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12 05, 2010

Earthquake hits near Charleston – S.C. Radio Network

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A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Summerville, North Charleston area this morning. College of Charleston earthquake center spokesman Steve Jaume says this morning’s earthquake is not unusual. “This is kind of normal for this area. We have these small earthquakes all the time. This one is a little bit larger than usual, so a few

12 05, 2010

Fast-track MBA – The Sun News

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The College of Charleston now offers a fast-track master's of business administration degree, a move that allows the school to play in the big leagues, president George Benson says. The state's Commission on Higher Education gave the program final approval last week, and the first group of about 35 students will begin in July. Students

11 05, 2010

New Business Master’s Program at College of Charleston – WCIV

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The College of Charleston will now offer a masters program in the school of business. But this is un-like any other in the state. What makes it unique is this is a one year program. In a competitive job market, students hope this master’s degree will separate them from the pack. After fours years at

11 05, 2010

2,300 to receive degrees from College of Charleston – The State

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CHARLESTON, S.C. -- About 2,300 undergraduates receive their diplomas during commencement exercises at South Carolina's College of Charleston. Two ceremonies are being held Saturday at the Cistern in front of the administration building on campus. The speaker is Marco Cavazzoni, the vice president and general manager of final assembly and delivery at Boeing Co. in

11 05, 2010

2010 College grads face easier path to jobs than ‘09 grads – WCBD

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“The big difference,“ said College of Charleston Career Services Director Denny Ciganovic, “is that it’s a little more upbeat. It’s not massive hiring. It’s going to be hire one here, one there.“ While Ciganovic still sees a lot of concerned students looking for work, he’s not surprised by a new study from the National Association

11 05, 2010

Riley put Charleston on the map – The State

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And earlier this month, the College of Charleston - which already had established a Joseph P. Riley Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Studies - made him the first recipient of its Simons Medal of Excellence, given to honor those who excel in civic design, historic preservation and urban planning. Valerie Morris, dean of the

11 05, 2010

Charleston starts MBA program – The State

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The College of Charleston has established a master’s of business education program that will start in July with a “boot camp” for non-business undergraduate students. The one-year program, recently approved by the S.C. Commission on Higher Education, will have as many as 35 students in its first year. Students, who can focus on marketing or

11 05, 2010

Rise to challenges, C of C speaker says – The Post and Courier

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Have the courage to follow your heart by trusting in your abilities, don't discount the value of hard work and choose a profession about which you are passionate, College of Charleston graduates were told Saturday. "Strive to work for something larger than yourself. Never give up. Our greatest glory is not in never falling but

11 05, 2010

Put to the test – The Post and Courier

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College of Charleston career center director Denny Ciganovic senses the hiring freeze has bottomed out. "Small companies are starting to feel a little bit more confident," he said. "Rather than commit to hiring a full-time person, they are hiring graduates through a staffing agency as temporary workers. A company expanding here, another adding a few

11 05, 2010

C of C honoring Spaulding – The Post and Courier

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"He has a tremendous passion for the basic philosophy of the College of Charleston," said Howard Rudd, a professor at the college's School of Business. "His own purpose is to make this a better place for students to develop, and to more easily transition into the real world." "He's a renaissance man who gets involved