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King Street is One of America’s 10 Great Streets: College Urban Studies Experts Explain Why

King Street is One of America’s 10 Great Streets: College Urban Studies Experts Explain Why

Having a “great street” right next to campus is, well, great. Professors and students explain the “why” behind the street’s charm.

2 October 2014 | 10:26 am Read More →
College Professor Awarded Part of NSF’s $31 Million to Improve “Big Data”

College Professor Awarded Part of NSF’s $31 Million to Improve “Big Data”

Computer science professor Jim Bowring’s data science project is one of 17 funded by the National Science Foundation to develop tools, infrastructure and best practices.

2 October 2014 | 8:50 am Read More →
Econoblogger Chris Martenson Presents “Red, White, and Screwed”

Econoblogger Chris Martenson Presents “Red, White, and Screwed”

Martenson, one of the early econobloggers who forecast the housing market collapse and stock market correction years in advance, will speaking at the College on October 22, 2014.

1 October 2014 | 10:08 am Read More →
5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Major in College

5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Major in College

Picking a major in college is a big deal, but it is important to remember that it is a process, not a single event. Get the process started at the Majors Fair on October 7.

1 October 2014 | 8:35 am Read More →
4 Regional Sustainability Initiatives Featured in Online Magazine

4 Regional Sustainability Initiatives Featured in Online Magazine

The summer issue of “Synergies,” published by the Office of Sustainability at the College, focuses on connecting sustainable initiatives within the Lowcountry.

1 October 2014 | 8:31 am Read More →
College Expects Hundreds for 2014 Diversity Conference

College Expects Hundreds for 2014 Diversity Conference

The theme is “Building Partnerships to Support Youth of Promise,” and features a keynote address from Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, according to Time Magazine.

26 September 2014 | 9:23 am Read More →
Today Show Financial Editor Presents “Making Money Make Sense”

Today Show Financial Editor Presents “Making Money Make Sense”

Jean Chatzky will talk about proactively managing your money and avoiding pitfalls on September 27, 2014 at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

24 September 2014 | 3:15 pm Read More →
Family Weekend Starts Friday

Family Weekend Starts Friday

Hundreds of College of Charleston parents, families, and students will be on campus for the annual Family Weekend celebration, September 26-28, 2014.

22 September 2014 | 12:59 pm Read More →
Women’s Soccer Players Volunteer with College of Hope in Uganda

Women’s Soccer Players Volunteer with College of Hope in Uganda

Nicole Koretsky and Riley Narum spent part of their summer inspiring hope in Uganda on the trip of a lifetime.

22 September 2014 | 12:48 pm Read More →
College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

This is the 10th consecutive year, the Department of Hispanic Studies has hosted a series of events to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month.

22 September 2014 | 9:10 am Read More →