College Launches #CougarWelcome to Greet Incoming Students

College Launches #CougarWelcome to Greet Incoming Students

#CougarWelcome is a 36-hour online event inviting alumni and the College community to offer advice, share memories and send their best to new students.

Death of Alum Sarah Jones Prompts Safety Reforms in Film Industry

Death of Alum Sarah Jones Prompts Safety Reforms in Film Industry

Sarah Jones’ bright future in the film industry came to a tragic end on a movie set. Now, her legacy is sparking changes in the industry.

12 Packing Do’s and Don’ts for Your First Year of College

12 Packing Do’s and Don’ts for Your First Year of College

Packing for the first year of college can be as stressful as actually moving into your residence hall. To make it easier, CofC provided a few do’s and don’ts.

Graduate Education Student Deconstructs Gender Myth, Wins Scholarship

Graduate Education Student Deconstructs Gender Myth, Wins Scholarship

Graduate education student Nicola Hodges Galligan’s international teaching experience and research into girls’ aptitude for math and science helped win her a scholarship from the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.

Slideshow: Students Swim with Galapagos Sea Lions

Slideshow: Students Swim with Galapagos Sea Lions

College of Charleston students witnessed the unforgettable natural beauty and wildlife of the Galapagos Islands while completing a June 2015 study abroad course on volcanoes.

CofC Benefits From Growth of Charleston Tech Industry (has video)

CofC Benefits From Growth of Charleston Tech Industry (has video)

From internships at high-tech startups to jobs for computer science grads to an influx of world-class faculty, Charleston’s “Silicon Harbor” is a boon to the College.

Meet Alicia Caudill: Student Advocate, Netflix Binger and CrossFitter

Meet Alicia Caudill: Student Advocate, Netflix Binger and CrossFitter

The new EVP for Student Affairs and Ohio native has hit the ground running in her new role at the College. Read on to learn how she plans to enhance the student experience and find out her current Netflix obsession.

College Sororities Recognized for Excellence (has video)

College Sororities Recognized for Excellence (has video)

For the second year in a row, College sororities are receiving national recognition.

Interview with a Vampire Expert

Interview with a Vampire Expert

Professor Irina Erman will teach a Russian Literature in Translation course on vampires (LTRS 250) this fall. Learn more about what to expect from this new section of the class in her Q&A!

Physics Professor Explains Storm Surge and Flooding (has video)

Physics Professor Explains Storm Surge and Flooding (has video)

Lee Lindner, associate professor of atmospheric physics, teamed with the National Weather Service and his students to develop a storm surge visualization simulator.