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505, 2022

Graduate Student Hopes to Do a World of Good in Conservation

By |May 5, 2022|

Inspired by her father's passion for the environment and her homeland of Ecuador, Sofia Troya Zambrano '20 hopes to make a difference in the sphere of climate policy, armed with a master's degree in environmental and sustainability studies.


2904, 2022

CofC Podcast: President Hsu on Life, Learning and Vision for CofC

By |April 29, 2022|

On this episode of 'Speaking of ... College of Charleston,' College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu reflects on the 2021-22 academic year, his life and love of learning, and what's ahead at CofC.

2704, 2022

Judge to Share Passion for Civil Rights Law With CofC Graduates

By |April 27, 2022|

Federal Judge Richard Gergel, during his commencement address to the Class of 2022, will share his passion for civil rights and the key role CofC alumnus J. Waties Waring played in the early years of the civil rights movement.


305, 2022

Wes Dudgeon to Serve as Interim Dean of New School of Health Sciences 

By |May 3, 2022|

Wes Dudgeon, associate professor and former chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance, will assume the role of interim dean of CofC’s new School of Health Sciences on June 1, 2022.  

404, 2022

Alumna’s Tiny Tassel Is Getting Big Attention

By |April 4, 2022|

Inspired by a gift of tassel earrings, alumna Mimi Striplin '14 started her Tiny Tassel brand on Etsy more than six years ago. Today her earrings and apparel store are getting attention from publications like 'Southern Living' and 'Essence' as well as from 'The Today Show.'

2103, 2022

CofC Podcast: Seawater Agriculture Grows New Possibilities for Alumnus

By |March 21, 2022|

In this episode of the CofC podcast, Sam Norton '16 (M.S. '21) talks about how the College helped him build a successful business – Heron Farms, the world's first indoor vertical saltwater farm – around a salt-tolerant succulent known as the sea bean.


  • CofC In The News: Week of May 16, 2022

    In this week's installment: Geology professor Steven Jaumé is interviewed about earthquakes by WBTV-TV, Gibbs Knotts talks to the 'Washington Examiner' about a South Carolina congressional race and more.
  • CofC In The News: Week of May 9, 2022

    In this week's installment: Several news organizations report on CofC commencement, Jordan Ragusa talks to 'The State' about congressional races in South Carolina and more.