CSU Happenings for September 2012

SEPT. 2 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Tampa 

Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will play the University of Tampa at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Free admission. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/. 

SEPT. 3 – Labor Day Holiday
CSU students and faculty will have no classes on Monday Sept. 3 as the nation celebrates Labor Day. University offices, as well as CSU’s libraries, will also be closed. 

SEPT. 4 – 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, Sept. 4 with a Longleaf pine forest field trip with the Nature Conservancy. The eight-week environmental education course, which started Aug. 7, teaches participants about natural resources and the environment. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 6 – CSU Theatre: Miss Nelson is Missing!

Columbus State’s Department of Theatre will stage the children’s play, Miss Nelson is Missing! Show times are 7:30 p.m. each day, Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 6-8, at the Riverside Theatre at 6 W. 10th St. downtown. Based on the popular children’s book of the same title, Miss Nelson’s rude and rowdy students are in for a surprise when Miss Nelson is replaced by Viola Swamp, the scariest substitute teacher ever. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and free with a CSU ID. 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.

SEPT. 6 – Clarinet Concert

CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host a concert by faculty artists Lisa Oberlander, clarinet, and Yien Wang, piano, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will include works by such composers as Brahms and Mozart. Free admission. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 7Faculty Lecture Series

Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center will feature CSU professor Eliot Rendleman as part of its English Department Faculty Lecture Series at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at the Carson McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Free admission. For more information, contact Courtney George at George_Courtney2@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 8 – Snake Aversion Training for Dogs

Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will offer Snake Aversion Training for Dogs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. This is the first training in a recurring series to safely condition and train dogs to avoid snakes. The one-time training and testing cost $80. A recommended re-test within 30 days of the training costs $40. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 9 – CSU Guitar Alumni Concert

CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host its Guitar Alumni Concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will be performed by CSU graduates Mark Edwards, Robert Sharpe, Arash Noori and Chad Ibison. Free admission. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 9 – Second Sunday: Monarchs of the Sky

Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will host Susan Meyers of Monarchs Across Georgia, a committee of the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia, from 2-3 p.m. at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road. Meyers will talk about the life cycle of Monarch butterflies and teach attendees about preservation. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or email forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu

SEPT. 15 – Chemical Monitoring

Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will hold a Chemical Monitoring workshop from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15. The free workshop will be held at the center, 3535 S. Lumpkin Road, and will cover basic stream water chemistry and how to conduct chemical tests using hand-held field equipment. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or email forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu. 

SEPT. 10 – Panhellenic Bid Day

Delta Zeta and Phi Mu will be holding their Panhellenic Bid day from 4 pm. - 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 on the Davidson Student Center patio. For more information, contact Katherine Brock at Brock_Katherine@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 10 – Using Social Media to Enhance Your Business

CSU’s Continuing Education Department will host a three-session course on how to enhance your business through the use of social media from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays from Sept. 10-24 in room 216 of the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center for Continuing Education. Time permitting, business’ Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest accounts will be given personal attention. For more information, contact Kat Cannella at Cannella_Kat@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 11 – Six Pack Reception

CSU’s Corn Center for Visual Arts will hold a reception for the, “Six Pack Working Abs” exhibition from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 in room 174 of the Corn Center. For more information, contact Joan Holder at Holder_Joan@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 11 – Hallock Lecture Series

Duyeon Kim, deputy director of nuclear non-proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, will speak on “International Nuclear Security in the 21st Century” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 in CSU’s Cunningham Center as part of CSU’s Hallock Lecture Series. For more information, contact Susan Miller at 706-569-3072.

 

SEPT. 13 – CSU Jazz Band Performance

CSU’s Schwob School of Music’s Jazz Band will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will feature guest artists Tyrone Jackson, piano, and Ben Weatherford, guitar. Free admission. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 13 – International Learning Communities Lecture: Wilma Iggers

Columbus State’s International Learning Communities will host a lecture by Wilma Iggers from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in room 104 in the Center for International Education. Iggers’ lecture on “My Life in Revolutionary Times—Race/Gender in Czechoslovakia, Canada and the American South” will offer students an opportunity to understand how various cultures, including their own, relate to race and gender. For more information, contact Paula Stephens at Stephens_Paula@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 13 – Georg Iggers at Schwob Library

CSU’s Simon Schwob Memorial Library will host Georg Iggers speaking at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in room 132 of the library on “Civil Rights in Little Rock, Ark., in the 1950s” and “Reflections of a Jewish Refugee from Nazi Germany.” Refreshments will be served starting at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Rebecca Thomas at Thomas_Vicky@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 13 – University Police Self Defense Course

University Police will offer a self-defense course from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in room 258 of Davidson Student Center. For more information, contact Sgt. Tess Taylor at Taylor_Tessie@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 15 – Coca-Cola Space and Science Center Observation Night

Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space and Science Center will host an observation night at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Roosevelt State Park in Pine Mountain. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the night sky and observe the new moon. For more information, email info@ccssc.org.

