College Issues Statement After Tragedy in Charlottesville, VA

The following statement was issued by the College of Charleston after events in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, and Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017: The College of Charleston offers it sincerest condolences to the victims and their families affected by the tragic events last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. The deaths and injuries from that…

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CofC Students Offer a Bird’s Eye View of Eclipse

Astronomical science – live and in living color: that’s what a group of College of Charleston faculty, students and recent alumni will offer the masses as the Palmetto State goes dark on Aug. 21, 2017, during the first total solar eclipse to be visible across the United States in nearly a century. Ashley Turner, Annie…

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Spoleto, Italy through the eyes of Bret Lott, Director, MFA Creative Writing

Buongiorno! Bret Lott here, and yes, it’s that time of year again: The College of Charleston’s month long program of study we hold each year in our sister city of Spoleto, Italy. I want you the ready to enjoy vicariously our course of study here in Umbria. This is our eighth year in the villa,…

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Husna Siddiqui

Tell me about yourself My name is Husna Siddiqui. I was born in Hyderabad, India. I’m currently pursuing a masters in Computer and Information Sciences with a concentration in Software Engineering. Right now, I work as a Software Engineer at Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company that powers social good. A few of my…

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Town Hall Event with Senator Marco Rubio

Stern Center Gardens will set the stage for another town hall event hosted by the Bully Pulpit Series. The Series welcomes Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to the College of Charleston on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. Senator Rubio will share a few remarks before opening for questions. The town hall audience will have the opportunity to ask…

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Graduate Alum Kendy Altizer

Kendy Altizer graduated from the University of Texas in Arlington with a double degree, Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology. After graduating from college, she spent a number of years in Cultural Resource Management,  and worked her way up the ladder in a variety of capacities in a number of different states. She eventually began spending more…

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Welcome Aaron Holly to the Gradaute School Office

Meet Aaron Holly, Graduate Assistant- Graduate School of the University of Charleston, S.C.-College of Charleston Hometown: Rome, Georgia. Aaron grew up in Northwest Georgia and moved laterally across the Southeast his entire life with stops in Auburn, AL, Atlanta, GA, and now Charleston, SC. Education:  Current student in the Master of Public Administration and Environmental Studies…

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Public Speaking Pointers

We all have to present our work to others at some point in our graduate careers, and this commitment to public speaking can lead to real anxiety for some individuals. I know this because I used to be in that group. I have been so anxious before a 12 minute talk that my hands actually went numb…

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Lowcountry Mayor’s Breakfast

I attended the UNCF 1st Lowcountry Mayor’s Breakfast on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. That’s me and City of Charleston Mayor Joe P. Riley Jr. 🙂 It was a pleasure to see all three of our mayors- Mayor Joe Riley Jr., Mayor Keith Summey and Mayor William “Bill” Collins in one room together discussing the future of our schools…

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Feeling French?

Dust off your red, white and blue again tonight for Charleston’s sixth celebration of Bastille Day! Bastille Day or Fete Nationale began on July 14 1790 to commemorate the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 and the unity of the French nation. At 6pm tonight, Charlestonian’s dressed as Patriots and Princes will march in…

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