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Parents Reveal What They Won’t Miss When You Leave for College

Parents Reveal What They Won’t Miss When You Leave for College

If your mom is crying when she leaves your residence hall, don’t assume they’re tears of sadness. She might be thinking of the mess she’ll no longer have to deal with…

29 July 2014 | 9:38 am Read More →
#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

Social media isn’t just social anymore. Professors are requiring it in class assignments and they’ve found it is a great outlet for introverted students, a better way to communicate and more.

25 July 2014 | 10:59 am Read More →
College’s Riley Center Helps to Change Mindset About College

College’s Riley Center Helps to Change Mindset About College

As part of the project, known as Know2, some of the nation’s experts in mindset growth projects and creating an environment of college success will be in Charleston on July 30-31, 2014 for the Know2 Conference.

24 July 2014 | 9:07 am Read More →
Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Zachary Hanson ’10 and Diogo Duarte ’08 launched Fidelity Network app, or FiNe, and offer tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. One tip: don’t schedule a meeting just to ask an investor for money.

18 July 2014 | 9:48 am Read More →
College Alumnus Celebrates with San Antonio Spurs, 2014 NBA Champions

College Alumnus Celebrates with San Antonio Spurs, 2014 NBA Champions

Kyle Jones ’11 is an account executive with the San Antonio Spurs. He attended all the home games, got to participate in Championship Parade, and will even get a championship ring.

17 July 2014 | 9:32 am Read More →
College of Charleston Junior to Perform in 100th Anniversary Step Show

College of Charleston Junior to Perform in 100th Anniversary Step Show

Junior Marcus Brown is one of 100 Phi Beta Sigma fraternity members chosen from universities across the U.S. to perform a step show as part of the organization’s 100th anniversary celebration.

16 July 2014 | 4:02 pm Read More →
The Graduate School Launched New Concentrations, Boasted Record Numbers in 2013-14

The Graduate School Launched New Concentrations, Boasted Record Numbers in 2013-14

The Graduate School of the College of Charleston saw a record number of MBA candidates and the M.A. in History and M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education recorded substantial growth.

14 July 2014 | 10:16 am Read More →
Art Interns go on to The Met, National Gallery, High Museum and More

Art Interns go on to The Met, National Gallery, High Museum and More

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston and Director Mark Sloan have served as a springboard for the careers of hundreds of students.

11 July 2014 | 10:40 am Read More →
School of Business Adds Supply Chain and Information Management Department

School of Business Adds Supply Chain and Information Management Department

Several departments have been restructured to better align academic programs, students, and faculty with the growing business community needs.

9 July 2014 | 10:50 am Read More →
I Want Your Job No. 29: Research Assistant at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

I Want Your Job No. 29: Research Assistant at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Alumna Dyanne Vaught ’13 was drawn to economics because of its relevance to the “real world.” Now she’s helping to define the nation’s monetary policy at the Federal Reserve – in a city she calls the “mecca” for economic research.

9 July 2014 | 9:36 am Read More →