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Archive for September, 2012

Students Dash for Trash to Keep Charleston Clean

Students Dash for Trash to Keep Charleston Clean

The annual Dash for Trash will take place on October 20 at 10 a.m.

28 September 2012 | 8:10 am Read More →
SC coastline more vulnerable 23 years after Hugo – The Sun News

SC coastline more vulnerable 23 years after Hugo – The Sun News

“It’s a very vulnerable coastline from Little River down,” said Scott Harris, associate professor of geology and environmental geosciences at the College of Charleston geologist who has researched landscape evolution and shoreline dynamics. “The only reason we realize there’s a problem is because people live on the coast.” http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2012/09/21/3072339/sc-coastline-more-vulnerable-23.html#storylink=misearch

27 September 2012 | 9:22 am Read More →
College of Charleston sailing team is benefitting from “sport-specific” workouts tailored by a trainer- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston sailing team is benefitting from “sport-specific” workouts tailored by a trainer- Charleston Post and Courier

I had my stereotype of sailors blown to the wind last week. My limited experience with sailing and sailors gave me the impression that they didn’t really have to be in great shape. After all, I’ve known way too many sailors who had pot bellies and used rum and cigarettes as their performance-enhancing drugs. At […]

27 September 2012 | 9:21 am Read More →
CofC Hosts Archaeology Event with Demonstrations, Artifact Identification- Beach Carolina Magazine

CofC Hosts Archaeology Event with Demonstrations, Artifact Identification- Beach Carolina Magazine

For one weekend, it will be all archaeology, all the time at the College of Charleston. The first Archaeology Month Celebration will include demonstrations by primitive technologists, free artifact identification, lectures, and displays.   http://beachcarolina.com/2012/09/26/cofc-hosts-archaeology-event-with-demonstrations-artifact-identification/  

27 September 2012 | 9:13 am Read More →
Are you ready to rock…the vote? – WCIV

Are you ready to rock…the vote? – WCIV

Ready to rock? The College of Charleston is hosting a ‘Rock the Vote’ event from noon to 2pm outside the Physicians Auditorium by the Cistern on Thursday afternoon. “Aside from the importance of voting for anybody to have your opinions and voices heard, I think especially the college demographic is important because it is their first time,” […]

27 September 2012 | 9:13 am Read More →
Former Coca-Cola Chair and CEO to Speak at College

Former Coca-Cola Chair and CEO to Speak at College

E. Neville Isdell will present “The 21st Century Corporation: How capitalism needs to evolve in an era of greater social accountability” on October 5.

26 September 2012 | 11:16 am Read More →
College Partners with MUSC on “The Yellow Wallpaper” Activities

College Partners with MUSC on “The Yellow Wallpaper” Activities

A panel discussion will be held on September 27.

26 September 2012 | 8:33 am Read More →
Professor Launches New Publication

Professor Launches New Publication

Benjamin Fraser has just published the “Journal of Urban Cultural Studies”.

25 September 2012 | 1:32 pm Read More →
Past Forward: Why Students Still Want to Get Into ‘Hot’ Colleges- New York Times

Past Forward: Why Students Still Want to Get Into ‘Hot’ Colleges- New York Times

Harvey Mudd. The University of Richmond. The College of Charleston. Elon. They may be unfamiliar names to many, but according to Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz, a college admissions counselor and the author of “Admission Possible: The Dare to Be Yourself Guide for Getting Into the Best Colleges,” they are all examples of schools that “have suddenly come […]

24 September 2012 | 2:15 pm Read More →
Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival brings 13 films and four directors to Charleston- Charleston Post and Courier

Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival brings 13 films and four directors to Charleston- Charleston Post and Courier

The festival, which runs Thursday-Sunday, has become increasingly popular and able to attract more cinematic talent each year, said Giovanna De Luca, festival director and professor of Italian and cinema at the College of Charleston. Read full article.

24 September 2012 | 2:14 pm Read More →