by President P. George Benson The cofC Community has a long, proud tradition of military service that spans every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and every major war in which our country has fought – from the American Revolution to Afghanistan and Iraq. As we look ahead to Veteran’s Day on November 12, I
Ever since Andrew Sobiesuo came to the College, he’s been sending students packing. “Getting students out into the world is my No. 1 priority,” says the associate provost for international education and director of the Center for International Education, who came to the College as a member of the Hispanic studies faculty in 1990.
Former College of Charleston president Ted Stern titled his auto-biography No Problems, Only Challenges. It’s an appropriate title for the memoir of a man who’s possessed a cheerful and confident can-do attitude for nearly 100 years, no matter what the circumstance. Stern became the College’s president on Sept. 1, 1968, just one day after retiring
An Italian professor finds inspiration and adventure in the Arctic cold.
He leans back in his chair and considers the question. His office is quiet. Library quiet. Sanctuary quiet. Christian Coseru sees himself sitting there in his chair, the morning sun framing his figure against the window. He sees himself slowly raise his hands from the armrest, his fingertips fashioning a form reminiscent of the pointed
Since 1991, Herb Parker, professor of sculpture in the studio art department, has opened the minds and changed the attitudes of countless students at the College with his unique artistic perspective. We tracked down the busy sculptor – known internationally for his site-related, nature-based installations – to find out a little about his background, his
Student Rachel Davis explores the link between farming and religion in S.C.
Rachel Stevens hadn’t exactly charted out her course. She just knew that it started at the College – from there, she figured, she could map out her path to a degree in marine biology.
Tim Scheett scoffed at the idea. It was impossible. Absurd. Completely ludicrous. But, as a man of science, he had to look at the evidence – which was piling up, study after study after study. He couldn’t deny the facts; he could, however, try to explain them. And – although he still has questions –
Tappity-tap, tap. Tap, tap, tap. That percussive rhythm, like bursts from a muted machine gun, is music to Ronak Raithatha’s ears. For him, typing is the sound of creation. It’s a good thing he finds beauty in that racket because Raithatha’s been creating quite a bit of it in the College’s Software Innovations Lab. Just