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Six College Faculty Honored with Distinguished Awards

Six College Faculty Honored with Distinguished Awards

Six faculty members were recently honored with distinguished awards during the College’s Celebration of Faculty. Additionally, more than 100 professors were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the College.

CofC In the News – Week of April 18, 2016

CofC In the News – Week of April 18, 2016

In this week’s installment: a former student comes up with a way to get rid of invasive Asian carp, a professor has thoughts on the International African American Museum, the College releases the names of this year’s commencement speakers and more.

Quiz: Are You a Fool for the College of Charleston?

Quiz: Are You a Fool for the College of Charleston?

Take this April Fool’s Day quiz to find out just how well you know the College – and how much it’s been fooling you all these years!

Professors From Around the World Recall Their Favorite New Year’s Traditions

Professors From Around the World Recall Their Favorite New Year’s Traditions

Tired of the typical ball drop and fireworks? Take a different cultural cue this year from one of these four College of Charleston faculty members who, looking back on their native countries, tell us a little bit about their favorite New Year’s traditions.

Boyce Scholarship Proves a Lasting Legacy

Boyce Scholarship Proves a Lasting Legacy

In 1856, The Hon. Ker Boyce left an endowment that still provides scholarships to College of Charleston students today. Over time, Boyce Scholarship recipients have been known to return the gesture and establish their own scholarships at the College.

Professors Consider the Legacy of Mayor Joe Riley

Professors Consider the Legacy of Mayor Joe Riley

College of Charleston professors examine Mayor Joe Riley’s innumerable contributions to Charleston – from its quality of life and economy to its thriving arts community, history and culture.

5 Tips for Investigating Your Family Tree

5 Tips for Investigating Your Family Tree

Student Andrew Staton shares his secrets for getting to the bottom of one’s family 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.