Meet a Mariner!

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.
College of Coastal Georgia alum Justin Henshaw talks about his passion for creating new businesses and what motivates him to work hard.
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.
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.
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.
Meet A Mariner profile on Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Aurora Ramos Nuñez. She is originally from San Luis San Pedro, Guerrero, Mexico and has been teaching at the College of Coastal Georgia for close to four years. Read how Dr. Nuñez is making a difference at the College.
Kaleb shares in his own words about his life-changing experience at the College.
Alum Chelsea Boatright shares what she's been up to since graduating from the College of Coastal Georgia in 2015.
Erika Ward was a non-traditional student at the College of Coastal Georgia. She thought she couldn't have the full college experience because of her age, but she soon realized that she could and did.
Before Flamur Ramiqi, 27, graduated in May with his bachelor's degree from the College of Coastal Georgia, he already started a master of advance studies program at the Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, to build upon the knowledge he gained during his time at the College.
Coastal Georgia Senior Cameron Atkinson shares his dream of becoming a marine fishery biologist and how his love of for the ocean began.
College of Coastal Georgia graduate Sarah Buckley shares what she's been up to since graduating this past May with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and how the College has helped prepare her for the future.
Famed American writer William Arthur Ward once said, "Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them." College of Coastal Georgia junior Monica Linares has certainly seized every opportunity in her quest to earn her degree. She has pursued resources and guidance available through the College and experienced the benefits of doing so. Her mentality of "just go for it" has opened doors that in turn have opened other doors.
Mariners men's basketball player Jonathan Canada talks about his love for playing basketball at the College and the lessons he's learned along the way.
College of Coastal Georgia Dual Enrollment students Hailey Wilkerson, Morgan Dunn, and Bailey Harvey have been accepted to the College for Fall 2019. Each will major in nursing and have earned enough credits through Dual Enrollment to be considered a junior in college.
College of Coastal Georgia senior Kalia Lippencott discovered her leadership qualities as she became more involved on campus. Lippencott shares her experiences of being on campus and the benefits of having a support system at the College.
College of Coastal Georgia senior Jonathon Edgy was awarded the 2019 Academic Recognition Day Award by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on February 12.He was nominated by two professors, not only for his high academic achievements but because he represents the best of what Coastal Georgia has to offer.
College of Coastal Georgia senior Sheri Goss will be graduating with a bachelor's degree in general business this December. Her journey to earning her degree has been "untraditional " but along the way, she's discovered how she can motivate youth and help those in need have a better life.
College of Coastal Georgia sophomore Cameron Foster talks about pursuing a career in criminal justice and how he enjoys meeting new people on campus.
College of Coastal Georgia student Morgan Strickland is pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology. She plans to pursue a career in counseling and encourage others to live a better life. She was often discouraged from pursuing a career in counseling but once she made up her mind, her outlook on life, education, and future career improved. She encourages other students to follow their passion at all costs.
College of Coastal Georgia senior Brittany Hunter didn't know what she wanted to do as a career until she started as a student worker in the Business Office. She entered into the world of accounting and decided that would be her major, which was coincidentally her father's dream job.
Chris Campbell will graduate on May 13 in front of his family and friends, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration in hospitality and tourism. In 2015, Campbell earned his associates of applied science in culinary arts. His goal is to one day open his own restaurant back home in Preston, Georgia. Campbell hopes to be an example for youth in his hometown and inspire them to chase after their dreams.
Macy Patten, '19, reflected on her time at the College of Coastal Georgia so far with fond memories and a lot of smiles. "This experience at the College has been life changing and has built me from the ground up," she said. "I believe that if I went to another college, I wouldn't be as successful as I've been here."
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