CSU Happenings Feb. 11-17

FEB. 11 NCAA TENNIS: CSU HOSTS FORT VALLEY STATE
Columbus State Universitys mens and womens tennis squads will host Fort Valley State University on Saturday at the Blackmon Tennis Center. Matches will start at 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 11-12 NCAA BASEBALL: CSU HOSTS ANDERSON COLLEGE
The Columbus State University baseball squad will host Anderson College for a doubleheader on Saturday at Ragsdale Field. Game times are 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The teams will reconvene for a 1 p.m. match up on Sunday, Feb. 12. General admission is $5, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free for military personnel and CSU students, faculty and staff, with appropriate ID. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 12 STATE MAMMALS TAKE CENTER STAGE
CSUs Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will present Mammals of Georgia, as its Second Sunday Series program at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. CSU biology Professor Nora Stevens will demonstrate live and mounted specimens of Georgias mammals, particularly those at Oxbow Meadows. Admission is $2 and free for children ages 4 and under. For more information, call (706) 687-4090.

FEB. 12 FREE HORN RECITAL
Columbus State Universitys Schwob School of Music will present a horn recital at 3 p.m. Sunday in the RiverCenters Studio Theatre. General admission is free. For more information, call (706) 649-7287.

FEB. 12 GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA
Columbus State University will host a Gospel Extravaganza at 6 p.m. Sunday in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall. The event will feature the Dougherty High Performing Arts Chorale from Albany, Ga. Other performers will include The Gospel Messengers and the CSU Gospel Choir. The event is part of CSUs observance of Black History Month. Admission is free, however seating is limited. Tickets for reserved seating are available from the RiverCenter Box Office. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. To contact the box office, call (706) 256-3600. For more information on the program, call (706) 568-2023.

FEB. 13 NCAA BASKETBALL: CSU HOSTS LANDER
The Columbus State University mens and womens basketball squads will host Lander University for a doubleheader Monday, Feb. 13 in the Lumpkin Center. Tip off times are 5:30 p.m. (women) and 7:30 p.m. (men). General admission is $5, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free for military personnel and CSU students, faculty and staff, with appropriate ID. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 14 NCAA BASEBALL: CSU HOSTS GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN
The Columbus State University baseball squad will host Georgia Southwestern at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Ragsdale Field. General admission is $5, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free for military personnel and CSU students, faculty and staff, with appropriate ID. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 14 NCAA SOFTBALL: CSU HOSTS ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE
The Columbus State University Lady Cougar softball team will host Armstrong Atlantic State for a doubleheader on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Lady Cougar Field. Game times are 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. General admission is $5, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free for military personnel and CSU students, faculty and staff, with appropriate ID. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 15 NCAA TENNIS: CSU HOSTS TUSKEGEE
Columbus State Universitys mens and womens tennis squads will host Tuskegee University on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Blackmon Tennis Center. Matches will start at 1 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 15 NCAA BASEBALL: CSU HOSTS MONTEVALLO
The Columbus State University baseball squad will host Montevallo University at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Ragsdale Field. General admission is $5, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free for military personnel and CSU students, faculty and staff, with appropriate ID. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

FEB. 15 NCAA BASKETBALL: CSU HOSTS NORTH GEORGIA
The Columbus State University mens and womens basketball squads will host North Georgia for a doubleheader Wednesday in the Lumpkin Center. Tip-off times are 5:30 p.m. (women) and 7:30 p.m. (men). General admission is $5, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free for military personnel and CSU students, faculty and staff, with appropriate ID. For more information, call (706) 568-2204 or visit http://athletics.colstate.edu.

Feb. 15 AFRICAN WEEK FILM SCREENING: SARAFINA
Columbus State Universitys African Students Organization will present a screening of the film Sarafina at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Davidson Center auditorium. In this 1992 musical drama, Sarafina is a bright young student in 1979 South Africa influenced by her teacher (Whoopi Goldberg) who inspires students to take a stand against discrimination in their homeland. The event is part of African Week at CSU and the universitys Black History Month observance. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (706) 568-2273.

FEB. 16 VISITATION EVENING FOR PROSPECTIVE ADULT/TRANSER STUDENTS
The Columbus State University Admissions Office will hold a Visitation Evening for nontraditional (adult and/or transfer) prospective students from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Lumpkin Center. The event is free and will provide information on CSUs academic programs and enrollment process. For more information, call (706) 568-5230 or register online at http://admissions.colstate.edu/new_schedtourform.asp.

FEB. 16 BLACK HISTORY LECTURE: BE-BOP PROMOTES COMMUNISM
Historian Gary Sprayberry will give a lecture titled Be Bop Promotes Communism: The Anti-Rock and Roll Crusade in Post-Brown Alabama and the 1956 Attack on Nat King Cole, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in CSUs International House at 6 Clearview Circle. The event is free and open to the public and part of CSU's Black History Month Observance.

Sprayberry, a professor at Miles College (Ala.), will teach classes in African-American history at CSU when he joins the universitys Department of History and Geography in August.

CSU co-sponsors of this event are the Office of Minority Affairs, the Honors Program, the College of Arts and Letters and the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians. For more information call (706) 568-2263.

FEB. 16 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
Columbus State Universitys Schwob School of Music will present a concert by the University Singers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall. General admission is $5. For tickets or more information, call (706) 256-3600.

Feb. 17 AFRICAN NIGHT AT CSU
Columbus State Universitys African Students Organization will stage African Night at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 in the Davidson Centers second-floor lounge. CSU students from Africa will demonstrate cultural traditions through music, dance, fashion, food and more. The event is part of African Week at CSU and the universitys Black History Month observance. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (706) 568-2273.