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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 →
I Want Your Job No. 36: Political Risk Analyst in Washington, D.C.

I Want Your Job No. 36: Political Risk Analyst in Washington, D.C.

Caroline Horres ’12 works in D.C. performing economic and political risk analysis and putting her political science degree, Arabic fluency and passion for current events to use every day.

27 August 2014 | 1:54 pm 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 →
I Want Your Job No. 35: Producer for NBC’s TODAY Show

I Want Your Job No. 35: Producer for NBC’s TODAY Show

As a producer on NBC’s TODAY Show, Molly Cowan ’05 works around the clock on breaking news, features, award shows and anything else that hits her desk.

20 August 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
Bonner Leader’s Local Roots Inspire Spirit of Community Service

Bonner Leader’s Local Roots Inspire Spirit of Community Service

Dashia Drayton has been volunteering in her North Charleston community since she was a child. As a Bonner Leader and rising sophomore at the College of Charleston, she continues to give back and inspire others.

8 August 2014 | 1:35 pm Read More →
Cougar Nation Invited to Special Events with Battery Soccer and RiverDogs Baseball

Cougar Nation Invited to Special Events with Battery Soccer and RiverDogs Baseball

Members of the College of Charleston community are being offered discounted tickets to see two of Charleston’s professional sports teams compete.

4 August 2014 | 3:53 pm Read More →
Colonial Scholarship Propels High Achieving Students to New Heights

Colonial Scholarship Propels High Achieving Students to New Heights

The Colonial Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the College of Charleston. The full four-year scholarship helps attract some of the best and brightest students from South Carolina.

31 July 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
College of Charleston Black Alumni Caucus Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

College of Charleston Black Alumni Caucus Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

The Black Alumni Caucus is helping to reconnect with black alumni through special networking events on campus and within the community.

30 July 2014 | 1:11 pm Read More →
Alumna and Former Basketball Player Breaks into Fashion with Bow Ties

Alumna and Former Basketball Player Breaks into Fashion with Bow Ties

On the basketball court, Nikki Williams ’09 was a tough competitor. Now she’s putting that drive and her business degree to use in the fashion industry. Her Foreign Öbject fashion line includes bow ties worn by rappers and celebrities.

21 July 2014 | 4:02 pm Read More →