Tools Not Toys! NEXT Week’s Workshops from the Center for Student Learning

1 more week until fall break! It’s all downhill from here! Below you will find the study skills workshops topics for NEXT week: Tools Not Toys and Helpful Apps. Please encourage your students to attend as ALL students are invited to come and participate in the workshops. Students will be actively engaged in the workshop and come away with some tips to be successful at CofC!

Study Skills Workshops 101: “Tools Not Toys”

Technology is all around us and can aid in academic success if you know how to sort through all the “stuff” and use the tools to their fullest potential!  From time management to project management and from taking notes to study apps, technology can aid your study skills if used correctly. We will discuss if technology is right for you to use, the benefits of using technology for studying, and some amazing study apps.  Bring your mobile device or laptop to work along with us through this workshop to get hands on experience with the technology we will discuss!


  • Monday, October 27 at 1:00 p.m. in the Freshman Commuter Collegium (located in the McAlister activity room, open to all students by going through the outside doors by Einstein)
  • Monday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m. in Berry Residence Hall Room 104
  • Tuesday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m. in McConnell Residence Hall
  • Friday, October 31 at 1:00 p.m. in the Center for Student Learning’s Science Lab


Study Skills Workshops 201: “Helpful Apps”

In this workshop we will look at an overview of apps that can help you from class to life. There are so many apps coming out every day, so we will help you sort through all of the useless apps and show you the useful ones! Make sure to bring your mobile device to download these great apps as we talk about them!



  • Thursday, October 30 at 3:00 p.m. in Addlestone Library Room 120



For a full schedule of the 101 and 201 Workshop series please visit:

Melissa Hortman, M.Ed.

Study Skills Program Coordinator

Center for Student Learning

College of Charleston


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ATHLETICS UPDATE | Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Women’s Golf


Friday:                   Charleston vs. James Madison | 7 PM

Sunday:                 Charleston vs. William & Mary | 1 PM


MEN’S SOCCER (Patriots Point)

Saturday:         Charleston vs. Delaware | 7:00 PM


- Free Student Shuttle leaving the Stern Center at 6:00 PM


WOMEN’S SOCCER (Patriots Point)

Sunday:                 Charleston vs. William & Mary | 1 PM

                                - SENIOR DAY


WOMEN’S GOLF (Kiawah Island | Turtle Point)

Sunday-Tuesday:                Palmetto Intercollegiate





Sunday | 6:00-8:00 PM

-Free Papa Johns (as supplies last)

-Team introductions

-Refreshments & Snacks


-Music by DJ Natty Heavy

-Photobooth, face painting, etc.

-Student Organization Banner Competition (email for more information)




Students always receive free entry to games with a valid CofC ID

Finally, please remember to get up to date information about events at:




Twitter:  @ClydeTheCougar | @CofCSports | @CofCTix

Facebook:  College of Charleston Athletics | Clyde Cougar

Instagram: @ClydeTheCougar


Phone:  843.953.CofC


Go Cougars!


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CofC Dance: “Out of Control”

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will showcase “Out of Control,” directed by Gretchen McLaine and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty and guest artist Ashlee Ratigan for the Charleston County School of the Arts. The College’s dance students comprise the cast.

What makes this production “Out of Control”? Just one example includes the interaction of audience members to vote on what music, from opera to rap, will be chosen for one of the pieces. Having no idea of the song choices given to the audience, the dancers will have to quickly adapt their performance to represent the music selected.

The Dance program collaborated with the Department of Computer Science for part of the performance. [Learn about the collaboration and the growing Computing in the Arts program.] 

DETAILS:  The event will run from Oct. 23-26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., except on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. only, in the Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St. Tickets are $10 for senior citizens and College of Charleston students & employees and $15 for public admission. Season subscriptions are still available. Purchase tickets online at, by emailing [email protected] or by calling (843) 953-5604.


