CSU Happenings for Sept. 22-28

SEPT. 22 – Visitation Day for Prospective Students
Columbus State University’s Recruitment Office will hold a visitation day for high school seniors and their parents from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will begin in the Lumpkin Center, as activities will include a tour of campus and opportunities to speak with current CSU students and professors. CSU also offers daily campus tours at 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 706-507-8800 or visit http://www.colstate.edu/Future/tour.asp.

SEPT. 22 - NCAA Soccer: CSU to Host UNC Pembroke
The CSU women’s soccer squad will face UNC Pembroke at 1 p.m. Saturday at the CSU Soccer Complex. 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, go to http://www.csucougars.com.

SEPT. 22 - Student Oboe Recital
CSU student oboist Catheryn Shaw will give a recital at 6 p.m. Saturday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

SEPT. 22 – Astronomy Night
CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will stage an Astronomy Night program on Saturday at the center, at 701 Front Avenue. The program will begin at 8:30 p.m. with a planetarium presentation, followed by planet viewing and stargazing. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 706-649-1470.

SEPT. 23 - Acclaimed Jazz and Classical Pianist to Perform
Willis Delony, a Louisiana State University faculty member who has won national and international acclaim as a jazz and classical pianist, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

SEPT. 24 - Tax Allocation District Educational Forum
CSU will host the first in a series of educational forums about redevelopment powers and Tax Allocation Districts at 6 p.m. Monday at the Cunningham Center, 3100 Gentian Boulevard. For more information, call 706-568-5101.

Columbus officials have asked CSU to educate voters before a Nov. 6 referendum to determine if the City Council has the authority to exercise redevelopment powers and establish Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) in Columbus. Subsequent forums will be held at the old Bradley Library (noon Sept. 28), Baker Middle School (6 p.m. Oct. 11) and Midland Academy (6 p.m. Oct. 15).

SEPT. 25 - Faculty Art Exhibition Lecture
CSU’s Department of Art will present a lecture by Associate Professor Claire McCoy, the William B. and Sue Marie Turner Faculty Chair in Art History, at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the the Norman Shannon and Emmy Lou P. Illges Gallery at the Corn Center for the Visual Arts on CSU’s RiverPark Campus. Admission is free. The event is in conjunction with CSU’s 2007 Faculty Art Exhibition through Oct. 18. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. The Corn Center is located at 6 West 10th Street, Columbus (use the Front Avenue entrance). For more information, call 706-507-8300.

SEPT. 27 - Choral Concert: Premiere Voices
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present “Premiere Voices,” a concert by the CSU Chamber Singers and Women’s Vocal Ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The performance will feature conductor Constantina Tsolainou, CSU’s Paul S. and Jean R. Amos Faculty Chair and Director of Choral Activities. General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612, or for more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

SEPT. 28 - Student Voice Recital
CSU student soprano vocalist Catheryn Shaw will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept 28 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.