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6 01, 2011

Three South Carolina colleges ranked “best values” – WPDE

By |2014-05-28T15:35:10-04:00January 6, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Three South Carolina colleges ranked “best values” – WPDE

The magazine "Kiplinger's Personal Finance" named three South Carolina colleges "best values" for 2011. Clemson University ranked 41st out of the top one hundred. The University of South Carolina came in next at 42nd. The College of Charleston ranked 84th. The magazine says the schools exemplify excellent academics while keeping tuition costs to a minimum.

6 01, 2011

Colleges praised for value: Kiplinger’s ranks USC, C of C, Clemson in top 100 – The Post and Courier

By |2014-05-19T15:31:40-04:00January 6, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Colleges praised for value: Kiplinger’s ranks USC, C of C, Clemson in top 100 – The Post and Courier

Donald Burkard, the College of Charleston's associate vice president for enrollment planning, said making the list is "pretty significant." It contributes to the college's reputation, which is growing nationally and internationally. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/jan/06/colleges-praised-for-value/

21 12, 2010

New York artist Leslie Wayne headed to the Halsey – Charleston City Paper

By |2014-05-08T10:46:01-04:00December 21, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on New York artist Leslie Wayne headed to the Halsey – Charleston City Paper

The College of Charleston recently released their spring calendar. While it's jam-packed with events, we're especially excited about the Leslie Wayne exhibition opening at the Halsey on Jan. 21. http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/CultureShock/archives/2010/12/16/new-york-artist-leslie-wayne-headed-to-the-halsey

21 12, 2010

Modest job gains ‘good sign’ in S.C. – The Post and Courier

By |2014-05-19T15:32:06-04:00December 21, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Modest job gains ‘good sign’ in S.C. – The Post and Courier

"The good news is this is the third month with a decline in unemployment," said College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner. "It's also a good sign that manufacturing added jobs. That's important to other sectors of the economy because it translates into increases in transportation, port activity and more retail as people spend more." http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/dec/18/modest-job-gains-good-sign-in-sc/

21 12, 2010

S.C. college studies see big swing to science – The Greenville News

By |2014-05-19T15:36:21-04:00December 21, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on S.C. college studies see big swing to science – The Greenville News

"The reasons for changes here and elsewhere are largely related to the fast pace of innovation," said George Hynd, provost at the College of Charleston. Technology and science have accelerated further development of existing careers and sparked creation of new fields of study and employment, Hynd said. Helms, Doerpinghaus and Denny Ciganovic, director of the

21 12, 2010

Charleston has highest hotel price hike in November – The Post and Courier

By |2014-05-19T15:33:46-04:00December 21, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Charleston has highest hotel price hike in November – The Post and Courier

The November lodging report completed by the Office of Tourism Analysis in the College of Charleston's School of Business showed a nearly 13 percent increase in occupancy rate for November and a nearly 7 percent increase in average daily rate paid for those rooms on the downtown peninsula. The month showed positive results across the

21 12, 2010

Moon to eclipse during shower – The Post and Courier

By |2014-05-19T15:32:37-04:00December 21, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Moon to eclipse during shower – The Post and Courier

The eclipse is a photographic opportunity as it ends closer to the horizon, because the moon will be setting just after 5 a.m. in first light, said Terry Richardson, a College of Charleston astronomy professor. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/dec/20/moon-to-eclipse-during-shower/

14 12, 2010

Money on trees: College of Charleston Foundation gets forestry grant – Charleston Business Journal

By |2014-05-19T15:33:10-04:00December 14, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Money on trees: College of Charleston Foundation gets forestry grant – Charleston Business Journal

The College of Charleston Foundation will use a $140,000 grant to transform hundreds of acres at Dixie Plantation in Hollywood into renewable forest. Funding for the effort is coming from the Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, which supports conservation efforts in the Lowcountry. The money will be released over the next three years. http://www.charlestonbusiness.com/news/37228-money-on-trees-college-of-charleston-foundation-gets-forestry-grant?rss=0