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Winter BreakCampus Winter Break is Saturday, December 24, through Monday, January 2.

Offices will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 23.

Offices reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

  • The college is closed, and there will be no on-campus, in-person, or telephone student services available during the Winter Break.
  • Online registration and fee payment via CougarWeb will be available.
  • Avoid the holiday rush and register NOW for Spring Semester. Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Save the date for MLK Celebration with Angela Davis

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Angela Davis MLK event Jan. 31

Join us for Columbus State's annual event celebrating the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 31. The event is free and open to the public.

MLK Celebration featuring Angela Davis
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
10 a.m.
Conference Center Ballroom

Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator—both at the university level and in the larger public sphere—has always emphasized the importance of building communities with economic, racial, and gender justice.

Angela Davis in the 1970sProfessor Davis' teaching career has taken her to San Francisco State University, Mills College, and UC Berkeley. Most recently she spent 15 years at the University of California Santa Cruz where she is now Distinguished Professor Emerita of Feminist Studies.

Davis is the author of nine books and has lectured throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. She also has conducted extensive research on numerous issues related to race, gender and imprisonment.

The Jan. 31 date wraps up a month that celebrates Dr. King's birthday on the 16th, and kicks off Black History Month celebrated in February, and Women's History Month celebrated in March.


Essay contest announced

By writing an essay about social justice or civil rights, you can win the opportunity to introduce Dr. Angela Davis at the 27th Annual Columbus State Martin Luther King Day Celebration, to be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Columbus State. (Next semester)

Just go to The Hub to answer one of the posted essay questions listed (in 250-400 words,) by December 23, and you could win the opportunity to introduce Dr. Davis, attend the book signing and fireside chat, and get a signed poster!


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