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Resources and Tips for Final Exam Week

Resources and Tips for Final Exam Week

Need extra tutoring before finals or a quiet place to study? What about stress relief or a ride home after a late night of studying? The College has you covered.

24 November 2014 | 10:17 am Read More →
Art History Students Get Architecture Experience and Resume-Building Skills

Art History Students Get Architecture Experience and Resume-Building Skills

The College’s Architecture & Art History Club brings subjects to life in Charleston. Currently, they’re developing an educational curriculum for use in Charleston County schools.

20 November 2014 | 10:01 am Read More →
Find Out How a College Alumna’s Jeopardy! Appearance Went Viral

Find Out How a College Alumna’s Jeopardy! Appearance Went Viral

Alumna Elizabeth Williams ’01 credits the liberal arts education she received at the College of Charleston for helping her make it on to Jeopardy!

17 November 2014 | 10:05 am Read More →
Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Dave Owens, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of Biology, is closely involved with the South Carolina Aquarium’s work to rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles.

11 November 2014 | 11:15 am Read More →
Chucktown Squash Guest Speaker Defied Taliban to Play Squash in Pakistan

Chucktown Squash Guest Speaker Defied Taliban to Play Squash in Pakistan

Maria Toorpakai-Wazir spent much of her childhood in Pakistan disguised as a boy so she could pursue her passion for playing squash. She is the guest speaker for the inaugural Chucktown Talks on Nov. 12, 2014.

10 November 2014 | 5:02 pm Read More →
Schottland Scholars Program’s Future Secured

Schottland Scholars Program’s Future Secured

Schottland Scholars mentor Bill Finn recently announced a gift of $50,000 to the Schottland Programs Endowment in honor of professor and Schottland director Carrie Blair Messal.

10 November 2014 | 11:38 am Read More →
War Veteran and Gay Rights Activist Eric Alva to Speak at the College

War Veteran and Gay Rights Activist Eric Alva to Speak at the College

Eric Alva, the first American to be seriously injured in the Iraq war, was instrumental in efforts to repeal the military’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. He will speak at the College on Nov. 12, 2014.

7 November 2014 | 10:38 am Read More →
Working Professionals Thrive in College’s BPS Degree-Completion Program

Working Professionals Thrive in College’s BPS Degree-Completion Program

The Bachelor of Professional Studies degree-completion program at the College’s North Campus blends liberal arts education and applied knowledge, making it a perfect option for adult students.

7 November 2014 | 9:44 am Read More →
Charleston Music Fest Presents World-Class Violinist and Faculty Musicians

Charleston Music Fest Presents World-Class Violinist and Faculty Musicians

The Charleston Music Fest kicks off its 2014-15 season on Nov. 13 with a concert by violinist Alexandre Brussilovsky and music faculty members Natalia Khoma and Volodymyr Vynnytsky.

5 November 2014 | 11:10 am Read More →