Archive | February, 2012

CofC offers new MBA focus in hospitality revenue management- Charleston Business Journal

The two-year-old MBA program at the College of Charleston’s School of Business is expanding to include a focus on hospitality revenue management. The new focus came after increased attention into revenue management for the hospitality industry. In 2010, Susan Thronson said in Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s 2010 special report, “Revenue management has continued […]

Clemson, Wofford, USC, Charleston make best value list- Greenville News

 College of Charleston Provost George Hynd said he is “delighted” with the recognition that the school is among the best values in American higher education. “This recognition confirms what our students, faculty, staff, parents and trustees know — that we provide an exceptional liberal arts education that prepares tomorrow’s leaders in South Carolina and beyond,” […]

SC Economy: Turning a corner at last- The State

“We’re in the fourth year of a lackluster recovery,” said Frank Hefner, an economist at the College of Charleston. “Either everyone’s getting immune to the news and has just accepted this is the way things are now, or there is an increase in confidence. That’s certainly better than a decrease in confidence.”     […]

4 South Carolina schools make list of Best Value Colleges- Charleston Post and Courier

 Four South Carolina colleges and universities made the The Princeton Review’s list of the 150 Best Value Colleges for 2012: Clemson University, College of Charleston, University of South Carolina in Columbia and Wofford College. The publication selects schools for the list based on excellent academics, generous financial aid and the cost of attendance.  

Education, self-worth instilled from youth- Charleston Post and Courier

 Conseula Francis, director of the College of Charleston’s African-American studies program, said black women generally feel good about themselves and optimistic about their futures. She does. However, there are a lot of pressures: “the pressure to perform, the pressure to live up to expectations, the pressure to lift others up. I think we grossly underestimate […]

GREENE COLUMN: Black History Month name stirs debate- Charleston Post and Courier

“I was born in 1973, when ‘black’ was beautiful and the people around me took that seriously. It is difficult for me to think of myself in any other terms,” said Conseula Francis, director of the College of Charleston’s African-American studies program. “Also, I prefer the term black because it more accurately captures the diversity […]

Lego builds conflict- Charleston Post and Courier

Alison Piepmeier, director of the women’s and gender studies program at the College of Charleston, says there are very few gender differences that are biologically based. She said that gender roles are something that people have been trained to think of and aren’t part of a person’s biology.    

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