The College is expanding its use of Everbridge to issue Cougar Alerts to the campus community as well as to parents, neighbors, visitors and others who elect to receive these emergency notifications regarding emergencies occurring on or near campus.
Effective Wednesday, July 1, Captain Francis “Chip” Searson of the Charleston Police Department will assume the role of interim chief of police at the College of Charleston.
The Department of Public Safety remains on campus, standing as ready as ever to protect and secure campus.
The College of Charleston campus will be closed for winter break from Dec. 21, 2019, until Jan. 2, 2020.
College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu has named William F. Herkert Jr. as interim chief of public safety.
The College of Charleston has implemented a new smart phone safety app called LiveSafe to enhance student safety.
College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu announced on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, that CofC Police Chief Robert S. Reese will retire on Sept. 1.
The College of Charleston is instituting 911 as its primary emergency number in partnership with the Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center.
Gary Kirkendall, a detective in the Department of Public Safety and a metal detector on the area's beaches, has found all sorts of treasures – including a College of Charleston class ring.
The Department of Public Safety is offering active-shooter response training to CofC faculty and staff at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 24, in the Stern Student Center, Room 409.