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Why Your Grandparents Love the College of Charleston Too

Why Your Grandparents Love the College of Charleston Too

Like many senior citizens, Lawrence and Judith McMahon are still passionate about learning. And thanks to a state program that waives tuition for residents 60 and older, the McMahons are reliving their college days.

28 August 2014 | 5:23 pm Read More →
Author to Read from Debut Novel “Charleston”

Author to Read from Debut Novel “Charleston”

Margaret Bradham Thornton will read from her new book “Charleston” at 7 p.m., Sept. 4, 2014, in Alumni Hall. There’s even a reference to the College of Charleston in the novel’s opening pages.

28 August 2014 | 11:45 am Read More →
Olitsky Classic Soccer Tournament Honors Life of Alumnus and Player

Olitsky Classic Soccer Tournament Honors Life of Alumnus and Player

Now in its 14th year, the Aaron Olitsky Memorial Classic honors the life of the former Cougar soccer player and 1997 graduate of the College who died tragically in a car accident in 2001. The tournament kicks off Aug. 29, 2014, at Patriots Point.

27 August 2014 | 10:25 am Read More →
Figure Skating Club President Medals at National Competition

Figure Skating Club President Medals at National Competition

Senior Jacquelin Zimmerman’s love of figure skating motivated her to start a figure skating club at the College.

27 August 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
Adria Crawford Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Adria Crawford Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Crawford was a standout player on the women’s basketball team at Georgetown University before becoming assistant coach at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., in 2012.

25 August 2014 | 11:01 am Read More →
Alumnus Wins Fulbright Award to Research Migrant Workers in Mexico

Alumnus Wins Fulbright Award to Research Migrant Workers in Mexico

Levi Vonk ’13 was a model Honors College student and natural leader as an undergraduate at the College of Charleston. He’s currently finishing up graduate school in England.

22 August 2014 | 2:17 pm Read More →
6 Signs You’re Ready to be a Tech Entrepreneur

6 Signs You’re Ready to be a Tech Entrepreneur

Think you have what it takes to become the next tech billionaire? College of Charleston alumna Laura Willoughby ’98, who directs a tech incubator in Maryland, offers advice for wannabe tech entrepreneurs.

22 August 2014 | 10:47 am Read More →
Alumna Uses Acting Talents to Shine Light on Partner Violence

Alumna Uses Acting Talents to Shine Light on Partner Violence

Following the performance of her one-woman play at Piccolo Spoleto this summer, Colie McClellan ’10 is taking her show on the road to Philadelphia. The play deals with the prevalence of dating and domestic violence against women.

18 August 2014 | 3:46 pm Read More →
Strategies for Surviving First Day of Classes

Strategies for Surviving First Day of Classes

The start of a new academic year is a time of excitement, exploration and information-overload. Read one College of Charleston expert’s recommendations for coping with the stress.

14 August 2014 | 4:14 pm Read More →
Georgestock 2014

Georgestock 2014

Georgestock is an annual student event that takes place on the eve of the first week of classes. This year’s event takes place Aug. 17. New and returning students are invited to dance, play games, eat and celebrate the Cougar Nation.

12 August 2014 | 2:13 pm Read More →