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27 09, 2010

C of C grads headline school gala – The Post and Courier

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What is it like to keep Lauren Bacall on key when rehearsing for a Broadway show? Or to comfort Rita Hayworth, who easily stays on key but can't remember the lyrics? Just ask Mel Marvin. The internationally known composer and librettist and a 1962 graduate of the College of Charleston spent many months as the

27 09, 2010

Municipal bonds topic of talk – The Post and Courier

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The tenuous state of California's municipal bond market will be the topic of a talk this week at the College of Charleston's School of Business. Keith Sauls, managing partner of AppleGold and a 1990 graduate of the college, will argue that the Golden State is not "going under" as many financial analysts have predicted. His

27 09, 2010

Haley’s time fundraising for Lexington Medical Center raises questions – The Post and Courier

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Mike Lee, a political science and communications professor at the College of Charleston, said Haley does risk undermining her anti-establishment pitch. "Her 'sweep out the bums' message is potentially contradicted," Lee said. But, he added, whether voters care depends on their view of Haley and who is accusing her of hypocrisy, and whether they are

27 09, 2010

Redistricting sure to protect GOP, black officials – The State

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Erin McAdams, assistant political science professor at the College of Charleston, said Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature will fight to retain power but laws exist to protect minorities, specifically black lawmakers who are most often Democrats in South Carolina. http://www.thestate.com/2010/09/27/1484610/redistricting-sure-to-protect.html#ixzz10jyVJzLq

22 09, 2010

S.C. joblessness rate jumps to 11% – The Charlotte Observer

By |2015-03-25T10:33:40-04:00September 22, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on S.C. joblessness rate jumps to 11% – The Charlotte Observer

"We have to grow an awful lot to make up for what we lost," College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner said. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/09/22/1709140/sc-joblessness-rate-jumps-to-11.html#ixzz10GkjFt77

22 09, 2010

Unemployment in SC jumps to 11 percent in August – Business Week

By |2015-03-25T10:33:40-04:00September 22, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Unemployment in SC jumps to 11 percent in August – Business Week

College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner said that "structural unemployment" doesn't go away after the recession ends. "That's the mismatch between the jobs and the candidates and that unfortunately is always a long-term problem," he said. "The jobs that have been lost, will those exact jobs be replaced? That's the question or are other jobs

22 09, 2010

Area residents scoff at news recession is over – The Post and Courier

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Frank Hefner, an economist at the College of Charleston, described the announcement as "a recovery that only a statistician could love." He said the official end of the recession will not resonate with many people because of anemic job growth and the prolonged mortgage crisis. He said it's hard to predict when the economy will

20 09, 2010

Hundreds come out to Riverfront Park for Charleston Peace One Day Festival – The Post and Courier

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The College of Charleston's Student Peace Alliance was making tie-dyed T-shirts for children and promoting a talk by Jewish peace activist Anna Baltzer at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Physicians Auditorium. "War was an invention, and as soon as something else gets invented to replace it, it will be gone," student Brittany McMeeking said. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/sep/20/party-with-a-purpose/

20 09, 2010

Former Jerusalem reporter to speak – The Post and Courier

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Award-winning journalist Linda Gradstein, who was the Jerusalem correspondent for NPR News from 1990-2009 and now contributes to PRI's The World, Slate and AOL News, was named the first Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston, and is teaching two classes during the fall semester. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/sep/18/18briefly/

20 09, 2010

Breeland pleased by honor – The Post and Courier

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Breeland, 77, retired from the state House in 2008, after having represented District 111 since 1992. He is a retired teacher and school administrator and works as the program director for Call Me MISTER at the College of Charleston, a recruitment program aimed at increasing the number of black, male teachers. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/sep/18/breeland-pleased-by-honor/