CSU Happenings for October 2013

OCT. 2 — Wendy Warner and Irina Nuzova Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a recital featuring faculty artist Wendy Warner on cello and visiting artist Irina Nuzova on piano at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 2 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 3 — Jazz Ensemble Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a concert featuring CSU’s Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 5 — Oxbow Meadows' Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts story time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 and every Saturday of each month in room 203 of the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Parents are asked to donate $1 per child for admission to a show filled with pictures, puppets or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php.

OCT. 5 — Oxbow Meadows' Wildlife Walks
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts Wildlife Walks at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 and every first and third Saturday of each month at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. During the hike, participants will learn more about the Oxbow-area wildlife and how to identify plants and trees along the trail. Participants are asked to pay $2 per person. There is no charge for children 3 and younger. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 5 — NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play Young Harris at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 6 — Oxbow Meadows’ Picnic with the Tortoises
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts Picnic with the Tortoises at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Participants may purchase lettuce for $1 to feed to the tortoises. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 7— Fall Break
Columbus State students and faculty will have no classes Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 7-8, for fall break. CSU offices will remain open.

OCT. 9 — Student Piano Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a student piano recital featuring faculty artist Alexander Kobrin’s student, Alina Sarkisyan, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 9 — Student Piano Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a student piano recital featuring faculty artist Alexander Kobrin’s student, Tatiana Muzanova, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 9 — NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Fort Valley State at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/.

OCT. 10 — Gerry Pagano Trombone Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a bass trombone concert by Gerry Pagano, a St. Louis Symphony recording artist, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. He will be joined onstage by CSU faculty artists Bradley Palmer on trombone and collaborative pianist Yien Wang. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 11-14 — Alumni Weekend
Columbus State hosts Alumni Weekend Friday-Saturday, Oct. 11-14. Events include the Annual Alumni Recognition Luncheon, Emeritus Alumni Society induction-reunion, a Monday golf tournament and the Saturday Evening on the Top event that features two bands. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8956 or visit http://mycsu.columbusstate.edu/.

OCT. 11 — NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Francis Marion at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/.

OCT. 11 — Music of Women Composers Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a concert, “Music of Women Composers,” featuring award-winning Missouri State University artists Marie Daehn Ann (mezzo soprano), and Peter Collins (pianist) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 12 — NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays UNC Pembroke at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/.

OCT. 12 — Oxbow Meadows' Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts story time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 and every Saturday of each month in room 203 at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Parents are asked to donate $1 per child for admission to a show filled with pictures, puppets or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php.

OCT. 12Oxbow Meadows Hosts Radical Reptiles
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts Radical Reptiles at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Participants will get up close and personal with Oxbow’s resident reptiles, learn what a reptile is and watch a live presentation that discusses reptiles that may live in your backyard. Radical Reptiles is limited to ages 6 and older. Participants are asked to pay $5 per person. There is no charge for children 3 and younger or for any one adult who brings 10 kids. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 12 — Oxbow Meadows Hosts Lynn Haven Wildlife Garden Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts a Lynn Haven Wildlife Garden Club at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 and every second Saturday of each month in the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. The garden club allows visitors an opportunity to connect, engage and learn about the environment. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 13 — NCAA Softball
Columbus State’s softball squad hosts Chattahoochee Valley at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at Cougar Field. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.CSUCougars.com/sports/sball/.

OCT. 13 — Scott Pool Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a concert by Scott Pool, bassoon professor at the University of Texas, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 14 — CSU Faculty Senate Monthly Meeting
Columbus State will host its Faculty Senate meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in the Schuster Student Success Center, room 130. The Faculty Senate provides a forum for the discussion of issues of interest to the faculty. For more information, call 706-507-8960 or visit http://faculty.columbusstate.edu/senate/.

OCT. 14 — Trio Carrizo
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty recital featuring Susan Tomkieweicz on oboe, Ron Wirt on bassoon and Yien Wang on piano at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 15 — Author Lucinda Roy Lecture
CSU’s First-Year Experience Program presents Lucinda Roy, author of No Right to Remain Silent, who will speak at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in University Hall auditorium. The book by Roy, a longtime English professor at Virginia Tech, focuses on the 2007 mass slayings of 32 students and faculty at VT by a mentally deranged student, who Roy had taught. Free. Roy’s book was the 2013 common reading for all CSU freshmen.