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Fall 2014 Career Fairs next week, Oct. 29th & 30th

Fall 2014 Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Stern Student Center Ballroom, 4th Floor

This fair is designed for organizations recruiting business and/or liberal arts majors or for positions open to all majors.
List of participating organizations

STM Career Fair
Thursday, October 30, 2014
1:30 – 4 pm

Stern Student Center Ballroom, 4th Floor
Designed for organizations seeking to recruit for technology related positions, specifically for Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Data Science, Discovery Informatics, Computing in the Arts, Mathematics, Geology and Physics majors.
List of participating organizations (click on Registered Organizations at the top of the page – will be updated until the event!)

Students interested in attending may obtain additional information and instructions at:

Please note:  These events are open to current students and alumni of the College of Charleston, they are not open to the public


Linda C. Robinson, MHRD

Coordinator, Recruiting and Technology Programs

Career Center

College of Charleston

Room 216, Lightsey Center

160 Calhoun Street

Charleston, SC  29424

Phone:  843-953-5692


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Fall Break 2014 Information

Fall break for our students is November 2-4. The College of Charleston is open normal operation hours on November 2 & 3 but will be closed on Tuesday, November 4th for election day. Classes will resume on Wednesday Nov. 5.

Fall academic calendar:

The Dining Services Fall Break Schedule


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Fall 2014 Mid Term Academic Advising and Planning Center Newsletter

I wanted to share the Academic Advising & Planning Center newsletter with you from our director Karen Hauschild. The newsletter is especially for families and parents and includes some excellent tips on the advising process for students before spring 2015 semester registration and updates on the Academic Advising and Planning Center.  The newsletter can also be found at


Contact Information:

Karen B. Hauschild, Director
[email protected]
Academic Advising and Planning Center
College of Charleston
Lightsey Center, 160 Calhoun Street, Suite 247

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Spring course registration begins this week

Course registration for spring 2015 will begin this week. The Registration Entry Times for all students can be found at and is based on earned hours. It is not unusual for first year students to feel some degree of anxiety attempting to register for the first time.  To assist them with these decisions all first year students and those undecided about a major have an assigned advisor through the Academic Advising & Planning Center (2nd floor Lightsey Center). Contact information for the Center can be found at First year students are required to meet with an advisor from the Academic Advising & Planning Center to discuss spring coursework before they can register. Academic advisors from the Center have been reaching out to first year students since early in the fall semester about making an appointment to discuss the spring registration process. Once a student declares a major a faculty advisor will be assigned to them in that major area.


Students should check to make sure there are no holds preventing registration and be flexible when selecting the days/times for their spring classes. If a student has a registration hold on their account, they will not be able to register for courses until this hold is cleared. Only the department who placed the hold can remove the hold from your account.


To determine if there is a hold the student should:

  • Login to MyCharleston – locate the Registration Tools channel on the Academic Services tab
  • Click on the Registration Status link to view registration eligibility
  • Select the Term
  • Click the Submit button
  • The next screen will indicate whether or not a student has any holds that would prevent registration.
  • If there is a hold on the account, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the View Holds link to see which department placed the hold
  • Go to this department to resolve the hold. This could be an overnight process so it is best not to wait until the scheduled registration day to resolve a hold

Some additional links that students may find helpful about course registration can be found at:


Email [email protected] with any questions or problems regarding course registration. Please be sure to include a full name and CWID in any email correspondence.


Resources regarding grades:

Melinda (Mindy) Miley, Asst. Vice President Educational Programs & Services

College of Charleston

66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424






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Walk-In Advising Hours for Withdrawal Deadline


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Upcoming Campus Activities

Student Organizations

Reservations for SPRING, 2015 will open on MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 at 12:01am. Reservations for Spring will begin on Monday, January 12 and the last day to meet is Monday, April 27. Meetings will not be scheduled during Spring Break or when the building is closed.




