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A College of Charleston degree helped Krista Ellis Bannister ’92 follow her career plan. But it was the lifelong friends she made at the College that got her through the unplanned parts, like getting breast cancer at 30.
With a voice like hers, alumna Cary Ann Hearst ’01 is going places. When HBO’s True Blood aired her song, “Hell’s Bells,” she took off. The national exposure led to an interview on NPR’s Weekend Edition; a boost in sales of her solo release, Lions and Lambs; and some extra momentum for Shovels & Rope, […]
At the College of Charleston, our faculty are boundless – in their curiosity, in their research and in their impact on their students. Take, for example, sociology and anthropology professor John Rashford. A model teacher-scholar, Rashford has an interest in different cultures and their relationships with their environments that has brought him to Mexico, Sweden, […]
The salt flats of Utah are known for their breathtaking beauty – vast, white expanses that run to the foot of tremendous mountain ranges. They’re also a place where you can go really, really fast, which is why so many people have used the salt flats to achieve land-speed records. Some speedsters have gone more […]
Students want their voice to be part of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. They’ve organized a discussion and film screening on campus that they hope will start a dialogue.
LaGuardia Smith Myers ’93 is chief ethics officer for General Dynamics. She says, “nobody wants to be on the front page of The Wall Street Journal for anything questioning their integrity.”
Charleston’s population is growing exponentially, which has prompted a recent transportation study and proposed city-wide bike share. MES/MPA student Aaron Holly weighs in.