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Check the Career Center calendar for additional information and events!

 

Programs sponsored by the Career Center & Alumni Career Services

College of Charleston

843.953.5692  |  160 Calhoun St., Room 216 Career Center

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Upcoming Events at the Office of Sustainability

Wednesday, February 17th 12-1pm, Stern Center Ballroom 

Greenbag Lunch Series: Microplastics 

Join us for our first Greenbag lunch of the semester! The discussion will be about microplastics in our oceans, and how it effects not only marine life, but also our everyday lives.  As always, attendees are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch, and light and locally sourced snacks will be served.

 

Friday, February 19th 2-3pm, RSS 235

DIY Workshop Series: Make Your Own Face Wash

New this semester! The first event in our new DIY Workshop series will teach attendees how to make their own face wash. Following a discussion about microbeads and plastics in beauty products, attendees will be able to make their own face wash to bring home. RSVP to @dooleytc@g.cofc.edu to reserve a spot! Space is limited.

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Upcoming Student Activities

ATTENTION STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:

 

LAST DRIVER TRAINING FOR SPRING 2016!

Did you miss driver training? Here’s your last chance!

If your organization is planning to travel (and use College owned vehicles, vehicles rented by the College on behalf of the organization or request reimbursement for travel from the College), Vehicle Safety Training must be completed at least three weeks prior to the scheduled trip/travel.

Below is the schedule for the LAST CHANCE Vehicle Training for SPRING, 2016: (ALL CLASSES ARE IN THE STERN CENTER), ROOM 409 – please plan for no more than one hour (so you can get to your next class!).

  • Monday, February 15: 1pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11am
  • Friday, February 19: 11am

CLICK HERE https://orgsync.com/32470/forms/181085 to sign up! (you must be logged into OrgSync to sign-up).

CAB PRESENTS:

Late Night with CAB– 2/9/16 Stern Ballroom at 6pm

 

Come to CAB’s Tonight Show-themed party! We will be playing games such as Egg Roulette, Lip Sync Battle, and Box of Lies!! There will also be food, SWAG, and prizes!! Open to all students!!

Adopt-a-Grandparent

Saturday, February 13th from 2:00-3:00 pm

 

Once a month throughout the semester, CAB is taking students to visit the senior citizens at White Oak Manor. This Saturday we will be doing Valentine’s Day crafts together!

 

Students who wish to ride the free bus to and from campus must meet us in front of the Stern Center no later than 1:30 pm on Saturday. Seats on the bus are first come, first serve, and if you are later than 1:30 the bus will leave you.

 

Students who wish drive themselves or ride with a friend may meet our group at White Oak Manor (9285 Medical Plaza Drive) no later than 2:00 pm.

 

Any questions can be directed to mercierjd@g.cofc.edu.

 

CAB APPLICATIONS OPEN Do you like event planning? Want to get involved on campus? Or just want to meet new people? Become a part of the Cougar Activities Board by applying for a paid position for the 2016-2017 academic year! All chair positions are open to all students. Apply here: https://orgsync.com/53741/forms/180571

 

Learn more about CAB here: http://cab.cofc.edu/

If you have any questions feel free to email williswb@g.cofc.edu

 

SGA Cistern Yard Tailgate

February 20th from 3:30pm-5:30pm

College of Charleston Student Government Association will be hosting a tailgate in Cistern yard.

We will have a DJ, free food, and fun activities!!!

This event is free to all students and Alumni also the event is BYOB*.

*1 liter of wine OR a 6 pack of beer allowed for all those 21 or older. Be sure to bring your Cougar ID and license with you.

The CofC vs UNCW Alumni game will be hosted in TD arena after the tailgate.

 

DANCE MARATHON

If you like saving the world, dancing, fun, children, games, or entertainment, then Dance Marathon @ CofC is the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday on February 27, 2016/ DM is the largest student-run philanthropy event on campus, and it’s life changing. We spend all year raising money for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, the MUSC Children’s Hospital, and on this day in February we celebrate all our hard work and celebrate the kids.
We invite you, your friends, and your family to join us for the and help us raise money #ForTheKids. This year, all of the proceeds will benefit the brand new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital that is going to be built downtown. The link to register is tinyurl.com/dmatcofc. We hope to see everyone there dancing with us, helping the children at MUSC. Please contact Emily LaCroix (lacroixem@g.cofc.edu) with any and all questions!

