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College Works with Charleston Co. Schools

College Works with Charleston Co. Schools

The College is leading a two-day institute designed to help Charleston County schools expand their learning time.

28 June 2010 | 2:04 pm Read More →
Spirituality vs. religion – The Post and Courier

Spirituality vs. religion – The Post and Courier

Worldview often defines individual’s spirituality (op/ed) One of the great challenges in the study of world religions is the problem of terminology and basic concepts. It is far easier to define fundamental concepts within a single tradition, such as “religion” as defined within Christianity, as compared with defining that concept across multiple traditio Lee Irwin […]

28 June 2010 | 1:06 pm Read More →
Professor Receives ORAU Grant

Professor Receives ORAU Grant

Chris Fragile is one of two professors nationwide to receive the grant.

25 June 2010 | 3:00 pm Read More →
Mortgage rates fall to historic lows – The Post and Courier

Mortgage rates fall to historic lows – The Post and Courier

“Conceivably, there are a lot of good buying opportunities right now, but there’s uncertainty and risk and a lot of reasons why people aren’t jumping in,” said College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner, who called the current interest rates “a lifetime opportunity.” http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/jun/25/mortgage-rates-fall-to-historic-lows/  

25 June 2010 | 2:46 pm Read More →
Professor Vies to Host Talk Show on New Oprah Winfrey Network

Professor Vies to Host Talk Show on New Oprah Winfrey Network

Department of Theatre Professor Joy Vandervort-Cobb has entered an audition video for her proposed show, “Authentic Joy.”

23 June 2010 | 1:27 pm Read More →
CofC analyst, professor weighs in on SC political climate, runoff races – WCSC

CofC analyst, professor weighs in on SC political climate, runoff races – WCSC

Election cycles rife with ambiguous, difficult-to-prove claims and damning personal attacks may make for good entertainment, but it fails to inform the voters, says a communications professor and political analyst from the College of Charleston. “I’ve never seen a primary season quite like this one where all the candidates are talking about marital infidelity with […]

23 June 2010 | 10:53 am Read More →
Tim Scott, Black Republican, Nominated for House Seat – Bloomberg Businessweek

Tim Scott, Black Republican, Nominated for House Seat – Bloomberg Businessweek

The district — which stretches along South Carolina’s Coast and includes Fort Sumter, the site of the first military clash of the Civil War — “is a Republican seat,” said Brian McGee, a professor at the College of Charleston with an expertise in political communication. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-22/tim-scott-black-republican-nominated-for-house-seat.html  

23 June 2010 | 10:52 am Read More →
Supporters drafting Ketner to challenge DeMint and Alvin Greene – Charleston City Paper

Supporters drafting Ketner to challenge DeMint and Alvin Greene – Charleston City Paper

“She did a very good job showing herself as an independent decision maker,” says College of Charleston political science professor Jeri Cabot. “But it’s such an uphill battle against DeMint.” http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/supporters-drafting-ketner-to-challenge-demint-and-alvine-greene/Content?oid=2087340

23 June 2010 | 10:51 am Read More →
Nikki Haley Withstands Whisper Campaign in S.C. – CBS News

Nikki Haley Withstands Whisper Campaign in S.C. – CBS News

“I think the 49 1/2 -percent figure that Nikki Haley garnered is a pretty clear indication that the people of South Carolina want to focus on the key issues,” said Romney, appearing with Haley at the College of Charleston Friday, a few feet from a marble plaque celebrating the education of the “sons and daughters” […]

22 June 2010 | 10:21 am Read More →
Nikki Haley Poised To Be GOP Pick For S.C. Governor – NPR

Nikki Haley Poised To Be GOP Pick For S.C. Governor – NPR

Cash says she’s still undecided. But 53-year-old Mickey McGuire has no such worries. She had just seen Haley speak at the College of Charleston. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127940927

22 June 2010 | 10:20 am Read More →