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2014 African American Studies Study Abroad Program Barbados – University of West Indies: Cavehill

The African American Studies Study Abroad Program began in 2012 with Roneka Matheny. During the Maymester, she took a group of students to the island of Barbados. The following academic year, I was asked to continue the program. Instead of … Continue reading

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Sarah Dinning ’20 (Marketing and German, Honors College) interns in Communications at Mercedes-Benz Vans

Only in her sophomore year, Marketing and German student Sarah Dinning has spent the spring and summer of 2018 interning in Communications at Mercedes-Benz Vans. But are Marketing and German really a good fit? Absolutely, says Sarah: “When I started … Continue reading

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LCWA Advisory Board Member Adam Chubb on Exercise Science in Germany and his decade as a professional basketball player in the German Bundesliga

Thinking about what foreign language to combine with your Exercise Science or Athletic Training major? Former professional basketball player Adam Chub advises students to consider German! A member of the advisory board of CofC’s school of Languages, Cultures and World … Continue reading

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German and Accounting Major Garek Stanley ’20 interns at IFA

German + Accounting = Success! Just ask German and Accounting Major Garek Stanley ’20, who is interning at IFA in Finance this summer! “Standing out in today’s job market is paramount to a successful business career. With the number of … Continue reading

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Adeyemi Oduwole’s internship at the Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology, at the University of Pennsylvania

In 2013, the remains for 36 likely African and African-descendant individuals were found during renovations at the Gaillard Center.  These burials date to the 1760s-1800.  Dr. Ade Ofunniyin (African American Studies) and Joanna Gilmore (Sociology and Anthropology), adjuncts at the … Continue reading

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Russian Studies Minor Tyler Owens receives Critical Languages Scholarship for summer study in Vladimir, Russia

Congratulations to Russian Studies minor and polyglot extraordinaire Tyler Owens, who has received a prestigious Critical Languages Scholarship from the US State Department to study Russian in Vladimir, Russia this summer.

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German Industry in SC helps make CofC MBA program No. 1 in the nation for job placement

The College of Charleston’s MBA program was ranked no. 1 in the nation for job placement by the US News & World Report, and the College’s networks with Mercedes-Benz Vans and the other 160+ German companies in the state of … Continue reading

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Spring 2018 – AAST200 Video Projects

Each semester, Professor Roneka Matheny assigns group projects to all of her students. This semester’s videos from her Introduction to African American Studies (AAST 200) classes were very well done! She tasked the students with creating an engaging, educational video about … Continue reading

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German minor Brianna Mawra awarded CBYX fellowship to Germany

Congratulations to graduating German minor and Hospitality and Tourism Major Brianna Mawra ’18, who was awarded the prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals for 2018-19. The fellowship, whidch is funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, … Continue reading

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Deirdre Cooper Owens Wins the OAH’s Darlene Clark Hine Award

Professor Deirdre Cooper Owens, who delivered the 2017-2018 Conseula Francis Emerging Scholar Lecture in March, received the Organization of American Historians’ Darlene Clark Hine Award for her book, Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology (2017). The … Continue reading

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