We asked Sandy Slater, an assistant professor at the College of Charleston who has specialized in colonial history, to give us her list of the state’s top five American revolutionaries. They may not all be from Charleston, or even South Carolina, but their actions and decisions had a big impact on the Lowcountry
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“There’s no such thing as a benefit without a cost,” says Dr. Frank Hefner, an economics professor at the College of Charleston. Hefner says large manufacturers consider land availability, natural resources, and labor force when selecting a new location. He says when all of those don’t quite come together, incentives tip the balance.
A 2009 graduate of North Hunterdon High School has discovered a planet — and a Canadian brewery has named a new ale after it. Lebanon Township native Thea Kozakis credits her father’s interest in the night sky and an astronomy class she took as a high school sophomore with sparking the curiosity that led her […]
The forum runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dock Street Theatre and is free and open to the public. Speakers include these historians and authors: Joseph T. Glatthaar, Thavolia Glymph, Robert N. Rosen and Stephen R. Wise. College of Charleston history professor Bernard Powers will lead a discussion with the audience.
“We haven’t been on the bottom to look for artifacts and that’s what we’re trying to do. We feel very strongly this area would have held populations of people,” said Scott Harris, College of Charleston geology professor.
Shelia Harrell-Roye of the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center said having a table at the fair allowed the center to demonstrate “how far reaching education is.” Avery provided information about African-American and Gullah culture, preservation efforts and center research.
Gibbs Knotts, chairman of the College of Charleston’s political science department, was not surprised that Scott talked about his personal story, which Knotts called “very compelling.” It’s also not surprising that Scott waited six months to take the floor. “The Senate has a lot of norms and a lot of expectations for junior senators, who […]
“It was just bothering me,” he says, so he looked in the Google Play app store for a solution. Since there wasn’t an application available for Android, and since Jamieson is a computer science major at the College of Charleston, he decided to solve the problem himself.”
In the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014, there are 42 institutions named as schools that offer outstanding academics (with four- or five-star ratings) and fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category. Here’s what tops the Fiske list this year: Among public institutions: College of Charleston (S.C.) University of Iowa University of North Carolina at […]
College of Charleston political science professor Gibbs Knotts said that failure won’t necessarily dampen Perry’s 2016 prospects: Even Ronald Reagan didn’t succeed during his first presidential bid. “Political history is filled with examples of people not doing well the first time,” he added.