Archive for July, 2010

How we can pay the poets – The Post and Courier

How we can pay the poets – The Post and Courier

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 […]

Professor Wins Fulbright Senior Scholarship

Professor Wins Fulbright Senior Scholarship

Erik Sotka will study marine ecosystems in Australia.

Tuition hikes more evidence of eroding state support for colleges (op/ed) – The Post and Courier

Tuition hikes more evidence of eroding state support for colleges (op/ed) – The Post and Courier

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 […]

College Develops Program for Adolescents with Aspergers/Autism Spectrum Disorder

College Develops Program for Adolescents with Aspergers/Autism Spectrum Disorder

“Move, Groove, Get Active” will be held on Saturdays this fall.

PGA Championship to be state’s largest sporting event ever – The Post and Courier

PGA Championship to be state’s largest sporting event ever – The Post and Courier

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/

Charleston Symphony planning concert to mark 75th – The Post and Courier

Charleston Symphony planning concert to mark 75th – The Post and Courier

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/

Mystery donor makes it rain for C of C – Charleston Business Journal

Mystery donor makes it rain for C of C – Charleston Business Journal

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 […]

College Develops "Learning Through Listening" Center

College Develops "Learning Through Listening" Center

Center will help children and adults with learning, visual or physical disabilities.

College Announces $250,000 Gift

College Announces $250,000 Gift

Gift will fund two full scholarships and support two programs.

Students Turn Dining Dollars into Donation

Students Turn Dining Dollars into Donation

SGA collects over $525 for Carolina Homeless Veterans Organization