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Author Archive: Melissa Whetzel

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School of the Arts Receives S.C.’s Highest Arts Honor

School of the Arts Receives S.C.’s Highest Arts Honor

In its 25th anniversary year, the School of the Arts receives the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts.

27 February 2015 | 1:37 pm Read More →
Alternative Break is More Than a Five-Day Trip

Alternative Break is More Than a Five-Day Trip

College of Charleston students are stepping outside their comfort zones for spring break 2015 to explore new communities and social issues through Alternative Spring Break.

25 February 2015 | 2:01 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job: Owner of Surf Company in Costa Rica

I Want Your Job: Owner of Surf Company in Costa Rica

Phillip Hall ’09 gets paid to be on vacation. He spends his days surfing in Costa Rica, traveling the country and capturing it all in photos and video.

25 February 2015 | 11:57 am Read More →
Professional Puzzler Will Make You Think

Professional Puzzler Will Make You Think

Math faculty member Derrick Niederman has had 20 crossword puzzles published in the New York Times. But, he hasn’t stopped there…

24 February 2015 | 9:33 am Read More →
ADVICE: Make the Most of Your College Tours

ADVICE: Make the Most of Your College Tours

Is it ok if your parents ask questions? Should you take selfies during the tour? These questions and more answered by admissions staff.

23 February 2015 | 3:24 pm Read More →
College Hosts First Charleston Screening of “Las Libres”

College Hosts First Charleston Screening of “Las Libres”

Following the free screening, reproductive justice experts, including Deborah Billings, producer of of ‘Las Libres,’ will be available for a Q&A session.

20 February 2015 | 12:43 pm Read More →
Yes! I’m a Feminist Event to be Held February 24

Yes! I’m a Feminist Event to be Held February 24

This year’s hosts include every dean at the College of Charleston and most administrators, including President Glenn F. McConnell ’69.

18 February 2015 | 1:05 pm Read More →
Why Have Jews Been So Successful in the Modern World?

Why Have Jews Been So Successful in the Modern World?

Jewish studies professor Adam Mendelsohn offers insight. His new book on the subject won the top prize in the National Jewish Book Awards.

17 February 2015 | 1:24 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job: Translator for Luxury Chile Magazine

I Want Your Job: Translator for Luxury Chile Magazine

Lauren Stevens ’03 knew she’d live in Chile again after she studied abroad there in college. When she moved back without a job, Stevens had no idea she’d become a translator for one of the country’s foremost luxury travel magazines.

11 February 2015 | 1:30 pm Read More →
Message From President McConnell Regarding Campus Bomb Threat

Message From President McConnell Regarding Campus Bomb Threat

A bomb has NOT been found on campus, but classes in six buildings have been cancelled until 5 p.m., when the buildings are expected to reopen.

10 February 2015 | 1:20 pm Read More →