For more information, please visit


Dance Marathon

CofCDM has an official date for CofCDM 2015! This year, he event will be held on Saturday February 21, 2015. It will be an all day event full of entertainment, games, dancing, food, and families from MUSC. Come join us and help us break records and make miracles happen. To register for CofCDM, follow this link! #ForTheKids


Cougar Activities Board

Haunted CofC

Friday, October 24th 9pm-12am


Start your Halloween celebrations early and come celebrate Halloween with CAB for free! There will be a haunted house, pumpkin patch with decorating station. There will be plenty of food and candy and even a station to put your picture on a chocolate sucker. Don’t forget to wear your original or/and funniest costume for a chance to win great prizes. Come see us and you’ll have a spooktacular time! This is a link for the haunted house:

Get ready to be scared!


Reminder: Don’t forget your cougar card.


21 and 22 Jump Street: Monday, October 27th at 6:00 and 8:00 pm in the Cistern Yard
Put your schoolwork on pause and join Jenko, Schmidt, and CAB for a back-to-back screening of 21 and 22 Jump Street in the Cistern Yard. 21 Jump Street will be shown from 6:00-8:00 pm and 22 Jump Street from 8:00-10:00 pm. There will be free pizza, CAB swag, and plenty of laughs to transport you from George Street to Jump Street!

Preferred Parking Comedy Show:


Wednesday, October 29th 7-9pm Stern Center Gardens


“One twitch, one stutter, one funny friendship!” Preferred Parking Comedy Tour turns the challenges of being disabled into gold. Together Samuel J Comroe and Drew Lynch bring you an amazing comedy show that will sincerely make you laugh and rethink the word “Handy-Capped.”

More about their story at


Event page:


Beta Theta Pi

Beta Theta Pi presents Race-A-Beta 5K Fundraiser!

Saturday, October 25th, 10am

Folly Beach Pier

Join our brothers and the community as we raise money to support Charleston’s Green Heart Project, a farm-to-school organization that teaches young students the importance of sustainable and healthy lifestyles! We’ll be running right on the sand Saturday morning, so come prepared! Reception at Taco Boy. Registration is $20.


Stern NiteLife

Free Old City Jail Tours

Have you ever wanted to tour the notorious Charleston City Jail? Well now is your chance! Stern NiteLife is providing students with FREE ghost tours at the Old Charleston City Jail! Tours will be given on Wednesday, October 22nd and Thursday, October 23rd  at 10pm and 11pm. Limited tickets will be available to reserve on both days from 5 – 7 pm at the Stern Info Desk. Once you have reserved your ticket, please return to the Stern Center Lobby 45 minutes prior to your reserved time to ensure promptness.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity for one of the city’s most famous experiences!

Free Yoga

Did you know that October is National Yoga Month?  Come celebrate with Stern NiteLife at Late Night Yoga!  FREE classes will be held on October 23rd, and 30th in Stern 205 at 9pm.Yoga mats, prizes, and snacks will be provided. Don’t miss out for free relaxation time during the month of midterms!

Dining Services

Opportunity to win a $150 Visa e-gift card or one of three $50 Visa e-gift cards.

We are conducting a dining services survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences. By sharing your thoughts, we will gain valuable insight to help improve your overall campus experience.

This online survey will take 5 to 10 minutes and your responses are confidential.

Click the link below to begin the survey:

If you cannot click on the link, copy and paste the URL into your Internet browser address bar and hit enter.

We appreciate your time and thank you for your assistance!


Film Club

Film Club has weekly screenings every Monday at 7pm in ECTR 118.  October is Tarantino Month 6th. Hope to see you there!


CofC Karate Club

The CofC Karate Club is devoted to the study of traditional Japanese karate, for self-defense, fitness, sport and fun.  We emphasize the building of strength and technical skills.  The ultimate aim of Karate, however, lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character.  Please join us!

We meet every MWF from 6:30-8 PM at the Micheal Johnson Gym in Room J201. Also there is no need to have any background in karate to join.


