Archive | May, 2011

College of Charleston receives grant to offer graduate courses to local teachers – Charleston Business Journal

The School of Education, Health and Human Performance at the College of Charleston received the grant from the U.S. Department of Education, according to a news release from the college. The grant looks to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction. It will pay for 60 teachers from Berkeley and Georgetown counties and Dorchester County […]

Cupcakes, hammocks offered college students during exams- Reuters

The “Cougar Countdown,” named for the College of Charleston mascot, brings together many campus organizations to sponsor activities. Popular after three semesters, the program now has a dedicated budget of $5,000 a year, said Lindy Coleman, Study Skills Coordinator at the university. But at College of Charleston, President P. George Benson, marveled as he watched […]

College of Charleston professor honored for environmental work- The State

Pioneering coral reef research in Bali, Indonesia, has earned College of Charleston biology professor Phillip Dustan the Ralph Brown Expedition Award, the college recently announced. Dustan will share the award with two other scientists, Orla Doherty and Abigail Alling. Each is a member of the Biosphere Foundation, which has been working with the people of […]

Commencement exercise: There are more jobs, but more competition- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston career center director Denny Ciganovic said the job market is definitely improving. “It’s much better than it has been in the past,” he said. “More employers are posting full-time positions. For the last couple of years, they said they had to stay in business, so they hired temps through staffing agencies to […]

GOP Faces New Challenges in SC- Fox News

“Traditionally, the Upstate has been more conservative, with the Lowcountry being a little more liberal in the way it viewed politics and social and financial issues,” says Kendra Stewart, a political science professor at the College of Charleston.

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