15 10, 2021

Solar Pavilion Unveiling Shines Light on Enslaved, Indigenous People

By |2021-10-28T08:59:51-04:00October 15, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Solar Pavilion Unveiling Shines Light on Enslaved, Indigenous People

The unveiling of a new solar shade pavilion at CofC on Friday, Oct. 15, served as a platform to honor the Indigenous and enslaved people who labored and lived on and near the site throughout history.

13 07, 2021

College Implements New Energy Conservation Measures

By |2021-07-28T09:50:38-04:00July 13, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on College Implements New Energy Conservation Measures

A new partnership between the College and Siemens Industry will reduce energy consumption, energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions at CofC, resulting in about $1.8 million in utility savings annually.

10 06, 2021

College a Key Player in Charleston’s New Climate Action Plan

By |2021-06-25T08:33:12-04:00June 10, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on College a Key Player in Charleston’s New Climate Action Plan

Wanting to be good stewards and good neighbors, CofC faculty, staff and alumni helped shape the City of Charleston's new Climate Action Plan, which aims to create an equitable strategy for a healthier future.

30 04, 2020

New CofC Partnership to Create Center for Resilience Excellence

By |2020-04-30T12:10:56-04:00April 30, 2020|News Briefs|Comments Off on New CofC Partnership to Create Center for Resilience Excellence

Charleston County, the College of Charleston and the South Carolina Aquarium have partnered to create the new Center of Resilience Excellence South Carolina with a focus on community and resilience.

28 04, 2020

CofC Earns Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

By |2020-04-29T08:24:11-04:00April 28, 2020|News Briefs|Comments Off on CofC Earns Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

The College has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability efforts from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

4 10, 2019

Learning Aquatic Turtle Conservation Offers a Wave of Insight

By |2020-02-25T12:56:01-05:00October 4, 2019|Academics|Comments Off on Learning Aquatic Turtle Conservation Offers a Wave of Insight

Each summer, students at the College study aquatic turtle species firsthand and learn about the need for conserving these species in the course Aquatic Turtle Conservation and Biology.

27 08, 2019

Boeing Funds Sustainable Food Systems Scholarships for Veterans

By |2020-02-25T12:56:06-05:00August 27, 2019|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Boeing Funds Sustainable Food Systems Scholarships for Veterans

The Boeing Company and CofC have teamed up to provide scholarships to veterans interested in pursuing a career in sustainable food systems.