CSU Happenings for October 2012

OCT. 2 – Georgia Master Naturalist Certification Program
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will continue its Georgia Master Naturalist certification program from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The certification program will feature amphibians and wetlands. The eight-week environmental education course costs $250. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 2 – Uptown Screen on the Green
The Young Professionals program of the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce will host a mini-concert, followed by the movie Hunger Games as its third annual “Movie Under the Stars” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Woodruff Park on CSU's RiverPark campus, adjacent to the Riverside Theater Complex. For more information, contact William Morgan at 706-587-2068.

OCT. 3 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Georgia Southwestern
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play the Georgia Southwestern State University at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Free. It is also Kick for the Cure night. Three breast cancer survivors will be accepting donations at a table near the concession stand, with all funds raised going to support breast cancer awareness. For more information, visithttp://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 4 – Volunteer Opportunities Fair
Columbus State will host local nonprofits, trying to connect them with interested student volunteers, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the clock tower. For more information, contact Lyn Riggsby at 706-507-7801 or Riggsby_Lyn@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 4 – Lecture: “Both Sides of the DMZ: Studying North and South Korea”
Tom Dolan, a CSU professor of public administration, will lecture on “Both Sides of the DMZ: Studying North and South Korea” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 in room 104 of the Center for International Education. Dolan will discuss his time spent doing cultural research in both North and South Korea. Free. For more information, contact Paula Stephens at Stephens_Paula@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 4 – David Bottoms at Carson McCullers Center
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians presents a reading by former Georgia poet laureate, David Bottoms at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Carson McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Visitors are also welcome to a Q&A session with Bottoms starting at 4:30 p.m. Free. For more information, contact Courtney George atGeorge_Courtney2@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 4 – Center City Brass Quintet Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host a concert by nationally acclaimed Center City Brass Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert, part of the school's LegacyLive! series, will include staples of the brass repertoire as well as contemporary works by such composers as Duke Ellington and George Gershwin. Admission is $20. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 6 – Coca-Cola Space Science Center Sci-Fi Convention and Toy Show
Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will host a Sci-Fi Convention and Toy Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the center, 701 Front Ave. The show will include comic book vendors, costume characters, Omnisphere Theatre shows, exhibits and more. Admission is $10. For more information, visit http://www.ccssc.org/special_events/sci-fi_con.html or contact Mary Johnson at Mary@ccssc.org.

OCT. 6 – Columbus Invitational Cheer Competition
Columbus State will host the Columbus Invitational Cheer Competition from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Lumpkin Center. For more information, email Jimbo Davis at Davis_James@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 8 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Flagler
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play Flagler College at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 8-9 – Fall Break
Columbus State students and faculty will have no classes Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 8-9, for fall break. CSU offices will remain open.

OCT. 10 – Allison to Give Lecture on George Catlin
Columbus State’s Department of Art will sponsor a lecture by Jeffrey W. Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection Educator for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, who will speak on George Catlin: Medicine Painter at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Riverside Theater on the RiverPark Campus. George Catlin was an American painter and printmaker who specialized in depicting the appearances and customs of the Native American peoples of the United States. This lecture looks at Catlin's life from his travels through the American West to the end of his career when, facing bankruptcy, he traveled to South America and rekindled his interest in painting and the scientific recording of Native American life. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8300.

OCT. 10 – 10th and Broadway Quartet
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host a concert by the 10th and Broadway Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Schwob school alumni comprise the award-winning clarinet quartet. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 11 – Earl Coleman — Faculty Voice Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents faculty artist Earl Coleman, baritone, in recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in RiverCenter's Legacy Hall. Accompanying Coleman will be faculty artist Yien Wang on piano. The concert will feature an evening of arias and spirituals. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 12 – Faculty Lecture Series
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians will feature CSU professor Daniel Ross as part of its English Department Faculty Lecture Series at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at the McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Free. For more information, contact Courtney George at George_Courtney2@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 12 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. North Alabama
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play the University of North Alabama at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 13 – Club Sport Tackle Football: CSU vs. New Orleans
Columbus State’s club sport tackle football team will host its University of New Orleans counterparts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. Admission is free for CSU students and $3 for others.

