These events are open to all students unless otherwise noted.
NO programs, events or meetings can be held during these dates and times.
Tuesday, December 8th, at 12:01 am through
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 at 10pm
Cougar Activities Board
Tailgate TONIGHT, November 30th at the TD Arena Practice Gym. Open to all Students, ID required. BYOB (limit 3 beers per person) * food, games, prizes. Opportunity to win an autographed basketball from our Charleston Cougars!
CisternYard Video is looking to hire a video journalist for the spring 2016 semester.
This position’s responsibilities are to seek out and report on stories that either affect or interest the student body at C of C. Journalists work with our other Video Journalists and the Executive of News in order to make sure that stories are found and covered. Journalists have their own biweekly deadline for a story that they would be fully responsible for. This includes seeking out sources, scheduling interviews, ensuring high quality video and audio footage, and the editing of their video. All work completed must be sent to the Executive of News for approval before being posted online. Journalists can make their own work schedule but can only be paid for 11 hours a week.
Requirements: Creativity, problem solving, ability to work autonomously, ability to cooperate and work well with others, have a love for investigating, and be able to receive constructive criticism.
Not required but recommended: Experience in cinematography or photography, experience in video journalism and/or have an understanding of news broadcasting, and able to edit videos (Adobe Premier Pro).
Expectations: This position is required to attend weekly staff meetings, monthly general body meetings, staff training at the beginning of the year, skills workshops and Miscellany’s launch party in the spring.
Please send questions and/or resumes to general manager, Katie Kajfez, at: email@example.com.
CisternYard News is seeking applications for the Editor-in-Chief for the 2016 calendar year. The EIC is responsible for the production of the quarterly feature magazine, The Yard, as well as content published on CisternYard.com. The ideal candidate is someone who is willing to be fully dedicated to CisternYard News and values the needs of the staff and campus community. Candidates should have excellent writing and leadership skills and should be well-versed in all aspects of print and web journalism.
The EIC works approximately 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and receives compensation of $9.50 per hour. Previous knowledge and experience working with CisternYard News is required.
Visit https://orgsync.com/34757/forms/173771 to apply. All applications must be received by 5 PM on Wednesday, December 2.
Do you like to write, or make art? Ever wanted to have something of yours published? Submit to Miscellany, the student-produced Literary and Art Journal of the College of Charleston! Students may submit poetry, prose, visual art, etc. as attachments with their name, type of medium (fiction, micro-fiction, poetry, visual art, etc.), and graduation year to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each student may submit up to eight works of any genre. The deadline for submissions is December 17, 2015. Contributors will be contacted via email regarding acceptance after February 1, 2016. Entries will only be published in Miscellany if accepted during the editing process. Look for updates and learn more about how to submit at blogs.cofc.edu/miscellany or cisternyard.com. Any comments, questions, or concerns not addressed on these websites can be directed to Editor-In-Chief, Laura Rashley, at email@example.com. Miscellany’s 2016 issue will be distributed in April.
And don’t forget to check out Miscellany’s blog! There you’ll be able to read pieces from our staff, find information about upcoming contests and events, and learn about other interesting art-related things! Please show your support by following Miscellany’s blog at blogs.cofc.edu/miscellany!
Residence Hall Association
On-Campus Residents: KEEP CALM AND STUDY ON!
STARTING December 8th:
All Residence Halls with a Front Desks will have study rooms for any ON-CAMPUS RESIDENT to reserve.
Reservations will be 2-HOUR periods and reserving residents may check-in up to SEVEN (7) CofC Students. Please check at the front desks for Study Room Guidelines and Reservation Schedules!
Fire and EMS
CPR classes are now being offered on campus again through Fire and EMS. Classes are being added weekly so check out http://cofc.enrollware.com/schedule for updated classes and scheduling. Classes must be paid for at https://secure.touchnet.com/C20590_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=13
This also a reminder for students who have already registered, please make sure you have paid for the class you have registered for.
