11 04, 2011

Tourism booms before cannons – AP

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“Even if we didn’t have Civil War events, this weekend would probably be huge,” said Kevin Smith, a researcher in the Office of Tourism Analysis in the College of Charleston’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. http://www.thestate.com/2011/04/09/1770582/tourism-booms-before-cannons.html#storylink=misearch#ixzz1JDspnwAD  

11 04, 2011

Slavery in Charleston: A chronicle of human bondage in the Holy City – Charleston Post and Courier

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"This place is absolutely central to telling the story of slavery," said Bernard Powers, a professor of history at the College of Charleston. "I'm still amazed by how many people and their families are rooted here in South Carolina." http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/apr/10/slavery-in-charleston-a-chronicle-of-human/  

11 04, 2011

Some say Laurens native fired Civil War’s first shot – Greenville News

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Edmund Drago, a professor of history at the College of Charleston and author of a book on Confederate children, said while the family’s pride is honest, there are different points of view. “This is really a matter of interpretation,” he said. “Because when you say that you are happy you fired that first shot, for

8 04, 2011

College of Charleston, Charleston schools partner to give students real-world experience – Charleston Post and Courier

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Charleston County high school students will receive real-world job training through a new partnership with the College of Charleston. The college’s Students in Free Enterprise program has launched the Cougar Apprentice Program, a new initiative to teach high school students skills such as how to apply for a job and work in a retail setting.

8 04, 2011

College of Charleston to Honor Mike Veeck with Distinguished Communicator Award – Swamp Fox Business News

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The College of Charleston’s Department of Communication will honor Charleston RiverDogs president Mike Veeck with its Distinguished Communicator Award. Veeck will deliver a speech at 4 p.m., April 11, at the Stern Center Ballroom on the College of Charleston campus. http://www.swampfox.ws/2011/04/04/college-charleston-honor-mike-veeck-distinguished-communicator-award