 

CisternYard Radio

Cistern Yard is looking for new DJs, writers, and volunteers!

CisternYard Radio is the College’s only student-run radio station, and we invite EVERYONE to join one of the most fun, diverse, and professionally beneficial organizations on campus! Do you love music, writing, photography, event planning, or meeting new people? If so, stop by the Calhoun Annex, room 203 on Wednesday, February 3 from 5-6 PM for our spring General Interest Meeting, All majors are welcome, and no radio, writing, or photography experience is required to join.

 

As always, tune into our station 24/7 by searching “CisternYard Radio” on TuneIn.com or via the TuneIn app. We are an internet station, which means we broadcast to an international audience!   Bring a friend, and come see what all the noise is about on Wednesday 2/3!

 

CisternYard Video 

Are you interested in broadcast journalism? Script writing? Acting? Production? Or want to be on Youtube? CisternYard Video is the college’s student-run broadcast organization. We feature both news and entertainment content, which is posted on a weekly basis to Youtube and the CisternYard Media website. If you are interested in volunteering and being a part of our group, come to our weekly staff meetings Sunday at 7 pm in the Calhoun Annex room 201, or email general manager Katie Kajfez with any questions at kajfezks@g.cofc.edu.

 

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars will be screening the film Miss Representation on February 10th. Taking place in ECTR 116, doors will open at 6 and the movie will begin at 6:30.  There will be light refreshments served accompanied with a short panel at the end. All are welcomed.

 

Fandoms United Club

Are you passionate about a movie? A book? A tv show? We are too! Come geek out with the Fandoms United Club on Thursdays at 5pm. We meet in Stern 409.

This week’s fandom is Doctor Who, so bring your sonic screw driver and hop in your TARDIS, because this week will be “Absolutely Fantastic”! We hope that you will join us. If you have any questions, contact Alexandra Polchek at polchekal@g.cofc.edu

 

Vegan Club

Film Screening: Racing Extinction

Thursday, February 11 ● 7 to 8:30 PM

School of Sciences and Math Auditorium (202 Calhoun Street)

Free admission and open to all!

Hosted by the CofC Vegan Club

Facebook event: http://tinyurl.com/htubu2u

 

From the Academy Award-winning team of The Cove, RACING EXTINCTION is a groundbreaking documentary profiling an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. RACING EXTINCTION reveals stunning, never-before seen images that change the way we see the world.

 

Career Center

Choosing A Major Workshop

Tuesday, February 9th, 4-5pm

Can’t decide on a major? Don’t know what to do? Start by attending the Choosing a Major workshop today from 4 to 5 pm in the Career Center (2nd floor of the Lightsey Center). The Career Center and the Academic Advising & Planning Center staff will help you identify your interests and link those interests to majors. For questions, contact your AAPC advisor (953-5981) or email careercenter@cofc.edu

 

Part-Time Summer Job Fair

Wednesday, February 10th, 12-3pm Stern Student Center Ballroom (4th Floor)

Looking for a summer job? Meet with employers who are hiring!  See list of participating employers. Open to all students. Sponsored by the Career Center.

 

Scholarship Workshop: How to Get Your College Paid for Without Taking on Student Loan Debt

Thursday, February 11th, 6-7pm, Stern 201

Nobody wants to leave college buried in student loans. In this workshop, Jocelyn covers her 6 steps she personally used to secure over $100k in scholarships and funding which paid for all of her college, including studying abroad. You will learn the top myths of scholarships, how to find the ones you are actually eligible for (and skip the scams), and so much more! Sponsored by the Career Center.

 

Elect Her Workshop

Saturday, February 20

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Stern Center Ballroom

This national program encourages and trains college women to run for student government and political office. During this one-day, 4-hour training participants will learn and practice hands-on campaign skills, hear from inspiring speakers such as state representative Mia Mcleod, and discuss research on women in government. The skills learned in this workshop, like networking and building an elevator speech, will transfer to many leadership opportunities throughout their life, not just student government.  Breakfast and lunch are included.

 

To register, visit:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BvOjtnZzaC0cLvl_qPmDMGVZMgOwmK046tBt1wSNhsE/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

We welcome and embrace intersections of identity, including gender expression and identity, sex, sexuality, race, ethnicity, national origin, first language, ability, age, religion, and socioeconomic status to participate.

 

Questions?  Contact Dr. Hollis France at franceh@cofc.edu.

