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21 03, 2022

CofC Podcast: Seawater Agriculture Grows New Possibilities for Alumnus

By |2022-04-05T10:04:05-04:00March 21, 2022|All News, Alumni, CofC Podcast|Comments Off on CofC Podcast: Seawater Agriculture Grows New Possibilities for Alumnus

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.

15 03, 2022

Honors Student to Talk About Humanity, Immigration at TEDxCharleston

By |2022-04-12T11:01:44-04:00March 15, 2022|All News, Campus Life, Students|Comments Off on Honors Student to Talk About Humanity, Immigration at TEDxCharleston

Jody Bell's journey has been winding, but her curiosity and philanthropic goals are leading her to the TEDxCharleston stage on March 23, 2022.

10 03, 2022

New Center Makes CofC’s Community of Lifelong Learner-Teacher-Scholars Stronger Than Ever

By |2022-03-14T14:06:40-04:00March 10, 2022|Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on New Center Makes CofC’s Community of Lifelong Learner-Teacher-Scholars Stronger Than Ever

The College's new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning supports excellence in teaching across campus and advances faculty's holistic development by providing resources, workshops, opportunities and academic coaching.

8 03, 2022

Study Break: Meet a Music and Arts Management Double Major

By |2022-03-28T09:33:28-04:00March 8, 2022|Academics, All News, Students|Comments Off on Study Break: Meet a Music and Arts Management Double Major

Meet Mikhail “Misha” Pekar, a senior double-majoring in music (piano performance) and arts management who enjoys performing classical, jazz and popular music at venues around Charleston.

21 02, 2022

Student’s Podcast Focuses on the Black Experience at CofC and Beyond

By |2022-03-15T11:26:30-04:00February 21, 2022|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Student’s Podcast Focuses on the Black Experience at CofC and Beyond

Inspired by a project to highlight one of the first Black professors at the College, English major Tony Jackson launched the podcast 'The Black Experience' to highlight stories from the Black community at CofC and beyond.

4 02, 2022

Housing Fairs to Provide Information Regarding Off-Campus Options

By |2022-02-16T12:24:48-05:00February 4, 2022|News Briefs, Students|Comments Off on Housing Fairs to Provide Information Regarding Off-Campus Options

The College is holding a series of in-person and virtual housing fairs to provide information about off-campus housing options for the 2022-23 year.

2 02, 2022

Eddie Ganaway Diversity Education and Resource Center Invites Faculty, Staff Affinity Groups

By |2022-02-24T15:26:59-05:00February 2, 2022|Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on Eddie Ganaway Diversity Education and Resource Center Invites Faculty, Staff Affinity Groups

The Staff Advisory Committee to the President has partnered with the Office of Institutional Diversity to create a welcoming space for faculty/staff affinity groups.

27 01, 2022

Professor’s Research Results in Historic Plaque

By |2022-01-28T11:08:41-05:00January 27, 2022|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on Professor’s Research Results in Historic Plaque

Using research unearthed by the College’s Barry Stiefel, the oldest Reform synagogue in the nation is coming to terms with its painful past using enslaved labor.

27 01, 2022

College Love Story Continues With Endowed Scholarship

By |2022-01-28T11:17:45-05:00January 27, 2022|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on College Love Story Continues With Endowed Scholarship

Thanks to his namesake scholarship, the passion and influence of James P. Anderson – a beloved professor at CofC – live on.