CSU Happenings for Jan. 12-19

JAN. 12 – Visitation Day For Prospective Students
The CSU Admissions Office will hold a Visitation Day for high school students and their parents on Saturday. The event will open in the Lumpkin Center at 9 a.m. and provide an opportunity for participants to tour campus, meet current CSU students and speak with professors.

CSU also provides campus tours for prospective students every weekday at 2 p.m. For more information or to register, go to http://www.colstate.edu/Future/tour.asp or call 706-507-8800.

JAN. 15 - MLK Day Observance
CSU will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Davidson Student Center Columbus Room. The program, themed “Symphony of Brotherhood,” will feature keynote speaker, Benjamin S. Richardson, solicitor general for Columbus and Muscogee County. The program is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Minority Affairs office. For more information, call 706-568-2273.

JAN. 15 – Opening Reception for ‘Taiwan: From Within the Mist’
CSU’s Department of Art will hold a reception for the exhibition “Taiwan: From Within the Mist” from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Corn Center for the Visual Arts’ Illges Gallery in downtown Columbus. The program is free. The exhibition, through Feb. 9, features painting, photography, digital imagery, sculpture, printmaking, and video and multimedia installations by 21 Taiwanese artists. Gallery hours in the Corn Center, at 6 West 10th Street (use Front Avenue entrance), are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 706-507-8300.

JAN. 16 – CSU-North Georgia NCAA Basketball Doubleheader
CSU will host North Georgia for a pair of NCAA basketball games on Wednesday in the Lumpkin Center. The women’s contest tips off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for ages 5 and under and CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

JAN. 17-20 – CSU Theatre to Stage ‘School House Rock Live Too’
The CSU Department of Theatre will stage “Schoolhouse Rock Live Too,” Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 17-20 at CSU Theatre on The Park in downtown Columbus. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The production, with upbeat dance sections, catchy melodies and witty banter, is a sequel to “Schoolhouse Rock Live” and inspired by the Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning cartoon. Tickets are $10 per adult; $5 apiece for seniors, children, active military and CSU alumni; and free for students, faculty and staff with CSU ID. Call 706-507-8444 or go to http://theatre.colstate.edu/tickets.htm.

JAN. 19 – CSU-USC-Aiken NCAA Basketball Doubleheader
CSU will host USC Aiken for a pair of NCAA basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 19 in the Lumpkin Center. The women’s contest tips off at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for ages 5 and under and CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

JAN. 19 — Concert to Conclude CSU Honor Bands of Georgia Clinic
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present an “Honor Bands of Georgia” concert at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The performance will feature ensembles that have earned Georgia Honor Band status, representing Newnan, Jeff Davis (Hazlehurst) and East Coweta high schools. The concert is free and will conclude a CSU Honor Bands of Georgia Clinic, designed “to honor the finest high school bands in Georgia and to promote the finest in music education.” The clinic will include a CSU faculty-led master class, plus three-hour full band clinics led separately by Professor Robert Rumbelow and Assistant Professor Joseph David. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.