Center for Disability Services

On Monday, March 14 – Thursday, March 17, the Center for Disability Services has collaborated with other members on campus in designing the event, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Action:  Processes and Perceptions which will stress the importance of creating diverse learning environments.  For details on the event, please see the program flyer and information in the links below.  Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend!  We ask that you RSVP your attendance to the UDL event for planning purposes only.

 

Program Flyer:  http://disabilityservices.cofc.edu/news-and-events/udl-flyer.pdf

Program Information:  http://disabilityservices.cofc.edu/news-and-events/udl-program.pdf

Office of Victim Services and Safe Campus Outreach Prevention & Education

Law & Order SVU: “Transgender Bridge”

Join S.C.O.P.E. this Thursday for an episode of Law & Order along with an engaging discussion on the vicious cycle of ignorance breeding fear, fear breeding hate, and inevitable violence.  Free Swag!

Thursday, February 11th

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Maybank 100

Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services

The program will feature the College of Charleston Gospel Choir, directed by Brenten Weeks, the Internationally renowned Claflin University Concert Choir directed by Dr. Isaiah McGee, and the internationally renowned Lowcountry Voices, directed by Nathan L. Nelson, and Sandra Barnhardt.
The history of the African American experience will be narrated by Anthony Greene and Henry Clay Middleton.
The narrations will cover eight major themes:

1) We the people
2) Africa
3) This land is not my land
4) The end of oppression: A bittersweet freedom
5) We Got Rights Too: the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s-1960s
6) An Education for All: education of blacks in the United States
7) Tribute: Remembering the lives lost at Emmanuel AME Church
8) We’ve Come This Far: racial equality in the 21st century
The program is part of the College of Charleston’s Black History Month activities with proceeds from the concert benefiting student scholarships for minority students. The program is free for students with a College of Charleston ID, students must have a get tickets on Sunday, February 21st.
Tickets can be purchased online at msps.cofc.edu. Please contact Ernest Brevard by email at BrevardE@cofc.edu or at (843) 953.5367 to order tickets and request reserved seating.

Free Yoga 

Provided by Aimee Koon from Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Some mats are available but if you have your own please bring it!

Wednesdays at 11:00 am

Thursdays at 3:00 pm

 

Center for Civic Engagement

Lowcountry Food Bank! The Lowcountry Food Bank, located in North Charleston, helps feed children, adults, seniors and families in need along coastal South Carolina. Come pack, sort, clean food while getting to know your fellow Cougars! Your next opportunity is February 19th, from 12:30-3:30pm! Limited to the first seven volunteers! Email volunteer@cofc.edu, with the subject line: Lowcountry Food Bank”, to register!

*Transportation provided

 

Keep Charleston Beautiful! Keep Charleston Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and the City of Charleston, conducts environmental clean ups of debris around the Charleston area. Volunteers go to specific neighborhoods, streets, parks and marshes to help keep Charleston beautiful! Our next clean-up is February 20th, from 10am to 1pm. To sign up or get more information, please email: volunteer@cofc.edu, with the subject line, “Keep Charleston Beautiful”!

Young Americans for Liberty

Young Americans for Liberty will be hosting Dr. Michael Munger from Duke University on 2.10.16. He will be speaking about forming alternatives to candidates’ solutions and the market economy. It will be held in Tate Center 202 at 5:30pm.

Catholic Student Association
All students are welcome to our events. Info at: cofcatholics@aol.com
Upper Room (444 King St) is open for STUDY!!!! (wi fi, printer, snacks) – all are welcome!

SUNDAY MASS & FOOD FELLOWSHIP
Student Catholic Mass every Sunday, 5 PM, at St. Pat’s (134 St. Philip St. – corner of Radcliffe & St. Philip.) All are welcome !

Tuesday CHURCH CHATS – 7-8 PM in Stern 201
student-led discussion of our human connection to the environment and our faith’s call to action

Tuesday is Mardi Gras!!!
Celebrate with CSA -a free WAFFLE HOUSE RUN at 8:30 PM sharp!!!
meet in St Pat Parking lot & we will carpool
ASH WEDNESDAY
Catholic Mass times with distribution of ash
St Pat – 8 AM & 6 PM (join many of CSA at this Mass)
St Mary – 7 AM & 5 PM
Cathedral – noon & 6 PM

The Journey

LOOKING FOR A CHURCH NEAR CAMPUS? — Second Presbyterian Church recently launched a Sunday 10 am chapel service called “The Chapel.” It’s 50-minutes long, minimalist, retro, and a little more casual. Come wake up a little early on Sunday and join students from the Journey at the Chapel. Your soul will thank you for it. It’s in the white church set back in the park at 342 Meeting Street, only a few blocks from campus.

