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Archive for December, 2012

College Closed Through January 1, 2013

College Closed Through January 1, 2013

Public Safety will monitor campus and respond to emergencies. Classes resume on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.

20 December 2012 | 2:00 pm Read More →
Jubilee Project Officially Kicks off December 31

Jubilee Project Officially Kicks off December 31

The celebration of civil rights continues throughout 2013.

20 December 2012 | 8:32 am Read More →
Students to Spend Winter Break Helping with Hurricane Sandy Relief

Students to Spend Winter Break Helping with Hurricane Sandy Relief

About 20 students and staff members will travel to New Jersey as part of an Alternative Break experience.

19 December 2012 | 9:04 am Read More →
The College’s Most Popular Stories, Posts, and Videos of 2012

The College’s Most Popular Stories, Posts, and Videos of 2012

Some of them might not be what you expect.

19 December 2012 | 8:15 am Read More →
Political Science Professor Uses Blogging to Teach Critical Thinking Skills

Political Science Professor Uses Blogging to Teach Critical Thinking Skills

Jordan Ragusa’s blog has been mentioned by “The Washington Post” and “The Monkey Cage.”

18 December 2012 | 9:59 am Read More →
Private engineering firm embeds with ports authority- Charleston Post and Courier

Private engineering firm embeds with ports authority- Charleston Post and Courier

“The benefits of having the outside party joining is they really get a sense of what you’re all about and your needs,” said Kent Gourdin, chairman of the management and marketing department at the College of Charleston. “They can bring in some fresh perspectives that you just can’t get with an arms-length relationship.” http://www.equities.com/news/headline-story?dt=2012-12-17&val=833615&cat=industrial  

17 December 2012 | 2:06 pm Read More →
12/12/12: What a day — a math professor explains the significance of a dozen- Charleston Post and Courier

12/12/12: What a day — a math professor explains the significance of a dozen- Charleston Post and Courier

Today it all comes to an end. No, not the world, but a 12-year streak in which each year has offered a magical day like today, when the day, month, and year all coincide. Harmonic convergences such as 12/12/12 aren’t to be sniffed at, as most of us won’t see another one, Mayan calendar or […]

17 December 2012 | 2:05 pm Read More →
Puppies visit CofC students for Exam Week relief- WCIV

Puppies visit CofC students for Exam Week relief- WCIV

Cougar Countdown started on Friday with Pancakes with the President, where students could eat a free pancake breakfast with College of Charleston President George Benson. “We have fourty different events over the week and a half, two week period where students are meeting with professors and taking exams and studying hard.  We thought, let’s give […]

17 December 2012 | 2:03 pm Read More →
Graham likely to benefit from DeMint’s resignation- Charleston Post and Courier

Graham likely to benefit from DeMint’s resignation- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston political science professor Jordan Ragusa said Graham still could face problems in the 2014 GOP primary if the state’s conservative base is particularly mobilized. However, he also noted a recent poll showing that Graham still has support of almost two thirds of the state’s Republicans. “The reality is that Graham has been […]

17 December 2012 | 2:01 pm Read More →
Jim DeMint’s Retirement: Good News or Bad News for Lindsey Graham?- Washington Post

Jim DeMint’s Retirement: Good News or Bad News for Lindsey Graham?- Washington Post

Jordan Ragusa analyzes the outlook for South Carolina politics in 2014: What does Jim DeMint’s resignation mean for a primary against Lindsey Graham? http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2012/12/06/happy-hour-roundup-6/

17 December 2012 | 2:00 pm Read More →