Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the commencement address at the College of Charleston on May 10, College officials announced Monday. More than 1,400 students are expected to receive their degrees during the two ceremonies held on Cistern Yard. Read more of this WCIV article
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College of Charleston student EMS team lands national award
College of Charleston EMS volunteer Lisa Petruncio wasn’t sure what she would find when she responded to a recent call about an accident in a campus laboratory. When she arrived on the scene of the freak accident, a patient had a knife lodged at least two inches deep into his arm. “It looked like a […]
Retired C of C professor seeks to rekindle tie between Charleston, town in France
Bill McSweeney was attending a family funeral in Toulouse, France, last summer when he learned a part of Charleston’s history that he never had heard growing up here or teaching history at the College of Charleston.
Shepard Fairey to have major exhibition in hometown Charleston, S.C.
Organizers said it will be Fairey’s first major exhibition in Charleston, where he was born in 1970. The show is scheduled to run from May 22 to July 5 at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston.
College of Charleston honors 1st black graduate
The College of Charleston has renamed its diversity center to honor the school’s first African-American graduate. The Post and Courier reports ( http://bit.ly/16vXqG0) the college on Saturday dedicated the Eddie Ganaway Diversity Education and Resource Center.
College of Charleston will help meet East Cooper’s needs
An article published in The Post and Courier on September 19th reported that officials from the Town of Mount Pleasant have made overtures to Francis Marion University in Florence to open a satellite campus east of the Cooper. This proposal is surprising to those of us who know that the College of Charleston — a […]
College of Charleston launches commercial real estate minor
The College of Charleston officially launched its commercial real estate minor program this semester. The minor is being offered through the Carter Real Estate Center at the School of Business. The curriculum includes classes in principles of real estate and finance, in addition to electives on topics such as market analysis, investment analysis and urban […]
Studios exhibit offers glimpse inside artists’ minds
So that’s why the upcoming exhibit at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston is intriguing. “Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited,” and “Herb Parker: Studio Practice” opens Aug. 23. Parker, a professor at the college and one of South Carolina’s most prominent site-specific artists, will re-create his studio […]
Bike sharing in Charleston: Can it work this time?
When College of Charleston classes begin this month, students, faculty and staff will be able to check out bikes for free from the Stern Center. Bikes must be returned by the end of the day. The college has eight bikes to begin with but expects the program to grow, said Brian Fisher of the college’s […]
Hunterdon Planet Hunter Discovers ‘Super Jupiter,’ and New Ale Commemorates the Find
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 […]