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College’s Hispanic Honor Society Receives National Distinction

College’s Hispanic Honor Society Receives National Distinction

College of Charleston’s Nu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was recently named an “Honor Chapter” for the 4th consecutive year.  

20 August 2014 | 6:56 am Read More →
See What is New at the College for 2014-15

See What is New at the College for 2014-15

In fall 2014, you’ll find new academic majors and minors, like urban studies and entrepreneurship, as well as two brand-new, high-tech facilities.

19 August 2014 | 9:22 am Read More →
Alumna Uses Acting Talents to Shine Light on Partner Violence

Alumna Uses Acting Talents to Shine Light on Partner Violence

Following the performance of her one-woman play at Piccolo Spoleto this summer, Colie McClellan ’10 is taking her show on the road to Philadelphia. The play deals with the prevalence of dating and domestic violence against women.

18 August 2014 | 3:46 pm Read More →
Summer Research Program Wraps Up at College’s Grice Marine Lab

Summer Research Program Wraps Up at College’s Grice Marine Lab

The Ft. Johnson Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is one of 30 funded by the NSF that focuses on ocean and marine sciences.

18 August 2014 | 8:59 am Read More →

Athletics

College of Charleston Sailing Program Director Greg Fisher Wins Lightning North American Championship

College of Charleston Sailing Program Director Greg Fisher Wins Lightning North American Championship

Sailing Program Director Greg Fisher and his crew won the Lightening North American Championship held in Wisconsin in August, 2014.

21 August 2014 | 12:04 pm Read More →
Volleyball Team Tops League’s Pre-Season Poll

Volleyball Team Tops League’s Pre-Season Poll

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.

11 August 2014 | 9:34 am Read More →
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 →

Featured Expert

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 →
Political Science Professor Deconstructs Dystopias

Political Science Professor Deconstructs Dystopias

Political science professor Claire Curtis is a gentle soul who loves her family, political philosophy and people-watching in Cistern Yard. But you might see a different side of her if you try to steal home plate or send texts in her class.

12 August 2014 | 1:02 pm Read More →
Communication Professors Comment on X-Men in Charleston

Communication Professors Comment on X-Men in Charleston

Communication professors comment on the new X-Men installment set in Charleston and the Lowcountry’s growing entertainment industry.

7 August 2014 | 10:32 am Read More →
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 →

Featured Events

Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Beginning Aug. 21, 2014, and continuing each Thursday during class change from 12:05 p.m. to 12:15 p.m., faculty and staff will read a poem to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.

18 August 2014 | 4:50 pm Read More →
Cougar Shuttle Service for Students Resumes for Fall 2014

Cougar Shuttle Service for Students Resumes for Fall 2014

Cougar Shuttle is a free downtown-area transportation service for students at the College of Charleston. Students with a valid Cougar Card can request a pick-up on the downtown peninsula by calling 888.960.2227.

14 August 2014 | 2:51 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.

13 August 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
Georgestock 2014

Georgestock 2014

Georgestock is an annual student event that takes place on the eve of the first week of classes. This year’s event takes place Aug. 17. New and returning students are invited to dance, play games, eat and celebrate the Cougar Nation.

12 August 2014 | 2:13 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

The New York Times

Dialogue Is Important, Even When It’s Impolite (op-ed)

Ryan M. Milner is an assistant professor of communication at the College of Charleston, where he studies participatory media and public conversation. He is on Twitter. Solutions to hateful speech often come down to gatekeeping. The Huffington Post, looking to “meet the needs of the grown-up Internet,” only allows comments from verified Facebook accounts. Google […]

20 August 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
AP: Associated Press

Gaines, Kresse to receive Lapchick Awards

Naismith Hall of Famer Clarence “Big House” Gaines, who won 828 games in 47 years at Winston-Salem State, and John Kresse, who led the College of Charleston to an NAIA championship and four NCAA Division I tournament appearances, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award. Read more of the Associated […]

20 August 2014 | 2:35 pm Read More →
WCSC Live 5 News

College of Charleston takes new drone on its maiden voyage

Faculty and students from the College of Charleston were in James Island Thursday testing out their newest high tech piece of equipment that will provide a unique view in future research projects. Read more on the WCSC-TV story.

15 August 2014 | 11:06 am Read More →