available to view online at Here, viewers can learn about each honored faculty member through a short biography and special sentiment shared by a colleague. The honorees are recognized by "levels" based on how many service-learning courses a faculty member has taught.
Posted 11/02/2020 09:45AM
The Georgia Power Foundation continued its support for higher education by presenting the College of Coastal Georgia with $10,000 towards the College's cyber defense program. The donation is being used to equip the Cyber Defense Classroom and Lab for student instruction.
Posted 10/28/2020 12:37PM
St. Marys Elementary School (SMES) will soon have a blooming garden, planted and designed by art students of the school, along with original works of poetry and artwork inspired by their garden, with the help of students from the College of Coastal Georgia. Coastal Georgia English lecturer Emily Boyles' English 1102 class is doing a service-learning project with art teacher Susan Grayson of St. Marys Elementary School to create a community garden.
Posted 10/23/2020 12:45PM
College of Coastal Georgia fall 2020 graduates will have the opportunity to walk across the stage for graduation. The College will hold a modified in-person fall commencement ceremony on Sunday, December 13, starting at 1 p.m. at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
Posted 10/05/2020 10:30AM
GPB Television is airing "The Wanderer: A Story of Slavery, Survival, and the Strength to Prevail" on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 at 8:30pm. The documentary is directed and produced by College of Coastal Georgia Associate Professor Tyler E. Bagwell.
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