In this week’s installment – surfing classes make a big splash at the College; Tibetan monks begin construction of a mandala in the library; remembering the great George Spaulding and more.
Archive for June, 2010
The College is leading a two-day institute designed to help Charleston County schools expand their learning time.
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 […]
Chris Fragile is one of two professors nationwide to receive the grant.
“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/
Department of Theatre Professor Joy Vandervort-Cobb has entered an audition video for her proposed show, “Authentic Joy.”
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 […]
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
“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
“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” […]
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