In this week’s installment: The School of Business receives a big grant; astrophysicist Jon Hakkila talks about a big find, and political scientist Jordan Ragusa comments on the presidential race.
Archive for April, 2010
Primerica Inc.’s board of directors has elected longtime educator P. George Benson to its board of directors. Benson, 63, has been appointed to serve on both the audit and compensation committees, the company said in a news release Monday. Benson has been the president of the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. since February 2007. […]
Trying not to seem too self-assured, the College of Charleston’s School of Business has been semi-quietly inviting friends, officials, community leaders and board members to a May 7 launch party for the school’s MBA program — just in case. The S.C. Commission on Higher Education’s Academic Affairs and Licensing Committee gave approval to the College […]
We’re not only losing the economy, but middle-class jobs and community development. An entrepreneur who made wonderful contributions to the College of Charleston has moved his production to Vietnam, lives in Vietnam and, thankfully, still supports the College. We’re losing our leadership as the nation stays buried in pollster politics. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/29/use-vat-to-replace-corporate-income-tax/
Today I talked to a Phil Dustin, a marine biologist at the College of Charleston who said if the leak isn’t contained soon there is a chance the North Carolina and South Carolina Coastline could see the effects here. Chances are slim, but currents could push oil toward our beaches.
Nivardo Vivar receives the first Moore Scholarship, in honor of the late political science professor.
Broadwater said the school faces some financial challenges, but added that most higher education institutions face similar challenges in the current economic downturn. He also said he has had informal discussions with College of Charleston President George Benson about ways in which the two schools might collaborate to create a center of excellence for preservation […]
The 20th season of the College of Charleston’s International Piano Series roared to a splendissimo conclusion Tuesday night. A near-capacity audience gave multiple standing ovations to the 12 pianists who soared through four multiple-keyboard concerti of Bach. Purists might sniff at the use of pianos instead of harpsichords, but the results were musical and dance-like, […]
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On Monday, the last day of classes at the College of Charleston, a random sampling of students graduating from the School of Business were asked a simple question: What, if anything, were you taught about business ethics? http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/27/business-students-on-ethics/