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Ricky Vimmerstedt ’02 never thought he’d leave the College of Charleston and wind up in Ojai, Calif. as the GM of an organic winery, but his position at Casa Barranca Winery is his dream job.
Michael Moran ’03 is an in-demand furniture maker. Any waking hour where the anthropology wasn’t doing schoolwork or playing soccer for the College, he was working as an apprentice. That’s where Moran found his calling.
Professor Kevin Keenan used urban studies & transportation expertise (and knowledge gleaned from movies and TV shows) to plan a successful zombie escape.
It was literally sink or swim for College alumnus Andy Steinhauser ’02. He explains how he launched his own radio show in L.A.
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 […]