In this week’s installment: an economist reviews his business forecast; a look at shark research; green chemistry opportunities open up for CofC students and more.
Archive for July, 2010
Carol Ann Davis is a poet, which means she understands that netherworld between poverty and perfection. As a professor of poetry at the College of Charleston, she shares her talent with future wordsmiths and helps edit a magazine called “Crazyhorse,” which has survived 50 years in many homes, the last decade as an itinerant guest […]
A July 18 editorial called upon state colleges to keep tuition affordable, citing in particular decisions made by the College of Charleston and The Citadel to raise tuition by 14.75 and 13 percent, respectively. A noble sentiment to be sure, but the editorial failed to offer a better solution for the budget crises these institutions […]
“Move, Groove, Get Active” will be held on Saturdays this fall.
Shortly after the announcement, the College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis estimated the local economic impact at nearly $83.7 million. The study also notes that its figures are conservative. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/jul/26/green-economics/
Edward Hart, a composer who has collaborated with the Charleston Symphony and who teaches at the College of Charleston, said everyone deserves some blame for the symphony’s financial woes. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/jul/25/symphony-may-plan-concert/
The College of Charleston received an anonymous $250,000 donation that will fund a pair of scholarships and support two programs, the school announced today. The gift will include $175,000 for two four-year merit-based scholarships, $50,000 for the college’s new MBA program and $25,000 to expand the Bonner Leaders Program. The scholarships will be available in […]
Center will help children and adults with learning, visual or physical disabilities.