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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

21 December 2010 | 11:39 am Read More →
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/

21 December 2010 | 11:38 am Read More →
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 […]

21 December 2010 | 11:38 am Read More →
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 […]

21 December 2010 | 11:37 am Read More →
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/

21 December 2010 | 11:37 am Read More →
Nearly 430 Students Earn Degrees

Nearly 430 Students Earn Degrees

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

18 December 2010 | 12:47 pm 0 Comments Read More →
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.

17 December 2010 | 11:53 am 0 Comments Read More →
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.

15 December 2010 | 3:55 pm 0 Comments Read More →
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.

15 December 2010 | 9:42 am 0 Comments Read More →
Money on trees: College of Charleston Foundation gets forestry grant – Charleston Business Journal

Money on trees: College of Charleston Foundation gets forestry grant – Charleston Business Journal

The College of Charleston Foundation will use a $140,000 grant to transform hundreds of acres at Dixie Plantation in Hollywood into renewable forest. Funding for the effort is coming from the Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, which supports conservation efforts in the Lowcountry. The money will be released over the next three years. http://www.charlestonbusiness.com/news/37228-money-on-trees-college-of-charleston-foundation-gets-forestry-grant?rss=0

14 December 2010 | 3:11 pm Read More →