17 02, 2011

Hispanic honor society inducts ambassador – Charleston Post and Courier

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Jaime E. Aleman, ambassador of the Republic of Panama, recently was inducted into the Order of the Discoverers, one of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society's highest honors, at the College of Charleston. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/feb/17/hispanic-honor-society-inducts-ambassador/

17 02, 2011

Local Egyptians react to protests, strife – Charleston City Paper

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"My cousins are people who have all gone to private schools, and suddenly they're thrust into a situation where they are protecting their homes with kitchen knives," says Silvia Youssef Hanna, an academic adviser at the College of Charleston. Hanna left Egypt with her family in 1972, but she's kept up with the recent protests

17 02, 2011

College students rally for funds – AP

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The nearly 30 student leaders from the College of Charleston, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina who rallied outside the Statehouse said they realize cuts are necessary as the state faces a $700 million shortfall. "We won't be immune, but we ask the cuts to be fair, equal and in accordance with other

14 02, 2011

High Profile: Director thinks about Avery’s possibilities – Charleston Post and Courier

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Patricia Williams Lessane had never heard of the Avery Research Center or the College of Charleston, and didn't know very much about South Carolina when an e-mail from a colleague in Germany arrived. The message was saying that Avery needed an executive director and urged her to apply for the job. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/feb/12/high-profiledirector-thinks-about-averys/

14 02, 2011

Local people linked to Egypt optimistic – Charleston Post and Courier

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Aya Khalil was so excited by the news from Egypt that she was giggling. "It's probably one of the happiest days of my life," the 23-year-old Egyptian-American said Friday night. "It is surreal." Khalil is a graduate student at the College of Charleston and a daughter of Egyptian immigrants. Though she has lived in the

14 02, 2011

I’ll get right on it … or not – Charleston Post and Courier

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Then I met Dr. Jennifer Baker, a philosophy professor at the College of Charleston who not only studies procrastination, she sees it up close and personal every day. "In college, 86 percent of people procrastinate," Baker said. "So it has to be the fault of college. There has to be something provoking that, and it's

14 02, 2011

Colleges want to offer more student aid despite budget cuts coming – The State

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While colleges and universities can waive some or all of the fees for up to 4 percent of their undergraduates, not all hit that threshold. The College of Charleston, which is spending $6.5 million on waivers this year, will not reach the 4 percent limit. USC-Columbia, which will spend $8.2 million, will reach the limit.