 

SEPT. 17 – International Education Week

CSU’s Center for International Education will kick off the International Education Week 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in room 208 of the Davidson Student Center. Lunch will be served. For more information, contact Paula Stephens at Stephens_Paula@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 17 –Film Screening: The Lives of Others

Columbus State’s Center of International Education will show The Lives of Others at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in room 104 of the Center for International Education. The German film depicts the cultural scene of East Berlin in 1984. For more information, contact Paula Stephens at Stephens_Paula@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 18 – Uptown Screen on the Green

CSU’s YP will host “Movie Under the Stars” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the Woodruff Park on Main Campus River Side Theater Complex. For more information, contact William Morgan at 706-587-2068.

 

SEPT. 18 – 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, Sept. 4 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. The certification program will feature an Adopt-A-Stream Certification and Columbus Water Works Tour. The eight-week environmental education course costs $250. For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

 

SEPT. 19Faculty/Student Reading Series

Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center will feature the work of CSU professor Nick Norwood at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Carson McCullers Center, 1519 Stark Ave. Norwood’s reading is a part of the English Department’s Faculty-Student Reading Series that honors the work of exemplary writers. Free admission. For more information, contact Courtney George at 706-565-4092. 

SEPT. 20-22 – CSU Theatre: Anton in Show Business
Columbus State’s Department of Theatre presents Anton in Show Business at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 20-22 at Riverside Theatre at 6 W. 10th St. (This play is rated PG-13 for adult content.) Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for children (12 and under), seniors (over 60) and active-duty military tickets and free with a CSU ID. 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.
 

SEPT. 20 – CSU Wind Orchestra Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music’s Wind Orchestra will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 in Legacy Hall. The Across the Pond concert will feature works from the British Isles, including Loch Lomand by Frank Ticheli. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu. 

SEPT. 22 – CSU Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music’s Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 in Legacy Hall. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 23 – CSU Theatre: Anton in Show Business
Columbus State’s Department of Theatre presents Anton in Show Business at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at Riverside Theatre at 6 W. 10th St.. (This play is rated PG-13 for adult content.) Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for children (12 and under), seniors (over 60) and active-duty military tickets and free with a CSU ID. 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. 

SEPT. 23 – Organ Concert by Jonathan Ryan
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will host organist Jonathan Ryan at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Ryan, an award-winning CSU graduate, will play notable organ pieces on the hall’s Jordan Concert Organ. Admission is $20. Tickets can be purchased at the RiverCenter. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu. 

SEPT. 24 – Trio Carizzo Faculty Artist Concert
CSU Schwob School of Music faculty artists Susan Tomkiewicz (oboe), Ron Wirt (bassoon), and Yian Wang (piano), will performing their Trio Carizzo concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The faculty artists will perform classical pieces from composers such as Dring and CSU faculty member Fred Cohen. Free admission. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu. 

SEPT. 26 – NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Georgia College and State University
Columbus State’s women’s soccer team will host Georgia College and State University at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at CSU’s Walden Soccer Complex. Attendance is free. For more information, visit http://csucougars.com/sports/wsoc/.

SEPT. 27Carson McCullers Film Festival
Columbus State’s Carson McCullers Center, in conjunction with Chattahoochee Valley Writers Inc., will screen the 1952 film adaptation of McCullers’ The Member of the Wedding at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road. Free admission. For more information, contact Courtney George at 706-565-4092. 

SEPT. 27 – CSU Wind Ensemble Concert
CSU’s Wind Ensemble will perform a “Military Connections” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Free admission. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or email SchwobMusic@ColumbusState.edu. 

SEPT. 27-28 – Third Annual Distance Learning Conference
Columbus State’s Cunningham Center will host CSU’s third annual Distance Learning Conference from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Sept. 27-28. For more information, contact Susan Miller at Miller_Susan@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 29 – Snake Aversion Training for Dogs
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will hold a Snake Aversion Training for Dogs from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. This is the second training in a recurring series to safely condition and train dogs to avoid snakes.  For more information, contact Janet Kent at 706-507-8546 or forrestkent_janet@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPT. 29 – Parents Day 2012
Columbus State University welcomes parents of students from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 to visit their students and enjoy games, cookouts and other activities on campus. For more information, contact Collins Brown at 706-568-2210.