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18 01, 2011

College of Charleston students serve community in MLK Challenge – WCIV

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Instead of sleeping in on their day off of school, nearly 200 College of Charleston students and staff headed out into the community to give others a helping hand in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Dr. King was an activist, he didn't believe in a lot of talking, as he said, paralysis through

18 01, 2011

Students live Dr. King’s dream by volunteering – WCBD

By |2014-05-22T13:46:51-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Students live Dr. King’s dream by volunteering – WCBD

While many enjoyed having a day off from work and school this King Day, others decided to spend their time volunteering. 150 students from the College of Charleston, the Citadel and some area high schools used their King holiday to give back to the community in a big way. http://www2.counton2.com/news/2011/jan/17/students-volunteer-live-dr-kings-dream-ar-1353139/

18 01, 2011

King honored by College of Charleston challenge – AP

By |2014-05-22T13:47:18-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on King honored by College of Charleston challenge – AP

Students at the College of Charleston are honoring Martin Luther King by taking part in the annual MLK challenge. As part of the challenge on Monday, 15 teams of about 10 students each get $75 and the use of a van and have six hours to finish a community service project for a local organization.

18 01, 2011

Artist captures natural world in sculptural paintings big, small – The Post and Courier

By |2014-05-27T16:24:21-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Artist captures natural world in sculptural paintings big, small – The Post and Courier

Halsey Director Mark Sloan, also the exhibition's curator, says Wayne molds her paintings, with folds, strata and other manifestations of dimension. "She packs the narrative passages into the interstices of each successive layer of paint," he notes, "testing the range of Richard Serra's famous 'Verb List' by pulling, scraping, folding, cutting and collaging her material

18 01, 2011

Zodiac world gets shake-up – The Post and Courier

By |2014-05-27T16:24:52-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Zodiac world gets shake-up – The Post and Courier

Jon Hakkila, chairman of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the College of Charleston, agreed. "There is nothing new here in our understanding of how the heavens work," he said. "This is sensational, rather than new." At least three points are at play, Hakkila said. First, is "the makeup of the zodiac is and

18 01, 2011

M.B.A. Programs Go Global – US News and World Report

By |2014-05-27T16:26:48-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on M.B.A. Programs Go Global – US News and World Report

For M.B.A. students, even if they're not on an international M.B.A. track, the shift means that their courses will change significantly at many schools. Those unwilling to approach their studies with a global mindset may find themselves left behind, business school officials say. "Our M.B.A. curriculum was specifically designed to reflect the reality of today's

18 01, 2011

Dining out? Study predicts why you’ll return – The Globe and Mail

By |2014-05-28T15:52:13-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Dining out? Study predicts why you’ll return – The Globe and Mail

John Antun, director of the Culinary Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Robert Frash Jr., chair of the retail, hospitality and tourism department at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, have developed a 20-item scale they say can accurately predict whether or not diners will like a restaurant and go back to it.

18 01, 2011

Rogers to speak at College of Charleston MLK celebration – WCIV

By |2014-05-27T16:27:22-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Rogers to speak at College of Charleston MLK celebration – WCIV

Former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Joe Rogers will be the featured speaker at the College of Charleston's Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration on January 13, 2011. The program, entitled the Dream Alive, will be held beginning at 6 p.m. in the Admissions Auditorium at Craig Hall.The Colleges Office of Institutional Diversity is the primary sponsor

18 01, 2011

Grit, glamour and Mambo – The Straits Times

By |2014-05-28T15:28:21-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Grit, glamour and Mambo – The Straits Times

Violinist Siow Lee Chin pulls out all the stops to start the year with a blast Singaporean diva of the violin Siow Lee Chin, an Oberlin alumnus, then lit up the stage in an eye-popping turquoise gown. More importantly, her playing matched poise and purpose with glitz and glamour, producing a full-bodied voluminous tone that

18 01, 2011

Local professor closes stock exchange – WCIV

By |2014-05-27T16:28:43-04:00January 18, 2011|Campus Life|Comments Off on Local professor closes stock exchange – WCIV

A College of Charleston business professor got a once in a lifetime opportunity on Wednesday. Tracy Clifford, an adjunct finance professor within the school's business department and CFO of Pernis Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. joined CEO Cooper C. Collins in the ringing of the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. http://www.abcnews4.com/Global/story.asp?S=13833005