CSU Happenings for Jan. 5-Jan. 15, 2012

JAN. 5 – International Student Orientation
Columbus State holds an orientation for international students who will take spring 2012 classes from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Center for International Education, room 104. For more information, call Adam Johnson at 706-565-4037, or email at johnson_adam9@columbusstate.edu.

JAN. 8 – Second Sunday: Vanishing of the Bees Film Screening
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center presents its Second Sunday Series with the screening of Vanishing of the Bees at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. Filmed across the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia, this documentary examines the disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between mankind and the Earth. Admission is $3.

JAN. 9 – Spring Semester Opens with First Day of Classes

JAN. 12 – NCAA Women’s Basketball
Columbus State’s women’s basketball team plays Armstrong Atlantic State University at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 in the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for 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://CSUCougars.com.

JAN. 12 – NCAA Men’s Basketball
Columbus State’s men’s basketball team plays Armstrong Atlantic State University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 in the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for 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://CSUCougars.com.

JAN. 13 - Schwob School of Music Presents HMS Pinafore
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents the ever-popular Gilbert and Sullivan creation, HMS Pinafore, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. This operetta is a colorful, romantic romp aboard one of His Majesty's ships, with all the comic touches one expects. Admission to HMS Pinafore is $15. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

JAN. 13 – Carson McCullers Center Lecture Series
Joseph Francavilla, associate professor of English, will be the featured speaker at CSU’s Carson McCullers Center’s English Faculty Lecture Series at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at the center, 1519 Stark Ave.

JAN. 14 – NCAA Women’s Basketball
Columbus State’s women’s basketball team plays Flagler University at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 in the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for 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://CSUCougars.com.

JAN. 14 – NCAA Men’s Basketball
Columbus State’s men’s basketball team plays Flagler University at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 in the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for 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://CSUCougars.com.

JAN. 15 - Schwob School of Music Presents HMS Pinafore
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents the ever-popular Gilbert and Sullivan creation, HMS Pinafore, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. This operetta is a colorful, romantic romp aboard one of His Majesty's ships, with all the comic touches one expects. Admission to HMS Pinafore is $15. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://ColumbusState.edu/music.