Author Archive: Ron Menchaca

Ron Menchaca is an Army veteran, a graduate of the College of Charleston and a former newspaper reporter. Prior to joining the College’s Division of Marketing and Communications as Senior Director of Communications, he served from 2009 to 2014 as communications director and speechwriter in the Office of the President.

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CARTA Route Changes Begin May 1

CARTA Route Changes Begin May 1

CARTA has announced route and schedule changes that will affect CofC students and employees traveling to and from campus.

Men’s Tennis Claims Conference Title

Men’s Tennis Claims Conference Title

The men’s tennis team captured the Colonial Athletic Association Championship title after rallying back from a deficit to beat UNCW.

Stress Less During Exams with Cougar Countdown

Stress Less During Exams with Cougar Countdown

Students can take a break from final exams and enjoy a variety of supportive and fun activities, including free coffee and snacks, yoga, Zumba and the ever-popular “Pets for Less Stress.”

Looking Back at one Alum’s Top 100 Finish at the Boston Marathon

Looking Back at one Alum’s Top 100 Finish at the Boston Marathon

Monday, April 18, marks the 120th running of the Boston Marathon. Learn how former Honors College student-athelete and current CofC staffer Chris Bailey battled through tough conditions at last year’s race to finish as the top runner from South Carolina.

Poster Session Showcases Science and Math Undergraduate Research

Poster Session Showcases Science and Math Undergraduate Research

The 28th Annual Research Poster Session in the School of Sciences and Mathematics takes place on April 14, 2016.

The Surprising Link between College of Charleston and the Masters Golf Tournament

The Surprising Link between College of Charleston and the Masters Golf Tournament

In the early 1980s, Grammy-nominated recording artist Dave Loggins wrote the theme song for the Masters, which remains a staple of the tournament to this day. But did you know Loggins also wrote a song for the College of Charleston?

CofC Honors Engaged Program Expands, Seeks More Community Partners

CofC Honors Engaged Program Expands, Seeks More Community Partners

The Honors Engaged program in the Honors College is expanding to offer students a year-long experience working with local organizations on social issues such as illiteracy, poverty and poor nutrition.

World Cultures Fair Brings Cultures and Traditions from Around the World

World Cultures Fair Brings Cultures and Traditions from Around the World

The annual World Cultures Fair, hosted by the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, will be held on March 31, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Stern Center Garden.

President McConnell: College Will Go Extra Mile on Student Conduct Transparency

President McConnell: College Will Go Extra Mile on Student Conduct Transparency

To enhance campus safety and student accountability, beginning fall 2016, the College will make publicly available violations of the student code of conduct by student organizations.

CofC Participates in Training Exercise with Charleston Police

CofC Participates in Training Exercise with Charleston Police

The emergency response training, which included public safety officers, administrators and staff from the College, was designed to test operating procedures and protocols.