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Released: 25-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST
CSU Hosts Informational Session on New Cybersecurity Degree Program
Columbus State University

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree.

Released: 9-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
CSU Hosts Informational Session on New Cybersecurity Degree Program
Columbus State University

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree. The informational sessions are open to the public. Prospective students interested in applying to join the first-ever, cohort of students in Spring 2020 are strongly encouraged to attend.

Released: 1-Jul-2019 8:30 AM EDT
CSU Program’s Success Inspires School Safety Legislation
Columbus State University

Congressional legislation introduced yesterday by Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA03) to address school safety nationwide was largely inspired by the success of a program at Columbus State University and the expertise of CSU Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Chip Reese.

Released: 24-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Columbus State University Celebrates Historic $120 Million Campaign
Columbus State University

Columbus State University is celebrating the conclusion of its "First Choice Comprehensive Capital Campaign." The campaign surpassed its $100 million goal with approximately $120 million from 8,000 alumni and community donors. Launched in 2012, this is the second $100 million campaign completed in CSU's 60-year history.

Released: 18-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST
Columbus State University to Offer Nexus Degree in Cyber Security
Columbus State University

Columbus State University was recently approved by the Board of Regents to offer a new nexus degree in cybersecurity in financial technology. Available to students beginning fall 2019, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the 60-credit-hour degree will emphasize hands-on learning to prepare students for a career in cybersecurity.

   
Released: 14-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
Columbus State University to Provide New Affordable Online RN to BSN
Columbus State University

Columbus State University (CSU) has partnered with University System of Georgia eCampus to provide an expanded, and more affordable, online program for students with an RN degree who want to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing. As part of the new arrangement, CSU's RN-BSN tuition will be reduced to just $199 per credit hour, which equates to less than a $6,000 total cost for most students to complete the program.

Released: 14-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST
Professor and Student Team Up to Create Math Comic for 5th Graders
Columbus State University

Cindy Ticknor, Columbus State University professor of mathematics education, and Nathan Long, CSU art major, just made math more fun for local 5th graders with the creation of a math themed comic book. The comic, The Mysterious I. D. Vide in Newton's Nemesis, focuses on fractions - a topic that Ticknor says is one of the most challenging for future teachers in her classes

Released: 2-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT
CSU Offers Cybersecurity Training for Families, Small Businesses
Columbus State University

Columbus State University's TSYS Cybersecurity Center will present informational sessions on cybersecurity for families and small businesses on Oct. 6. Attendees will learn tips on how to better protect themselves from cyber threats.

Released: 2-Oct-2018 3:40 PM EDT
CSU Professor Named Among Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40
Columbus State University

Natalie Higgins, Columbus State University assistant professor of music and director of CSU's Schwob Horns ensemble, was recently named one of Georgia Trend magazine's 40 under 40.

Released: 17-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Columbus State Ranked Among Most Innovative Universities in the South
Columbus State University

Columbus State University was recently ranked as one of the top 20 "Most Innovative Regional Universities in the South" by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

Released: 5-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT
CSU Rolls Out New User-Friendly Online Undergraduate Application
Columbus State University

To make it easier for prospective students to navigate what can be a daunting process, Columbus State University is unveiling a new user-friendly online undergraduate application.

Released: 15-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT
Columbus State University to Offer First Ever Nexus Degree in Film Production
Columbus State University

Columbus State University was recently approved by the Board of Regents to offer the first ever nexus degree in film production. With courses to be offered as early as spring 2019, the 60-credit-hour degree emphasizes hands-on learning to prepare students for Georgia’s high-demand film industry.

Released: 18-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT
CSU to Offer Cuba Study Abroad Program
Columbus State University

Columbus State University is now accepting applications for its first study abroad experience in Cuba. The spring break trip is scheduled for March 16 – 24, 2018.

Released: 18-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Columbus State University Partners With Local School System on NSA Grant for Middle School Cybersecurity Education
Columbus State University

A $50,000 NSA grant allows Columbus State Univeristy and the local school system to create what may be the state's first course in cybersecurity education specifically designed for 7th and 8th grade middle school students. The curriculum will be available to be copied for any district interested. “We do not think that a cybersecurity curriculum of this magnitude has been attempted at the middle school level in Georgia,”

Released: 23-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT
Columbus State University's Space Science Center Partners with NASA on $1.25 Million Grant
Columbus State University

Columbus State University’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center has entered into a new partnership with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to develop a program that will teach high schoolers how to design and manufacture vehicles for Mars.

Released: 23-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT
Military Training Tool Leads to Columbus State University's First-Ever Patent
Columbus State University

A team of Columbus State University researchers has developed a new tool for training military and emergency personnel, a process that led to the university’s first-ever patent.

Released: 9-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT
Columbus State University Scholars Collect New Tree Species in the Amazon
Columbus State University

During a spring break expedition to the Amazon, a scientific team from Columbus State University collected the first-ever flowering samples of a new tree species in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park.

