Author Archive: Ron Menchaca

Ron Menchaca is an Army veteran, a graduate of the College of Charleston and a former newspaper reporter. Prior to joining the College’s Division of Marketing and Communications as Senior Director of Communications, he served from 2009 to 2014 as communications director and speechwriter in the Office of the President.

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CofC In the News – Week of May 23, 2016

CofC In the News – Week of May 23, 2016

In this week’s installment: advocating for school teachers; the rise of craft beer in South Carolina; a new archeological discovery; and more!

SCAMP Students Recognized for STEM Research

SCAMP Students Recognized for STEM Research

Students representing the Louis Stokes South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (SCAMP) at the College of Charleston were honored recently for their academic research.

‘Porgy and Bess’ Exhibit Opens at College of Charleston’s Special Collections

‘Porgy and Bess’ Exhibit Opens at College of Charleston’s Special Collections

The new exhibit, on display through August 2016, coincides with the release of a new book, “Porgy and Bess: A Charleston Story,” and a public lecture on May 31, 2016.

CofC Joins with Uber to Reduce Parking Congestion, Fund Scholarships

CofC Joins with Uber to Reduce Parking Congestion, Fund Scholarships

The partnership between the College and Uber, which entitles new riders to a $20 discount, helps support the Alumni Association’s scholarship fund.

Student Affairs Staff Recognized for Dedication to Students

Student Affairs Staff Recognized for Dedication to Students

The 7th Annual Salute to Student Affairs Division Awards Program was held to thank the division’s hardworking staff and to recognize several individuals for exceptional dedication to students.

The College Remembers Beloved Professor Conseula Francis

The College Remembers Beloved Professor Conseula Francis

The family of Conseula Francis will receive visitors from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Stern Center Ballroom on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Francis, associate provost and professor of English and African American Studies, passed away on May 9, 2016.

Clyde the Cougar Unmasked

Clyde the Cougar Unmasked

For nearly 50 years, Clyde the Cougar has been a mainstay at the College of Charleston. See who’s been behind the mask!

College of Charleston Class of 2016: By The Numbers

College of Charleston Class of 2016: By The Numbers

Nearly 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students from the Class of 2016 will participate in Spring Commencement exercises on May 6 & 7, 2016.

CARTA Route Changes Begin May 1

CARTA Route Changes Begin May 1

CARTA has announced route and schedule changes that will affect CofC students and employees traveling to and from campus.

Men’s Tennis Claims Conference Title

Men’s Tennis Claims Conference Title

The men’s tennis team captured the Colonial Athletic Association Championship title after rallying back from a deficit to beat UNCW.