OCT. 15 — Faculty-Alumni Art Exhibition
Columbus State’s Department of Art hosts a faculty-alumni exhibition displaying current works by selected alumni artists and full-time CSU art faculty from Tuesday, Oct. 15 through Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Illges Gallery in CSU’s Corn Center for the Visual Arts, 921 Front Ave. The art department will host a reception and performance by Canadian intermedia artist April Dean at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Illges Gallery. Participating artists include Orion Wertz, Yuichiro Komatsu, Rylan Steele, Elizabeth Roberts McFalls, Michael McFalls, Hannah Israel, Adam Forrester, April Dean, Whitney Spivey, Tonya Hughes, Jon Stidham, Mike Lesh and Christie Cannon. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8300 or visit http://columbusState.edu/art/exhibition/.

OCT. 15 — Jessica Ingram Art Lecture
Columbus State’s Department of Art hosts a lecture by visiting artist Jessica Ingram at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Carpenters Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8300 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/art/residency/.

OCT. 17 — Faculty Euphonium Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty recital featuring its newly appointed euphonium professor, Martin Cochran, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 17 — Student Reading and Recital
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicianshosts a student reading and recital featuring writer Jonathon Vogler and flutist Lydia Carroll at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the center, 1519 Stark Ave. This event is co-sponsored with Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music. For more information, call 706-565-4021 or visit http://mccullerscenter.org.

OCT. 17—Freedom Rider Speaker
Columbus State’s Department of History and Geography hosts a Freedom Riders and Created Equal Initiative, kicking off with a lecture by Charles Person of Atlanta, youngest of the 13 original civil rights activists who risked their lives fighting segregation in 1961, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in University Hall auditorium on main campus. This event is co-sponsored with Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians. For more information, call 706-507-8350 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/history.

OCT. 17 — Freedom Riders Exhibition
CSU’s Simon Schwob Memorial Library will host Freedom Riders, a national traveling exhibition, from Oct. 17-Nov. 7. The Freedom Riders exhibition, brought to campus as part of a larger initiative by CSU's Department of History and Geography, tells the story of civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the South to challenge authorities’ failure to enforce U.S. Supreme Court rulings outlawing segregation on such buses and at retail establishments. Additionally, it examines the protests from many perspectives — that of the riders, the Kennedy administration and the international community. Exhibition visitors can use their cell phones to access the first-hand audio accounts. The exhibition will be available for viewing during regular library hours.

OCT. 17-20 — CSU Theatre: Almost, Maine
Columbus State’s Department of Theatre will perform Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Kern Clark Wadkins, marketing coordinator for CSU’s College of the Arts, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 17-19 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at CSU’s Riverside Theatre Complex, 6 W. 10th St. Adult tickets are $17. Tickets for children (ages 12 and younger), seniors (60 and older) and active-duty military are $15. CSU students may receive one free ticket, and CSU faculty and staff may receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call the theatre department at 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/theatre.
OCT. 17—Oxbow Meadows Hosts Audubon Society
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts a monthly meeting of the local Audubon Society chapter at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 and every third Thursday of each month until May at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road.The National Audubon Society is an American, nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to conservation. Join Columbus' local chapter and learn about the variety of birds that live in and visit the area throughout the year. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 18 — NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play Valdosta State at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at the Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 18 — NCAA Softball
Columbus State’s women’s softball squad plays Central Alabama at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at Cougar Field. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.CSUCougars.com/sports/sball/.

OCT. 18 — NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Georgia College at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visithttp://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/.

OCT. 19 —Oxbow’s Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts story time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 and every Saturday of each month in room 203 of the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Parents are asked to donate $1 per child for admission to a show filled with pictures, puppets or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php.

OCT. 19 — NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Georgia Regents at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/.

OCT. 19 - Oxbow’s Wildlife Walks
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts Wildlife Walks at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 and every first and third Saturday of each month at the Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center. During the hike, you will learn more about Oxbow wildlife and how to identify plants and trees along the trail. Participants are asked to pay $2 per person. There is no charge for children age 3 and younger. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 20— NCAA Softball
Columbus State’s softball squad plays Darton at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at Cougar Field.Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.CSUCougars.com/sports/sball/.

