Author Archive: Ron Menchaca

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Champion Ultrarunner Ashley Arnold Returns to Competition (has video)

Champion Ultrarunner Ashley Arnold Returns to Competition (has 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.

5 Ways to Nail Your Gap Year After College

5 Ways to Nail Your Gap Year After College

Michael Feliciano ’14 turned his gap year after college into a computer programming job for a Charleston-based startup. Learn how he did it.

Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meets July 22

Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meets July 22

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees Executive Committee will meet on July 22, 2015.

Chemistry Professor Explains How Sunscreen Works

Chemistry Professor Explains How Sunscreen Works

Tim Barker, an assistant professor of organic chemistry at the College, separates the science from the hype.

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.