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OOH! AHH! Fireworks Display Over Charleston’s Iconic Bridge

OOH! AHH! Fireworks Display Over Charleston’s Iconic Bridge

Watch video of a spectacular fireworks display held on July 16, 2005, as part of the celebration for the opening of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

ASU Law Professor and CofC Alum to Lecture on Gun Control

ASU Law Professor and CofC Alum to Lecture on Gun Control

James Hodge ’89, a professor of public health law and ethics at Arizona State University, will discuss gun control at a public lecture at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

President McConnell Issues Statement on Confederate Flag

President McConnell Issues Statement on Confederate Flag

President McConnell issues a statement in support of Governor Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate soldier’s flag from the South Carolina State House grounds.

New Garden a Sensory Delight for Children and Adults

New Garden a Sensory Delight for Children and Adults

The recently completed sensory garden at the College’s N.E. Miles Early Childhood Development Center was created as part of the Farm-to-School Initiative, an educational and outreach program housed at the College and funded by Boeing South Carolina.

How Greek Life Improves Charleston and the World

How Greek Life Improves Charleston and the World

Fraternity and sorority members at the College volunteered nearly 33,000 hours with various organizations and raised more than $325,000 for charities during the 2014-15 academic year.

Alumna Wins Prestigious Award at Cannes

Alumna Wins Prestigious Award at Cannes

Film director Megan Gural Oepen ’00 won a a Silver Dolphin Award at the Cannes Corporate Film and TV Awards for her creation of a short film for Chick-fil-A.

4 Tips for Slowing Summer Brain Drain in Children

4 Tips for Slowing Summer Brain Drain in Children

Education professor Margaret Hagood gives tips on how kids can have fun and stay sharp during the carefree days of summer.

Jeanette Guinn: A Voice for the Arts

Jeanette Guinn: A Voice for the Arts

The voice of Jeanette Guinn, visiting assistant professor of arts management, is ubiquitous on South Carolina radio airwaves. You can hear her most days as host of ETV Radio’s Arts Daily.

English Department Re-launches Illuminations Literary Magazine

English Department Re-launches Illuminations Literary Magazine

Illuminations is an internationally known literary magazine edited by College of Charleston English Professor Simon Lewis.

50 Graduates Earn Prestigious Global Scholars Designation

50 Graduates Earn Prestigious Global Scholars Designation

In addition to the fifty recent graduates, five faculty and staff members at the College also have earned the Global Scholars designation.