Archive | October, 2011

Resident studies climate change- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston alumnus Sean Hughes is one of four Americans who will join sustainability experts from around the world in Australia as part of the 2011 Climate Change Professional Fellows Program. Participants from Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan and the United States will explore the science, impact, adaptation and mitigation actions related to climate change […]

College of Charleston President George Benson gets 3 more years- Charleston Post and Courier

The College of Charleston’s board has extended President George Benson’s contract for three more years. The board last winter voted to give Benson the contract extension, but it didn’t complete legal negotiations until earlier this week. Benson signed the new contract Tuesday.    

College of Charleston president honored- The State

College of Charleston President P. George Benson has been awarded the 2011 Milliken Medal of Quality from the S.C. Quality Forum. The award, named for the late Spartanburg businessman Roger Milliken, honors those who demonstrate leadership, innovation and outstanding achievement. “Roger Milliken was a giant in business and a pioneer in American manufacturing,” said Benson, […]

The GOP on defense: Advance or pull back?- The State

“The public’s perception of foreign policy waxes and wanes over time,” said Jordan Ragusa, political science professor at the College of Charleston. There is such a thing as a foreign policy election, Ragusa said. “Foreign policy was the key issue in 2004,” Ragusa said. “I don’t know of George Bush wins re-election if not for […]

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer brings campaign to SC coast- AP

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer is bringing his campaign for the presidency to South Carolina. Roemer is scheduled to speak Monday at a town hall campaign event at the College of Charleston. He’s expected to hold a meet-and-greet with students, faculty and staff afterward.–Roemer-2012/    

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