Archive | October, 2010

College of Charleston takes cue from Harry Potter to form Quidditch team- WCBD

The College of Charleston might not be the place you’d expect to see a tough Quidditch match, but that’s exactly what happens once a week. Several students decided to start a Quidditch team, after being inspired by the sport which is a main feature in the Harry Potter book series.

SC Governors Race: Dueling Fiscal Conservatives- Fox News

Although an Insider Advantage poll taken the same day shows Haley with a more comfortable 14-point lead, 51-37 percent, the race may be tighter than either survey suggests, when considering other indicators like fundraising, said Kendra Stewart, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “Sheheen has been very competitive in fundraising,” Stewart said. […]

Documentary on water issues debuts tonight- Charleston Post and Courier

“Tap Out” premieres tonight, a documentary about the Carolinas’ water issues. It might be the last Center for the Documentary video made. The College of Charleston is closing the award-winning center and its staff is being moved to the college marketing department, where more focus will be put on videos promoting the college.

College Of Charleston Grant- WCIV

The College of Charleston has received a major grant to help adults with learning disabilities. The $2.3 million federal grant will be used to give those adults a college experience. Students will get to take credit and non-credit courses to develop professionally so they can contribute to society.

College of Charleston receives $2.3 million federal grant- Charleston Business Journal

A $2.3 million federal grant will be used to support a four-year program to help adults with learning disabilities have a college experience at the College of Charleston. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant to help fund the Realizing Educational and Career Hopes: Foundation, Augmentation, Replication program. The program at the College of […]

Governor candidates debate tonight- The State

Erin McAdams, a College of Charleston political science professor, said Haley needs to speak directly with conservative South Carolina. Her latest campaign ad looks far more personal. It stars Haley, spends nearly every second with the camera on her, and she never mentions her opponent.

Southern Charms -Wall Street Journal

The city proper is relatively small, with about 115,000 residents. But new arrivals find no shortage of activities. Shops and gourmet restaurants are plentiful; schools reach out to older students (the College of Charleston offers a member-led Center for Creative Retirement with field trips, weekly meetings, study groups and lunches); and art festivals fill the […]

25 and counting: Darius Rucker’s second act in full bloom, but he’ll always have Hootie- AP

Friends will celebrate Hootie & The Blowfish’s 25th anniversary with a concert and art installation unveiling in Columbia on Oct. 21. Bryan — now a solo artist, producer and music industry instructor at the College of Charleston — says “a light roasting” is expected.

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