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Students Serve Three Communities During Alternative Fall Break Trips

Students Serve Three Communities During Alternative Fall Break Trips

Fall Break at the College of Charleston is from November 1 through 4, 2014 and 36 students will be serving in Atlanta, Ga., Washington D.C. and in the Lowcountry.

30 October 2014 | 12:41 pm Read More →
How Alum Michael Moran Turned a College Apprenticeship into a Career

How Alum Michael Moran Turned a College Apprenticeship into a Career

Michael Moran ’03 is an in-demand furniture maker. Any waking hour where the anthropology wasn’t doing schoolwork or playing soccer for the College, he was working as an apprentice. That’s where Moran found his calling.

29 October 2014 | 9:48 am Read More →
Pumpkin Carving Tips: College IT Manager Offers Insight

Pumpkin Carving Tips: College IT Manager Offers Insight

Every year, Ale Torres carves these amazing College-themed pumpkins. He offers four tips to give hope to all novice pumpkin carvers.

27 October 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
Student YouTuber Rides Super Fan Status onto Favorite TV Show

Student YouTuber Rides Super Fan Status onto Favorite TV Show

College of Charleston senior Alianne Russell and her YouTube channel about the TV show “Pretty Little Liars” recently appeared on an episode of the popular ABC Family teen drama.

24 October 2014 | 10:22 am Read More →

Athletics

Cougars Off to ICSA Nationals Sloop Qualifier

Cougars Off to ICSA Nationals Sloop Qualifier

ICSA Match Racing Nationals hosted by Seawannakha will be on Nov. 14-16 in New York, N.Y.

29 October 2014 | 10:27 am Read More →
A New Era: Basketball Block Party Illuminates George Street

A New Era: Basketball Block Party Illuminates George Street

Party begins the new era of College of Charleston Basketball.

27 October 2014 | 10:22 am Read More →
Cougars Claim Victory at North Points #5 Regatta

Cougars Claim Victory at North Points #5 Regatta

Four freshmen led the College of Charleston coed sailing team to victory at the North Points #5 regatta hosted by Georgia Tech.

20 October 2014 | 11:36 am Read More →
For Hopkins, Betterment is a Three Step Process

For Hopkins, Betterment is a Three Step Process

Mikaela Hopkins is a standout not just on the basketball court, but also in both the classroom and the community.

17 October 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Italian Cinema Expert Brings Culture and Traditions to Charleston

Italian Cinema Expert Brings Culture and Traditions to Charleston

Italian Professor Giovanna De Luca launched Charleston’s Nuovo Cinema Italiano in 2006. The eighth annual film festival kicks off Thursday, November 6, 2014.

30 October 2014 | 11:27 am Read More →
Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

College of Charleston Marine Biology Professor Jack DiTullio and Research Associate Peter Lee are studying how changes in the marine environment affect earth’s climate.

21 October 2014 | 2:58 pm Read More →
Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

College of Charleston geology professor Barbara Beckingham shares her expertise on microplastics, an increasingly significant environmental threat

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Charleston’s population is growing exponentially, which has prompted a recent transportation study and proposed city-wide bike share. MES/MPA student Aaron Holly weighs in.

7 October 2014 | 9:01 am Read More →

Featured Events

College to Present Historic Preservation Award to Richard Jenrette and Thomas Gordon Smith

College to Present Historic Preservation Award to Richard Jenrette and Thomas Gordon Smith

The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program presents the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to two recipients for their outstanding contributions.

30 October 2014 | 11:12 am Read More →
Technophiles to Gather at College of Charleston for BarcampCHS

Technophiles to Gather at College of Charleston for BarcampCHS

BarcampCHS provides techies, developers, designers, entrepreneurs and others with an open environment for learning and sharing. Tickets are $10.

27 October 2014 | 11:32 am Read More →
African Studies Program to Host Regional Seminar in African Studies

African Studies Program to Host Regional Seminar in African Studies

The College of Charleston African Studies Program will host the Southeastern Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS) October 24-25, 2014

23 October 2014 | 4:27 pm Read More →
One Twitch, One Stutter, One Funny Friendship: CAB Brings Preferred Parking Comedy Show to Campus

One Twitch, One Stutter, One Funny Friendship: CAB Brings Preferred Parking Comedy Show to Campus

The College of Charleston welcomes Preferred Parking, a comedy show about the challenges of being disabled, on October 29. The event is open to the public.

23 October 2014 | 12:19 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

McClatchy News Service

Cruising toward re-election, Sen. Graham stumps for GOP hopefuls

Boosting less senior senators or new challengers could help Graham’s clout in Congress after the election, said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “He knows that he played a role in getting those senators elected and win their seats,” Knotts said. “He’ll be able to cash in some favors down […]

30 October 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
The Post and Courier

Henry McMaster cruising toward re-election in lieutenant governor race

Kendra Stewart, a political science professor at the College of Charleston, said Sellers could use McMaster’s minimal campaigning against him – by suggesting he’s downplaying the significance of the job. But she said she doubts that will sway enough voters come Election Day. Read more of the Post and Courier story

27 October 2014 | 11:50 am Read More →
AP: Associated Press

For Tim Scott, incumbency is best campaign tool

“He’s not spending money he doesn’t need to spend,” said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “Dickerson just doesn’t have the statewide name recognition and doesn’t have the financing.”  Read more of the Associated Press story. 

20 October 2014 | 11:38 am Read More →