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Campus News

President McConnell Discusses Future of Higher Ed

President McConnell Discusses Future of Higher Ed

President McConnell highlighted the College’s role in supplying graduates to serve the Charleston region’s growing high-tech economy.

4 March 2015 | 4:04 pm Read More →
College Publications Named the Best in the Southeast

College Publications Named the Best in the Southeast

College of Charleston Magazine received the Grand Award in its category – beating out universities like Wake Forest and Duke.

3 March 2015 | 10:05 am Read More →
College to Host  New “Research Experience for Undergraduates” Program

College to Host New “Research Experience for Undergraduates” Program

Program will focus on integrative research that spans the areas of genomics, bioinformatics, data mining, data science, molecular biology and evolution.

2 March 2015 | 11:18 am Read More →
Experts Weigh in on ‘House of Cards’

Experts Weigh in on ‘House of Cards’

College of Charleston weigh in on how realistic the Netflix series is, and why exactly you can’t stop watching.

27 February 2015 | 11:00 am Read More →

Athletics

Women’s Golf Takes Team Title at Kiawah Island Spring Classic

Women’s Golf Takes Team Title at Kiawah Island Spring Classic

College played with the top 20 teams of the tournament at the Osprey Point golf course and recorded the second-lowest 54-hold score in tournament history.

4 March 2015 | 11:07 am Read More →
Equestrians Complete Undefeated Regular Season

Equestrians Complete Undefeated Regular Season

Team gets ready for the IHSA Zone 5 Finals Horse Show on March 28, 2015 at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

3 March 2015 | 11:05 am Read More →
CofC Swim Wraps Up 2015 at CAA Championships

CofC Swim Wraps Up 2015 at CAA Championships

The Cougars set a combined six school records and 25 top ten finishes.

2 March 2015 | 1:22 pm Read More →
Ober to Undergo Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery

Ober to Undergo Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery

Ober was the NCBWA Freshman Pitcher of the Year last year after posting a 10-3 record and 1.52 ERA to lead all NCAA freshmen pitchers.

25 February 2015 | 1:24 pm Read More →

Featured Expert

Professional Puzzler Will Make You Think

Professional Puzzler Will Make You Think

Math faculty member Derrick Niederman has had 20 crossword puzzles published in the New York Times. But, he hasn’t stopped there…

24 February 2015 | 9:33 am Read More →
Why Have Jews Been So Successful in the Modern World?

Why Have Jews Been So Successful in the Modern World?

Jewish studies professor Adam Mendelsohn offers insight. His new book on the subject won the top prize in the National Jewish Book Awards.

17 February 2015 | 1:24 pm Read More →
Charleston’s Tourism Season Starts When?

Charleston’s Tourism Season Starts When?

The height of Charleston’s tourism season kicks off at an unexpected time of year. Business professor Bing Pan discusses the events that drive visitors to the Holy City.

3 February 2015 | 12:00 pm Read More →
OPINION: Winning is Everything…Finally

OPINION: Winning is Everything…Finally

College of Charleston communication professor Vince Benigni looks at athletes who are perceived as franchise players and the one that actually perform.

2 February 2015 | 1:57 pm Read More →

Featured Events

African American Studies Talk to Explore Racial Violence

African American Studies Talk to Explore Racial Violence

Professor of African American history Mari Crabtree will give a talk on March 11, 2015, titled “My Soul is a Witness: Theorizing Racial Violence with the Blues.”

2 March 2015 | 2:55 pm Read More →
Special S.C. Historical Society Exhibit at Addlestone Library

Special S.C. Historical Society Exhibit at Addlestone Library

A special exhibit celebrating South Carolina history will be on display at the Addlestone Library March 2, 2015 through the end of the spring semester.

26 February 2015 | 2:57 pm Read More →
“College of Charleston Day” to be Held at S.C. State House

“College of Charleston Day” to be Held at S.C. State House

Academic presentations and a “meet and greet” highlight events on February 25, 2015.

23 February 2015 | 12:24 pm Read More →
College Hosts First Charleston Screening of “Las Libres”

College Hosts First Charleston Screening of “Las Libres”

Following the free screening, reproductive justice experts, including Deborah Billings, producer of of ‘Las Libres,’ will be available for a Q&A session.

20 February 2015 | 12:43 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

CNN

Anti-Jewish attacks in Europe: Keep it in perspective

Editor’s note: Ruth Ellen Gruber is the Distinguished Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston, and the author of Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely hers. CHARLESTON, South Carolina (CNN) — Thirty years or so ago, the synagogue in Washington DC where I […]

2 March 2015 | 1:18 pm Read More →
AP: Associated Press

Planners of Black History Museum in SC seek public input

Bernard Powers, a historian from the College of Charleston, is the head of the program committee. Read more of the Associated Press story.

25 February 2015 | 1:17 pm Read More →
WCIV News Channel 4 ABC Charleston

CofC professor conveys storm surge threat with simulator

“You would say OK, we expect a storm surge of 15 feet, but what does that mean?” said Lee Lindner, Associate Professor of Atmospheric Physics at the College of Charleston. Read more of the WCIV Story.

25 February 2015 | 1:14 pm Read More →