23 07, 2014

President McConnell Releases Statement on Mission and University Status

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BOT approves revised mission statement for the College, along with a separate resolution on the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.

21 07, 2014

Alumna and Former Basketball Player Breaks into Fashion with Bow Ties

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On the basketball court, Nikki Williams '09 was a tough competitor. Now she's putting that drive and her business degree to use in the fashion industry. Her Foreign Öbject fashion line includes bow ties worn by rappers and celebrities.

18 07, 2014

Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

By |2020-02-25T13:06:05-05:00July 18, 2014|Academics, Alumni|Comments Off on Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Zachary Hanson ’10 and Diogo Duarte ’08 launched Fidelity Network app, or FiNe, and offer tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. One tip: don't schedule a meeting just to ask an investor for money.

17 07, 2014

College Alumnus Celebrates with San Antonio Spurs, 2014 NBA Champions

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Kyle Jones '11 is an account executive with the San Antonio Spurs. He attended all the home games, got to participate in Championship Parade, and will even get a championship ring.

14 07, 2014

Alumnus Worked Behind the Scenes on President’s Road to White House

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As Republicans and Democrats make plans for their parties’ 2016 national conventions, College of Charleston alumnus Geoff Yost ’12 looks back on his brush with this all-important American political tradition.

14 07, 2014

The Graduate School Launched New Concentrations, Boasted Record Numbers in 2013-14

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The Graduate School of the College of Charleston saw a record number of MBA candidates and the M.A. in History and M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education recorded substantial growth.

11 07, 2014

Honors College Alumni Return to Teach Summer Course in Public Health

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Melissa Siegel ’03 and Stephanie Wheeler ’03 say "in the context of ongoing welfare debates, health reform, changing immigration policies, and economies in flux, there’s no better time to teach this course."

11 07, 2014

Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

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The 2014 SPECTRA class, which includes nearly 100 freshman with diverse backgrounds, continues through Aug. 9, 2014.

8 07, 2014

Alumnus Covers World Cup in Brazil for Reuters News

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Alumnus Nathan Frandino '10 got his start writing for the College's student newspaper. Now he's a producer for Reuters TV and just returned from covering the World Cup in Brazil.

1 07, 2014

College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell ’69 Takes Office

By |2020-02-25T13:06:08-05:00July 1, 2014|Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell ’69 Takes Office

Glenn McConnell is the 22nd president of the College of Charleston. He has already begun meeting with faculty, staff, students and alumni and plans to continue these meetings.