17 01, 2023

Former Jewish Studies Director Leaves Lasting Legacy

By |2023-02-01T09:36:24-05:00January 17, 2023|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Former Jewish Studies Director Leaves Lasting Legacy

Marty Perlmutter, former director of the Jewish Studies Program at the College of the Jewish Studies Program, died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at the age of 79.

12 01, 2023

CofC Podcast: Professor Scott Peeples Explores Edgar Allan Poe’s Lowcountry Haunts

By |2023-01-26T09:05:12-05:00January 12, 2023|Academics, All News, CofC Podcast|Comments Off on CofC Podcast: Professor Scott Peeples Explores Edgar Allan Poe’s Lowcountry Haunts

On this episode of 'Speaking Of … College of Charleston,' Scott Peeples, interim chair of the Department of English and Poe scholar, takes us on a tour of some of the Lowcountry landmarks associated with Edgar Allan Poe.

11 01, 2023

Joy Vandervort-Cobb to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award

By |2023-01-25T09:38:51-05:00January 11, 2023|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Joy Vandervort-Cobb to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award

Joy Vandervort-Cobb, associate professor emerita of theatre and dance at the College of Charleston, will receive the Black History Intercollegiate Consortium's 2023 MLK Humanitarian Award on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

6 01, 2023

Guenveur Scholarship Continues to Make a Difference in the Neighborhood

By |2023-01-20T14:35:43-05:00January 6, 2023|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Guenveur Scholarship Continues to Make a Difference in the Neighborhood

The Edward Leon Guenveur Sr. and Lauretta Goodall-Guenveur Endowed Memorial Scholarship honors a Charleston family who overcame the oppression of segregation and gave back to their neighborhood.

13 12, 2022

CofC Podcast: Geology Professor Talks About His Sea Monster Discovery and Other Paleontological Treasures

By |2023-01-10T09:27:18-05:00December 13, 2022|Academics, All News, CofC Podcast|Comments Off on CofC Podcast: Geology Professor Talks About His Sea Monster Discovery and Other Paleontological Treasures

On this episode of 'Speaking of ... College of Charleston,' Scott Persons, assistant professor of geology and curator of the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, talks about discovering a previously unknown type of prehistoric marine reptile and his many other expeditions hunting fossils.

12 12, 2022

Public Health Research Team Makes Strides in Studying Impact of Plastic Pollution

By |2023-01-06T10:48:19-05:00December 12, 2022|Academics, All News, Students|Comments Off on Public Health Research Team Makes Strides in Studying Impact of Plastic Pollution

Supported by a $400,000 grant, students and a professor at the College of Charleston are making headway researching the ramifications of plastic pollution on public health.

7 12, 2022

Music Major Connects with Cultural Heritage Through Filipino Art Song

By |2022-12-21T08:12:31-05:00December 7, 2022|Academics, All News, Students|Comments Off on Music Major Connects with Cultural Heritage Through Filipino Art Song

Music major Meleana Cabales will introduce a new audience to the little-known genre of Filipino art song called kundiman during a lecture and recital on Dec. 11.

6 12, 2022

REI Automation Creates New Engineering Scholarship

By |2022-12-19T08:51:23-05:00December 6, 2022|Academics, All News|Comments Off on REI Automation Creates New Engineering Scholarship

The new REI Automation Endowed Engineering Scholarship will support systems engineering students, with the first scholarship being awarded for the 2023-24 academic year.

17 11, 2022

CofC’s School of Education at the Head of the Class

By |2022-12-02T13:50:44-05:00November 17, 2022|Academics, All News|Comments Off on CofC’s School of Education at the Head of the Class

With solid enrollment and new programs on the horizon, the College's School of Education is focused on preparing the next generation of teachers to handle any challenges they may face in the classroom.