News Briefs

College of Charleston In the News – Week of Aug. 31, 2015

College of Charleston In the News – Week of Aug. 31, 2015

In this week’s installment: A pop-up concert by Darius Rucker brings excitement to campus; a look at the latest Halsey exhibit; an economist talks about the wild week on Wall Street.

School of Business’ Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process Named Center of Excellence

School of Business’ Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process Named Center of Excellence

Founded in 2008, the initiative has hosted numerous events, including the BB&T Free Market Speaker Series, that have brought business leaders, academics and journalists to campus.

The Avery Center Presents “This Far by Faith: Carolina Camp Meetings, An African-American Tradition”

The Avery Center Presents “This Far by Faith: Carolina Camp Meetings, An African-American Tradition”

The black-and-white photography exhibit explores the history and traditions of camp meetings that take place annually in the Carolinas.

CofC Teams Begin Regular Season Play

CofC Teams Begin Regular Season Play

College of Charleston soccer and volleyball teams begin their regular seasons this weekend in key matchups.

Google Visits Campus, Engages with Students, Faculty and Staff

Google Visits Campus, Engages with Students, Faculty and Staff

Employees from Google visit the College of Charleston campus August 27-29, 2015 to interact with students, faculty and staff.

College of Charleston In the News – Week of Aug. 24, 2015

College of Charleston In the News – Week of Aug. 24, 2015

In this week’s installment: College of Charleston students make a huge discovery; a political science professor talks about a larger presidential field; C-SPAN features two College of Charleston professors; a discussion of big sharks; and one astronomer’s look at our expanding universe.

Graduate Student Wins Peace Corps’ ‘Blog It Home’ Contest

Graduate Student Wins Peace Corps’ ‘Blog It Home’ Contest

College of Charleston graduate student Sarah Byce was recognized for her blog Journey to the Philippines.

Internships Help Students Gain Real-World Job Experience

Internships Help Students Gain Real-World Job Experience

Students from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences will be working and learning in many exciting and interesting internships this fall.

The College of Charleston’s CLAW Program Awards Prestigious Hines Prize

The College of Charleston’s CLAW Program Awards Prestigious Hines Prize

The College of Charleston’s CLAW program awarded its prestigious Hines Prize to Huw T. David for his manuscript on 18th-century trade relations between South Carolina and Great Britain.

Men’s Soccer Ready To Kick Off New Season

Men’s Soccer Ready To Kick Off New Season

The Cougars begin regular-season play by hosting the Nike/Aaron Olitsky Memorial Soccer Classic on Aug. 28, 2015.