COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Each week, WRBL News 3 teams up is with Columbus State University to help promote some of the community events the university is sponsoring along with application and enrollment opportunities for prospective students.

The Cougar Minute, hosted by CSU students, airs each Monday during News 3 Evening Edition at 6:00 p.m. ET/ 5:00 p.m. CT.

This week’s Cougar Minute is hosted by Danielle Hoapilix, a Senior from Oahu, Hawaii.

Some of the events and programs she features this week include:

It’s almost time for The Leadership Institute at Columbus State’s annual event to bring the best and brightest to Columbus. This year, The Forum is August 31 and will feature renowned speakers including award-winning artist, choreographer and actress Debbie Allen. You can register for the in-person or virtual event at

The start of the fall semester is just weeks away and we’re excited to see students back on both of our campuses! Want a look at life at Columbus State? Daily walking tours begin at 10 a.m. on our Main Campus and 2 p.m. at our RiverPark Campus. Plan your visit today by registering online.

And make sure you follow up your campus tour by applying to CSU. It’s never too early to prepare to be a future Cougar. Applications for Fall 2022 are now open and can be found here.