Author Archive: Ron Menchaca

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You’ll Never Guess Who Was Giving Directions on Campus (has video)

You’ll Never Guess Who Was Giving Directions on Campus (has video)

See who dispensed advice, gave directions, handed out CofC schwag and posed for photos with students at a Peanuts-inspired information booth.

Welcome, Class of 2019

Welcome, Class of 2019

Among the incoming class of 2,330 freshmen, the most common birth month is April and the most common home state, besides South Carolina, is New Jersey.

Strategies for Surviving First Day of Classes

Strategies for Surviving First Day of Classes

The start of a new academic year is a time of excitement, exploration and information-overload. A College of Charleston expert gives tips for coping with the stress.

Two Wheels, a Ukulele and One Epic Summer (has slideshow)

Two Wheels, a Ukulele and One Epic Summer (has slideshow)

Did you have an epic summer? After graduating from the College in 2014, academic standout Chelsea Cash embarked on life-changing bicycle trip across America.

Internships Help Students Gain Real-World Job Experience

Internships Help Students Gain Real-World Job Experience

Students from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences will be working and learning in many exciting and interesting internships this fall.

College Launches #CougarWelcome to Greet Incoming Students

College Launches #CougarWelcome to Greet Incoming Students

#CougarWelcome is a 36-hour online event inviting alumni and the College community to offer advice, share memories and send their best to new students.

Professor’s ‘Creating Conservatism’ Book Wins Awards

Professor’s ‘Creating Conservatism’ Book Wins Awards

Michael Lee, an associate professor in the Department of Communication, has been recognized by the National Communication Association for his book on conservative political thought.

Physics Professor Explains Storm Surge and Flooding (has video)

Physics Professor Explains Storm Surge and Flooding (has video)

Lee Lindner, associate professor of atmospheric physics, teamed with the National Weather Service and his students to develop a storm surge visualization simulator.

Champion Ultrarunner Ashley Arnold Returns to Winning Ways (video)

Champion Ultrarunner Ashley Arnold Returns to Winning Ways (video)

Ashley Arnold ’08, who is featured on the cover of College of Charleston Magazine, has won trail races of 50 and 100 miles. But her biggest victory was rediscovering her passion for running and for life.

Operation Move-Out: CofC Partners With City for Busy Moving Period

Operation Move-Out: CofC Partners With City for Busy Moving Period

The partnership between with the City of Charleston has led to improvements in the timely removal of trash and created a pipeline for recycling and reusing old furniture and other household items.