The Winter 2019 edition of College of Charleston Magazine is just arriving in homes across the country, around the globe and throughout campus. The diverse collection of stories includes a retrospective on Interim President Stephen C. Osborne ’73; profiles of interesting students, faculty and alumni; and a photo essay of the new Rita Liddy Hollings Science Center. All of the current stories and stories from past issues are also available online.
Here are the features from the new issue:
Anyone setting foot on campus today, with its abundance of female students, would be amazed that the College was all male until 1918. On the 100th anniversary of the first female students, here are some of their stories and those of the other ground breakers who followed them.
With a fearlessness that has driven her career as an award-wnning multimedia storyteller, Jody Gottlieb ’89 has covered some of the most newsmaking events and pressing issues of the last three decades, leading to some pretty memorable moments along the way.
One thing the College hopes to instill in all of its graduates is to become a world citizen, and few alumni illustrate that trait better than the nearly 40 Cougar basketball stars who have made a living playing basketball overseas.
Driven by Warren Buffet’s philosophy to “be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful,” financial wizard Mark Elliott ’96 has made himself – and his small cadre of clients – rich, but in doing so he’s had to withstand a couple of personal bear markets.
Featured image: Jody Gottlieb ’89, award-winning documentary filmmaker on the cover of College of Charleston Magazine. (Photo by Daniel Berman)