Tag: commencement

5 Ways to Nail Your Gap Year After College

5 Ways to Nail Your Gap Year After College

Michael Feliciano ’14 turned his gap year after college into a computer programming job for a Charleston-based startup. Learn how he did it.

Steve Swanson Praises Class of 2015 at Spring Commencement

Steve Swanson Praises Class of 2015 at Spring Commencement

More than 2,100 students received degrees during three Spring Commencement ceremonies in Cistern Yard on May 15-16, 2015.

How Scholarships Gave One Graduate a Sustainable Future

How Scholarships Gave One Graduate a Sustainable Future

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 Congratulates the Class of 2015

The College of Charleston Congratulates the Class of 2015

The College of Charleston Class of 2015, which graduated on May 15 and 16, 2015, has already begun to change the world.

Get Ready For Graduation: Four Facts About the Cistern

Get Ready For Graduation: Four Facts About the Cistern

From Stephen Colbert to cows on the lawn, there is a lot of history surrounding the cistern.

Alumna and Former Trustee Says Run for Your Mother and Health

Alumna and Former Trustee Says Run for Your Mother and Health

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.

Cougars Co-Captain Stands Tall Among Spring Graduates

Cougars Co-Captain Stands Tall Among Spring Graduates

Adjehi Baru, the 2014–2015 Cougars basketball co-captain, was also a standout student in the College’s international business program.

College Announces Changes to May Commencement Ceremonies

College Announces Changes to May Commencement Ceremonies

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.

Spring Semester Begins Jan. 12, Brings Changes to Campus

Spring Semester Begins Jan. 12, Brings Changes to Campus

Students returning to campus for spring semester will find several new bike racks as well as increased enforcement of rules for skateboarders and bicyclists.

More than 350 Students Receive Degrees in Winter Commencement Ceremony

More than 350 Students Receive Degrees in Winter Commencement Ceremony

Commencement speaker James McLawhorn urges graduates to “stay positive.”