Tag: political science

‘Charleston Syllabus’ Events Prompt Discussions on Race

‘Charleston Syllabus’ Events Prompt Discussions on Race

In the wake of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, the College is hosting a number of events that address race relations in the United States, black culture, and civil rights.

Internships Help Students Gain Real-World Job Experience

Internships Help Students Gain Real-World Job Experience

Students from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences will be working and learning in many exciting and interesting internships this fall.

Jon Stewart and The Reach of “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart and The Reach of “The Daily Show”

Political science professors Jordan Ragusa and Kendra Stewart discuss how Jon Stewart changed the news habits of a younger generation.

College of Charleston In the News – Week of August 3, 2015

College of Charleston In the News – Week of August 3, 2015

In this week’s installment: The School of Business receives a big grant; astrophysicist Jon Hakkila talks about a big find, and political scientist Jordan Ragusa comments on the presidential race.

Meet Lexa Keane ‘14 the Compost Queen

Meet Lexa Keane ‘14 the Compost Queen

Alum and campus gardener Lexa Keane ’14 not only grows beautiful plants at the College, but makes sure they break down in a sustainable manner, too.

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.

4 Rising Seniors Learning in the ‘Real World’ this Summer

4 Rising Seniors Learning in the ‘Real World’ this Summer

Check out five College of Charleston rising seniors who are taking on varied, competitive academic and internship programs this summer.

On the Rise: Stand-Up Desks Gain Converts at College of Charleston

On the Rise: Stand-Up Desks Gain Converts at College of Charleston

Everywhere you look, people are taking a stand – especially at the College of Charleston. From Harbor Walk to Randolph Hall, all the way to the School of Professional Studies on the North Campus, staff and faculty are standing up for their health and converting to stand-up desks.

CofC Alums Creating Mobile Farmers Market to Serve ‘Food Deserts’

CofC Alums Creating Mobile Farmers Market to Serve ‘Food Deserts’

College alumni Lindsey Barrow ’10 and Kate DeWitt ’11 created Lowcountry Street Grocery to bring fresh produce to local “food deserts.” And they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to buy their first mobile farmers market.

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.