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Archive for August, 2011

Nationally Recognized Disability Expert to Speak On Campus

Nationally Recognized Disability Expert to Speak On Campus

Michael Berube and his son, Jamie, will speak on September 6.

31 August 2011 | 11:32 am 0 Comments Read More →
Alumni Association Launches New Online Community

Alumni Association Launches New Online Community

MyCofC will give more than 52,000 alumni access to jobs, a Yellow Pages directory, and each other!

31 August 2011 | 11:28 am 0 Comments Read More →
Geology Professor and Class are Part of Ground-Breaking Pilot Program

Geology Professor and Class are Part of Ground-Breaking Pilot Program

Leslie Sautter will broadcast from a research vessel off the Oregon coast to teach her geology class.

30 August 2011 | 9:49 am 0 Comments Read More →
Changes to Help Retention Rate and Student Transition

Changes to Help Retention Rate and Student Transition

SPECTRA students took FYE course this summer, synthesis seminar in fall.

30 August 2011 | 9:27 am 0 Comments Read More →
Nobel Peace Prize recipient to speak at College of Charleston – Charleston Business Journal

Nobel Peace Prize recipient to speak at College of Charleston – Charleston Business Journal

Nobel Peace Prize recipient and human rights activist Elie Wiesel will visit the College of Charleston next month for an invitation-only address at the Sottile Theater. The speech will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 25; though it is closed to the public, a limited number of tickets will be made available for a simulcast to […]

29 August 2011 | 1:17 pm Read More →
Single parents, unmarried couples on rise in S.C., area – The Post and Courier

Single parents, unmarried couples on rise in S.C., area – The Post and Courier

College of Charleston sociology professor Von Bakanic said finances can explain why several generations may live under the same roof, and financial uncertainty also plays a role in the continued rise of unmarried couples. “People don’t want to make the legal commitment, especially if they see the legal commitment as impermanent,” Bakanic said. “They see […]

29 August 2011 | 1:17 pm Read More →
C of C students head back to campus – WCIV

C of C students head back to campus – WCIV

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — After a long summer spent resting and relaxing, students at the college of Charleston head back to campus Friday. And while downtown residents can expect some slow going as those co-ed’s move in. The students themselves are turning to social media to make the most of their first few days back […]

29 August 2011 | 1:16 pm Read More →
CofC promotes safety as students move in – WCIV

CofC promotes safety as students move in – WCIV

Lt. Oneida Banks with campus police says the College of Charleston will be providing students with safety orientation classes. “Our officers will be on duty as they always are 24 hours seven days a week.  We’ll also start joint patrol with the Charleston Police Department,” Banks said. http://www.abcnews4.com/story/15302839/cofc-promotes-safety-as-students-move-in  

29 August 2011 | 1:15 pm Read More →
Finding unity through book – The Post and Courier

Finding unity through book – The Post and Courier

He then heard about the College of Charleston Avery Research Center’s two-day symposium celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of Dash’s film. They plan to gather scholars and artists from across the country to reflect on the film’s impact. “It really put Gullah life on the map for many people,” said Patricia Williams Lessane, […]

29 August 2011 | 1:14 pm Read More →
Keeping students healthy – The Post and Courier

Keeping students healthy – The Post and Courier

Jane Reno-Munro, director of student health services at the College of Charleston, has been on the front lines of student health for nearly 17 years. As students resume classes today, she shares some observations of health patterns and concerns for college students: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/aug/23/keeping-students-healthy/  

29 August 2011 | 1:13 pm Read More →