CSU Happenings Nov. 9-16

NOV. 9 UNIVERSITY SINGERS AND CSU CHORALE TO PERFORM
The CSU Schwob School of Musics University Singers and CSU Chorale, under the direction of Constantina Tsolainou, The Paul S. and Jean R. Amos faculty chair and director of choral activities, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall.

The program will feature selections taken from larger works, including Kyrie from Schuberts Mass in E flat and Sanctus from Bernsteins Mass, excerpts from Brittens Gloriana and a chorus from Barbers opera Vanessa The combined groups will perform choruses from Mendelssohns oratorios St. Paul and Elijah, and from Coplands opera The Tender Land. General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter Box Office, call 706-256-3612.

NOV. 10 - CSU JAZZ BAND AND JAZZ COMBO TO PERFORM
CSUs Schwob School of Music will present the CSU Jazz Band and CSU Jazz Combo in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the RiverCenters Studio Theatre. General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter Box Office, call 706-256-3612.

NOV. 12 - OXBOW MEADOWS TO FEATURE NATIVE AMERICAN SKILLS
Columbus State Universitys Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center will present Native American Skills at 2 p.m. Sunday. The program continues the Second Sunday series at Oxbow Meadows and will cover how southeastern Indians used resources from the land for survival. Admission is $2 per person and free for children age 3 and under. For more information, call 706-687-4090.

NOV. 13 EARLY REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR SPRING 2007 CLASSES
The early registration period for spring 2007 classes at CSU begins Monday and will run through Dec. 8. For more information call 706-568-2035 or visit http://tw.colstate.edu/registration/index.asp.

NOV. 13 COLUMBUS BRASS TO PERFORM FREE CONCERT
The Columbus Brass, a CSU Schwob School of Music ensemble, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13 in the RiverCenters Studio Theatre. The concert is free. For more information, call 760-649-7287.

NOV. 14 - RITE OF PASSAGE CONVOCATION TO FEATURE NEWLY PROMOTED FULL PROFESSORS
CSU Libraries will present a Rite of Passage Convocation, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Simon Schwob Memorial Library, first floor. Presentations, individually, by professors Michael Mangum (exercise science) and Sallie Miller (reading education) will showcase expertise relevant to their recent promotions to the rank of full professor. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 706-568-2080.

NOV. 14 CSU PREMIER SERIES TO FEATURE THE DIAZ TRIO
The CSU Schwob School of Music will present The Diaz Trio in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in RiverCenters Legacy Hall. The concert continues the CSU Premier Series. The trio, cellist Andres Daz, violinist Andrs Crdenes and violist Roberto Daz, will perform works by Schubert, Francaix and Hindemith. CSU faculty pianist Betty Anne Daz will join the group for Schumanns Piano Quartet in E-flat Major. General admission is $20 and $10 for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID, call 706-256-3612.

NOV. 15 GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS PROGRAM: RESEARCHER TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION IN ALABAMA
CSU will present The Impact of Environmental Disamenities on Property Values in Anniston, Ala., from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Center for Commerce and Technology Room 205. The presentation, free and open to the public, will be given by Christophe de Parisot, a researcher in Auburn Universitys Agricultural and Rural Sociology Department.

The talk will focus on the effects, separately, of PCB contamination and a chemical weapons incinerator in Annistons U.S. Army Depot. The lecture also commemorates GIS (Geographic Information Science) Day as de Parisot will demonstrate how GIS is used in his field study. The program is part of Geography Awareness Week, being celebrated in more than 70 countries. Sponsors at CSU are Department of History and Geography the College of Arts and Letters, the D. Abbott Turner College of Business and the CSU Honors Program. For more information, call 706 565 3634 or e-mail rees_amanda@ColumbusState.edu.

NOV. 16 GEOGAPHY AWARENESS PROGRAM: EXPERTS TO DISCUSS ATLANTA-COLUMBUS URBAN DEVELOPMENT
CSU will host a presentation, The Problems and Promise of a New Urbanist Development: the Case Study of Atlantic Station, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Center for Commerce and Technology Room 205. The program, in conjunction with Geography Awareness Week, is free and open to the public.

The presentation will be given by Georgia State University professor Katherine Hankins and University of Georgia research fellow Emily Powers. Atlantic Station, in mid-town Atlanta, represents mixed-use developments that offer living, working and retail space an increasingly popular strategy for city planners. There will be some interesting comparisons between what is happening in Atlanta and downtown Columbus, said CSU geography professor Amanda Rees whose Department of History and Geography is co-cosponsoring for the event. Other sponsors are the College of Arts and Letters, the D. Abbott Turner College of Business and the CSU Honors Program. For more information, call 706 565 3634 or e-mail rees_amanda@ColumbusState.edu.<.

NOV. 16-19 - CSU THEATRE TO STAGE MUSICAL COMEDY 'ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
CSUs Department of Theatre will stage the comedy Once Upon a Mattress Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 16-19 in the Fine Arts Hall auditorium. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $20 per adult and $16 senior citizen, child, active military and CSU alumni. CSU students, faculty and staff receive on complementary ticket per production. Contact the Fine Arts Hall box office at 706-569-3179.

NOV. 16 - CSU WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM
CSUs Schwob School of Music will present the CSU Wind Ensemble in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall. Professor Robert Rumbelow, conductor, and Alisha Wooley, graduate conductor, will lead the ensemble through works by Howard Hanson, Norman Dello Joio, Malcolm Arnold, Grainger, Bach and Alfred Reed. General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter Box Office, call 706-256-3612.