OCT. 14 – Second Sunday: Rock Stars
Columbus State professor Clint Barineau will speak at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 about the geology of Mars as understood by telescopes, satellites, and robotic missions to the planet’s surface. The seminar will be held at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road, and admission will be $3. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 14 – Studio Voice Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents award-winning vocal students of Earl Coleman at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 14 – Rosewind Duo Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents a concert by Rosewind Duo at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. The Rosewind Duo has performed in numerous universities across the nation and consists of Scott Herring, percussion, and Clifford Leamon, saxophones. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 14 – Anna Dodd and Nikki Abissi
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents a concert by guest trombonist Nikki Abissi, joined by faculty artists Anna Dodd on horn and Yien Wang on piano at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will present works from composers such as Bach, Bozza and Hennagin. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 14 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Clayton State
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play Clayton State University at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 16 – Georgia Master Naturalist Certification Program
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will continue its Georgia Master Naturalist certification program from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The certification program will focus on community ecology, highlighting the importance of honeybees. The eight-week environmental education course costs $250. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 17 – McCullers Center Music: Al Scorch’s Country Soul Ensemble
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians will host an evening of music with Al Scorch’s Country Soul Ensemble at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Free. For more information, contact Courtney George at George_Courtney2@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 18 – CSU Theatre: Circle Mirror Transformation
Columbus State’s Department of Theatre presents Circle Mirror Transformation at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 18-20 at Riverside Theatre at 6 W. 10th St.This drama follows three characters through a six-week community acting class and celebrates the subtle, surprising power of creativity. Appropriate for ages 14 and up for adult themes. Tickets are free with CSU I.D. and $17 for adults snf $15 for children 12 and younger, seniors (over 60) and active-duty military. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Riverside Box Office from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call the box office at 706-507-8444.

OCT. 18 – A Choral Adventure – Spanning Time and Place
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents the University Singers in A Choral Adventure – Spanning Time and Place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The program will include an array of sacred and secular works for solo and ensemble. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 19 – Carson McCullers Center: Al Shoaf
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians hosts accomplished author and poet Al Shoaf as he shares a reading of his work at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at the McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Free. For more information, contact Courtney George at George_Courtney2@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 20 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Lander
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play Lander University at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 21 – CSU Theatre: Circle Mirror Transformation
Columbus State’s Department of Theatre presents Circle Mirror Transformation at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at Riverside Theatre at 6 W. 10th St. This drama follows three characters through a six week community acting class and celebrates the subtle, surprising power of creativity. Appropriate for ages 14 and up for adult themes. Tickets are free with CSU I.D., $17 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), seniors (over 60) and active-duty military. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Riverside Box Office from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call the box office at 706-507-8444.

OCT. 21 – CSU Percussion Ensemble
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents the CSU Percussion Ensemble at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will celebrate pieces from the ensemble's newly released CD, Shifting Cells. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 22 – Faculty Recital: Susan Tomkiewicz
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Susan Tomkiewicz, oboe, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Tomkiewicz will be joined by faculty artists Andrew Zohn, guitar, Yien Wang, piano, and guest artist Michelle Stanley, assistant professor of flute from Colorado State University. Free. 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 Fort Benning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Fort Benning's Doughboy Stadium. Admission is $3.

OCT. 22-28 – International Saxophone Symposium and Competition
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host the 2012 International Saxophone Symposium and Competition Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 22-28. 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 later. For more information, visit http://ColumbusState.edu/ISSAC, call 706-649-7225, or emailSchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 26 – Claude Delangle Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music presents a concert by Claue Delangle at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Delangle is one of the mostprominent saxophonists in classical music today and will perform works from composers such as Debussy and Ravel, accompanied by 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
Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will host an observation night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the 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 – Students Chamber Music Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will offer a Students 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.