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Faculty Lecture Series: Weather Inventions

What: The Faculty Lecture Series presents “Weather Inventions”, the final lecture of the of “Narrating Charleston on the Margins.”

Join poet Emily Rosko (CofC Associate Professor of English) as she charts humanity’s enduring attachments to weather in science and art through readings from her latest collection, Weather Inventions. The Faculty Lecture Series is produced by the Friends of the Library and the Honors College. This event is free and is open to the public, though registration is required in advance.

When: Tuesday, March 27 at 12pm

Where:  Addlestone Library, Room 227

Register for tickets here.

View the official press release here.

View the event’s Facebook page here.

Posted on March 19, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Kaggle’s CareerCon 2018

What: Take a Break from your Spring Break to virtually attend the free Kaggle’s CareerCon 2018: A Digital Event All About Landing Your First Data Science Job

When: (Tuesday, March 20th – Thursday, March 22th)

Who: The sessions are tailored to those in search of their first data science job. That being said, a lot of the topics discussed will be helpful to a much broader audience–from those just considering the field, to mid-career data scientists looking for new challenges and opportunities. Registration is free and includes live streaming sessions (or access the recorded sessions), access to the conference Slack channel, free resources, and an opportunity to get your resume in front of Kaggle’s top hiring partners.

For more information on this event, check out the conference website.

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Save Our Students

As everyone knows, there has been a major increase in violence in schools. On March 14th, you can join Teaching Fellows to support the National School Walkout by attending the Save Our Students Rally. It will be held from 10-11AM at the Stern Garden (right behind the Stern Student Center). This rally will provide a space for students and professors to speak about this impending issue. Attendants are encouraged to wear orange and bring signs!

The event’s Facebook page can be found here.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Marisa Downing at

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Charleston in the Chocolate Factory Harbor Cruise

What: The Honors Student Association (HSA) and Phi Eta Sigma’s annual Harbor Cruise. This year’s theme is semi-formal and candy-themed, and there will be light refreshments provided. Tickets will be available for purchase online until the cruise. This event is open to all CofC students.

Where: Charleston Harbor, a trolly will be providing transportation to and from the Harbor

When: Friday, April 6th, the trolly will pick students up between 6:30 and 7:15pm by the St. Philip St entrance into the Cistern and the boat will cruise from 7:30 to 9:30pm

Cost: $25, dinner will be provided

Tickets can be purchased here. Tickets will also be sold on Cougar Mall throughout the week of 3/12 – 3/16.

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events

NEW Leadership SC 2018

What: NEW Leadership SC is designed to equip young women with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take on leadership roles in preparation for a life of public service. The ultimate aim of this conference is to change the numbers of women serving in elected and appointed positions in South Carolina by preparing young women early. NEW Leadership is a collaboration between the College of Charleston and Winthrop and is open to any student enrolled at a South Carolina institution or a South Carolina resident enrolled in college elsewhere.

Cost: $250 (includes programming, housing, and food), but partial and full scholarships are available

Where: Winthrop University’s campus

When: May 13-17, 2018

To Apply: The deadline to apply for this program is March 19, 2018. The application can be found here.

More information can be found on the program’s website and the program flyer.

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Announcements & Events

Lowcountry Community Leadership Summit

 What: The Lowcountry Community Leadership Summit is an event designed to act as a venue for conversations to construct and sustain a productive, equitable Charleston community. The program will begin with a student poster session, where students interested in community engagement and social justice will
present their findings in projects exploring and summarizing their development within and through their project involvement. Following the poster session, there will be two keynote panel discussions surrounding critical social issues within the Charleston area, with two breakout discussions between. Lunch will be provided, and there will be an “after-party” at Juanita Greenberg’s (439 King St) for community members to network and connect.

When: Saturday, March 31st from 9am to 3:30 pm

Where: Stern Center Ballroom

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets must be registered in advance. Register here.

For more updates, follow the discussion on the event’s Facebook Page!

Posted on February 27, 2018 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Join us on Wednesday, March 7th from 12pm-3pm in TD Arena for the Spring Career and Internship Expo! Meet representatives from more than 70 organizations. There are opportunities for all majors and all years. Representatives will be recruiting for part-time and full-time jobs, summer opportunities, and internships!

Posted on February 27, 2018 in Announcements & Events

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