 

ASH WEDNESDAY — Lent, a time of spiritual preparation for Easter, begins with Christians being marked with ashes on their foreheads. Christians of all denominations are welcome to join the Journey in the upper bar of Joe Pasta (428 King Street) at 6:15 pm for worship and imposition of ashes at the end of the gathering. We’ll be discussing the infamous and strange story of Jesus cursing a fig tree. For more information, simply email Colin at charlestonjourney@gmail.com

S-SCEA

Are you or someone you know in a band? Are you looking for publicity? Well, we’ve got your outlet! S-SCEA at CofC along with the CofC Teaching Fellows are planning a benefit concert to aid local Charleston County schools. The date for the Battle of the Bands is April 2, 2016 from Noon – 4pm in the Cistern. For more information or to register your band, please email sceacofc@gmail.com.

 

Campus Recreation Services

Chattooga River Raft Trip March 4-6: The $193 fee will cover meals, transportation, housing, equipment and more.

Sea Kayak Trip on Capers Island, SC March 26-27: The $100 fee will cover equipment, transportation and more.

**NO previous experience needed!     For details, find us at: http://campusrec.cofc.edu/outdoor-adventure/index.php

Intramural Sports (Sign Up on ImLeagues.com before the deadline)

http://campusrec.cofc.edu/intramural-sports/im_spring_calendar.php

Open Net Nights

  Indoor Soccer: Tuesdays from 7:30 pm-11:00 pm

 Racquet Sports Nights: Tuesdays from 7:30 pm-10:00 pm

  Volleyball: Thursdays from 7:30 pm-11:00 pm

Badminton: Fridays from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Group Fitness Classes Group fitness classes are a great way to meet in people, get fit, and have fun. It’s a new semester so that means new fitness classes and new instructors.  Beginning Monday, January 11, group fitness classes are being held at the George Street Fitness Center.  Please see our website for specific details of classes.  Classes are held daily.  A full schedule can be found by clicking here.

Interested in buying a group fitness pass? Come try any class for free before purchasing your group fitness pass.

Mondays: Cougar Plyoga, ZUMBA-Hip Hop, HIIT

Tuesdays: Cougar Barre, Cougar Training, Cougar Core

Wednesdays: Cougar Plyoga, HIIT, Power Yoga

Thursdays: ZUMBA Fitness, Cougar Barre

Fridays: HIIT

Saturdays: Power Yoga

Sundays: Cougar Core, Power Yoga

Please contact Bucky Buchanan at lbuchana@cofc.edu with questions.

 

Office of Institutional Diversity

The African American Studies Program and the Eddie Ganaway Diversity Education and Resource Center (Office of Institutional Diversity) would like to invite you to our Spring Film Festival in honor of Black History Month. A film will show every Monday in February!

Alpha Kappa Psi

The Rho Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity invites you to their 2016 Spring Rush Week! A week full of professional and social development! Hope to see you all there! For more information, email rhosigma.vpmem@gmail.com

Monday (2/8): Brand Yourself: Beatty 214 @ 6pm
Come and learn how to appropriately brand yourself professionally via social media.

Tuesday (2/9): Keys to Success: Tate 132 @ 7pm

Come listen to the influential Adrian Townsend as he speaks on the keys to being successful.

Wednesday (2/10): Candy Grams: Cougar Mall 11-2pm

Come write out Candy Grams for Valentine’s Day! $1 each

Thursday (2/11): Spring 2016 Informational: Beatty 216 @ 6pm

Come learn more about the Business Fraternity and how you can join!

Friday (2/12): Candy Grams: Cougar Mall 11-2pm

Have your Valentine pick up their special treat from us!

Saturday (2/13): Community Clean Up: Cougar Mall @ 10 am

Come lend a hand as we clean up to keep our campus beautiful!

 

Accepted Students Weekend 2016!

 

It’s that time of year again! Thousands of students and families will be joining us on the College of Charleston Campus. The Office of Admissions needs your help! Accepted Students weekend will be March 18th and 19th from 9am-4pm!

