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Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Charleston’s population is growing exponentially, which has prompted a recent transportation study and proposed city-wide bike share. MES/MPA student Aaron Holly weighs in.

7 October 2014 | 9:01 am Read More →
4 Regional Sustainability Initiatives Featured in Online Magazine

4 Regional Sustainability Initiatives Featured in Online Magazine

The summer issue of “Synergies,” published by the Office of Sustainability at the College, focuses on connecting sustainable initiatives within the Lowcountry.

1 October 2014 | 8:31 am Read More →
5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

Stressed out over mid-term exams? Find out how the College’s urban gardens can help ease your tension and improve your health.

29 September 2014 | 3:24 pm Read More →
Sustainability: Zero Waste Event Kicks Off Academic Year

Sustainability: Zero Waste Event Kicks Off Academic Year

The Welcome Back Picnic is the third largest zero waste event held by the College. Other zero waste events include A Charleston Affair and Bluegrass and Brunch during Family Weekend.

18 September 2014 | 7:29 am Read More →
College Senior is on a Mission to Make the World More Sustainable

College Senior is on a Mission to Make the World More Sustainable

College senior Kelsey DePorte focuses her academics, extracurricular activities, internships, and activism on one thing: being more sustainable.

12 September 2014 | 9:21 am Read More →
Panel Discussion: Redefining American Urbanism

Panel Discussion: Redefining American Urbanism

A panel of experts will discuss how U.S. cities like Charleston can best accommodate the migration of more people into urban areas in a sustainable way.

11 September 2014 | 4:40 pm Read More →
How David Ramjohn ’04 Turned a Chance Meeting into a College Education

How David Ramjohn ’04 Turned a Chance Meeting into a College Education

Some people just can’t catch a break. For a while, David Ramjohn ‘04 was one of those people. Here are three things that helped Ramjohn persevere.

2 September 2014 | 10:09 am Read More →
Will a College of Charleston Student and Professor Develop the Next Transition Town?

Will a College of Charleston Student and Professor Develop the Next Transition Town?

Junior Garrett Boudinot and professor Todd LeVassuer developing a plan to make Charleston more sustainable by implementing aspects of the Transition Town Movement.

24 June 2014 | 3:00 pm Read More →
Alumni Harness Sun to Power Entrepreneurial Dream, Golf Cart Taxis

Alumni Harness Sun to Power Entrepreneurial Dream, Golf Cart Taxis

Three alumni have turned a business class project into a new taxi service that transports passengers on Folly Beach in solar-powered golf carts.

11 June 2014 | 9:15 am Read More →
Sustainability: College of Charleston’s Largest Event Produces Zero Waste

Sustainability: College of Charleston’s Largest Event Produces Zero Waste

Hours of coordination, planning, and collaboration paid off when 94.67 percent of the total waste weight generated by A Charleston Affair was diverted from the landfill, making it the largest zero waste event in the College’s history.

29 May 2014 | 1:05 pm Read More →