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  Save the Date

Cougar Kickoff 

August 20 - 24, 2018

Save the Date!

Date Event Name  Event Location and Time  Sponsoring/Co-Sponsoring Department Rain Location
Monday August 20th, 2018 CSU "Ask Me" Tent


( Wednesday until 12pm)

Clocktower and

Broadway Crossing Courtyard 

9 am-2 pm

ROAR Orientation NA
Monday August 20th, 2018 Interfaith Fair


12 pm- 2 pm

Diversity Programs and Services NA
Monday August 20th, 2018 Campus Rec Night  Student Recreation Center
6 pm-9 pm
Student Recreation NA
Tuesday August 21th, 2018 Challenge Accepted Clocktower
11 am- 1 pm
QEP, Cougar Kickoff Multipurpose Room 
Tuesday August 21th, 2018

Movie Premiere "Still"

First 50 student watch for free. $4 admission

Davidson Auditorium
7: 30 pm
Communications Dept., Cougar Kickoff NA
Wednesday August 22nd, 2018 Main Campus Picnic and RSO Fair Clocktower
11 am- 2 pm
Cougar Kickoff, SAC Multipurpose Room
Wednesday August 22nd, 2018

Striking Back!

First Come, First Serve
75 spots open

Stars and Strikes

5:30 pm Sign-Up, depart at 6 pm from Student Recreation Center

6 pm-9 pm

Cougar Kickoff NA
Thursday August 23rd, 2018 Campus Bike Ride

Rails to Trails, beginning at

Lumpkin Center

5:30 pm

Cougar Kickoff NA
Thursday August 23rd, 2018 RiverPark Picnic & Color Party feat. RSO Fair Woodruff Park
6:30 pm
Residence Life NA
Thursday August 23rd, 2018 IFC Information Night Davidson Auditorium and Davidson Rooms
8 pm
Fraternity and Sorority Life NA
Friday August 24th, 2018 Meet the Greeks Clocktower
6 pm
Fraternity and Sorority Life Multipurpose Room
Saturday August 25th, 2018 CSU Day of Service Mock Pavillion
8 am- 12 pm
Community Outreach NA
Monday August 27th, 2018 Panhellenic: What do you meme? Davidson 258
7 pm
Fraternity and Sorority Life NA
Monday August 27th, 2018 Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum Live Student Simulcast:
Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apple Computer, Inc.
University Hall,
8:00 pm
Student Leadership NA
Tuesday August 28th, 2018 Let's (Taco) bout Greek Life & Leadership! Davidson Room 258
12:30-1:30 pm
Student Leadership and
Fraternity/Sorority Life
Tuesday August 28th, 2018 Game Show: Reality Check Davidson Auditorium
7:30 pm

Alcohol/Drug Task Force and

SAVE Task Force


Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Pancakes with the President


11 am - 1 pm

Student Alumni Association, Presidential Envoys, Cougar Kickoff MultiPurpose Room

Thursday,August 30th, 2018


Seasoned for Success: Making Non-Tradition a Tradition

Columbus Room
5 pm-7 pm

Cougar Kickoff
Student Veterans Association

Thursday August 30th, 2018
SAC Comedy Show University Hall
7:30 pm
Student Activities Council NA

Friday September 7th, 2018
First year Convocation University Hall
12 pm
Columbus State University NA

2018-2019 Cougar Kick-Off Committee

Latisha Spikes-Brown

Latisha Spikes-Brown

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Favorite CKO Tradition: CSU Day of Service

Hanna Permenter

Hanna Permenter

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Business Administration

Favorite CKO Tradition: Meet the Greeks

Jermaine Tucker

Jermaine Tucker

Classification: Senior

Major: English - Porfessional Writing

Favorite CKO Tradition: Callaway Garden Beach Bash

Tyra Fields

Tyra Fields

Classification: Junior

Major: Biology Pre-Med

Favorite CKO Tradition: "Getting free food and t-shirts"

Kimberly Clark

Kimberly Clark

Classification: Senior

Major: Communication

Favorite CKO Tradition: Main Campus Picnic

Jameelah Williams

Jameelah Williams

Classification: Junior

Major: Nursing

Favorite CKO Tradition: Meet the Greeks