Solar Eclipse

The College of Charleston will be hosting one of the biggest parties this side of the sun on Aug. 21, 2017, when a total solar eclipse passes over campus. Read more about how the College is getting ready for this celestial event.


23 08, 2017

Eclipse Draws Media Attention to the College of Charleston

By |2017-08-23T16:17:17-04:00August 23, 2017|CofC In the News, Solar Eclipse|Comments Off on Eclipse Draws Media Attention to the College of Charleston

The media spotlight was on the College of Charleston for the past few weeks as the nation celebrated the great eclipse of 2017.

21 08, 2017

CofC Students Kick-Off the Academic Year with an Eclipse

By |2017-09-01T14:58:08-04:00August 21, 2017|Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC Students Kick-Off the Academic Year with an Eclipse

Around 1,500 College of Charleston students, faculty and staff gathered on Rivers Green, behind Addlestone Library, to watch the heavens put on an astronomical show.

21 08, 2017

The Top Social Media Posts from CofC’s Solar Eclipse Extravaganza

By |2020-01-14T11:30:20-05:00August 21, 2017|News Briefs, Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on The Top Social Media Posts from CofC’s Solar Eclipse Extravaganza

The College of Charleston is smack in the middle of Monday's total solar eclipse, and like any big event on campus, there were plenty of chatter about the out-of-this-world event on campus.

16 08, 2017

Alum Recalls 1970’s ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Eclipse

By |2020-01-14T11:30:21-05:00August 16, 2017|Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on Alum Recalls 1970’s ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Eclipse

For many, 2017's solar eclipse will be a once-in-a-lifetime event. But for some CofC alumni, it will be a second look at the celestial phenomenon.

8 08, 2017

NASA Displays Hyperwall at Addlestone Library for Solar Eclipse

By |2020-01-14T11:30:21-05:00August 8, 2017|Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on NASA Displays Hyperwall at Addlestone Library for Solar Eclipse

NASA will mount a 16-foot by 9-foot Hyperwall in Addlestone Library ahead of this month's solar eclipse.

3 08, 2017

CofC to Host Eclipse Viewing Celebration for Students, Faculty & Staff

By |2020-01-14T11:30:21-05:00August 3, 2017|News Briefs, Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC to Host Eclipse Viewing Celebration for Students, Faculty & Staff

Students, faculty and staff at the College of Charleston are all invited to a once-in-a-lifetime celebration for the upcoming total solar eclipse. 

1 08, 2017

How CofC Is Helping Charleston Enjoy the Eclipse

By |2017-08-18T13:45:59-04:00August 1, 2017|Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on How CofC Is Helping Charleston Enjoy the Eclipse

College of Charleston professors and students will be out in the surrounding community on Monday, Aug. 21 helping residents enjoy the solar eclipse safely.

26 07, 2017

Quiz: Test Your Eclipse Trivia IQ!

By |2017-08-21T09:15:23-04:00July 26, 2017|Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on Quiz: Test Your Eclipse Trivia IQ!

The College of Charleston is aligned perfectly for the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21. Don't be left in the dark: Take this quiz to see how your eclipse storytelling IQ lines up with everyone else under the sun!

19 07, 2017

CofC Students Offer Bird’s-Eye View of Eclipse

By |2017-08-30T15:50:40-04:00July 19, 2017|Campus Life, Great Things STEM From Thinking Big, Solar Eclipse, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC Students Offer Bird’s-Eye View of Eclipse

A group of College of Charleston students, alumni and faculty will participate in a national effort through NASA to live stream the upcoming solar eclipse.