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Archive for October, 2010
“In other words, rather than raising sales taxes or income taxes or cutting spending … [politicians] can tax something new,” said Douglas Walker, professor of economics at the College of Charleston and author of The Economics of Casino Gambling (2007). http://www.toledoblade.com/article/20101028/NEWS16/10270447/-1/RSS
The College of Charleston might not be the place you’d expect to see a tough Quidditch match, but that’s exactly what happens once a week. Several students decided to start a Quidditch team, after being inspired by the sport which is a main feature in the Harry Potter book series. http://www2.counton2.com/news/2010/oct/28/2/college-charleston-takes-cue-harry-potter-form-qui-ar-1022425/
Dr. Greville Haslam donated more than 2,000 angling and sporting books, one of the finest collections in the Southeast.
College of Charleston political scientist Kendra Stewart noted that records are being set around the nation this year. http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/south-carolina-governor/2010-10-26/sc-governors?v=1288143723
Although an Insider Advantage poll taken the same day shows Haley with a more comfortable 14-point lead, 51-37 percent, the race may be tighter than either survey suggests, when considering other indicators like fundraising, said Kendra Stewart, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “Sheheen has been very competitive in fundraising,” Stewart said. […]
“Tap Out” premieres tonight, a documentary about the Carolinas’ water issues. It might be the last Center for the Documentary video made. The College of Charleston is closing the award-winning center and its staff is being moved to the college marketing department, where more focus will be put on videos promoting the college. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/oct/27/documentary-water-issues-debuts-tonight/
The College of Charleston has received a major grant to help adults with learning disabilities. The $2.3 million federal grant will be used to give those adults a college experience. Students will get to take credit and non-credit courses to develop professionally so they can contribute to society. http://www.abcnews4.com/Global/story.asp?S=13392352
A $2.3 million federal grant will be used to support a four-year program to help adults with learning disabilities have a college experience at the College of Charleston. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant to help fund the Realizing Educational and Career Hopes: Foundation, Augmentation, Replication program. The program at the College of […]
Erin McAdams, a College of Charleston political science professor, said Haley needs to speak directly with conservative South Carolina. Her latest campaign ad looks far more personal. It stars Haley, spends nearly every second with the camera on her, and she never mentions her opponent. http://www.thestate.com/2010/10/25/1528526/debate-tonight.html#ixzz13OgKv2ny