Religious Life Council/Religious Studies/Jewish Studies/Office of Institutional Diversity

Rachel McNeal: Interfaith Cooperation

On Friday, October 17th the College of Charleston will welcome Rachael McNeal to the campus for a two-part presentation.  Rachael McNeal is a member of the Interfaith Youth Core’s Alumni Speaker Bureau and is the Coordinator of the Interfaith Center at University of North Florida. She will speak at Wells Fargo Auditorium at 4:30pm on the Science of Interfaith Cooperation and in Stern 205 at 7:30pm on the Art of Interfaith Cooperation as well as her personal story as an evangelic Christian involved in interfaith work.

The Religious Life Council, Department of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies Program, and Office of Institutional Diversity will be co-sponsoring the event.

As communities become more diverse, people of different religious/spiritual worldviews are interacting with greater frequency than earlier generations.  These interactions can inspire collaboration and cohesion or escalate conflict and violence.  Institutions of higher educatin have the infrastructure and resources to advance a knowledge base and skill set equipping students to build a religious pluralism based in social science data. (Adapted from IFYC mission).

The vision of the Interfaith Youth Core will be the center of the 4:30pm presentation.  Faculty and students are welcome.  We encourage classes to attend.

Rotaract Club

Putt for Polio

Join in some mayhem and madness THIS Sunday, October 26th at Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Center from 3-6pm! The Rotaract Club will be hosting a few games of putt putt golf to raise funds for Rotary International’s END POLIO NOW initiative in honor of World Polio Day this week. We will provide transportation! Email [email protected] for more information.


Peer Assistant Leaders (PAL)

It is a simple way to help your classmates and the community. Students volunteer two weekend nights per semester to help their peers get home safely. Our aim is to help Charleston area students avoid negative situations involving alcohol and crime, which usually occur often on the weekends and at night. This is a great way to meet new people, help the community, and learn more about downtown Charleston. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact Ezinne Agim  and Sharnae Robinson, PAL Directors at [email protected] call or text 843-607-6300

These are the dates that we will be walking for this semester.

October 17, 24

November  7, 14, 21
We meet at Public Safety at 10:00pm on Friday. Please let us know if you will be walking with us.

Cant come Friday night? That’s OK! Come help us promote PAL at a basketball game. You can get service hours and watch the game!


Portuguese Club

October 23: Cooking Lesson: Tropical juices and smoothies; cocadinhas
6 Glebe, at 5pm

October 24: Feijoada: 6:45pm Stern Center, room 116

November 13: Cooking Lesson: brigadeiro and pão de queijo
6 Glebe St. at 5pm

November 14: Portuguese Club meeting: JC Long 128, 3pm

Bate-Papo: September 5, 19, October 3, 17, November 7, 14  Stern Center Gardens at 4pm.
In case of rain it will be  inside the eating area of the Stern Center.


Volunteer Corps

Mark your calendars for our fundraiser at this lovely restaurant next Tuesday, October 28th. Also mark your calendars for our member meeting tomorrow, October 21st at 5:30 pm in Stern 201.  

We will be discussing the upcoming percentage night at Persimmon, Hope Lodge this Saturday, and introducing our November opportunities. See you there!


Global Awareness Forum


Coming Home screening and discussion of the Cultural Revolution

Set in the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution, Coming Home provides a perfect vehicle for exploring how cultural and political traumas are remembered and presented in media. A thirty-minute discussion will follow after the screening.

Friday, October 24th from 6-9pm in Tate Center room 202

Co-Sponsored by the Chinese Association of Greater Charleston and the College of Charleston

Half of a Yellow Sun film screening

This film is an adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about the Biafran War.

Friday, October 24th at 6pm in Education Center room 118

Co-Sponsored by the Park Circle Film Society and the C of C African Studies program

Remembering the Ninth of November talk by Christoph Sander, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany

What are Germany’s responsibilities and the challenges facing Germany today? Consul General Sander will address the shortcomings and horrors of Germany’s past, before commenting on the 25 years since the fall of the Wall. Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 11:00am in Arnold Hall. Part of the Sunday Morning in Arnold Hall lecture series, presented by the Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program.