 

As a volunteer you get to interact with perspective families and receive a free STAFF t-shirt. If this event sounds like something you want to be a part of, please fill out the form HERE! You will receive an email from us a few weeks before the event with schedules and logistics so keep an eye out for that!

 

College of Charleston Student organizations that would like to be a part of the Accepted Students weekend organization fair, please fill out the form HERE to reserve a table on George Street.

 

Always, if you have any questions please email admissionsevents@cofc.edu.

 

 

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CofC Parent Weekly Updates – Feb 8-14, 2016

Important Dates:

Spring Academic Calendar: http://registrar.cofc.edu/pdf/ac-2016spring.pdf

  • February 14 – Valentine’s Day – send your student some love!
  • March 6-13 – Spring break
  • March 14 – Midterm grades available when posted
  • March 18 – Last day to withdraw from a spring class
  • March 21 – Early registration begins based on earned hours
  • April 21 – Last day of classes
  • April 23-29 – Final Exams
  • May 3 – Final grades posted after 5:00pmEST
  • May 6, May 7 – Graduation

 

Tax Information: 1098 Form:

Information can be found at http://treasurer.cofc.edu/1098t-info/index.php

If you have questions about the form, please email the treasurer’s office at treasurer@cofc.edu

 

Office of the Treasurer:

Parents can receive eBills by having your son/daughter sign you up as an Authorized User on the eBill system. By doing this you will receive an email of the statement when your student gets their bill. All billing information is sent to the student’s campus email account – to receive the student’s bill you must be an Authorized User! To become an authorized user visit the website at http://treasurer.cofc.edu/ebill/index.php for instructions. If you have any questions email treasurer@cofc.edu.

 

Treasurer Semester Payment Plan: http://treasurer.cofc.edu/payment-plan/index.php

Academic Planning Tools: (2nd floor Lightsey Center)

Check out the Student Resources suggested by the Academic Advising and Planning Center, including useful academic planning tools and campus resources to help you succeed at the College of Charleston.

 

Degree Works: http://registrar.cofc.edu/degreeworks/index.php

Complete a degree audit using Degree Works to see the classes taken (or currently taking) and the classes still needed. You can also do “What if” scenarios with this tool so plug in any major and run an audit to see what classes would be needed for that major.

 

Cougar Alert Notification System:

To receive notification in case of an emergency, students should log onto MyCharleston to enter phone numbers. Up to six numbers may be included. Please note that Cougar Alert is not a news service and is only used if the College of Charleston campus is in crisis. Read more details about the system at: http://emergency.cofc.edu/cougaralert/

 

Campus Dish:

Check out the Dining Services website for hours of operation and other details about dining on campus: http://charleston.campusdish.com/. Vegan/Vegetarian/Kosher dining hall: Marty’s Place is open – 96 Wentworth St. (next to the Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center). Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1715331488695461/  – Meal Plans are accepted at this location!

Campus Directory:

You can find contact information for faculty, staff, and departments by using the directory on the College of Charleston website: http://www.cofc.edu/directory/.

 

Websites of interest:

 

Campus E-mails:

 

College of Charleston Social Media:

You may want to check out the social media directory for the college, which has a list of campus offices and departments on many different social media platforms, at http://social.cofc.edu/social-media-directory/index.php

Visit the CofC Parents Website:

Listserv members are encouraged to visit the Parent website at www.cofc.edu/parents, which is updated frequently by the New Student Programs staff. The website has a variety of resources for parents of new and currently enrolled students. You may also unsubscribe or change your listserv subscription setting using the link provided on the website. Email parents@cofc.edu if you need assistance.

 

Parent Blog:  Too many emails from the listserv? Try the Parent Blog!

The blog is available for parents and family members to keep updated on listserv postings from college faculty, staff, and administrators.  By signing up for the blog, you will receive an email if there are any new postings to the listserv from faculty and staff only (no parent postings are included). For some the blog may be easier to handle than the listserv since the listserv can be very active. To receive the parent blog go to http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=cofc/Nagt&loc=en_US and enter your email to request subscription to the Blog.

 

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA):

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. In accordance with regulations issued under FERPA, the College of Charleston provides an annual notification to our enrolled students of their rights (to: inspect, review and amend the student’s education record; consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records; opt out from the release of information designated as directory information by the College; and file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education) under FERPA; as well as an explanation of the exceptions under FERPA that allow the College to disclose information from the student’s education record without consent.

