In this week’s installment – surfing classes make a big splash at the College; Tibetan monks begin construction of a mandala in the library; remembering the great George Spaulding and more.
More than 2,100 students received degrees during three Spring Commencement ceremonies in Cistern Yard on May 15-16, 2015.
Thanks to scholarships from the College of Charleston Fund and the Parents’ Fund, Jenny Brennan ’15 was able to get the experiences and education she needs to make a difference in the environment and the world.
The College of Charleston Class of 2015, which graduates on May 15 and 16, 2015, has already begun to change the world.
From Stephen Colbert to cows on the lawn, there is a lot of history surrounding the cistern.
For the past nine years, College alumna and former trustee Debra Gammons ’87 has held a 5k race in Summerville, S.C., to honor the life of her mother and raise awareness about stroke prevention.
Adjehi Baru, the 2014–2015 Cougars basketball co-captain, was also a standout student in the College’s international business program.
To accommodate more students and families, a third commencement ceremony in the historic Cistern Yard will be added, starting in May 2015. The College has also modified the rules for participation in the spring ceremony.
Students returning to campus for spring semester will find several new bike racks as well as increased enforcement of rules for skateboarders and bicyclists.
Commencement speaker James McLawhorn urges graduates to “stay positive.”