Screening of the film Wolf (2013)

Director: Claudio Giovannessi

The film reconstructs the life and legacy of Rabbi Benjamin Murmelstein, director of the Terezin ghetto, through conversations between Wolf, the rabbi’s son and his psychoanalyst. Terezin was a “city built for Jews” under the auspices of the Third Reich for propaganda purposes. In his role as ghetto director, Murmelstein was seen as a collaborator and was tried after the war. Acquitted, he moved his family to Italy where they were ostracized by Italian Jews and where Wolf’s destiny would be forever tied to his father’s past. The film will be screened on Sunday , Nov 9 at 1:30 at the Sottile Theatre.The Q and A with the filmmaker Claudio Giovannesi will be moderated by Ted Rosengarten.

Roundtable Discussion on Divided Germany

The Department of German and Slavic Studies, the Global Business Resource Center, the Global Awareness Forum and the Initiative for Public Choice and Marketing Process are sponsoring a roundtable discussion on Thursday, November 15, 2014 at 7 pm in the Mathematics and Science Building, Room 129. The panel will discuss this monumental event in terms of its place in history and offer first-hand accounts of how Germany’s division has had a personal impact on their lives.  The panel will in addition highlight historical memory from post-Soviet economic and political perspectives.

Moderator, Dr. Peter Calcagno, Professor of Economics, College of Charleston

Dr. Wolfgang Elfe, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of German, University of South Carolina

Dr. Richard Bodek, Professor of History and Coordinator of the Faculty Liberal Arts & Sciences Colloquium

Dr. Rene Dentiste Mueller, Professor, Director of the International Business Program

Dr. Malte Pehl, Assistant Professor, International Studies Department

Dr. Max Kovalov, Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process and Adjunct Instructor, Political Science Department



The Journey

Rescue Thousands, Protect Millions + Free Pizza. This Monday from 7 pm to 8 pm in the School of Sciences and Mathematics auditorium, the College of Charleston hosts a speaker from the International Justice Mission, an interfaith organization that works globally to combat human trafficking, slavery, and violent exploitation of the poor. IJM uses a unique model to create maximum-impact and long-term change by partnering with local governments and communities. IJM is simply one of best in the world at what they do. The speaker, Eddie Kaufholz, will briefly introduce the work of IJM, explain ways students can get involved in creating justice for the poor, and field questions from students. Afterwards, pizza will be served after outside. To read more about IJM, click here


Free pasta dinner this Wednesday at 5:30 pm in Joe Pasta as we discuss the resurrection of Jesus.  What evidence is there for the resurrection? What does the resurrection tell us about Heaven? And what does the resurrection mean for my life, now? Join us as we share a meal and explore these important questions and more. Friends are welcome too. Dinner is served at 5:30 pm. Worship begins at 6 pm. For more information email [email protected]


Asian Students Association

Games, music, food, dancing, and fundraising for breast cancer! Come out this Friday Oct. 17th at 7pm in Stern Ballroom and celebrate Mid-Autumn with us and learn more about different culture!

The Mid-Autumn festival traditionally celebrates harvesting season and the moon. But it also celebrates gathering of friends and family, and giving thanks for harmonious unions.

ASA will be collaborating with We R.I.S.E. to bring you all lots of fun. Remember it’s open to all students!
Dress code: Semi-formal attire.


Cougar Counseling Team

Cougar Counseling Team Information Session
Are you interested in joining our group?  CCT members learn therapeutic listening skills, are certified in ASIST,  and enjoy working with a great group.
Come learn more at one of our information sessions this week in RSS rm 319

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:00 pm
Friday, October 24, 2014, 3:00 pm

Tuesday, October 28, 12:15 pm

Can’t make one of those dates?  Check out the application and contact [email protected] or [email protected] about the deadlines and for questions.



Journey of Understanding

Suicide Survivor Caitlin Scott, a COFC student, will share her story of overcoming several obstacles life threw her way.  Topics include having divorced parents and the resulting life changes, sexual assault, and the LGBT community.

