College of Charleston Photos of the Week

College of Charleston Photos of the Week

The school year has begun and it’s been a busy week at the College of Charleston from First Night to Convocation to Maroon Mayhem and the first day of classes.

Students gather in TD Arena for First Night

Students gather in TD Arena for First Night

Students gather in TD Arena for First Night

First Night at TD Arena kicked off the new academic year for the Class of 2023. Photos by Mike Ledford


Students, faculty and staff gather in Cistern Yard for convocation

Faculty and staff greet students as they enter cistern yard for convocation

Students gather in cistern yard for convocation

Students sign the College of Charleston Cougar Commitment pledge during convocation.

Convocation ceremonies officially welcomed new students to the College of Charleston. Photos by Mike Ledford and Heather Moran


Students participate in the Maroon Mayhem street festival at the College of Charleston

Students participate in the Maroon Mayhem street festival at the College of Charleston

Students participate in the Maroon Mayhem street festival at the College of Charleston

Students participate in the Maroon Mayhem street festival at the College of Charleston

Students participate in the Maroon Mayhem street festival at the College of Charleston

Students enjoyed food and fun at the campus street festival Maroon Mayhem on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Photos by Mike Ledford


Female students participate in Panhellenic Bid Day at TD Arena

Female students participate in Panhellenic Bid Day at TD Arena

Female students participate in Panhellenic Bid Day at TD Arena

Female students participate in Panhellenic Bid Day at TD Arena

Sororities welcomed new recruits on Panhellenic Bid Day. Photos by Heather Moran


Student-athletes bowl at The Alley

Student-athletes bowl at The Alley

Student-athletes with College of Charleston president Andrew T. Hsu at The Alley

College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu bowls at The AlleyStudent athletes went bowling with President Andrew T. Hsu at the Alley. Photos by Mike Ledford


Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits the College of Charleston

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits the College of Charleston

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits the College of Charleston

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visited the College of Charleston on Aug. 17, 2019, to attend Bully Pulpit Series. Photos by Mike Ledford


President Hso and Provost Welch hand out breakfast to students, faculty and staff on the first day of fall classes.

President Hsu and Interim Provost Fran Welch offer students breakfast on the first day of classes.

President Hsu offers students pizza on the first day of classes.

President Hsu offers students pizza on the first day of classes.

On the first day of classes President Hsu and Interim Provost Fran Welch kept students, faculty and staff well fed. Photos by Heather Moran


College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu with the men's basketball team at a Charleston RiverDogs game

College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu throws the first pitch at a Charleston RiverDogs baseball game

CofC students attend a Charleston RiverDogs baseball game

Charlie the RiverDog pets Clyde the Cougar at a RiverDogs game

President Hsu was given the honor of throwing the first pitch at the Charleston RiverDogs’ baseball game on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Photos by Mike Ledford