EMT class will also be back starting in the spring semester. The class will be offered by Lowcountry Regional EMS Council and taught on campus. Anyone looking to register should them. Any other questions about CPR classes, EMT class, or volunteering for the department can contact Lt. Michael Bisnett at EMSfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Collegiate Recovery Program
Are you a student in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction? You may be interested in the Collegiate Recovery Program currently under construction at the College of Charleston. The Collegiate Recovery Program aims to provide students in recovery from substance abuse the opportunity to enjoy a safe and empathetic environment alongside other students with similar experiences. If you or someone you know is in recovery and could benefit from the aforementioned program, please contact student representative John Nix at email@example.com, or the office manager for the Office of the Dean of Students, Zach Swan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alpha Phi Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta
First Annual Fire & Ice Ball
Saturday, December 5th
7pm-10pm | TD Arena : Hospitality Suite
Tickets : Single $15, Couple $20
The Illustrious Tau Eta Chapter of ΑΦΑ and the Lovely Lambda Omicron Chapter of ΔΣΘ Present The First Annual Fire & Ice Ball: A Night of Elegance. Come enjoy an evening of networking, socializing, and entertainment. Donations will be accepted at the event as we raise money for charity. Contact any Alpha or Delta for ticket purchasing. For more information, email email@example.com
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.
The Tau Eta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated will be having its annual Miss Black & Gold Ladies Scholarship Pageant interest meeting on Thursday December 3 at 8:30pm in the NPHC House. Judging categories consist of opening dance number, swimwear, talent, evening wear, and question and answer. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Bro. Robert D. Taylor at email@example.com.
CofC Dining Addlestone Starbucks is hiring part time Baristas! Click here to apply now!
Dining Services is looking for student organizations who are interested in working in concessions this Basketball Season. Groups will receive 15% of the sales from each event they work. Email Dwayne Pursley for more information firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Winter is Coming: A Feast of Ice & Fire
Wednesday, December 2nd
Campus Recreation Services
A Member of the Division of Student Affairs
Open Net Nights until Dec. 8
Indoor Soccer: Tuesdays from 7:30 pm-11:00 pm
Table Tennis: Tuesdays from 7:30 pm-11:00 pm
Volleyball: Thursdays from 7:30 pm-11:00 pm
Badminton: Fridays from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Don’t let the end of the semester stress you out!
Free Fitness Classes 11/30- 12/7
Tuesday 12/1- Cougar Barre, Cougar Blitz, Cougar Core
Wednesday 12/2- HIIT, ZUMBA, Power Yoga
Thursday 12/3- Cougar Circuit, ZUMBA, Cougar Core, Cougar Barre
Friday 12/4- HIIT
Saturday 12/5- Power Yoga
Sunday 12/6- Cougar Core, Power Yoga
Monday 12/7- HIIT, ZUMBA-Hip Hop
All you need is your Cougar Card to participate. Please go to campusrec.cofc.edu to check out our class descriptions and class times. You can also contact Bucky Buchanan at email@example.com or 953-3898 with questions.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Have lightly used winter clothing and accessories that you need to get rid of? Well help join the ladies of Iota Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha collect winter clothing and accessories for families in need this Christmas.
Donate your lightly used winter clothing and accessories to those who need them. To donate, find the pink and green cardboard boxs in the following dorms: 10 Warren, Liberty,George,and Berry Resident Hall. Students my donate from November 30th-Dec 4th.
Lets make somone Christmas day special!!!
New Student Programs
Remember those interns you met at orientation? You can be part of the orientation intern team!
New Student Programs is recruiting talented and motivated students to be part of the 2016-2017 Orientation Intern Team!
Being an Orientation Intern is a great way to make connections on campus and earn valuable work experience!
The internship application packet is available for summer 2016 and January 2017 at http://orientation.cofc.edu/orientation-internship/application.php
Interested students can complete their application online and turn in their reference form to the Office of New Student Programs no later than 5:00pm January 18, 2016.
Interns must be available for all training and orientation dates and are paid for training time and hours worked during orientation. Once your application is reviewed, selected students will be contacted for a personal interview.
Questions? Email your questions firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-953-2017.
This is a type of Christmas programming that provides food, clothing, and Christmas gifts for nearly 3,800 families with urgent and emergency needs. We need warehouse volunteers to receive, sort, log, wrap, and distribute gifts to happy families. Get a group of friends and spend an afternoon helping to ensure that all South Carolinians have a happy holiday season! The dates and shifts needed to be filled are as follows:
6 Volunteers per hour, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
December 1 – 4
10 Volunteers per hour, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
6 Volunteers per hour, 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
4 Volunteers per hour, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
December 5, 12
4 Volunteers per hour, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
December 17, 18
If you would like to help out please fill out the online application at http://goo.gl/forms/z0EGbZzk4u This would be a great opportunity for a group to get together and volunteer for a worthy cause. If you have any questions please contact Julianne Berg at email@example.com or by phone at 843-714-5158.
