Archive | May, 2011

Historian Jonathan Sarna to speak at College of Charleston conference- Charleston Post and Courier

Southern Jews may not readily come to mind when considering the Civil War. After all, they were a tiny minority. Yet Jews in the South contributed directly and indirectly to the Confederate cause. Some owned slaves. Others fought alongside their Christian brethren against the bluecoats. Jewish merchants were active in sustaining the agricultural economy that […]

Pianist sees future in medicine and music – Charleston Post and Courier

Alex Hennessey, also known as Broadway star Patti LuPone’s “favorite rehearsal pianist,” sits at Starbucks one morning, thoughtfully sipping coffee. One could definitely say the award-winning, classically trained pianist and composer has “the world on a string.” A recent summa cum laude graduate of the College of Charleston, Hennessey, 22, has a degree in music […]

College of Charleston playwrights show their stuff in Under the Lights- Charleston City Paper

These short plays aren’t just homework assignments, either. Theater professor Todd McNerney maintains that the caliber of the scripts selected for Under the Lights is very high. “For a period of 15 years, a College of Charleston student playwright has been either the winner of, or a finalist for, a major regional or national award,” […]

An ambitious artist links Charleston to his living novel- Charleston City Paper

There will also be an exhibition at the Halsey, which Director and Senior Curator Mark Sloan likens to “a visitor’s center, a Whitman’s Guide to Kcymaerxthaere.” Along with general information about the project, the Halsey will exhibit scaled-down replicas of some of Demetrios’ work and associated Namibian embroideries.

Graduating in a different era- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston graduate Brittany Johnson wrung everything she could from her college experience. The computer science major from Sumter worked as an undergraduate researcher with the Cyber Infrastructure Research and Development Lab for the Earth Sciences for three years. That work provided her with the opportunity to attend several national and state research conferences […]

Michelin and College of Charleston partner to develop virtual logistics training- Charleston Business Journal

The College of Charleston’s School of Business is working with Greenville-based tire-manufacturer Michelin North America to develop a professional development program focused on global logistics and transportation. Eventually, the School of Business plans to turn the program that emerges from the partnership into a comprehensive logistics professional development program open to any business, education or […]

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