Thursday, January 31, 2008

Christopher’s restaurant re-opens today!Don’t forget to visit the student-run Christopher’s restaurant today from 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. in Eibling 05 for the first delicious dining experience of Winter Quarter. What’s on the menu? Check it out!

Visiting Authors series to present two speakers on Monday

Tony Littlefield
Tony Littlefield
Scott Woods
Scott Woods

The Columbus State Visiting Authors Workshops 2007-08 will present authors Tony Littlefield and Scott Woods on Monday, February 4, 1:30–4 p.m. in the Nestor Hall West Lounge.

Tony Littlefield is the author of “Black Mountain: A Journey Home,” the story of an African-American man’s search for his family’s history that begins in Black Mountain, N.C., home to Mr. Littlefield’s ancestors.

Scott Woods is the author and editor of more than nine books. He is president of Poetry Slam, Inc., and the founder of the Writers’ Block Poetry Night, an open mic series in Columbus. His most recent works are “Watering Hole: Juke Joint Poems” and “Can You Hear Me Now?”

The Columbus State Visiting Authors Workshops are funded by a mini-grant from the Columbus State Development Foundation, and are free and open to the public.

On top of the worldwall photo in Franklin Hall
Vanessa Hoover
, office associate in the President’s Office, stops to admire the new wall mural in the reception area of Franklin Hall. The mural is a greatly enlarged photograph of campus, taken by photographer Larry Hamill on the first day of Autumn Quarter 2007. It was photographed from the top of the Motorists building to capture an almost “aerial” view of the busy campus.

bowling pins
Employees invited to Bowl at the Palace Feb. 10
Columbus State employees are all invited to attend a free bowling party at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5707 Forest Hills Blvd., Columbus, on Sunday, Feb.10, sponsored by the CSCC Cougar Tracks Orientation Program and the Student Activities and Athletics intramurals program. This event is open to all employees and students, with free bowling and pizza from noon–3 p.m. Please contact India Ashley in HR to reserve your spot!

SBDC plans conference for student future entrepreneursidea bounce logoThe Small Business Development Center at Columbus State will hold the first annual “Be the Boss” Student Entrepreneur conference on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the WD Ballroom. The conference is free and open to the public, although registration is requested at

During the conference there will also be a contest called the IdeaBounce® Elevator Pitch Competition, in which students are asked to prepare a short business pitch giving their description of their potential business, what their market would be, and how their business would differ from the competition. The winner will have dinner with the judges and take home free business assistance tools and workshops. Students interested in entering the competition should go to and enter their idea.

For more information on the conference, or the
IdeaBounce® competition, contact Tonya Wilson in the
SBDC at ext. 5335.