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Running Across America – pant, pant – in 49 Days

Running Across America – pant, pant – in 49 Days

Hannah Ruegner ’14 explains how to run 4,000 miles from San Francisco to Baltimore, all in the name of cancer awareness.

6 Life Lessons Learned From My Double Lung Transplant

6 Life Lessons Learned From My Double Lung Transplant

Brennen Reeves ’14 has struggled with cystic fibrosis his whole life and in 2011 received a double lung transplant. While his focus has always been on exhaling and inhaling, he’s got some tips to help the rest of us learn to … just breathe.

Alum leads Charleston Pride Festival

Alum leads Charleston Pride Festival

Alum Tony Williams ’11 leads a week’s worth of events at the Charleston Pride Festival.

CougarMade: D’Allesandro’s Pizza Delivers Mouth-Watering Delights (video)

CougarMade: D’Allesandro’s Pizza Delivers Mouth-Watering Delights (video)

Ben ’05 and Nick D’Allesandro have been drawing hungry Cougars to D’Allesandro’s Pizza in Charleston for nearly 10 years. From the “Get Gnarly” to the “Beetnick,” their tasty pies are favorites of the College community.

Alum Jonathan Brilliant is Master of Coffee Stirrer Art (Has Video)

Alum Jonathan Brilliant is Master of Coffee Stirrer Art (Has Video)

Watch Jonathan Brilliant ’02 use coffee shop materials to create amazing sculptures. One of his art installations used 60,000 coffee stirrers.

I Want Your Job: Singer with the U.S. Navy

I Want Your Job: Singer with the U.S. Navy

Patrick Melton ’06 gets paid to sing in front of huge international audiences – but maybe not the audiences you’d think. See how he used his music degree to start a career with the Navy!

Alum is Pulitzer Team’s Digital Wizard

Alum is Pulitzer Team’s Digital Wizard

The digital talents of alum Emory Parker ’10 helped The Charleston Post and Courier newspaper win a Pulitzer Prize.

Video: Star Alum’s Singing Career Hitting High Notes

Video: Star Alum’s Singing Career Hitting High Notes

Ashley Fabian ’13 earned a vocal performance degree and an artist certificate at the College. Now she’s off to graduate school in Cincinnati for music.

Geologist Takes the Helm in Offshore Education

Geologist Takes the Helm in Offshore Education

Adjunct geology professor Anton Dumars ’99 provides educational boat tours of the Lowcountry waterways to groups of all sizes, ages and interests.

Bodybuilding Helps CofC Alumna Get Fit and Pumped (Video)

Bodybuilding Helps CofC Alumna Get Fit and Pumped (Video)

Graham Ervin ’05 adopted a healthy lifestyle after she took up bodybuilding. And with coaching from a fellow alumna and bodybuilding pro, she recently took first place in a bodybuilding competition.