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History, Hip Hop and Hope: College Kicks Off Major in African American Studies

History, Hip Hop and Hope: College Kicks Off Major in African American Studies

African American studies is the newest major at the College, and a renowned scholar and hip hop producer will help to kick it off.

15 September 2014 | 11:43 am Read More →
College Senior is on a Mission to Make the World More Sustainable

College Senior is on a Mission to Make the World More Sustainable

College senior Kelsey DePorte focuses her academics, extracurricular activities, internships, and activism on one thing: being more sustainable.

12 September 2014 | 9:21 am Read More →
MULTIMEDIA: A Look at the Addlestone Library Renovation

MULTIMEDIA: A Look at the Addlestone Library Renovation

The major improvement project took place during summer 2014 and added additional study spaces, shelving for collections, a flexible learning/lecture room and expanded Special Collections.

9 September 2014 | 11:27 am Read More →
Blood Thirsty: Are Vampires Past Their Prime?

Blood Thirsty: Are Vampires Past Their Prime?

History professor Scott Poole just published the first biography on Vampira (Malia Nurmi). He explains vampires in pop culture and whether they have staying power.

8 September 2014 | 9:39 am Read More →

Athletics

Women’s Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

Women’s Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

The season officially kicks off Nov. 14 when the Cougars head to Kennesaw State. The College’s season home opener takes place on Nov. 16 against UNC Greensboro.

12 September 2014 | 12:18 pm Read More →
8 Little Known Facts about Men’s Basketball Coach Earl Grant

8 Little Known Facts about Men’s Basketball Coach Earl Grant

Increase your Cougar Basketball I.Q. with these tidbits about the new College of Charleston coach.

10 September 2014 | 2:50 pm Read More →
Men’s Basketball Coach Earl Grant Introduced to Cougar Nation

Men’s Basketball Coach Earl Grant Introduced to Cougar Nation

The new coach said his goal it to fill every seat in TD Arena and to honor the basketball program’s spirit of competitiveness that he admired growing up in the Lowcountry.

5 September 2014 | 3:08 pm Read More →
2014-15 Men’s Cougar Basketball Schedule Released

2014-15 Men’s Cougar Basketball Schedule Released

The season begins with an exhibition game against Emory University on Nov. 8, 2014, at noon in TD Arena.

29 August 2014 | 2:33 pm Read More →

Featured Expert

Class Meets Current Events for Ukrainian Political Science Expert

Class Meets Current Events for Ukrainian Political Science Expert

College of Charleston instructor Max Kovalov’s European Studies capstone course is heavily influenced by current events that hit close to home for Kovalov.

12 September 2014 | 9:36 am Read More →
Chinese Professor Brings Ancient Flavor to Celebration of Charleston’s Super Moon

Chinese Professor Brings Ancient Flavor to Celebration of Charleston’s Super Moon

Lei Jin has become a go-to expert on all aspects of Chinese culture in Charleston. She has organized a Chinese Moon Festival event to celebrate the extra-large-looking moon on September 9, 2014.

4 September 2014 | 10:13 am Read More →
Scholars Around the World are Talking about a Journal Edited by Professor Mike Gómez

Scholars Around the World are Talking about a Journal Edited by Professor Mike Gómez

Hispanic Studies professor Michael Gómez explains the interest in nineteenth century Spanish literature and the journal Decimonónica.

28 August 2014 | 8:48 am Read More →
Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

After nearly 20 years of teaching and conducting research at the College, associate professor of geology Cassandra Runyon is as passionate as ever about studying and exploring the universe with her students and colleagues.

19 August 2014 | 5:16 pm Read More →

Featured Events

Panel Discussion: Redefining American Urbanism

Panel Discussion: Redefining American Urbanism

A panel of experts will discuss how U.S. cities like Charleston can best accommodate the migration of more people into urban areas in a sustainable way.

11 September 2014 | 4:40 pm Read More →
“Silicon Valley” Stars Coming to College of Charleston

“Silicon Valley” Stars Coming to College of Charleston

T.J. Miller and Thomas Middleditch, who both star in HBO’s Emmy-nominated series “Silicon Valley,” will perform a comedy show in Sottile Theatre on Sept. 18, 2014.

4 September 2014 | 5:14 pm Read More →
Orlando Jones to Headline Stand-up Comedy Show at College of Charleston

Orlando Jones to Headline Stand-up Comedy Show at College of Charleston

The show takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4, 2014, at the Emmett Robinson Theatre in the Simons Center for the Arts. Jones, who attended the College from 1985 to 1990, currently stars in the FOX television series “Sleepy Hollow.”

3 September 2014 | 10:11 am Read More →
Former Olympian To Teach RunSafer Self-Defense Clinic

Former Olympian To Teach RunSafer Self-Defense Clinic

Former U.S. Olympic distance runner and Jiu Jitsu black belt Todd Williams created the RunSafer clinic to help runners, walkers and athletes protect themselves from dangerous situations.

29 August 2014 | 3:53 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

NSF: National Science Foundation

Scientists apply biomedical technique to reveal changes in body of the ocean

For decades, doctors have developed methods to diagnose how different types of cells and systems in the body are functioning. Now scientists have adapted an emerging biomedical technique to study the vast body of the ocean. In a paper published this week in the journal Science, scientists demonstrate that they can identify and measure proteins […]

5 September 2014 | 10:38 am Read More →
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Former C of C student Orlando Jones returning for stand-up show

Hosted by and benefitting the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Jones will return to the Emmett Robinson stage, where he once performed as a student. Read more of the Post and Courier story.

4 September 2014 | 1:51 pm Read More →
WCBD News 2

College of Charleston looks to admit top ten percent of local high schools to gain more diverse students

“We are hoping this initiative will provide greater access to all students but especially those who are traditionally disadvantaged,” said John Bello-Ogunu, Chief Diversity Officer at the College of Charleston. Read more of the WCBD story.

3 September 2014 | 11:37 am Read More →