The College of Charleston has received a major grant to help adults with learning disabilities. The $2.3 million federal grant will be used to give those adults a college experience. Students will get to take credit and non-credit courses to develop professionally so they can contribute to society. http://www.abcnews4.com/Global/story.asp?S=13392352
A $2.3 million federal grant will be used to support a four-year program to help adults with learning disabilities have a college experience at the College of Charleston. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant to help fund the Realizing Educational and Career Hopes: Foundation, Augmentation, Replication program. The program at the College of
Erin McAdams, a College of Charleston political science professor, said Haley needs to speak directly with conservative South Carolina. Her latest campaign ad looks far more personal. It stars Haley, spends nearly every second with the camera on her, and she never mentions her opponent. http://www.thestate.com/2010/10/25/1528526/debate-tonight.html#ixzz13OgKv2ny
The city proper is relatively small, with about 115,000 residents. But new arrivals find no shortage of activities. Shops and gourmet restaurants are plentiful; schools reach out to older students (the College of Charleston offers a member-led Center for Creative Retirement with field trips, weekly meetings, study groups and lunches); and art festivals fill the
The College is now offering Microsoft computer certification classes to meet community demand.
Greg Mortenson's "Three Cups of Tea" is the 2010 selection. Check out the research guides, volunteer opportunities and an afternoon with the author.
Friends will celebrate Hootie & The Blowfish's 25th anniversary with a concert and art installation unveiling in Columbia on Oct. 21. Bryan — now a solo artist, producer and music industry instructor at the College of Charleston — says "a light roasting" is expected. http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5i75W5lFNZx3SPbM7qinhVBdC-zkw?docId=4838294
Got “green fatigue”? That’s just what the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art is looking to cure with bluesphere. Through March 27, 35 area organizations are helping present art exhibits, workshops, panel discussions, and more in venues citywide. “We wanted to create a set of experiences that would focus Charleston’s attention on the intersection of visual
‘Bluesphere’ artist Chris Jordan visualizes mass consumption in everyday objects – The Post and Courier
Perhaps that's why this work is so powerful, says curator Mark Sloan, director of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/oct/17/wealth-and-waste/
Whether a not-fully-diluted waste stream could work its way in from 20 miles offshore depends on the Gulf Stream eddies, prevailing winds, density of the discharge and salinity, said Jack DiTullio, a College of Charleston oceanographer who studies ocean currents. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/oct/17/sewage-release-is-cruise-dilemma/