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Alumni Featured in Charleston Supported Art, LLC’s Seasonal Selection of Local Works

Alumni Featured in Charleston Supported Art, LLC’s Seasonal Selection of Local Works

Three College of Charleston School of the Arts alumni are featured in the fall season of Charleston Supported Art’s selection of artists.

29 August 2014 | 12:13 pm 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 →
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 →
College’s “Education Day” Program Wins National Award

College’s “Education Day” Program Wins National Award

American Chemical Society honors College for “the most innovative new activity or program”.

22 August 2014 | 11:34 am Read More →

Athletics

2014-15 Men’s Cougar Basketball Schedule Released

2014-15 Men’s Cougar Basketball Schedule Released

The season begins with an exhibition game against Emory University on Nov. 8, 2014, at noon in TD Arena.

29 August 2014 | 2:33 pm 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 →
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 →
Legendary Cougar Coach John Kresse Receives Lapchick Character Award

Legendary Cougar Coach John Kresse Receives Lapchick Character Award

Legendary College of Charleston Head Coach John Kresse led the Cougars to a NAIA Championship title and four NCAA Tournament appearances.

22 August 2014 | 10:09 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Scholars Around the World are Talking about a Journal Edited by Professor Mike Gómez

Scholars Around the World are Talking about a Journal Edited by Professor Mike Gómez

Hispanic Studies professor Michael Gómez explains the interest in nineteenth century Spanish literature and the journal Decimonónica.

28 August 2014 | 8:48 am Read More →
Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

After nearly 20 years of teaching and conducting research at the College, associate professor of geology Cassandra Runyon is as passionate as ever about studying and exploring the universe with her students and colleagues.

19 August 2014 | 5:16 pm Read More →
Political Science Professor Deconstructs Dystopias

Political Science Professor Deconstructs Dystopias

Political science professor Claire Curtis is a gentle soul who loves her family, political philosophy and people-watching in Cistern Yard. But you might see a different side of her if you try to steal home plate or send texts in her class.

12 August 2014 | 1:02 pm Read More →
Communication Professors Comment on X-Men in Charleston

Communication Professors Comment on X-Men in Charleston

Communication professors comment on the new X-Men installment set in Charleston and the Lowcountry’s growing entertainment industry.

7 August 2014 | 10:32 am Read More →

Featured Events

Former Olympian To Teach RunSafer Self-Defense Clinic

Former Olympian To Teach RunSafer Self-Defense Clinic

Former U.S. Olympic distance runner and Jiu Jitsu black belt Todd Williams created the RunSafer clinic to help runners, walkers and athletes protect themselves from dangerous situations.

29 August 2014 | 3:53 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 →
College of Charleston “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” Returns This Fall

College of Charleston “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” Returns This Fall

The fall kickoff of the monthly series is August 25, 2014 and features Richard “Gus” Gusler (Manager for Hootie & the Blowfish and Darius Rucker) and Doc McGhee (Attorney for Hootie & the Blowfish and Darius Rucker).

22 August 2014 | 9:26 am Read More →
Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Beginning Aug. 21, 2014, and continuing each Thursday during class change from 12:05 p.m. to 12:15 p.m., faculty and staff will read a poem to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.

18 August 2014 | 4:50 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

The Greenville News

Boom or bust: offshore liquid gold rush

Michael Colgan, a geologist at the College of Charleston, spends his days studying the ocean floor, its geology and coral reefs. He said oil surveys might find oil, but they won’t find it off South Carolina’s coast.  Read more of the Greenville News story.

26 August 2014 | 1:36 pm Read More →
The New York Times

Dialogue Is Important, Even When It’s Impolite (op-ed)

Ryan M. Milner is an assistant professor of communication at the College of Charleston, where he studies participatory media and public conversation. He is on Twitter. Solutions to hateful speech often come down to gatekeeping. The Huffington Post, looking to “meet the needs of the grown-up Internet,” only allows comments from verified Facebook accounts. Google […]

20 August 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
AP: Associated Press

Gaines, Kresse to receive Lapchick Awards

Naismith Hall of Famer Clarence “Big House” Gaines, who won 828 games in 47 years at Winston-Salem State, and John Kresse, who led the College of Charleston to an NAIA championship and four NCAA Division I tournament appearances, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award. Read more of the Associated […]

20 August 2014 | 2:35 pm Read More →