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Registration Now Open For Free Girls Code Savannah Fall Sessions

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 28, 2023

SAVANNAH (September 19, 2023) – Girls Code Savannah is back! The Creative Coast’s youth program will return this Fall with four, free in-person Saturday Sessions starting October 14th, 2023. The…

Georgia Southern Libraries celebrates grand opening for Patent and Trademark Resource Center with two events, Sept. 27 in Savannah and Sept. 28 in Statesboro

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 20, 2023

September 19, 2023- Patenting an invention and trademarking a product name can be challenging, yet protecting intellectual property is vital. To that end, Georgia Southern University Libraries will celebrate the…

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Creative Coast Announces Oct 10th chooseSAV & Coastal Navigator Launch Party

By Kait Lance | September 18, 2023

The Creative Coast will host a special event on October 10, 2023 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm to announce the launch of its newest brands: chooseSAV and The Coastal Navigator. The evening will offer area service providers a unique chance to expand their professional connections, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaborations with The Creative Coast’s newest brands while enjoying drinks and appetizers in the picturesque setting of the Savannah Boathouse Marina.

TAG Announces Pitch Competition for Black Tech Entrepreneurs with $10k & $5k Cash Prizes

By The Creative Coast | September 18, 2023

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has announced a pitch competition taking place in Atlanta this fall. TAG INVEST CONNECT is a yearly event that connects Black tech entrepreneurs to…

Savannah’s “CJ the DJ” is Revolutionizing the Performance Industry with New App

Savannah’s “CJ the DJ” is Revolutionizing the Performance Industry with New App

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 18, 2023

Savannah State University Alum and local disc jockey CJ Jackson has set out to change the landscape of the performance industry. Along with co-founder William Montague, Jackson has launched a…

Venture Atlanta to Take Place Sept. 27-28

By The Creative Coast | September 5, 2023

ATLANTA, Aug. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Venture Atlanta, one of the nation’s most prestigious venture capital conferences, today announced the innovative companies to be featured at its 16th annual event taking place September 27-28 at The Woodruff…

Creative Coast Announces Abbegayle Stallons as New PR & Marketing Coordinator

By The Creative Coast | September 5, 2023

The Creative Coast, a Savannah 501(c)3 non-profit focussed on catalyzing the local innovation economy, is thrilled to announce it has hired Abbegayle Stallons as the Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator. In this role, Stallons supports The Creative Coast’s content strategy and development and leads marketing efforts for the organization’s new chooseSAV brand and website. 

We’re Seeking a Paid Marketing Intern

By The Creative Coast | August 29, 2023

We’re seeking an entry-level marketing intern who can join our team in the Savannah area!  About the Role The internship is a hybrid role that offers real-world marketing experience. Due to…

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National Science Foundation awards $2.5M Lifelong Learning Grant to support Georgia Southern computer science and IT departments, 161 scholarships

By The Creative Coast | August 24, 2023

The National Science Foundation announced a $2.5 million award supporting Georgia Southern University researchers in addressing high-demand workforce needs in information technology and computer science fields. The funded project, “Enabling Lifelong Success in an Information Technology Workforce,” adapts and evaluates evidence-based student support activities within the IT Department, one of the units in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing. The goal of the project is to identify a group of highly qualified students and to render 161 scholarships over a six-year period in an effort to increase student retention and graduation rates.


Why You Should Automate the Customer Journey

By The Creative Coast | August 21, 2023

After being diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and being given less than six months to live, Jamie Gilleland had to step away from her thriving business. While she was…