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Author Archive: Ron Menchaca

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Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

After nearly 20 years of teaching and conducting research at the College, associate professor of geology Cassandra Runyon is as passionate as ever about studying and exploring the universe with her students and colleagues.

19 August 2014 | 5:16 pm Read More →
Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Beginning Aug. 21, 2014, and continuing each Thursday during class change from 12:05 p.m. to 12:15 p.m., faculty and staff will read a poem to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.

18 August 2014 | 4:50 pm Read More →
Alumna Uses Acting Talents to Shine Light on Partner Violence

Alumna Uses Acting Talents to Shine Light on Partner Violence

Following the performance of her one-woman play at Piccolo Spoleto this summer, Colie McClellan ’10 is taking her show on the road to Philadelphia. The play deals with the prevalence of dating and domestic violence against women.

18 August 2014 | 3:46 pm Read More →
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. Read one College of Charleston expert’s recommendations for coping with the stress.

14 August 2014 | 4:14 pm Read More →
Cougar Shuttle Service for Students Resumes for Fall 2014

Cougar Shuttle Service for Students Resumes for Fall 2014

Cougar Shuttle is a free downtown-area transportation service for students at the College of Charleston. Students with a valid Cougar Card can request a pick-up on the downtown peninsula by calling 888.960.2227.

14 August 2014 | 2:51 pm Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

13 August 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
9 Things You Wish You’d Brought to College

9 Things You Wish You’d Brought to College

Two College of Charleston seniors and a residence life director suggest items that can help you make a smooth transition to living in a residence hall.

13 August 2014 | 2:42 pm Read More →
Georgestock 2014

Georgestock 2014

Georgestock is an annual student event that takes place on the eve of the first week of classes. This year’s event takes place Aug. 17. New and returning students are invited to dance, play games, eat and celebrate the Cougar Nation.

12 August 2014 | 2:13 pm Read More →
Political Science Professor Deconstructs Dystopias

Political Science Professor Deconstructs Dystopias

Political science professor Claire Curtis is a gentle soul who loves her family, political philosophy and people-watching in Cistern Yard. But you might see a different side of her if you try to steal home plate or send texts in her class.

12 August 2014 | 1:02 pm Read More →
Volleyball Team Tops League’s Pre-Season Poll

Volleyball Team Tops League’s Pre-Season Poll

The Cougar volleyball team’s season-opening match against Davidson takes place Aug. 29, 2014, in TD Arena. The team capped its inaugural season in the Colonial Athletic Association by winning the tournament championship in 2013.

11 August 2014 | 9:34 am Read More →