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College of Charleston Black Alumni Caucus Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

College of Charleston Black Alumni Caucus Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

The College of Charleston’s Black Alumni Caucus (BAC), an alumni group dedicated to facilitating the enrollment and education of Black students, and engaging and providing resources for Black alumni, celebrates two years since its summer 2012 founding. The BAC has a growing membership, with 11 board members and officers, including Otto German ’73 serving as […]

30 July 2014 | 1:11 pm Read More →
Grant Could Help College of Charleston Biologist Unlock Secrets of Knot-Tying Hagfish

Grant Could Help College of Charleston Biologist Unlock Secrets of Knot-Tying Hagfish

Biology professor Andrew Clark is studying hagfish in the hope that their unique feeding and knotting behaviors could lead to advances in the design and safety of climbing rope.

30 July 2014 | 12:39 pm Read More →
Five Things to Know Before Booking a Trip Online

Five Things to Know Before Booking a Trip Online

Hospitality and tourism management professor Bing Pan focuses his research on online travel. He reveals the truth about online travel vacation sites.

29 July 2014 | 3:33 pm Read More →
College’s Riley Center Helps to Change Mindset About College

College’s Riley Center Helps to Change Mindset About College

As part of the project, known as Know2, some of the nation’s experts in mindset growth projects and creating an environment of college success will be in Charleston on July 30-31, 2014 for the Know2 Conference.

24 July 2014 | 9:07 am Read More →

Athletics

Another Cougar Golfer Qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Another Cougar Golfer Qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Mary Chandler Bryan, a rising junior from Chapin, S.C., has qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, joining three other current or former Cougar golfers to qualify for the prestigious event.

29 July 2014 | 11:00 am Read More →
Cougar Cross Country Ready to Race

Cougar Cross Country Ready to Race

The College’s men’s and women’s cross country teams kick of their season on Aug. 29, 2014, at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in Conway, S.C. Both teams are returning accomplished runners from last year’s squads.

24 July 2014 | 9:27 am Read More →
Volleyball Team Looks to Defend Conference Title in 2014

Volleyball Team Looks to Defend Conference Title in 2014

The Cougar volleyball team’s season-opening match against Davidson takes place Aug. 29, 2014, in TD Arena. The team capped its inaugural season in the Colonial Athletic Association by winning the tournament championship in 2013.

17 July 2014 | 9:34 am Read More →
Current and Former Cougar Golfers Qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

Current and Former Cougar Golfers Qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

They helped the Cougars capture conference championships in women’s and men’s golf earlier this year, and now seniors C.C. Buford and Zach Munroe and alumnus Alex Ellis have qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship.

10 July 2014 | 11:40 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Professor’s Book Charts Rise of Conservatism in American Politics

Professor’s Book Charts Rise of Conservatism in American Politics

Communication professor Mike Lee’s new book examines conservative political thought in post-World War II America. Learn which books still influence GOP politics and what Lee thinks of the party’s chances to reclaim the White House in 2016.

30 July 2014 | 10:12 am Read More →
Professor’s Passion Takes Students Under the Sea

Professor’s Passion Takes Students Under the Sea

Project Oceanica, founded in 2001 by College of Charleston associate professor of geology Leslie Sautter, provides opportunities for students to explore our vast underwater world.

28 July 2014 | 11:11 am Read More →
Neurobiologist Studies Sensory Superpowers of Palmetto Bugs, Other Insects

Neurobiologist Studies Sensory Superpowers of Palmetto Bugs, Other Insects

Ever wonder why it’s so hard to catch a scurrying cockroach? College of Charleston neurobiologist Jeff Triblehorn explains why the Palmetto bug is so adept at sensing threats.

22 July 2014 | 9:42 am Read More →
Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

In his new book, Quinn Burke, assistant professor of education technology, says computer programming is a foundational skill that should be taught alongside English, history and math.

15 July 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →

Featured Events

Jewish Studies Offers Weekly Course on Reading Hebrew

Jewish Studies Offers Weekly Course on Reading Hebrew

Whether you’ve never read Hebrew before or just want to brush up on your skills, an upcoming weekly course offered by Jewish Studies can help you. Reading Hebrew begins Aug. 25, 2014, and is free and open to the public.

24 July 2014 | 2:15 pm Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

10 July 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
“Folly Beach” Play Written By Alumnus Set for World Premiere

“Folly Beach” Play Written By Alumnus Set for World Premiere

Alumnus, comedian and playwright David Lee Nelson ’00 will premiere his new play “Folly Beach” at Pure Theatre in Charleston July 11 – Aug. 2.

9 July 2014 | 3:49 pm Read More →
New Student Orientation Continues Through Aug. 15

New Student Orientation Continues Through Aug. 15

Campus comes alive again as the College welcomes new students and their families to Orientation 2014. The final two-day orientation session is Aug. 14-15.

7 July 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →

IN THE NEWS

The State

Evolution compromise heads to SC education panel

“We don’t like to see the evolution standards singled out for political or religious reasons,” said Robert Dillon, a College of Charleston science professor and president of South Carolinians for Science Education. Read more of The State story

29 July 2014 | 9:31 am Read More →
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College of Charleston takes first step on path to university status

College of Charleston officials will continue the push to form a research university in the Lowcountry, despite a bill that failed in the waning days of the last legislative session. Read more of the Post and Courier story.

24 July 2014 | 1:15 pm Read More →
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More space, rare books and documents coming to College of Charleston library in South Carolina

Not everyone is taking the summer off at the College of Charleston. Workers are busy renovating the college’s Addlestone Library before students return for classes next month. Read more of the Associated Press story.

22 July 2014 | 9:33 am Read More →