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College Helping the Disabled to Sail

College Helping the Disabled to Sail

The College’s sailing program is modifying a sailboat to accommodate the disabled.

28 January 2015 | 1:58 pm Read More →
How the College Helped Me Quit

How the College Helped Me Quit

The College of Charleston’s new tobacco-free policy is leading campus community members like student Randy Risher to finally quit smoking.

26 January 2015 | 1:29 pm Read More →
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 →

Athletics

9 Story Lines to Watch in Spring 2015

9 Story Lines to Watch in Spring 2015

One year removed from a season in which the College claimed four team championships and maintained an average GPA above 3.0 for all students in all sports, the College will now look to re-enter the national spotlight.

29 January 2015 | 1:27 pm Read More →
Kresse Headlines 2015 CofC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class

Kresse Headlines 2015 CofC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class

Former basketball coach John Kresse, former men’s golf head coach Daniel S. Dukes, IV and former Executive Director of The Cougar Club Anita Condon van de Erve will be named to the Hall of Fame.

27 January 2015 | 1:21 pm Read More →
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 | 11:33 am 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 →

Featured Expert

Is the NFL Poised for a Fast Fall?

Is the NFL Poised for a Fast Fall?

The NFL is riding high with Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, but legal studies professor Chris Birkel says it won’t last.

29 January 2015 | 10:15 am Read More →
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 →

Featured Events

Black History Month: One of Time Magazine’s 40 Under 40 to Speak on Campus

Black History Month: One of Time Magazine’s 40 Under 40 to Speak on Campus

Rep. Bakari Sellers, Esq. will present “How far have we come and where do we go from here?: A Journey to excellence….” at 5:00 p.m. in the Stern Center Ballroom.

28 January 2015 | 11:39 am Read More →
Celebrated Pianist to Perform at the College

Celebrated Pianist to Perform at the College

Stephen Beus, a young yet distinguished pianist with many prestigious honors, will be performing at the College of Charleston’s Sottile Theatre as part of the International Piano Series.

28 January 2015 | 9:58 am Read More →
ACLU President to Speak at the College on February 5

ACLU President to Speak at the College on February 5

Susan Herman, president of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) will present “Civil Liberties and the ‘War on Terror” from 4-5 p.m. at Sottile Theatre (44 George St.). The event is free and open to the public.

28 January 2015 | 9:57 am Read More →
Celebrate the Halsey Institute at the Annual Groundhog Day Benefit Concert

Celebrate the Halsey Institute at the Annual Groundhog Day Benefit Concert

The Halsey Institute’s annual Groundhog Day Benefit Concert will take place January 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available now.

27 January 2015 | 2:11 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

The State

Professor wins National Jewish Book Award

The Jewish Book Council has awarded a National Jewish Book Award to Adam Mendelsohn, College of Charleston Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program associate professor, for “The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire.” Read more of The State story.

26 January 2015 | 1:37 pm Read More →
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 →