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Archive for July, 2009

Halsey Institute Receives $80,000 from Andy Warhol Foundation

Halsey Institute Receives $80,000 from Andy Warhol Foundation

The Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston announces the award of an $80,000 program grant from the prestigious Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for 2009 and 2010.

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Student Blogger Featured in National News

Student Blogger Featured in National News

College of Charleston senior Sanaz Arjomand, an Iranian-American, spent this summer in Iran, voting in the recent election. The political science major’s blog was featured on World Focus, a national radio show, and on the online news source HuffingtonPost.com.

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English Professor Publishes First Book

English Professor Publishes First Book

College of Charleston Assistant Professor John Bruns’ published his first book, Loopholes, Reading Comically, in early June. The book brings together contemporary and classic studies of humor with the idea that comedy is not simply a literary or theatrical genre, but a certain way of disclosing or undoing the way the world is organized. Bruns […]

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Art Historian Awarded Prestigious Fellowship in England

Art Historian Awarded Prestigious Fellowship in England

College of Charleston’s School of the Arts is proud to announce that Matthew Canepa, assistant professor of Art History, was awarded the Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for 2009/2010 and has been inducted into the Society of Antiquaries of London, the world’s premier learned society for heritage.

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College Helps to Increase Minority Teachers in Local Schools

College Helps to Increase Minority Teachers in Local Schools

The College of Charleston’s School of Education, Health, and Human Performance has teamed up with the Charleston County School District to attract more diverse early childhood education teachers. The program is a specially-funded, fast-track Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Early Childhood Education degree where tuition and fees are significantly supplemented.

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College Launches Digital Library

College Launches Digital Library

The College of Charleston announces the launch of the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL), a collaborative effort to build a digital (online) library with more than 50,000 items drawn from public and private archives in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina. The LCDL will make unique and often rare items more broadly available for free to […]

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Homecoming 2010 Dates Announced

Homecoming 2010 Dates Announced

College of Charleston’s 2010 Homecoming will be celebrated during the week of February 1 – 6, 2010. Students, employees and the community will enjoy a week-long calendar of events that includes king and queen elections, a parade and tailgate, a concert at the Music Farm, and a Spirit Cup competition for all recognized student organizations […]

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Illuminations Published

Illuminations Published

The College of Charleston’s Department of English announces the publication of the 2009 issue of Illuminations: An International Magazine of Contemporary Writing. This issue (No.25) features feisty new writing and photography from Zimbabwe by College of Charleston alumnae Alice Keeney.

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