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How Alum Michael Moran Turned a College Apprenticeship into a Career

How Alum Michael Moran Turned a College Apprenticeship into a Career

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.

29 October 2014 | 9:48 am Read More →
Pumpkin Carving Tips: College IT Manager Offers Insight

Pumpkin Carving Tips: College IT Manager Offers Insight

Every year, Ale Torres carves these amazing College-themed pumpkins. He offers four tips to give hope to all novice pumpkin carvers.

27 October 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
Student YouTuber Rides Super Fan Status onto Favorite TV Show

Student YouTuber Rides Super Fan Status onto Favorite TV Show

College of Charleston senior Alianne Russell and her YouTube channel about the TV show “Pretty Little Liars” recently appeared on an episode of the popular ABC Family teen drama.

24 October 2014 | 10:22 am Read More →
Eat a Locally-Sourced Meal at City Bistro on Food Day

Eat a Locally-Sourced Meal at City Bistro on Food Day

Food Day is Friday, October 24, 2014 and the College is part of the Lowcountry Food Day Crawl. The menu features products from seven different local farms.

23 October 2014 | 11:30 am Read More →

Athletics

Cougars Off to ICSA Nationals Sloop Qualifier

Cougars Off to ICSA Nationals Sloop Qualifier

ICSA Match Racing Nationals hosted by Seawannakha will be on Nov. 14-16 in New York, N.Y.

29 October 2014 | 10:27 am Read More →
A New Era: Basketball Block Party Illuminates George Street

A New Era: Basketball Block Party Illuminates George Street

Party begins the new era of College of Charleston Basketball.

27 October 2014 | 10:22 am Read More →
Cougars Claim Victory at North Points #5 Regatta

Cougars Claim Victory at North Points #5 Regatta

Four freshmen led the College of Charleston coed sailing team to victory at the North Points #5 regatta hosted by Georgia Tech.

20 October 2014 | 11:36 am Read More →
For Hopkins, Betterment is a Three Step Process

For Hopkins, Betterment is a Three Step Process

Mikaela Hopkins is a standout not just on the basketball court, but also in both the classroom and the community.

17 October 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

College of Charleston Marine Biology Professor Jack DiTullio and Research Associate Peter Lee are studying how changes in the marine environment affect earth’s climate.

21 October 2014 | 2:58 pm Read More →
Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

College of Charleston geology professor Barbara Beckingham shares her expertise on microplastics, an increasingly significant environmental threat

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

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.

7 October 2014 | 9:01 am Read More →
Q&A: Epidemiology Expert on What You Need to Know about the Ebola Outbreak

Q&A: Epidemiology Expert on What You Need to Know about the Ebola Outbreak

“Although the first U.S. Ebola case was diagnosed in Dallas on Tuesday, Ebola is unlikely to spread significantly to the U.S. since doctors are on alert for symptoms,” Page says.

2 October 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →

Featured Events

Technophiles to Gather at College of Charleston for BarcampCHS

Technophiles to Gather at College of Charleston for BarcampCHS

BarcampCHS provides techies, developers, designers, entrepreneurs and others with an open environment for learning and sharing. Tickets are $10.

27 October 2014 | 11:32 am Read More →
African Studies Program to Host Regional Seminar in African Studies

African Studies Program to Host Regional Seminar in African Studies

The College of Charleston African Studies Program will host the Southeastern Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS) October 24-25, 2014

23 October 2014 | 4:27 pm Read More →
One Twitch, One Stutter, One Funny Friendship: CAB Brings Preferred Parking Comedy Show to Campus

One Twitch, One Stutter, One Funny Friendship: CAB Brings Preferred Parking Comedy Show to Campus

The College of Charleston welcomes Preferred Parking, a comedy show about the challenges of being disabled, on October 29. The event is open to the public.

23 October 2014 | 12:19 pm Read More →
Basketball Block Party to Usher in 2014-15 Season

Basketball Block Party to Usher in 2014-15 Season

Come hang out with the players and coaches of the men’s and women’s basketball teams as they prepare to open their seasons. The block party takes place on George Street from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2014.

20 October 2014 | 3:57 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

McClatchy News Service

Cruising toward re-election, Sen. Graham stumps for GOP hopefuls

Boosting less senior senators or new challengers could help Graham’s clout in Congress after the election, said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “He knows that he played a role in getting those senators elected and win their seats,” Knotts said. “He’ll be able to cash in some favors down […]

30 October 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
The Post and Courier

Henry McMaster cruising toward re-election in lieutenant governor race

Kendra Stewart, a political science professor at the College of Charleston, said Sellers could use McMaster’s minimal campaigning against him – by suggesting he’s downplaying the significance of the job. But she said she doubts that will sway enough voters come Election Day. Read more of the Post and Courier story

27 October 2014 | 11:50 am Read More →
AP: Associated Press

For Tim Scott, incumbency is best campaign tool

“He’s not spending money he doesn’t need to spend,” said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “Dickerson just doesn’t have the statewide name recognition and doesn’t have the financing.”  Read more of the Associated Press story. 

20 October 2014 | 11:38 am Read More →