In this week’s installment: advocating for school teachers; the rise of craft beer in South Carolina; a new archeological discovery; and more!
Archive for May, 2012
Neuroscience Program honored by the American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs.
Campus will receive 1,065 bins to support recycling.
Honors College students attend special course in cross-cultural community development.
Visiting College of Charleston, Haut Gap Middle School eighth-graders prepare for high school, college search- Charleston Post and Courier
It had all the characteristics of a typical afternoon for the College of Charleston’s Avery Center garden. On a warm Tuesday, students eating lunch crowded picnic tables and peppered amphitheater steps, and a small, babbling waterfall was drowned out by their conversation. http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20120524/PC16/120529571/visiting-college-of-charleston-haut-gap-middle-school-eighth-graders-prepare-for-high-school-college-search
It may soon become easier for some Lowcountry school children to eat produce right off the farm. The College of Charleston launched its pilot farm-to-school initiative Thursday. The program’s goal is to provide fresh produce for kids at lunchtime and teach them about farming, as well as boost the local economy. Organizers say the farm-to-school […]
“Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto” opens at the Halsey Institute of Art, the latest of Yamamoto’s full-scale installation pieces that have appeared across the world, and once before at the Halsey, in 2006. “I like for art to have an awe factor, for people to be gobsmacked and astonished,” said Mark Sloan, […]
The College of Charleston has received a $1.4 million award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The award is part of a national $50 million initiative to enable schools to create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students, and increase the diversity of students who study science. This is the second grant […]
Harlan Greene, an author and senior manuscript and reference archivist for College of Charleston libraries, said slave and free men’s tags are now valued artifacts. Square, round and diamond shaped, slave tags were numbered and listed the type of work a slave could perform. http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20120529/PC16/120529101/rare-free-man-s-tag-taps-slave-era-history-in-charleston-sc