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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 →
President McConnell Releases Statement on Mission and University Status

President McConnell Releases Statement on Mission and University Status

BOT approves revised mission statement for the College, along with a separate resolution on the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.

23 July 2014 | 1:36 pm Read More →
College Ranked a Top School For Studying Business Abroad

College Ranked a Top School For Studying Business Abroad

Business Research Guide ranked the College of Charleston #15 on the list of the top 30 schools in the nation.

22 July 2014 | 1:01 pm Read More →
College of Charleston BOT Meetings

College of Charleston BOT Meetings

The College of Charleston BOT Executive Committee and the entire BOT Membership will hold meeting on July 23, 2014. Both meeting will be held in the Randolph Hall Boardroom.

22 July 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →

Athletics

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 →
Pitcher and Slugger Among Nation’s Best Freshman Baseball Players

Pitcher and Slugger Among Nation’s Best Freshman Baseball Players

Cougar Baseball continues to rack up offseason accoloades. Pitcher Bailey Ober and first baseman Nick Pappas have been named to the Baseball America Freshman All-America First Team.

30 June 2014 | 4:59 pm Read More →

Featured Expert

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 →
Emerging Fields: James Newhard Takes a High-Tech Look into the Past

Emerging Fields: James Newhard Takes a High-Tech Look into the Past

Archaeology professor James Newhard took a break from his current site in Athens, Greece to talk with Forbes Magazine about the futuristic technology he uses to study the past.

10 July 2014 | 3:20 pm Read More →
College Botany Expert Works with the Boeing Co. to Preserve Thousands of Native Plants

College Botany Expert Works with the Boeing Co. to Preserve Thousands of Native Plants

College of Charleston Senior Instructor of Biology Jean Everett worked with the Boeing Co. to preserve thousands of native plants

2 July 2014 | 10:53 am Read More →

Featured Events

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 →
Happy Birthday, America!

Happy Birthday, America!

After founding the College of Charleston in 1770, three of the College’s founders went on to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

3 July 2014 | 11:58 am Read More →

IN THE NEWS

AP: Associated Press

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 →
BBC: British Broadcasting Corporation

Snapping shrimps: Females more aggressive than males

“We’re so used to seeing animals in which males have larger weapons than females: bigger antlers, bigger teeth, bigger horns… And in many of these species, males are more aggressive than females,” said Dr Melissa Hughes, from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, US who led the study. Read more of the BBC story.

16 July 2014 | 1:40 pm Read More →
Reuters

Former GOP Official Once Convicted Of Drug Trafficking To Run For U.S. Senate

The show might boost Ravenel’s name recognition, but he is unlikely to win the election, said College of Charleston political scientist Gibbs Knotts. “I don’t think he has a chance,” Knotts said. “His argument has the potential to resonate with people, but it’s very, very difficult for third parties to get elected.” Read more of […]

15 July 2014 | 10:03 am Read More →