The College of Charleston’s School of Education, Health, and Human Performance has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education after a review of its teacher education program. The college’s teacher education program was recognized for meeting all six accreditation standards, and its performance was rated at the highest level for three […]
Archive | October, 2013
SC’s Graham, Clyburn on panel seeking budget, deficit deal
Mistrust and ideological differences between the two political parties will make consensus a challenge, said Jordan Ragusa, a College of Charleston political science professor. “How do you create a compromise when both sides want very different things?”
Lasers, Drones, and Future Tech on the Front Lines of Archaeology
James Newhard is Director of Archaeology at the College of Charleston, where he works to bring 3D imaging, mobile technology and geographic information systems to a field more popularly associated with shovels and dusty brushes. Gizmodo got in touch with Dr. Newhard to learn how he uses emerging tech to dig deep into ancient societies.
Q&A with Alison Bechdel, author of CofC’s the College Reads! selection
Allison Bechdel is an award-winning cartoonist and author of the graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2006). Bechdel came onto the cartooning scene in the late 1980s with Dykes to Watch Out For, a politically- and socially-charged comic strip about a community of friends in an unspecified city. In Fun Home, the author dives […]
Costume designer Christine Bieselin Clark crafts ‘Ender’s Game’ flash
Bieselin Clark, 41, began her career in a much lower-tech space: the theater. She grew up on Long Island, a stone’s throw from Broadway, earned a degree in theater arts from Stony Brook University and went on to design costumes for regional theater productions all over the East Coast. She was managing a costume shop […]
When Upper King was a battlefield
However, experts continue to try to get a more complete picture on just how much remains buried. Two years ago, College of Charleston geology professor Scott Harris worked with a team using ground-penetrating radar to try to get a more complete picture.
Charleston region works to meet prerecession levels
Charleston’s diversified economy helps the region weather downturns of certain sectors, said Frank Hefner, an economist with the College of Charleston. Both population and hiring are on the rise in the area, but it’s not at the same pace as before, said Hefner, who wants to see additional jobs come to the area.
SC lawmakers: Shutdown end game elusive
Since then, there has been little progress toward any meeting in the middle. For Democrats, scrapping Obamacare is a “nonstarter,” said Jordan Ragusa, a College of Charleston political science professor.
Top Universities in Asia Offer Prestige, Business Skills
National University of Singapore has a partnership with Yale University, and professors from Northwestern University acted as consultants to help create the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, says Alan Shao, dean of the business school at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He has traveled to Asia more than 100 times and […]
Lowcountry to Washington: You better listen up
We asked you: As the shutdown lingers, what message do you want to send to your federal lawmakers? Here’s what you said: “Get moving. Get negotiating, and put people back to work. There’s a trickle-down effect. People don’t get paychecks and then businesses suffer. It’s not just federal employees being affected. … This an […]