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Earl Grant Named Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Earl Grant Named Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Earl Grant has accepted the position as the new men’s head basketball coach at the College of Charleston.

2 September 2014 | 6:14 pm Read More →
College of Charleston to Offer Two-Day Suicide Intervention Class

College of Charleston to Offer Two-Day Suicide Intervention Class

The two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training(ASIST) class starting September 22, 2014.

27 August 2014 | 11:21 am Read More →
Boom or bust: offshore liquid gold rush

Boom or bust: offshore liquid gold rush

Michael Colgan, a geologist at the College of Charleston, spends his days studying the ocean floor, its geology and coral reefs. He said oil surveys might find oil, but they won’t find it off South Carolina’s coast.  Read more of the Greenville News story.

26 August 2014 | 1:36 pm Read More →
College’s “Education Day” Program Wins National Award

College’s “Education Day” Program Wins National Award

American Chemical Society honors College for “the most innovative new activity or program”.

22 August 2014 | 11:34 am Read More →
Dialogue Is Important, Even When It’s Impolite (op-ed)

Dialogue Is Important, Even When It’s Impolite (op-ed)

Ryan M. Milner is an assistant professor of communication at the College of Charleston, where he studies participatory media and public conversation. He is on Twitter. Solutions to hateful speech often come down to gatekeeping. The Huffington Post, looking to “meet the needs of the grown-up Internet,” only allows comments from verified Facebook accounts. Google […]

20 August 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
Gaines, Kresse to receive Lapchick Awards

Gaines, Kresse to receive Lapchick Awards

Naismith Hall of Famer Clarence “Big House” Gaines, who won 828 games in 47 years at Winston-Salem State, and John Kresse, who led the College of Charleston to an NAIA championship and four NCAA Division I tournament appearances, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award. Read more of the Associated […]

20 August 2014 | 2:35 pm Read More →
College’s Hispanic Honor Society Receives National Distinction

College’s Hispanic Honor Society Receives National Distinction

College of Charleston’s Nu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was recently named an “Honor Chapter” for the 4th consecutive year.  

20 August 2014 | 6:56 am Read More →
18 Things To Do at The College of Charleston Today (and Tomorrow)

18 Things To Do at The College of Charleston Today (and Tomorrow)

A laundry list of things to do when you are not in class, working on homework… or doing laundry.

19 August 2014 | 6:46 am Read More →
College of Charleston takes new drone on its maiden voyage

College of Charleston takes new drone on its maiden voyage

Faculty and students from the College of Charleston were in James Island Thursday testing out their newest high tech piece of equipment that will provide a unique view in future research projects. Read more on the WCSC-TV story.

15 August 2014 | 11:06 am Read More →
Maryland lottery sales slide as casino revenue surges

Maryland lottery sales slide as casino revenue surges

Doug Walker, an economist at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, who is involved in the Maryland lottery study, would not discuss the findings ahead of their release. But he said other studies have shown that opening more casinos generally has a negative effect on local lottery sales. Read more of the Washington Post […]

13 August 2014 | 9:31 am Read More →