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CofC In the News: Week of April 20, 2015

CofC In the News: Week of April 20, 2015

A weekly round-up of news articles featuring College of Charleston faculty, staff, students or alumni.

On the Rise: Stand-Up Desks Gain Converts at College of Charleston

On the Rise: Stand-Up Desks Gain Converts at College of Charleston

Everywhere you look, people are taking a stand – especially at the College of Charleston. From Harbor Walk to Randolph Hall, all the way to the School of Professional Studies on the North Campus, staff and faculty are standing up for their health and converting to stand-up desks.

Mentors Help Drive College’s Technology Accelerator Program

Mentors Help Drive College’s Technology Accelerator Program

Some of Charleston’s top business and technology minds are mentoring students in the College of Charleston’s innovative ICAT program.

CofC Alums Creating Mobile Farmers Market to Serve ‘Food Deserts’

CofC Alums Creating Mobile Farmers Market to Serve ‘Food Deserts’

College alumni Lindsey Barrow ’10 and Kate DeWitt ’11 created Lowcountry Street Grocery to bring fresh produce to local “food deserts.” And they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to buy their first mobile farmers market.

College’s Nationally Ranked Sailing Team Ready to Rock Charleston Race Week

College’s Nationally Ranked Sailing Team Ready to Rock Charleston Race Week

The College of Charleston’s Sailing Program is a big supporter of Charleston Race Week.

CofC Siblings Featured on Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible

CofC Siblings Featured on Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible

The host of the popular Food Network show Restaurant Impossible got more than he bargained for when he arrived in Summerville, S.C.

Alumna and Columnist Serves Up her Own Southern Charm

Alumna and Columnist Serves Up her Own Southern Charm

Newspaper writer Liz Foster ’97 provides sassy recaps of the reality show Southern Charm.

CofC Professors Speak About North Charleston Shooting

CofC Professors Speak About North Charleston Shooting

Several College of Charleston professors have been quoted by local and national media concerning the shooting death of Walter Scott in North Charleston.

Cougar Sailors ‘Stoked’ About Qualifying for Nationals

Cougar Sailors ‘Stoked’ About Qualifying for Nationals

The College of Charleston sailing team won the SAISA Team Race Conference Championship over the weekend and has qualified for the 2015 ICSA Team Race National Championship to be held May 29-31, 2015, in Newport, R.I.