“Tourism audiences are changing,” said Mary Battle, a public historian with the Avery Research Center for African-American History and Culture at the College of Charleston. But many historians say that recognizing more recent history, like the widespread lynchings of the early 20th century, may remain a difficult task.» Read Full Article
At the C of C, Dorinda Q. Harmon, director for Admissions for Special Enrollments, said you can actually earn a degree under the program if you like.
However, most people are interested in taking a class or two.
About 200-250 people take classes each semester at the college, so you will be in good company.» Read Full Article
Katie Hladky, a professor of religious studies at the College of Charleston, who has studied the Trinity Broadcasting Network, said as TBN grew from a small California-based station into a global network of Christian broadcasters, the station, and prosperity theology, received more and more attention.
“TBN is just enormously powerful,” she said. “Anytime you have something that powerful, you’re going to see people push back.”» Read Full Article
When she was in high school, Emily Hoisington wanted to adopt a classroom, so the senior and some of her classmates adopted two.
“I just really felt it in my heart that I just wanted to show these kids some love, and I thought what a better way to do it than at Christmas time.”
Last year that number grew to 46 classrooms spurring the now college sophomore to establish Charleston Hope, a non-profit organization that serves title one schools. This year the organization adopted 78 classrooms.» Read Full Article
What changed, exactly, now that the U.S. Senate has “gone nuclear”? Is this really a big deal? And is this unconstitutional?
As a technical matter, last month’s reform wasn’t a change in the Senate’s rules. In “going nuclear,” Harry Reid and Senate Democrats merely “reinterpreted” the rule requiring a three-fifths vote to end debate on presidential nominees. That’s the odd thing about the filibuster: It’s only powerful because senators willingly accept it.» Read Full Article
Scientists found the new structure by mapping the locations of gamma ray bursts. These fleeting, but high-energy outbursts are believed to be caused by exploding massive stars.
“It’s a great tracer of where something was,” astronomer Jon Hakkila, with the College of Charleston in South Carolina, told Discovery News.» Read Full Article
Graduates of the College of Charleston (chartered in 1785) end up settling down here. You can open a small business in town, and everyone wants you to succeed.» Read Full Article
“This is back to the past instead of back to the future,” said College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner. “It shows you how long the recovery has taken and how deep the recession has been.
“But all the signs are pointing in the right direction in both the state and the nation. We’re getting solid gains, but what is encouraging is how broad-based the gains are. It’s not one particular sector.”» Read Full Article
There’s a reason Charleston has been voted America’s Best City three times over: the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-so charming. This ain’t a resort town either, ya’ll– the city’s got a history as rich as a biscuit covered in gravy.
After the summer crowds ebb, late fall is Charleston’s prime time. Craving some southern comfort before winter sets in? Here are 25 things worth the rush down to “Chucktown.”
#4..College of Charleston Basketball» Read Full Article
Next is Mark Sloan, director and curator at the College of Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. Sloan has been steadily creating a nexus of contemporary art and putting together shows that both provoke and educate at the same. Before Sloan made it his mission to bring modern art to Charleston in 1994, it was necessary to travel to Atlanta, New York or Chicago to see work of this caliber.» Read Full Article