CSU Happenings for Oct. 23-30, 2012

OCT. 23 – Panel to Discuss 2012 Presidential Election
CSU will host a panel discussion on the 2012 presidential election featuring experts from across its four colleges from 12:30–2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Center for Commerce and Technology Room 205. This non-partisan, interdisciplinary panel will briefly discuss major issues in this campaign and field questions and comments from the audience. Panelists for this event will Deans David Lanoue (College of Letters and Sciences) and Barbara Buckner (College of Education and Health Professions), Benjamin Blair (Turner College of Business), Christopher McCollough (Department of Communication, College of the Arts) and Associate Provost Greg Domin. Admission is free.

 OCT. 24-28 – International Saxophone Symposium and Competition
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host the 2012 International Saxophone Symposium and Competition Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 24-28, at the Schwob School of Music. The symposium will feature multiple concerts over several days performed by artists known both locally and internationally. To attend all symposium events, general admission is $50 before Oct. 24 and $70 after. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or emailSchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

 OCT. 24 – CSU Philharmonic Orchestra: West Side Story Symphonic Dances
CSU’s Schwob School of Music’s Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein’s famous West Side Story Symphonic Dances at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The performance will feature works and pieces from the musical and movie, as well as Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or emailSchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

 OCT. 24 – Faculty Lecture Series
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians will feature CSU professor Carmen Skaggs as part of its English Department Faculty Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Free. For more information, contact Courtney George at George_Courtney2@ColumbusState.edu.

 OCT. 25 – Club Football: CSU vs. Fort Benning
Columbus State’s club sport tackle football team will play a team of Fort Benning soldiers at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at historic Doughboy Stadium in Fort Benning. Pre-game tailgating, featuring inflatables for children, is encouraged. The Army’s Silver Wings parachute team will also fly in the game ball. For more information visit http://ColumbusState.edu/campusrec/tacklefootball.php.

 OCT. 25 – Leslie Gordon to Lecture: “The Rebs Took Us All”
CSU’s Department of History and Geography will host a lecture by Leslie Gordon, a professor of history at the University of Akron, at 7:30 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Riverside Theatre Complex. Gordon’s lecture is titled, "The Rebs Took Us All: A Connecticut Regiment's Civil War.” Free.

 OCT. 25 –Graduate Research Student Conference
Columbus State will hold its second annual Graduate Student Research Conference from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursday, October 25 in CSU’s Cunningham Center. The theme for the conference is “Putting the Pieces Together: Interdisciplinary Solutions for the Modern World.” For more information, visit ColumbusState.edu/gradconference.

OCT. 26 – Philosophy Lecture, Reception
Columbus State’s philosophy program will host a lecture by Julian Young, a professor of humanities at Wake Forest University, at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in CSU's Center for Commerce and Technology. Young's talk is titled, “Why Plato Banned the Poets from the Ideal State.” A reception for Young will follow at 4:30 p.m. at CSU's Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, 1519 Stark Ave. Free.

 OCT. 26 – Claude Delangle Saxophone Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents a concert by Claude Delangle, at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Delangle, considered one of the most prominent saxophonists in classical music today, will perform works from composers such as Debussy and Ravel, accompanied by CSU faculty artist Yien Wang, piano. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

 OCT. 27 – Coca-Cola Space Science Center Observation Night
CSU’s Coca-Cola Space and Science Center will host an observation night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center, 701 Front Ave. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the night sky and observe the waxing gibbous moon. For more information, email info@ccssc.org.

 OCT. 29 – Student Chamber Music Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music’s students will perform a chamber music concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in the RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.


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