Catholic Student Association
All students are welcome to our events. Info at: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY MASS & FOOD FELLOWSHIP
Student Catholic Mass each Sunday, 5 PM, at St. Pat’s (134 St. Philip St. – corner of Radcliffe & St. Philip.) All are welcome !
TUESDAY ADVENT ROSARY SERVICE
This Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7-8 pm, St Pat Church – an awesome prayer to prepare for Christmas
WEDNESDAY CISTERN NIGHT PRAYER at 9 pm – great study break
This FRIDAY…hang out in new UPPER ROOM – 444 King St / 3rd floor – all are welcome – free pizza and fellowship at 7 pm
GLEAN at Farmers Market at 1 pm or help with Daughters of St Paul BABY JESUS PARTY at 10 am
DID SOMEONE SAY FREE DINNER…AND CHRISTMAS MUSIC? It’s the last Journey large group of the year, and we’re going to get our Christmas spirit on with some Christmas songs! Grab some friends this Wednesday and join us for a free pasta dinner served at 5:45 pm followed by worship at 6:15 pm. It also just happens to be THE turning point in the Gospel of Mark that we’ve been discussing all semester. We’ll look at Jesus apparently taking two tries to get a healing miracle right, Peter’s halfway understanding of who Jesus is, and what Jesus means when he says, “I must be killed…” All views and faiths are welcome to contribute in Q&A and table discussion!
Cougar Smash is back and better than ever. Come by at the Stern Center on Saturdays at room 205 from 6pm-10pm and play some Super Smash Brothers with friends, classmates and have a forward smash blast. Our last day of smash for this semester is December 5.
CofC Exchange Club
Q: What is a Collegiate Exchange Club?
A: A Collegiate Exchange Club is a part of the National Exchange Club conducted on college or university campuses. Collegiate Clubs participate in campus-wide projects and community service programs which benefit students, campus life and the community as a whole.
Q: Why form a Collegiate Exchange Club at C of C?
A: If you are interested in leadership opportunities, want to make a difference in your “adopted” community, want to help prevent child abuse, do Americanism projects, honor our youth and do community service are several reasons to join the new Collegiate Exchange Club here at C of C. You will have the opportunity to meet new people to address a variety of topics like campus issues, current events; identifying and addressing the needs of our campus and community; and developing business contacts, while enhancing your personal and professional skills.
Q: What Core Values of the National Exchange Club?
A: Family, Community, Country
Q: When will we meet?
A: Usually a club would meet twice a month, but this is a decision that you can make for your club. Times and dates are up to you.
Q: Are there leadership opportunities?
A: Yes, we will need a president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer and committee chairs.
Q: What do I need to do to join?
A: An initial meeting will be held at the beginning of the Spring Semester, if you are interested, please contact Elizabeth Grantham at email@example.com or call either 843-345-0828 or leave a message at my office 843-953-6385. I will compile a list and set up a 1st meeting in Jan. 2016.
Relay for Life
We are holding an event December 2, 2015 from 5-9 in the Cistern Yard which is a Mini Luminaria Ceremony. Relay for Life is an event recognized by the American Cancer Society where we fight against cancer. These donations go toward research to find a cure, and support services to patients and their families. So we dedicate this evening to recognize those fighting cancer, those who have lost the fight to cancer, and support their families as cancer.
We will be making bags in Cougar Mall the November 30-December 2, stop by and make your bag… It will be in the Cistern for our big event!
Students for Social Innovation
We believe in ensuring that every individual has the right to live in a clean safe planet. This includes both human life and non-human life. We hope to further the understanding that environmental issues go hand-in-hand with social justice issues. Our goal is to give people the tools, knowledge, and connections to make better life choices that can improve the planet and the lives of others. We are looking for any open-minded individual who is interested in changing the world/making the world a better place. We want to inspire people to learn about community issues we are facing and through learning, create a plan of action to face these issues. We have an exciting semester planned, with semi-monthly meetings, DIY workshops, and a documentary series.
Meetings, 7-8PM, Maybank 101