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Archive for January, 2013

Disgraced Former Gov. Mark Sanford Is Ready To Make Another Move – NPR

Disgraced Former Gov. Mark Sanford Is Ready To Make Another Move – NPR

“There can’t be anyone in the district who doesn’t know who he is,” says College of Charleston political scientist Gibbs Knotts. Given the large field, however, it’s unlikely that Sanford can carry a majority of the vote, according to Knotts. That matters, because if no one wins a majority in the March 19 primary, the […]

31 January 2013 | 1:49 pm Read More →
Global Businesses Choose School of Business

Global Businesses Choose School of Business

Boeing joins Michelin in online professional development training.

31 January 2013 | 9:30 am Read More →
Workshop Explores “New History” of Emancipation

Workshop Explores “New History” of Emancipation

The workshop is part of the 2013 Jubilee Project.

30 January 2013 | 8:25 am Read More →
Nearly 2,000 Students to Converge on TD Arena for Education Day

Nearly 2,000 Students to Converge on TD Arena for Education Day

Packed schedule of STEM activities before women’s basketball game.

30 January 2013 | 8:00 am Read More →
Students Study Food Security by Visiting Local Farms and Working in Organic Garden

Students Study Food Security by Visiting Local Farms and Working in Organic Garden

Field trips show students how access to food and affordability of food impact a society.

29 January 2013 | 8:00 am Read More →
$1 million pledge to help CofC open vegetarian cafeteria – WCIV

$1 million pledge to help CofC open vegetarian cafeteria – WCIV

A $1 million pledge to the College of Charleston will help the Jewish Studies Center open a vegetarian dining facility. “This generous gift is a testament to the transformational impact of the Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program on our campus and in the community,” says College of Charleston President P. George Benson.  “We are extremely grateful […]

25 January 2013 | 11:23 am Read More →
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford will run for old seat – Associated Press

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford will run for old seat – Associated Press

“He probably will have to apologize at public functions and then talk about what he’s learned about himself,” said Jeri Cabot, a political scientist from The College of Charleston. “It’s still going to be an issue because you’re asking people for their vote.” http://www.oregonlive.com/today/index.ssf/2013/01/former_south_carolina_gov_mark.html

25 January 2013 | 11:22 am Read More →
Ex-S.C. gov Mark Sanford launches political comeback- USA TODAY

Ex-S.C. gov Mark Sanford launches political comeback- USA TODAY

Gibbs Knotts, chairman of the political science department at the College of Charleston, said the district’s conservatism is a factor. “We’re in a conservative district in a very conservative state,” Knotts said. “It’s not just economic conservatism … but there are also a high number of socially conservative voters. It may be very difficult for […]

25 January 2013 | 11:21 am Read More →
House passes ‘no budget, no pay’ bill, but is it unconstitutional? – Christian Science Monitor

House passes ‘no budget, no pay’ bill, but is it unconstitutional? – Christian Science Monitor

So it all comes down to the meaning of “vary.” Some experts say the language is clever and passes muster. “I suspect this passes Constitutional scrutiny,” writes Jordan Ragusa, associate professor of political science at the College of Charleston, at the Rule 22 congressional politics blog. http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2013/0123/House-passes-no-budget-no-pay-bill-but-is-it-unconstitutional?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

25 January 2013 | 11:20 am Read More →
The 2013-14 College Reads! Selection is Announced

The 2013-14 College Reads! Selection is Announced

The campus will read and discuss “Fun Home” by Alison Bechdel.

25 January 2013 | 11:01 am Read More →