OCT. 20 — Earl Coleman Studio Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a studio recital featuring students of Earl Coleman, CSU’s William and Isabelle Curry Eminent Faculty Scholar Chair in Voice, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Coleman’s students will present songs in Italian, German, French and English by women composers of the baroque, classical, romantic, and 20th Century periods in music. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.
OCT. 20 — Oxbow Meadows’ Picnic with the Tortoises
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts Picnic with the Tortoises at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Participants may purchase lettuce for $1 to feed the tortoises. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/Programs_upcoming.php.

OCT. 21 — Student Trombone Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a trombone recital featuring faculty artist Bradley Palmer’s student, Trey English, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 22 — Faculty Alumni Art Exhibition
Columbus State’s Department of Art hosts a reception and performance by Canadian intermedia artist April Dean at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Illges Gallery in CSU’s Corn Center for the Visual Arts, 921 Front Ave., in support of the ongoing faculty-alumni exhibition displaying current works by selected alumni artists and full-time faculty of the CSU Department of Art. Participating artists include Orion Wertz, Yuichiro Komatsu, Rylan Steele, Elizabeth Roberts McFalls, Michael McFallls, Hannah Israel, Adam Forrester, April Dean, Whitney Spivey, Tonya Hughes, Jon Stidham, Mike Lesh and Christie Cannon. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8300 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/art/exhibition/.

OCT. 22 — NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Montevallo at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/index.

OCT. 22 — Visiting Faculty Oboe Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty recital featuring Martin Schumburg, professor of oboe at Arizona State University, along with CSU artist Yien Wang on piano at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The recital will present works by Saint- Saens, Telemann, Pasculli and others. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 23— NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play North Georgia at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 24 — Doughboy Bowl
Columbus State’s club tackle football team will play face a similar team comprised of Fort Benning soldiers in the fourth annual Doughboy Bowl at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium on Victory Drive. Tailgating, with inflatables for children, starts at 5 p.m. Free. For more information, call 706-507-8568.

OCT. 24 — Ye Shall Have a Song Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts Ye Shall Have a Song Concert featuring the University Singers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Visiting professor Frode Gundersen, will conduct, and Janie Lee Bullock will accompany the singers on piano. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 24 — Freedom Riders-Created Equal Speaker
Columbus State’s Department of History and Geography hosts a speaker as part of its Freedom Riders and Created Equal Initiative, featuring author T.K. Thorne at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in the forum area of CSU's Simon Schwob Memorial Library on main campus. This event is co-sponsored by Columbus State’s McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians. For more information, call 706-507-8350 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/history.

OCT. 25 — English Department Faculty Lecture
Columbus State’s English Department hosts a Faculty Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 in the Smith-McCullers home, 1519 Stark Ave. For more information, call 706-565-4021 or visit http://www.mccullerscenter.org.

OCT. 26 — Oxbow’s Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center hosts story time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 and every Saturday of each month in room 203 of the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Parents are asked to donate $1 per child for admission to a show filled with pictures, puppets or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/oxbow/ReadingClub.php.

OCT. 27 — Music of Brazil Faculty Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a recital featuring faculty artists Wendy Warner on cello, playing with faculty artists Andrew Zohn and Robert Sharpe, both on guitar. at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The recital will present compositions by Brazilian composers Gnatalli, Assad and Villa-Lobos. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 27 — Brass Quintet Faculty Recital Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty recital featuring the music school’s brass quintet at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. After the first half of the recital, other faculty and the music school’s top brass students will join the quintet for a large brass ensemble performance. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 28 — Xin Gao Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a saxophone concert featuring Xin Gao, other Schwob School of Music faculty artists and Yien Wang on piano at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will present works by Chinese composers. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 29 — Gallery Walk with Alumni Columbus State’s Art Department hosts a Gallery Walk with alumni at noon Tuesday, Oct. 29 in the Illges Gallery of CSU’s Corn Center for the Visual Arts, 921 Front Ave. Free. For more information call 706-507-8300 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/art/specialevents/.

OCT. 30 — NCAA Soccer Columbus State’s women’s soccer team plays Montevallo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

OCT. 30 — CSU Philharmonic Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts the CSU Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features two master works: Benjamin Britten’s Four Sea Interludes from his opera, Peter Grimes, and Johannes BrahmsSymphony No. 3. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

OCT. 30 — Medieval and Renaissance Storytelling Columbus State’s Medieval and Renaissance Certificate Program hosts Medieval and Renaissance Story Telling featuring ghost and monster stories at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, at 1519 Stark Ave. Free. For more information, call 706-565-4021 or visit www.mccullerscenter.org.

 

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