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Institute Applications Due February 15th!

The Institute is a 4-day, 3-night leadership retreat teaching visioning, relationship-building, and the importance of leading with integrity. The program will be over Spring Break, March 18th- March 21st at the White Oak Conference Center, north of Columbia, SC. The Institute is open to all students, except graduating seniors, at no cost.

More information can be found on the program’s webpage. If you are interested, please register here. Registration closes on February 15th at 5pm.

If you have any questions or would like additional information on The Institute, please contact Holly Meadows, Coordinator for Student Leadership at meadowshm1@cofc.edu.

Posted on February 13, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Physical Activity, Urban Planning, and Public Land Use Expert Panel

What: A global panel presentation on the College of Charleston’s campus with experts in the health impacts of urban planning and public land use. This panel will cover how the built environment impacts health through the integration of physical activity into everyday routines.

When: Wednesday, February 20th at 7pm

Where: SSMB Auditorium, Room 129

This is a great opportunity for students interested in Public Health or Urban Planning to hear more about research in these subject areas!

Posted on February 11, 2019 in Announcements & Events

2019 Darwin Week – February 11th-15th

What: CofC School of Sciences and Mathematics Darwin Week

When: February 11-15, 2019

What: Each year the College of Charleston and its sponsors celebrate the life of Charles Darwin and his contribution to science by hosting a thought provoking, week-long series of guest speakers who’s research directly relates to Darwin’s popular theories. These events are open to the campus community and general public – no need to be a science major to attend!

For more info: See Darwin Week website

 

Posted on February 7, 2019 in Announcements & Events

CofC Summer Job Fair

Looking for a summer job? Looking for experience working with youth on the local and state-level? Join us for the Summer Job Fair on February 14th, 2019 at the Alumni Center (86 Wentworth Street) from 10am to 2pm. Organizations such as the Lowcountry Children’s Museum, Engaging Creative Minds, Charleston Parks and Recreations, and the Charleston County School District are looking to hire motivated and engaged College of Charleston students to work with youth during their summer programs. This event is for all College of Charleston students (undergrads, grads, and recent alumni) looking to engage and empower children and teens during the summer months. Sponsored by the Career Center and the Afterschool & Summer Learning Resource Center.

Posted on February 4, 2019 in Announcements & Events, Internships & Jobs

Holocaust Studies Bachelor’s Essay Presentation

Sydney Zazzaro, a senior in the Honors College, will be presenting her Bachelor’s Essay in the Jewish Studies Student Brownbag lunch series. Her Bachelor’s Essay topic surrounds the memory of the Holocaust in Argentine survivors and their children. In the seventy years since their arrival, this group of survivors has experienced discrimination, persecution, and blatant antisemitic attacks against their community. This project analyzes the survivors’ perceptions of these events to see how their experiences during the Holocaust affected their responses. The talk will take place on February 6th at 12:00 p.m. in Arnold Hall in the Jewish Studies Center.

Posted on January 30, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Columbia University | One-Year MS Program in Human Nutrition

Are you interested in pursuing an advanced degree in nutrition after graduating from CofC? Come learn more about the One-Year MS Program in Human Nutrition at Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition.

Program Director Dr. Sharon Akabas will be on campus and is hosting a lunch and learn on Monday, February 4th from 11:30am to 12:30pm in SSMB 100. Please RSVP to Dr. Akabas at sa109@cumc.columbia.edu if you plan to attend or have questions.

More information is available on the event flyer.

Posted on January 29, 2019 in Announcements & Events

2019 SSM Darwin Week

Each year the College of Charleston and its sponsors celebrate the life of Charles Darwin and his contribution to science by hosting a thought provoking, week-long series of guest speakers whose research directly relates to Darwin’s popular theories.

2019 Darwin Week will take place February 11th-15th. A full schedule of events is available here.

Posted on January 29, 2019 in Announcements & Events

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