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Former NCAA President Benjamin Jealous to Speak at the College on Jan. 15, 2015

Former NCAA President Benjamin Jealous to Speak at the College on Jan. 15, 2015

Held in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jealous’ talk takes place at 7 p.m. in Sottile Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

19 December 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

The exhibition, “Sweetgrass: A Living Legacy of Family and Community,” features baskets made by various African and African American artists in the 20th and 21st centuries.

11 December 2014 | 4:26 pm Read More →
Alumnus and Choir Conductor A Finalist for Grammy Music Educator Award

Alumnus and Choir Conductor A Finalist for Grammy Music Educator Award

William Bennett, conductor of the College’s University Chorus and adjunct professor in the School of the Arts, was named a top 10 finalist for the award out of more than 7,000 nominees.

11 December 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
Students Share Tips for Practicing Sustainability During the Holidays

Students Share Tips for Practicing Sustainability During the Holidays

The holidays don’t have to be a time of overindulgence. With this great advice from the Office of Sustainability you can shop, give gifts and eat in ways that are both sustainable and festive.

9 December 2014 | 11:16 am Read More →
New School of Professional Studies Focuses on Adult Learners and Non-Traditional Students

New School of Professional Studies Focuses on Adult Learners and Non-Traditional Students

The new school at the College’s North Campus offers undergraduate programs, continuing education classes and professional certification programs.

8 December 2014 | 11:37 am Read More →
Honors College Student Starts Project Playground, Recruits 50 Volunteers

Honors College Student Starts Project Playground, Recruits 50 Volunteers

Clay Dustin started Project Playground to help keep elementary school children active and out of trouble during recess.

3 December 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
Sociologist Discusses Gonzo Journalism, Gardening, and the Name Brittany

Sociologist Discusses Gonzo Journalism, Gardening, and the Name Brittany

No matter what your major is, sociology professor Tracy Burkett says all students should understand the connections between individuals, groups and society.

2 December 2014 | 10:12 am Read More →
Cougar Countdown Offers Stress-Busting Activities During Exam Week

Cougar Countdown Offers Stress-Busting Activities During Exam Week

Cougar Countdown runs Dec. 2 to Dec. 10 and offers a variety of events and activities to help students approach final exams with a healthy and positive attitude.

1 December 2014 | 10:13 am Read More →
Will West Coast Port Delays Dampen Holidays?

Will West Coast Port Delays Dampen Holidays?

Kent Gourdin, global logistics and transportation professor, says work slowdowns at West Coast ports are unlikely to affect holiday shopping.

25 November 2014 | 9:40 am Read More →
Final Exam Week is December 3-10

Final Exam Week is December 3-10

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 →