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Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

College of Charleston Marine Biology Professor Jack DiTullio and Research Associate Peter Lee are studying how changes in the marine environment affect earth’s climate.

21 October 2014 | 2:58 pm Read More →
Basketball Block Party to Usher in 2014-15 Season

Basketball Block Party to Usher in 2014-15 Season

Come hang out with the players and coaches of the men’s and women’s basketball teams as they prepare to open their seasons. The block party takes place on George Street from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2014.

20 October 2014 | 3:57 pm Read More →
College Sisterhood Gives Alumna Strength to Beat Breast Cancer

College Sisterhood Gives Alumna Strength to Beat Breast Cancer

A College of Charleston degree helped Krista Ellis Bannister ’92 follow her career plan. But it was the lifelong friends she made at the College that got her through the unplanned parts, like getting breast cancer at 30.

16 October 2014 | 1:23 pm Read More →
Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Just 18 and still in in his first semester at the College of Charleston, freshman and South Carolina native Jesse Horine is already racking up accolades for his plan to create a lifestyle brand called SouthernFly.

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Ransom White ’06 was exposed to sea floor mapping as a geology major at the College. Now he’s working as a hydrographic surveyor in the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane.

14 October 2014 | 9:17 am Read More →
Veterans Scholarship Helps Business Student and Former Marine Pursue CrossFit Dream

Veterans Scholarship Helps Business Student and Former Marine Pursue CrossFit Dream

Jason Cohen, a CrossFit trainer and finance major in the School of Business, is the first recipient of the Friends of the Library Scholarship for Veterans.

6 October 2014 | 3:04 pm Read More →
Honors College Brings Jefferson Historian Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy to Campus

Honors College Brings Jefferson Historian Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy to Campus

The professor and author will discuss how the greatest nation of the time managed to lose the American Revolutionary War. The lecture takes place in Wells Fargo Auditorium at 5 p.m. on Oct. 15.

6 October 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
College Wins Grant of Nearly $500K to Help Teachers Grow Gifted and Talented Students

College Wins Grant of Nearly $500K to Help Teachers Grow Gifted and Talented Students

As part of a $2.3 million grant proposal, Professor of Teacher Education Julie Dingle Swanson and colleagues will train teachers to identify and develop gifted and talented students in low-income elementary schools in Charleston County.

3 October 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

Stressed out over mid-term exams? Find out how the College’s urban gardens can help ease your tension and improve your health.

29 September 2014 | 3:24 pm Read More →
NYT Best-selling Author to Discuss Life of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

NYT Best-selling Author to Discuss Life of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

College of Charleston Friends of the Library will host S.C. Gwynne, author of “Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson,” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 1, 2014, in Alumni Hall, Randolph Hall.

29 September 2014 | 11:36 am Read More →