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5 06, 2014

Eating Habits, Lack of Exercise Fuel America’s Title as Fattest Country

By |2015-04-06T15:48:50-04:00June 5, 2014|Campus Life, CofC In the News, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on Eating Habits, Lack of Exercise Fuel America’s Title as Fattest Country

Assistant professor of exercise science Wes Dudgeon explains why a new obesity study identifies America as the fattest country in the world.

4 06, 2014

Obesity: A Global Public Health Crisis that Students Could Help Solve

By |2015-04-06T15:48:50-04:00June 4, 2014|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Obesity: A Global Public Health Crisis that Students Could Help Solve

A recent obesity report says one-third of the population is obese. Public health professor Matt Page agrees that it the biggest issue in the U.S. right now, but he says another issue should be on your radar.

2 06, 2014

Obesity, Cancer Rates and Health Campaigns are all Part of Public Health

By |2015-04-06T15:48:51-04:00June 2, 2014|Academics|Comments Off on Obesity, Cancer Rates and Health Campaigns are all Part of Public Health

A recent study shows one-third of the population is obese. That is one of the many global issues students can tackle with a degree in public health.

28 05, 2014

8 Incredible Summer Research Projects at the College of Charleston

By |2020-01-14T14:10:18-05:00May 28, 2014|Academics, Campus Life, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on 8 Incredible Summer Research Projects at the College of Charleston

From quantifying humility to cancer research, check out 8 of the 37 summer research projects taking place at the College of Charleston.

16 05, 2014

Shortest Graduation Ceremony Ever

By |2015-04-06T15:48:51-04:00May 16, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Shortest Graduation Ceremony Ever

This time-lapse video of the College's 2014 Spring Commencement makes the whole production look easy. But as those behind the scenes will tell you, it is a colossal undertaking that involves hundreds of people and months of planning.

2 05, 2014

Three Years in a Row, an Alumna From the College is Named Charleston Co. Teacher of the Year

By |2015-04-06T15:48:51-04:00May 2, 2014|Campus Life|Comments Off on Three Years in a Row, an Alumna From the College is Named Charleston Co. Teacher of the Year

The 2014 Teacher of the Year, Jaime Cunningham ’08, earned her degree in special education. She is not only committed to her students, but also to helping future teachers in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance.

30 04, 2014

6 Ways to Develop Leadership Skills – According to a Former College President

By |2015-04-06T15:48:51-04:00April 30, 2014|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Develop Leadership Skills – According to a Former College President

Former College of College of Charleston President Leo I. Higdon is passionate about leadership. So passionate that he retired and stepped right into a classroom to teach the next generation. Here are takeaways from his course.

24 04, 2014

Students Present Research on Health and Human Performance

By |2015-04-06T15:48:51-04:00April 24, 2014|Campus Life|Comments Off on Students Present Research on Health and Human Performance

Do high sodium beverages increase re-hydration after exercise? How does a mouthpiece affect sport performance? College of Charleston health and human performance students answer these questions and more.

3 04, 2014

Running Partners: Cooper River Bridge Run and College of Charleston Go Way Back

By |2015-04-06T15:48:51-04:00April 3, 2014|Campus Life, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on Running Partners: Cooper River Bridge Run and College of Charleston Go Way Back

This weekend, tens of thousands of people will participate in the 37th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run. Read on to learn why two College of Charleston professors are integral to the success of one of the nation's largest 10K races.