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20 04, 2010

Hearings to focus on exploration

By |2015-03-25T10:38:09-04:00April 20, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Hearings to focus on exploration

The elephant in the room is uncertainty over just how much oil or gas might be out there. It's generally accepted that not a whole lot of oil lies off South Carolina. There are two types of natural gas fields, the commercially extracted "drier" fields and frozen methane fields that are found off South Carolina,

20 04, 2010

Making it count

By |2015-03-25T10:38:09-04:00April 20, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Making it count

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley and College of Charleston President George Benson go door to door on Coming Street to encourage college students to fill out their 2010 Census forms. The neighborhood was chosen because of its low rate of forms returned. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/20/making-it-count/

20 04, 2010

S.C. research colleges to share $6.4 million

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Research programs in South Carolina will receive a $6.4 million boost from federal grants, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Monday. The University of South Carolina Research Foundation, the Medical University of South Carolina, the College of Charleston, Coastal Carolina University and Clemson University will receive a combined $6.4 million from the National Science Foundation, the

20 04, 2010

Census (Script)

By |2015-03-25T10:38:10-04:00April 20, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Census (Script)

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley was walking door to door to get folks to return their censuses. The mayor placed door fliers on residences in an area where returns for the census forms have been low. The mayor was joined by College of Charleston President George Benson...he wants to get College of Charleston students to return

20 04, 2010

Many college students aren’t filling out Census forms

By |2015-03-25T10:38:10-04:00April 20, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Many college students aren’t filling out Census forms

Mayor Joe Riley and College of Charleston President George Benson kicked off a campaign to alert students of their responsibility to fill out and return a Census form. The mayor and president went door-to-door and talked to students who answered, and hung reminders on doors of those who didn’t. Read full article.

20 04, 2010

South Carolina universities awarded over $6.4 million in grants

By |2015-03-25T10:38:10-04:00April 20, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on South Carolina universities awarded over $6.4 million in grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIS) - Sen. Lindsey Graham announced more than $6.4 million in grants for Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina, and University of South Carolina Research Foundation. The grants were awarded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of

19 04, 2010

Blue Angels (script) – Fox News – Fox and Friends

By |2015-03-25T10:38:10-04:00April 19, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Blue Angels (script) – Fox News – Fox and Friends

You're looking at the Navy Blue Angels performing aerial acrobatics for thousands of spectators in South Carolina. I always see this at Jones Beach on long island on Memorial Day. Capped off Charleston's Navy week. The event attracted big name politicians like Republican Senator Lindsay Graham and Senator John McCain both veterans. My wife was

19 04, 2010

Mayor Riley goes door-to-door, asking students to fill out the Census

By |2015-03-25T10:38:10-04:00April 19, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Mayor Riley goes door-to-door, asking students to fill out the Census

Mayor Joe Riley and College of Charleston President George Benson kicked off a campaign to alert students of their responsibility to fill out and return a Census form. The mayor and president went door-to-door and talked to students who answered, and hung reminders on doors of those who didn’t. http://www2.counton2.com/cbd/news/local/article/mayor_riley_goes_door-to-door_asking_students_to_fill_out_the_census/130796/

19 04, 2010

Education victories tallied

By |2015-03-25T10:38:10-04:00April 19, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Education victories tallied

Many districts rely on word-of-mouth recommendations on new programs, and WhatWorksSC will give them access to more research and information, said Paula Egelson, director of the College of Charleston's Center for Partnerships to Improve Education. "You change the conversation in terms of how you make a decision," she said. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/19/education-victories-tallied/