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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Change the College in 15 Minutes

Change the College in 15 Minutes

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is available Feb. 10 to March 31, 2016. Freshman and seniors should check their College e-mail or log on to MyCharleston to take the survey.

Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

The College’s School of Professional Studies will offer a course titled “Leading Teams for Impact: Executive Coaching and Assessment Tools,” from May 18-20, 2016.

Professor Wins Prestigious Diversity Fellowship

Professor Wins Prestigious Diversity Fellowship

Kendall Deas, an expert in education policy research and an adjunct professor in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance, was recently named a 2016-2017 New Leadership Academy Fellow by the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and its National Center For Institutional Diversity.

S.C. Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter To Discuss Role of Black Women in Politics

S.C. Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter To Discuss Role of Black Women in Politics

The state representative from Orangeburg, S.C., will speak on campus at 6 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2016. The event is part of National Black History Month and the Office of Institutional Diversity Signature Speaker Series.

Anthropologist Richard Price to Speak about Runaway Slave Communities

Anthropologist Richard Price to Speak about Runaway Slave Communities

The lecture is part of the conference, “Marronage and Maroonage in
 Culture, History, and Society.” taking place at the College from Feb. 4 – 6, 2016.

CofC MBA Program Recognized for Excellence

CofC MBA Program Recognized for Excellence

The one-year MBA program was honored by the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce for its personal commitment, dedication and performance.

I Want Your Job: Director of Special Events at Carnegie Hall

I Want Your Job: Director of Special Events at Carnegie Hall

As director of special events at Carnegie Hall in New York City, Ginger Vallen ‘05 thrives in the fast-paced, high-pressure world of fundraising and event planning.

Listen to CofC’s Awesome Anthem from 1985

Listen to CofC’s Awesome Anthem from 1985

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Dave Loggins recorded “Finding Roots and Gaining Wings” in 1985 as part of a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the College’s charter. Listen to the song and learn the story behind its creation.

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee to Participate in Bully Pulpit Series

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee to Participate in Bully Pulpit Series

The former Arkansas governor will visit the College on Jan. 15 for a town hall discussion.

Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meets Jan. 12

Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meets Jan. 12

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees Executive Committee will take place in the Randolph Hall Boardroom at 10 a.m on Jan. 12.