Caitlin will share the sequence of events that interrupted and changed life as she knew it, including the treatment she pursued for recovery and how that impacted her life.  Caitlin will also discuss what she is doing now and how her battle through recovery saved her life in this Journey of Understanding.

Monday, October 27, 2014 3:10-4:30 pm, RSS rm 319

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Catholic Student Association
All students are welcome to our events. Info at: [email protected]

Student Mass each Sunday, 5 PM, at St. Pat’s (134 St. Philip St. – corner of Radcliffe & St. Philip)

TUESDAY CSA BIBLE STUDY – lively student-led discussion of Book of JUDITH – Stern 201, 7-8 pm

Even if planning to travel over break, stay here Friday night and join in our annual Halloween night tradition TRICK-or-CANNING. Costumes optional but appreciated as CSA walks around the battery neighborhood to collect canned food for food pantry at Neighborhood House with pizza & movie following.
And on Sat. Nov. 1 go GLEANING with CSA at 1 pm at Farmers Market!

Center Stage

Please join Center Stage for our production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. The show will take place in Simons Center Theatre 220 at 7:30 on October 30-November 1, then November 6-8. Admission will be free with a valid CofC ID and $8 otherwise.


1770 Records

1770 Records continues on its mission of “Educating while Entertaining” the masses. To get involved attend a meeting (every other Monday, with the next on Oct 13th), check out our site (, or email us at [email protected]


African American Studies

Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change

Public Lecture by Artists Adam Branch and Zachariah Mampilly

October 24 @ 3pm in Robert Scott Small 235


African Studies

Half of a Yellow Sun Screening

October 24 6 pm in ECTR 118

Light Refreshments Provided




Ever wonder what ghosts and ghouls haunt your Residence Hall??

Get your costumes ready & come to CofC RHA’s Haunted House…


HAUNTING AT HAWKINS: Horror in the Halls 


Hawkins Lounge, Rivers (near Health Services)

October 25th, 8:00p.m. – 12:00a.m.

Join RHA for Frights, Fun, and Food!


Happy Haunting!


Any further questions should be directed to [email protected].

Think Differently Forum

“Red White, & Screwed”

Interested in the economy, energy composition, and the environment? Then join the world renowned trend forecaster Chris Martenson as he discusses America’s gradual decline as an economic superpower and find out why the American Dream has become all but a distant memory.

When: Wednesday, October 22nd at 7pm

Where: Wells Fargo Auditorium

-Door prizes and refreshments provided

-Brought to you by the Think Differently Forum

-Find out more at

English Symposium

Thinking of graduate English studies?

CofC’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta presents

a panel of five esteemed faculty members who will answer any and every question you have about graduate school MA, MFA, and PhD programs.


October 22 6:30-8:00pm in Addlestone 227 

light refreshments will be served


Any questions please contact Lori at [email protected]

Global MBA Information Session

College of Charleston one-year MBA Info Session

*Speak directly with our MBA Team

*Learn about the industry leaders that could be your mentors

*See where this year’s class is heading for their international trip

*Learn about the class schedule, curriculum, and more

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m. Tate Center

To register:

Model United Nations

Register to participate in the Model UN!

Model UN is an annual simulation designed for students to practice the skills of international diplomacy, negotiation, and public speaking. During this 2-day event held on November 7th and 8th students will represent different countries and have the opportunity to learn about the history, culture, politics, and economy of the country they choose to represent. This is a great opportunity to learn about and debate global issues and develop leadership skills.

Each student will also be required to prepare a one-page position paper. Students will meet for a General Assembly meeting in November for the final debate.

In fall 2014, we will discuss the following issues:

1)   The use of drones in peacekeeping missions.

