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20 03, 2014

How to Write a Novel: Wake Early, Embrace Rejection, Keep Your Day Job

By |2015-04-06T15:33:45-04:00March 20, 2014|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on How to Write a Novel: Wake Early, Embrace Rejection, Keep Your Day Job

College of Charleston alumnus Jon Sealy's debut novel is getting rave reviews. Best-selling author and English professor Bret Lott said he couldn't put the book down. Sealy will be on campus for a book reading on March 25, 2014.

14 03, 2014

Time Traveler: Visiting Historian Uses Live Video to Teach Coast to Coast

By |2015-04-06T15:31:57-04:00March 14, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Time Traveler: Visiting Historian Uses Live Video to Teach Coast to Coast

Jewish Studies Historian Gary Zola, the College of Charleston’s Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies, is using streaming video technology to teach and interact with students in Charleston, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles –– at the same time.

12 03, 2014

Victims’ Rights Advocate to Speak at the College

By |2015-03-25T11:38:45-04:00March 12, 2014|Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Victims’ Rights Advocate to Speak at the College

Pat Tuthill, a nationally known victims' rights advocate, will speak at the College of Charleston in Alumni Hall at 4 p.m. on Wednesday March 12, 2014. Tuthill is the mother of the late Peyton Tuthill, a 1997 graduate of the College of Charleston who was murdered in Colorado in 1999. The lecture is free and open to the public.

10 03, 2014

College of Charleston Bike Share Program Rolling Along

By |2015-03-25T09:40:58-04:00March 10, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on College of Charleston Bike Share Program Rolling Along

Bike share programs are popping up from coast to coast. And with the arrival of warmer spring weather in Charleston, there's no better time to check out the College of Charleston's Bike Share program. It's good for the environment, and it's a free service for faculty, staff, and students. Plus, it's a great way to start getting in shape for beach season.

3 03, 2014

Motorcycle-Riding History Professor Pens New Book on Dixie Highway

By |2020-02-25T13:06:23-05:00March 3, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Motorcycle-Riding History Professor Pens New Book on Dixie Highway

Fueled by her love for the road, cars and motorcycles, College of Charleston History Professor Tammy Ingram has written a new book about Dixie Highway. The 6,000-mile highway was built between 1915 and 1926 and helped modernize many parts of the rural South.

28 02, 2014

A College Spring Break Trip You Can Tell Your Parents About

By |2015-04-06T15:33:46-04:00February 28, 2014|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on A College Spring Break Trip You Can Tell Your Parents About

For many, college spring break is fun and sun, but for a group of communication students from the College of Charleston spring break 2014 is all about getting a head-start on their careers.

18 02, 2014

Digital History Project Highlights Underrepresented Histories in South Carolina Lowcountry

By |2015-03-25T09:41:00-04:00February 18, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Digital History Project Highlights Underrepresented Histories in South Carolina Lowcountry

The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) at the College of Charleston launches on February 18, 2014. The digital history project, part of an emerging field that is revolutionizing the accessibility of history scholarship, helps tell the complex multicultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry.

14 02, 2014

The Most Successful CofC Sports Team You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

By |2018-03-26T14:42:55-04:00February 14, 2014|Campus Life|Comments Off on The Most Successful CofC Sports Team You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The College of Charleston Club Squash Team is competing at nationals February 14-16, 2014, at Harvard University. The team won its division last year and hopes to bring home another championship to Charleston.

22 01, 2014

Like Good Wine, Liberal Arts and Sciences Degrees Get Better With Age

By |2015-04-06T15:33:48-04:00January 22, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Like Good Wine, Liberal Arts and Sciences Degrees Get Better With Age

A new report about the earnings and long-term career successes of college graduates reaffirms the value of a liberal arts and sciences education.

17 01, 2014

Arts Management Student Gives Back Between Grades and Gigs

By |2020-02-25T13:06:23-05:00January 17, 2014|Campus Life|Comments Off on Arts Management Student Gives Back Between Grades and Gigs

Tyler Boone, a singer-songwriter, has opened for Hootie & the Blowfish and Edwin McCain. His mentor at the College is award-winning musician Mark Bryan. Now he's in the middle of planning his final benefit concert at the College.