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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 →
College Sisterhood Gives Alumna Strength to Beat Breast Cancer

College Sisterhood Gives Alumna Strength to Beat Breast Cancer

A College of Charleston degree helped Krista Ellis Bannister ’92 follow her career plan. But it was the lifelong friends she made at the College that got her through the unplanned parts, like getting breast cancer at 30.

16 October 2014 | 1:23 pm Read More →
Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Just 18 and still in in his first semester at the College of Charleston, freshman and South Carolina native Jesse Horine is already racking up accolades for his plan to create a lifestyle brand called SouthernFly.

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Ransom White ’06 was exposed to sea floor mapping as a geology major at the College. Now he’s working as a hydrographic surveyor in the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane.

14 October 2014 | 9:17 am Read More →
Alumna Applies Philosophy Degree to Legal Ethics for Fortune 500 Company

Alumna Applies Philosophy Degree to Legal Ethics for Fortune 500 Company

LaGuardia Smith Myers ’93 is chief ethics officer for General Dynamics. She says, “nobody wants to be on the front page of The Wall Street Journal for anything questioning their integrity.”

9 October 2014 | 9:55 am Read More →
College Wins Grant of Nearly $500K to Help Teachers Grow Gifted and Talented Students

College Wins Grant of Nearly $500K to Help Teachers Grow Gifted and Talented Students

As part of a $2.3 million grant proposal, Professor of Teacher Education Julie Dingle Swanson and colleagues will train teachers to identify and develop gifted and talented students in low-income elementary schools in Charleston County.

3 October 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
I Want Your Job: McDonald’s Corporate Archivist

I Want Your Job: McDonald’s Corporate Archivist

Jessica Farrell ’08 preserves McDonald’s history, gives museum tours (yep, there’s a museum) and sometimes she even chats with the inventor of the McNugget.

1 October 2014 | 10:25 am Read More →
5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

Stressed out over mid-term exams? Find out how the College’s urban gardens can help ease your tension and improve your health.

29 September 2014 | 3:24 pm Read More →
7 Things You Can Learn About Penguins by Spying Via Penguin Watch

7 Things You Can Learn About Penguins by Spying Via Penguin Watch

College of Charleston alumna Caitlin Black ’12, who is working on a Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Oxford, is part of a research project that uses crowd-sourcing to study penguins.

26 September 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
#TBT: Bingham Medal Spans History, Connects College of Charleston Presidents

#TBT: Bingham Medal Spans History, Connects College of Charleston Presidents

President Glenn McConnell won the College’s Bingham medal in 1969 and is believed to be the last recipient of the award, which was created in 1907 under President Harrison Randolph. But McConnell hopes the tradition can be revived.

25 September 2014 | 9:58 am Read More →