Released: 16-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Space Shuttle Prototype Closer to Finding New Home in Georgia
Columbus State University

A quarter-scale prototype of a NASA Space Shuttle is headed for permanent display at Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center in downtown Columbus, Ga. NASA recently gave Columbus State University the one-of-a-kind artifact from the Space Shuttle Program: a quarter-scale engineering prototype of the Space Shuttle that served a vital function in the development of America’s space program.

Released: 18-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST
Modern Technology Brings Ancient History to Columbus State University
Columbus State University

Columbus State University students are busy cataloguing and analyzing one of the oldest and best-preserved Peruvian archeological collections in the world thanks to Facebook and the hard work of a tech-savvy anthropology professor.

Released: 19-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST
Columbus State University Physicist Named Georgia’s ‘Professor of the Year’
Columbus State University

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced today Kimberly Shaw is 2015’s Georgia Professor of the Year, which is the association’s most prestigious award honoring undergraduate teaching. Dr. Shaw is a professor of physics and co-director of UTeach Columbus, an innovative mathematics, science and education teaching program

Released: 13-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT
TSYS Gives $5 Million to Columbus State University
Columbus State University

Columbus, Ga.-based TSYS, a leading global payments provider, and Columbus State University have entered into a unique partnership to develop a new, innovative program within the CSU computer science department specifically designed to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity both in Georgia and throughout the nation.

Released: 17-Mar-2015 6:05 PM EDT
Columbus State University Announces 'First Choice' Comprehensive Campaign with $100 Million Goal
Columbus State University

Columbus State University today officially announced its “First Choice Campaign,” a comprehensive effort designed to raise at least $100 million to create an academic and collegiate environment that will cement CSU’s status as a favored destination for top students and faculty.

Released: 23-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
University Forges Rare Partnership to Ignite Kids' Interest in STEM
Columbus State University

Columbus State University and the Muscogee County School District are proving their passion about getting students interested in STEM. They have partnered on a contract that will give every elementary student in every school a chance to interact with the university’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center.

Released: 16-Feb-2015 7:00 AM EST
Columbus State University Planning to Move Another of its Colleges to Downtown Columbus
Columbus State University

Columbus State University is finalizing plans to move its College of Education and Health Professions to downtown Columbus, a move that will further expand the university’s popular RiverPark campus with an extra 1,800 students, faculty and staff.

Released: 4-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST
Columbus State University Inherits Another Former Home/Artifacts of Carson McCullers
Columbus State University

Columbus State University in Georgia has acquired Carson McCullers’s adult home in Nyack, N.Y., an estate addition that means Columbus State University now holds one the world’s most impressive McCullers research and artifacts repositories.

Released: 27-Nov-2013 10:00 AM EST
Columbus State University Graduate Student Named Nation’s Top ROTC Cadet
Columbus State University

For the third year in a row, Columbus State University has a cadet in the nation's Top 20 on the Order of Merit List -- this time at the top -- in rankings that factor in academics, leadership and physical fitness.

Released: 5-Nov-2013 2:00 PM EST
Columbus State Covers $33,000 in Tuition for Military Students
Columbus State University

When the federal government 'shut down' last month, many military students receiving federal education assistance wondered what to do. Columbus State University in Georgia told its students to stay in school, and now the university is covering $33,000 in tuition costs.

Released: 1-Aug-2013 1:10 PM EDT
Columbus State University Debuts Two Online Degrees That Feature Affordability, Convenience and Credibility
Columbus State University

New online degree programs target under-served populations, allowing them to affordably earn a bachelor's degree in just 3 years from a respected comprehensive university.

Released: 3-Jun-2013 12:00 PM EDT
More Attractive Real Estate Agents Mean Higher Prices and Profits
Columbus State University

A recent study of physical attractiveness and how it impacts real estate brokers’ pay and productivity shows that the more attractive the real estate agent, the higher the listing price of the home for sale.

   
Released: 16-Apr-2013 10:00 AM EDT
Earliest Maps of Georgia Included in Stunning Collection Donated to Columbus State University
Columbus State University

The first cartographic works to delineate Georgia and the first rendering of the state on a wall map scale are among a comprehensive collection of the early maps of Georgia that a supporter is donating to Columbus State University.

Released: 23-Jan-2013 3:25 PM EST
The Bo Bartlett Center at Columbus State University Names First Director
Columbus State University

David Houston, director of curatorial at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be moving to Georgia to spearhead the opening of The Bo Bartlett Center at Columbus State University’s College of the Arts in downtown Columbus. The Bo Bartlett Center will house the largest single holding of Bartlett’s paintings, including several grand scale works such as the iconic “Leviathan.” Bartlett, a PEW fellow and one of today’s foremost American painters, is helping Columbus State University establish the center in his hometown. The Bo Bartlett Center will be a permanent gallery and learning center with a focus on contemporary art.

Released: 28-Sep-2012 2:10 PM EDT
Presidential Debate Expert Says Upcoming Debate Could Be History-Making
Columbus State University

Outstanding debate performances have made a difference in past years and the upcoming presidential debates may well have a similar impact, says said David J. Lanoue, Columbus State University political science professor and co-author of The Joint Press Conference: The History, Impact, and Prospects of American Presidential Debates.

