Sad News

Professor Ben Cox passed away peacefully on Saturday September 28, 2019 surrounded by his family.  Ben earned his Ph.D. at UC San Diego, under advisor Thomas Enright, where he worked on algebraic methods in representation theory.  He and his wife, math department chair Liz Jurisich, joined the College of Charleston in 1999 and he spent […]

Congratulations to Math Department Student Award Recipients

The Susan Prazak Award for Future Teachers is given annually in honor of Sue Prazak, who taught at CofC from 1972 to 1999.  This year’s recipient is Joe Casagranda. The Ewa Wojcicka Award is our departments top award, given in memory of Professor Wojcicka to a recipient showing exceptional ability, creativity and potential in mathematics. […]

Algebra Seminar for April 5th

At this Friday’s algebra seminar, Andy Walker will conclude his lecture demonstrating some interesting examples of localization of categories.  Anyone interested is welcome to join us at 2PM in 353 RSS.  

2019-2020 Hughes Scholarship in Mathematics

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Hughes Scholarship in Mathematics.  Awards are typically at least $2000 for the next academic year.   Deadline is 4:00 pm, April 8, 2019. Please see for details and application materials.

Algebra Seminar March 1st: Localization of Categories

All interested parties are invited to the weekly Algebra Seminar, held each Friday at 2PM in 353 RSS.  This week’s seminar features Professor Ben Cox lecturing on the Localization of Categories.  For more information, contact Oleg Smirnov (