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Prospective Students Are Already Part of the College Community

Prospective Students Are Already Part of the College Community

Cougar PAWWS, or Parents and Alumni Working With Students, ensure that accepted students feel welcome at the College before they even enroll.

23 January 2015 | 10:43 am Read More →
Mentors and Liberal Arts Helped Alumnus Discover Passion for Teaching

Mentors and Liberal Arts Helped Alumnus Discover Passion for Teaching

After completing the Call Me MISTER Program and earning a degree in 2014, Josh Hall began his teaching career at Flowertown Elementary in Summerville, S.C.

22 January 2015 | 10:51 am Read More →
College Announces Changes to May Commencement Ceremonies

College Announces Changes to May Commencement Ceremonies

To accommodate more students and families, a third commencement ceremony in the historic Cistern Yard will be added, starting in May 2015. The College has also modified the rules for participation in the spring ceremony.

22 January 2015 | 8:21 am Read More →
Celebrating 10 Years of Developing Leaders

Celebrating 10 Years of Developing Leaders

The Higdon Leadership Center’s programs, including Leadership CofC and Dance Marathon, directly touch 500 to 700 students each year and close to 200 indirectly.

20 January 2015 | 11:26 am Read More →

Athletics

Sand Volleyball Releases Adventurous 2015 Schedule

Sand Volleyball Releases Adventurous 2015 Schedule

Highlighted by a seven-day excursion to Nicaragua, the College of Charleston sand volleyball team has released its 2015 schedule, as announced by head coach Jason Kepner.

23 January 2015 | 3:33 pm Read More →
Cougars Baseball Picked to Repeat as CAA Champs

Cougars Baseball Picked to Repeat as CAA Champs

The team captured the CAA Baseball Championship and advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals in 2014 and the league’s coaches think they can do it again.

21 January 2015 | 2:54 pm Read More →
Goudelock Named Turkish Basketball League All-Star

Goudelock Named Turkish Basketball League All-Star

Former College of Charleston men’s basketball star is one of 24 athletes who will take the court representing eight different nations including the U.S., Turkey, Montenegro, Australia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Puerto Rico and Croatia.

16 January 2015 | 12:09 pm Read More →
Cougarettes Compete in UDA College Nationals

Cougarettes Compete in UDA College Nationals

Charleston will be one of 12 programs competing in semifinals of UDA College Nationals, the most prestigious college cheerleading and dance team championship in the country.

15 January 2015 | 12:05 pm Read More →

Featured Expert

Making More Green By Going Green

Making More Green By Going Green

Elaine Worzala is researching sustainability issues in the commercial real estate industry. The results could have a positive impact on the environment and the bottom line.

21 January 2015 | 10:51 am Read More →
Professor Offers Insight to Edgar Allan Poe’s Life and Writing

Professor Offers Insight to Edgar Allan Poe’s Life and Writing

English Professor Scott Peeples, one of the nation’s leading scholars on Edgar Allan Poe, assesses Poe’s impact on Charleston and American literature in time for the author’s birthday (January 19).

15 January 2015 | 3:22 pm Read More →
Opinion: Chris Day on the Charlie Hebdo Attack

Opinion: Chris Day on the Charlie Hebdo Attack

Political science professor Chris Day weighs in on the attack in an op-ed first published in the Post and Courier.

14 January 2015 | 2:04 pm Read More →
Lasers, Acupuncture and College Basketball: A Q&A with Professor Wes Dudgeon

Lasers, Acupuncture and College Basketball: A Q&A with Professor Wes Dudgeon

Find out how College of Charleston health and human performance professor Wes Dudgeon’s career began with college basketball and why you might want to invest in a laser…

9 January 2015 | 4:36 pm Read More →

Featured Events

Computer Graphics Seminar Series Begins at Harbor Walk

Computer Graphics Seminar Series Begins at Harbor Walk

Learn about computer graphics and 3D animation techniques from industry and academic leaders at these free seminars hosted by the Department of Computer Science.

22 January 2015 | 11:09 am Read More →
What’s in the Giant Gift Box? Surprise Unveiled Thursday, January 22

What’s in the Giant Gift Box? Surprise Unveiled Thursday, January 22

Students are invited to find out what’s in the giant box in Addlestone Library on Jan 22, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. The event will include food, drinks and a DJ.

20 January 2015 | 4:21 pm Read More →
College of Charleston Theater Stages Eccentric Comedy ‘Blithe Spirit’

College of Charleston Theater Stages Eccentric Comedy ‘Blithe Spirit’

The College of Charleston Theater presents bizarre comic play ‘Blithe Spirit.’ The play will run from February 12-17, 2015.

20 January 2015 | 1:40 pm Read More →
Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

The College of Charleston will screen the documentary Why We Laugh: Great Black Comedians and host author Darryl Littleton at the Avery Research Center.

15 January 2015 | 12:03 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

The Christian Science Monitor

Handicapping GOP prospects of repealing Obamacare in the 114th Congress

OP/ED by College of Charleston Political Science Professor Jordan Ragusa It didn’t take them long, did it? Just a few days into the 114th Congress, Republicans in the House passed not one, but two bills to undo elements of the Affordable Care Act. Read more of the CSM article

21 January 2015 | 10:57 am Read More →
The Baltimore Sun

In Baltimore and Boston, competing claims to E.A. Poe

Truth is, both Baltimore and Boston have well-established ties to Poe. In the spirit of impartiality, let’s ask Scott Peeples, chair of the English department at the College of Charleston in South Carolina and author of “The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe”: Who has the better claim to E.A. Poe and his legacy? Read more […]

15 January 2015 | 10:06 am Read More →
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2012 S.C. Republican presidential primary a $50 million bonus for the state, study shows

CNN, for example, broadcast on the campus of the College of Charleston, giving exposure the school otherwise wouldn’t see. The backdrop presented “a view of the college as a place not just for history and the beaches but also showed us to be a destination for national politics,” said Jimmie Foster Jr., the college’s assistant […]

12 January 2015 | 11:56 am Read More →