Released: 10-May-2012 11:30 AM EDT
Columbus State Scientists Travel Abroad to Document Transit of Venus
Columbus State University

Partnering with NASA, researchers from Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center will be set up at locations around the world to document Venus’ trip between the Earth and sun, a celestial event that won’t occur again for another 105 years. Stationed in Utah and Columbus, Ga. in North America, Alice Springs in Australia and the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, space science center staff will photograph, shoot video and webcast Venus as it moves across the face of the sun in during the 2012 Transit of Venus on June 5.

Released: 20-Apr-2012 6:00 AM EDT
Columbus State University Announces Bo Bartlett Gallery and Learning Center
Columbus State University

Columbus State University and noted American painter Bo Bartlett announced Thursday the creation of a gallery and learning center in Bartlett's hometown of Columbus, Ga. that will house more than $10 million in artwork. The center will house the world’s largest collection of Bartlett’s monumental paintings.

Released: 28-Feb-2012 5:00 PM EST
Columbus State University’s Coca Cola Space Science Center to Receives Historic Space Shuttle Nozzle for Display
Columbus State University

After initially planning to retain all shuttle nozzles for use in their next generation of space vehicles, NASA is allowing one to go on display, and it is coming to Columbus State University’s Coca Cola Space Science Center in Georgia.

Released: 26-Jan-2012 9:00 AM EST
Expert Says American Voters Are Seeing “Game-Changing Primary Debates”
Columbus State University

A national expert and frequent author on political debates says American voters are seeing “game-changing primary debates” that are different from any we’ve seen before.

Released: 1-Sep-2011 9:30 AM EDT
Columbus State Secures Another STEM Education Grant, This One for $1.2 Million
Columbus State University

Columbus State University will receive nearly $1.2 million to help recruit, develop and graduate more high school science and mathematics teachers over the next five years. The funds complement a $1.4 million UTeach grant awarded to CSU in July to also increase the number of science and math education majors who become STEM teachers.

Released: 11-Mar-2011 10:45 AM EST
Columbus State University Sources on Japanese Earthquake, Which Was Literally Felt in Georgia
Columbus State University

Columbus State University in Georgia offers several sources on the Japan earthquake, recorded the quake on a seismometer, and has students there now (all are OK).

Released: 14-Feb-2011 9:05 AM EST
Celebrating the Life and Works of Carson McCullers
Columbus State University

Columbus State University will mark the birthday of legendary author Carson McCullers by hosting an international gathering of scholars, writers and performers, including singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega. The Feb. 17-19 Carson McCullers Interdisciplinary Conference and 94th Birthday Celebration is presented by CSU’s McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians in Columbus, Georgia, McCullers' childhood home.

Released: 26-Oct-2010 5:00 AM EDT
Georgia University's New Club Football Team Takes on a Team From US Army That Tried Out in Iraq
Columbus State University

Talk about motivation. Columbus State University's 1-year-old club football team this week faces a team from the U S Army that was formed in 120-degree heat of Iraq, with the promise that anyone who made the team was able to come home a month early to prepare for the game.

Released: 20-Oct-2010 8:00 AM EDT
Columbus State Announces $1.6 Million Grant to Create Games, Education, Modeling, and Simulation Institute
Columbus State University

Columbus State University will use a $1.6 million federal grant to establish a Games, Education, Modeling, and Simulation Institute as a model project in support of tactical defense efforts at Fort Benning and elsewhere in the region.

Released: 7-Sep-2010 12:15 PM EDT
Study Confirms Wireless Computers Effective During Class … When Users are Directed and Monitored
Columbus State University

A recent Columbus State University study shows that students who consistently use laptops with interaction software to enhance or supplement their classroom notes outperform their counterparts.

Released: 17-Mar-2010 9:00 AM EDT
Fossilized Feces Research Produces New Evidence Related to Giant Croc
Columbus State University

Fossilized feces and ancient bite marks discovered in Georgia are providing new details about a giant crocodile – so big it could take down dinosaurs as big as a T-rex – that roamed the Southeast United States about 79 million years ago.

Released: 9-Feb-2010 9:00 AM EST
Space Shuttle Artifacts Destined for Display in Columbus, Ga.
Columbus State University

More than $17 million worth of NASA Space Shuttle parts are scheduled for donation to Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center in Georgia.

Released: 24-Sep-2009 9:00 AM EDT
Columbus State University Introduces Portfolio of Academic Mobile Applications
Columbus State University

In what may be the first of its kind in the country, Columbus State University in Georgia has created a cell phone and PDA application that allows students real-time access to academic and financial aid information, as well events around campus.

Released: 3-Sep-2009 3:00 PM EDT
Nursing Professor Named National Expert in H1N1 Prevention Education
Columbus State University

A Columbus State University nursing professor has been tapped by the American Red Cross as a national “subject-matter expert” to lead its educational response to the growing threat of H1N1 flu across the U.S.


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