Tag: history

Professors Search for Lizard Man in S.C.

Professors Search for Lizard Man in S.C.

Twenty-seven years ago, residents in Lee County, S.C., reported seeing a 7-foot-tall lizard-like creature with red eyes. Experts from the College decided to do their own investigation into Lizardmania. (Includes Video)

Faculty Contributes Perspective on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Tragedy

Faculty Contributes Perspective on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Tragedy

Charleston is finding its own way to grieve last week’s tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E. Church on Calhoun Street. These College of Charleston faculty members have written poignant pieces to work through the experience and express what it’s really like in Charleston right now.

CofC Alumni Create Their Own Duck Dynasty

CofC Alumni Create Their Own Duck Dynasty

They’re carving a legacy: Alum brothers Ian ’03 and Colin McNair ’08 have created careers through the art, craftsmanship and family tradition of wooden duck decoys.

Students Design Monuments for Slave Trade Memorial

Students Design Monuments for Slave Trade Memorial

“Hush Harbor: An Exhibition of Student Designs for a Monument to the Courage of Those Who Suffered During the Atlantic Slave Trade” is opening on May 6 in the third-floor hallway of the Albert Simons Center for the Arts. The design proposals, a project for an art history course, are for a memorial to be installed outside the future International African American Museum on Charleston Harbor.

CofC Professors Speak About North Charleston Shooting

CofC Professors Speak About North Charleston Shooting

Several College of Charleston professors have been quoted by local and national media concerning the shooting death of Walter Scott in North Charleston.

7 Things You Never Knew About Women’s History

7 Things You Never Knew About Women’s History

Alison Piepmeier, faculty member of the College’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program, shares her thoughts and a few facts about Women’s History Month.

Help! I Need an Internship!

Help! I Need an Internship!

From swimming with sharks to publishing the news and joining a tech startup, College of Charleston students gain invaluable experience – and even jobs – through internship opportunities.

College of Charleston to Host Renowned Lincoln Scholar for Bully Pulpit Event

College of Charleston to Host Renowned Lincoln Scholar for Bully Pulpit Event

The College of Charleston will host a Lincoln scholar from Oxford University for a lecture on March 11, 2015 at 2 p.m.

African American Studies Talk to Explore Racial Violence

African American Studies Talk to Explore Racial Violence

Professor of African American history Mari Crabtree will give a talk on March 11, 2015, titled “My Soul is a Witness: Theorizing Racial Violence with the Blues.”

Special S.C. Historical Society Exhibit at Addlestone Library

Special S.C. Historical Society Exhibit at Addlestone Library

A special exhibit celebrating South Carolina history will be on display at the Addlestone Library March 2, 2015 through the end of the spring semester.