Archive for December, 2010

New York artist Leslie Wayne headed to the Halsey – Charleston City Paper

New York artist Leslie Wayne headed to the Halsey – Charleston City Paper

The College of Charleston recently released their spring calendar. While it’s jam-packed with events, we’re especially excited about the Leslie Wayne exhibition opening at the Halsey on Jan. 21. http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/CultureShock/archives/2010/12/16/new-york-artist-leslie-wayne-headed-to-the-halsey

Modest job gains ‘good sign’ in S.C. – The Post and Courier

Modest job gains ‘good sign’ in S.C. – The Post and Courier

“The good news is this is the third month with a decline in unemployment,” said College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner. “It’s also a good sign that manufacturing added jobs. That’s important to other sectors of the economy because it translates into increases in transportation, port activity and more retail as people spend more.” http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/dec/18/modest-job-gains-good-sign-in-sc/

S.C. college studies see big swing to science – The Greenville News

S.C. college studies see big swing to science – The Greenville News

“The reasons for changes here and elsewhere are largely related to the fast pace of innovation,” said George Hynd, provost at the College of Charleston. Technology and science have accelerated further development of existing careers and sparked creation of new fields of study and employment, Hynd said. Helms, Doerpinghaus and Denny Ciganovic, director of the […]

Charleston has highest hotel price hike in November – The Post and Courier

Charleston has highest hotel price hike in November – The Post and Courier

The November lodging report completed by the Office of Tourism Analysis in the College of Charleston’s School of Business showed a nearly 13 percent increase in occupancy rate for November and a nearly 7 percent increase in average daily rate paid for those rooms on the downtown peninsula. The month showed positive results across the […]

Moon to eclipse during shower – The Post and Courier

Moon to eclipse during shower – The Post and Courier

The eclipse is a photographic opportunity as it ends closer to the horizon, because the moon will be setting just after 5 a.m. in first light, said Terry Richardson, a College of Charleston astronomy professor. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/dec/20/moon-to-eclipse-during-shower/

Year In Review 2010

Year In Review 2010

2010 Highlights We set several records! Parade Magazine named the College of Charleston a “Best Small Public College.” 2,285 people attended A Charleston Affair, the signature event for the Office of Alumni Relations Students raised $75,000 through Dance Marathon benefitting MUSC Children’s Hospital We tripled the number of students studying abroad We also reached 25,000 fans on our […]

Nearly 430 Students Earn Degrees

Nearly 430 Students Earn Degrees

Dorothea Benton Frank delivered the commencement address at the winter ceremony.

Student Rallies Community to Bake Cookies for Inmates

Student Rallies Community to Bake Cookies for Inmates

Senior Samantha Sammis gathered more than 7,000 home-baked cookies in just four days.

College to Hold Commencement Ceremony on Saturday

College to Hold Commencement Ceremony on Saturday

New York Times best-selling author Dorothea Benton Frank will be commencement speaker.

Every Living/Learning Community Gives Back

Every Living/Learning Community Gives Back

All of the College’s Living/Learning Communities worked with a local charity this holiday season.