Campus Life

27 04, 2010

Higher education cost concerns

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College of Charleston provost George Hynd said the college has taken many actions to compensate for cuts but that he's particularly concerned about the impact on faculty members. The college has some great faculty members, he said, who are not being paid well. They are taking on more teaching responsibility and have less time for

27 04, 2010

Working together

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Teaching assistant Mary Scott guides the two struggling first-graders through a reading exercise in which they identify simple words, capital letters and punctuation marks. On the other side of the classroom, master teacher Alethia Jefferson listens to 11 students take turns reading aloud. Jefferson asks them questions about the story, and the students use their

27 04, 2010

How tragedy has changed Haiti (op/ed)

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Editor's Note: The Post and Courier has invited Julie R. Grier, a graduate of the College of Charleston Honors College and mental health worker with ties to Haiti, to write an occasional essay about her experiences there from the devastation to daily life in the aftermath. This is the first installment. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/25/how-tragedy-has-changed-haiti/

27 04, 2010

Taking Credit

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The economic climate has had a downbeat impact on the housing tax credits, says Tim Allen, professor of real estate and director of the Carter Real Estate Center at the College of Charleston. “As time goes by, people’s positions change. The issue is not the $8,000 credit but whether I have a job next month.”

23 04, 2010

College of Charleston Receives $4.1 Million Software Grant – Swamp Fox

By |2015-03-25T10:38:08-04:00April 23, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on College of Charleston Receives $4.1 Million Software Grant – Swamp Fox

The College of Charleston announced today that the school’s Geology and Environmental Geosciences Department was recently awarded a software grant for $4.1-million from Seismic-Micro Technologies (SMT), the world’s leading developer of software solutions for the 3-D visualization and analysis of complex geological datasets. The software and training materials will be linked to the Departments 3-D

23 04, 2010

Put down your pens: SC students run for final exam – The State

By |2015-03-25T10:38:08-04:00April 23, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Put down your pens: SC students run for final exam – The State

A group of South Carolina college students are getting ready to take their final exam with running shoes, not No. 2 pencils. Students in the College of Charleston's Sport Physiology and Marathon Training leave Friday for Nashville, Tenn., and the Music City Marathon that will serve as their final. Class professor Michael Flynn says 100

22 04, 2010

EMS Thanks (Script)

By |2015-03-25T10:38:08-04:00April 22, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on EMS Thanks (Script)

EMS workers at the College of Charleston are being honored for saving a life during this year's bridge run.  The crew that was part of a bike and cart team during the race, that rushed to save Steven Brown after he had a heart attack.. “They had 2 or 3 calls come out while they

22 04, 2010

Recycled material put to many uses

By |2015-03-25T10:38:08-04:00April 22, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Recycled material put to many uses

A statewide study estimated that recycling will contribute $11 billion to the state by next year. The College of Charleston’s Department of Economics and Finance conducted the study in 2006, when the economic impact was $6 billion, and estimated the $11 billion number to happen by 2011. http://www.independentmail.com/news/2010/apr/21/recycled-material-put-many-uses/