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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 →
Senior’s Commitment to Sustainable Food Systems Helps Her Earn Udall Scholarship

Senior’s Commitment to Sustainable Food Systems Helps Her Earn Udall Scholarship

Abby Tennenbaum is the College’s first recipient of the Udall Scholarship, a national award given annually to 50 students in recognition of their commitment to the environment.

15 May 2014 | 11:47 am Read More →