CSU Happenings for Aug. 1-10

AUG. 1 – Staff Council Garage Sale
The Columbus State University Staff Council will host a community garage sale Saturday in the CSU parking garage. The sale will follow a 6:30-7:30 a.m. set-up period. The public is welcome to shop or join CSU staff in selling their own items including home-baked goods. Rental space is $10 per six-foot table. The reservation deadline is noon Friday, July 31. For more information, e-mail mayo_debby@ColumbusState.edu or call 706-568-2022.

AUG. 3 – Astronomy Night at Callaway Gardens
Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will present an Astronomy Night program starting 9 p.m. Monday at Callaway Gardens near Pine Mountain as the final program of a summer series. The evening of stargazing and planet viewing at Overlook Pavilion is free. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or go to http://www.ccssc.org.

AUG. 6 – New Student Orientation at West Point
Columbus State will hold an orientation at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 in the New Horizons Theatre, 411 West 8th St., West Point for students taking classes this fall at the university’s West Point site. For more information,call 706-645-2780, go to http://WestPoint.colstate.edu or e-mail carlisle_kathy@ColumbusState.edu.

AUG. 10 – Orientation for Nontraditional, Transfer Students
Columbus State will hold a daylong orientation for new nontraditional students and transfer students on Monday, Aug. 10. CSU defines a nontraditional student as someone who has not attended high school or college in the past five years. Check-in is 8-9 a.m. in the University Hall lobby. The cost is $42 per student, $17 per guest or family member. Fees are due five days in advance. For more information, call 706-568-2180 or e-mail orientation@ColumbusState.edu.