2)   Ebola and pandemic outbreak prevention and containment

3)   Sovereignty, territory, and natural resources

Students interested in joining Model UN can visit the website to see a list of available countries.  Students can register for their top 3 countries by e-mailing a request to [email protected]

Ask your professors for extra-credit. They might give you some for your participation.
Alternative Break and Center for Civic Engagement
If you are looking for an enriching and exhilarating Spring Break experience, please consider

applying for an Alternative Break trip!


Alternative Break is a student-led service experience that works with different social justice issues,

while empowering students to progress from community members to active citizens. This year, our

service trips include:


-Different Drum, Same Beat: Indigenous Rights of the Snowbird Cherokee
-Rooted ‘n Included: Farmworker Health in South Florida
-Are You Fracking Me?: Problems, Policy and Possible Solutions of Fracking in Colorado
-No More Damsels in Distress: Pursuing Female Empowerment
-Artistic Abilities: Disabilities, Abilities, and the Arts in Music City


If the idea of reflective service interests you, please apply on our website: Applications are open from October 6th to the 24th,

and we would love to have you!


Campus Recreation Services

The 1 year anniversary of the George Street Fitness Center is a week away.  To help celebrate our success, Campus Recreation Services is hosting the Cougar Fit Games over a three day period.  Students may compete in teams of 4 or as individuals.  The competition will start on Tuesday, October 21 and will run through Thursday, October 23.  During these days, students can come in the fitness center during operating hours to compete in the various fitness challenges.  Group awards and individual awards will be given.  Giveaways and other free samples will also be a part of our celebration.  Teams and individuals can compete in all of some of the events.  The following is a list of challenges for the Cougar Fit Games:


Tuesday, October 21: Fastest Treadmill Mile.  Each team member will complete a 1 mile run on our treadmills.  Fastest collective time will win.  Or you may compete as an individual for the Fitness Center’s Fastest Treadmill Mile.


Wednesday, October 22: The Big Three x 3.  Teams will compete for the highest combined weight for the three big lifts: the bench press, the squat, and the deadlift.  Team members will complete a 3 repetition maximum for each of the lifts.  Each team member gets 3 attempts to complete their highest values.  You can also compete as an individual with the highest combined score of the three lifts.  Each lift will be a 3 repetition maximum.


Thursday, October 23: Triple WOD Thursday:   Teams will complete 3 “workouts of the day”.  Lowest combined time will win.  Individuals can also compete with the lowest overall time as the winner.  Workouts will vary.


During these days, teams or individuals can coming during the operation hours of the fitness to complete each challenge.  A staff member must be present to witness the completion of the challenge.


Please contact Bucky Buchanan at [email protected] if you are interested in competing.


Students for Social Innovation

Want to help the community and volunteer? Are you interested in helping others and our environment? Students for Social Innovation is a group here on campus dedicated to making a difference. Our goal is to improve community well-being through education, accessible sustainable gardening, and overall community outreach. Stop by our meetings Mondays at 7 in Maybank 105.

You can email us at [email protected], Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

Zeta Tau Alpha

Think Pink Zumbathon

ZTA will be hosting their 1st annual Think Pink Zumbathon, as a philanthropic fundraiser for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness. The Zumbathon will be held Saturday, October 25th from 10:00-1:00 in the Johnson Gym. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at the door or in advance in Cougar Mall on October 22nd. This event is open to all CofC students and faculty/staff.



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CofC Basketball Block Party THIS SUNDAY (10/26/14)


Sunday 6:00-8:00 PM

-Team Introductions

-Meet & Greet with Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams and coaches

-Music by DJ Natty Heavy

-Free Papa John’s pizza & refreshments

-Giveaways including koozies, wristbands & more

-Photobooth, pop a shot, skeeball, & corn hole

-Follow @ClydeTheCougar on Twitter & Instagram for more updates!




Andrew McGlaughon

Assistant Director of Athletics – External Operations
College of Charleston Athletics
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
(843) 953.0782 – office
(843) 953.8296 – fax
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Facebook:  College of Charleston Athletics |Clyde Cougar
Twitter:  @CofCSports | @ClydetheCougar |@CofCTix

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