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Halsey Institute: Cry Joy Park—Gardens of Dark and Light

Cry Joy Park—Gardens of Dark and Light is now on display at the Halsey Institute and we encourage you to visit the gallery this summer.

The exhibition is an investigation into the construction of a utopia, inspired by the history of Charleston, South Carolina: a cultural and artistic capital of the American South, and an exemplar of its opulence and beauty. The installation presents both an alluring, gorgeous and otherworldly garden, and its darker counterpart, via an immersive multisensory experience that utilizes various forms of communication to convey its message.

Information on the exhibition is available here. Information on other Halsey events, including programming related to this exhibition, is available here.

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 11AM – 4PM, Open until 7PM on Thursdays, Closed on Sundays

 

Posted on June 5, 2019 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

RISE – Leadership Program at Capgemini for Rising Seniors

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

RISE is Capgemini’s leadership program aimed at giving rising college seniors an in-depth look into the field of technology consulting.  This is a high intensity, interactive, 3-day session where students will be exposed to Capgemini resources and design centers.  They will be offered many opportunities to flex critical-thinking skills against real-life problems, gain a true understanding of how working in a global technology consulting firm can support their career path, and have the chance to meet like-minded students from across the country.  Students will be grouped together and tasked with a “project” to solve which will result in a tangible product that they will then present to a panel of judges. Successful completion of the program may result in a 2020 Staff Consultant full time offer with Capgemini.

Dates: August 7-9, 2019

Students can learn more and apply here.

 

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Applications open for AnitaB.org PitcHER™ contest for women entrepreneurs

On October 2, 2019, AnitaB.org will host the annual PitcHER™ contest. This pitch competition will bring leading women entrepreneurs to the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC 19), with the goal of supporting, encouraging, and providing new funding opportunities to these entrepreneurs.

Event organizers are looking for entrepreneurs from all industries who are leading early stage technology startups. The top 10 finalists will compete onstage at Grace Hopper Celebration will compete for a total of $100,000 in prize money – to be split among the top three finalists and an Audience Favorite.

Learn more and apply today. Applications close on June 3, 5 p.m. PT.

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Attend The Green Heart Project’s Harvest Dinner

The Green Heart Project, an Honors Engaged project partner, is hosting its annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday, May 16th from 6-8pm at Mitchell Elementary School. The Harvest Dinner is their end of year celebration where students, families, volunteers, and supporters are invited to celebrate another season of growing food and minds, through a farm-to-table dinner.

Tickets are $20, $10 for students, and children under 12 are free. Tickets are available here.

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

USC School of Medicine Greenville – Info Session

USCSOMG Information Session
Thursday, April 25th, 6pm
SSMB, Room 129

If you plan to apply to medical school, you will want to attend this information session with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. Admissions Coordinator Lucy Conaway will be on campus to talk about this medical school that has become very popular with our pre-med students over the past few years. The first 6 weeks of their curriculum is EMT training because they want their medical students to be able to lay hands on patients from the time they begin. The medical school is located on the grounds of the Greenville Hospital System, which has an excellent reputation in the healthcare community. They pride themselves on being patient-focused. Over the past few years they have made generous scholarship awards to students who have been accepted from the College of Charleston.

 

 

Posted on April 23, 2019 in Announcements & Events

Microsoft Azure Bootcamp

What: The Free 2019 Global Azure Bootcamp in Charleston, SC will cover topics such as Azure Essentials, Cybersecurity, Data Warehousing, Migrating to Azure, Cognitive Services, to Microservices with panel discussions and labs interwoven amongst those topics.

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9am-5pm (transportation will leave from Berry Hall at 8:30 am)

Where: CodeLynx, Inc. at 4937 Fargo St, North Charleston, SC

To Register: Please register for this event here

 

Posted on April 9, 2019 in Announcements & Events

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