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Legendary Cougar Coach John Kresse Receives Lapchick Character Award

Legendary Cougar Coach John Kresse Receives Lapchick Character Award

Legendary College of Charleston Head Coach John Kresse led the Cougars to a NAIA Championship title and four NCAA Tournament appearances.

22 August 2014 | 10:09 am Read More →
College of Charleston “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” Returns This Fall

College of Charleston “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” Returns This Fall

The fall kickoff of the monthly series is August 25, 2014 and features Richard “Gus” Gusler (Manager for Hootie & the Blowfish and Darius Rucker) and Doc McGhee (Attorney for Hootie & the Blowfish and Darius Rucker).

22 August 2014 | 9:26 am Read More →
See What is New at the College for 2014-15

See What is New at the College for 2014-15

In fall 2014, you’ll find new academic majors and minors, like urban studies and entrepreneurship, as well as two brand-new, high-tech facilities.

19 August 2014 | 9:22 am Read More →
Summer Research Program Wraps Up at College’s Grice Marine Lab

Summer Research Program Wraps Up at College’s Grice Marine Lab

The Ft. Johnson Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is one of 30 funded by the NSF that focuses on ocean and marine sciences.

18 August 2014 | 8:59 am Read More →
Welcome Class of 2018!

Welcome Class of 2018!

The College of Charleston welcomes the Class of 2018 starting August 15, 2014 and you might even recognize some of them.

15 August 2014 | 12:15 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job No. 34: Business Expansion Leader

I Want Your Job No. 34: Business Expansion Leader

Nicholas Glover ’05 is a rising star in the business world. He held positions at NASDAQ and American Express before being tapped to lead Gas South’s first major expansion effort.

13 August 2014 | 9:08 am Read More →
Public Health Professor’s Research Cited in Cosmopolitan Magazine

Public Health Professor’s Research Cited in Cosmopolitan Magazine

“My research has the ability to impact women’s behaviors, health, and lives. But, it cannot do that if it only sits in the pages of an academic journal.”

12 August 2014 | 4:07 pm Read More →
College Shark Researcher Recommends “Sharknado” Over Shark Week

College Shark Researcher Recommends “Sharknado” Over Shark Week

College of Charleston alumnus David Shiffman ’11 (M.S. marine biology) is a renowned shark researcher and conservationist who says the obviously preposterous “Sharknado” does more to help sharks.

8 August 2014 | 10:50 am Read More →
10 Summer Internships You Wish You Had

10 Summer Internships You Wish You Had

This summer College of Charleston students are touring solar power plants, teaching literacy in Mumbai and impacting public health.

6 August 2014 | 2:57 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job No. 33: Boeing Project Administrator

I Want Your Job No. 33: Boeing Project Administrator

Megan Williams ’09 learned how to read architectural plans at the College, now she is designing workspaces for The Boeing Company’s new Washington D.C. headquarters.

6 August 2014 | 10:03 am Read More →