 

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CofC Parent Weekly Updates – Feb 1-7, 2016

Important Dates:

Spring Academic Calendar: http://registrar.cofc.edu/pdf/ac-2016spring.pdf

  • February 1 – R.A.D. classes begin (see details below)
  • February 1-6 – Homecoming activities http://www.cofc.edu/homecoming/
  • March 6-13 – Spring break
  • March 14 – Midterm grades available when posted
  • March 18 – Last day to withdraw from a spring class
  • March 21 – Early registration begins based on earned hours
  • April 21 – Last day of classes
  • April 23-29 – Final Exams
  • May 3 – Final grades posted after 5:00pmEST
  • May 6, May 7 – Graduation

 R.A.D. classes:

The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of self-defense tactics and techniques. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

This program is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members. Stop by Public Safety headquarters or email RAD@cofc.edu to sign up for .R.A.D. is not a martial arts program. Our courses are taught by certified R.A.D. instructors. The Rape Aggression Defense System is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault, by utilizing easy, effective, and proven self-defense/marital arts tactics. Our system of realistic defense will provide a woman with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance.

Public Safety will be holding a R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) class this fall and during the upcoming spring semester. R.A.D. is a series of self-defense classes for women. This program will be open to students, faculty, staff, and community members. Please stop by Public Safety headquarters or email RAD@cofc.edu to sign up.

 

Spring 2016 (Class 1) – must attend all four sessions

  • Monday, February 01, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Monday, February 08, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spring 2016 (Class 2) – must attend all four sessions

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 17, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 24, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call Public Safety at (843) 953-4980 or email MPSO Bridgett Chisolm or MPSO Spencer Crawford

 

Tax Information: 1098 Form:

Information can be found at http://treasurer.cofc.edu/1098t-info/index.php

If you have questions about the form, please email the treasurer’s office at treasurer@cofc.edu

 

Office of the Treasurer:

Parents can receive eBills by having your son/daughter sign you up as an Authorized User on the eBill system. By doing this you will receive an email of the statement when your student gets their bill. All billing information is sent to the student’s campus email account – to receive the student’s bill you must be an Authorized User! To become an authorized user visit the website at http://treasurer.cofc.edu/ebill/index.php for instructions. If you have any questions email treasurer@cofc.edu.

 

Treasurer Semester Payment Plan: http://treasurer.cofc.edu/payment-plan/index.php

 

Cougar Alert Notification System:

To receive notification in case of an emergency, students should log onto MyCharleston to enter phone numbers. Up to six numbers may be included. Please note that Cougar Alert is not a news service and is only used if the College of Charleston campus is in crisis. Read more details about the system at: http://emergency.cofc.edu/cougaralert/

 

Academic Planning Tools: (2nd floor Lightsey Center)

Check out the Student Resources suggested by the Academic Advising and Planning Center, including useful academic planning tools and campus resources to help you succeed at the College of Charleston.

 

Degree Works: http://registrar.cofc.edu/degreeworks/index.php

Complete a degree audit using Degree Works to see the classes taken (or currently taking) and the classes still needed. You can also do “What if” scenarios with this tool so plug in any major and run an audit to see what classes would be needed for that major.

 

Campus Dish:

Check out the Dining Services website for hours of operation and other details about dining on campus: http://charleston.campusdish.com/. Vegan/Vegetarian/Kosher dining hall: Marty’s Place is open – 96 Wentworth St. (next to the Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center). Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1715331488695461/  – Meal Plans are accepted at this location!

Campus Directory:

You can find contact information for faculty, staff, and departments by using the directory on the College of Charleston website: http://www.cofc.edu/directory/.

 

Websites of interest:

Campus E-mails:

 

College of Charleston Social Media:

You may want to check out the social media directory for the college, which has a list of campus offices and departments on many different social media platforms, at http://social.cofc.edu/social-media-directory/index.php

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Check out our calendar for more programs and events!

 

Programs sponsored by the Career Center & Alumni Career Services

College of Charleston

843.953.5692  |  160 Calhoun St., Room 216 Career Center

 

 

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CofC Study Abroad Exchange Expo 2/9 2-4pm

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CofC Part-Time Summer Job Fair

 

Is your student seeking part-time employment? Then the Part-Time/Summer Job Fair was designed just for them! Join the Career Center staff on February 10, 2016 in the Stern Center Ballroom. Doors open at 12:00 pm and close at 3:00 pm

Also, don’t forget students can stop by the Career Center during drop-in hours to receive a resume critique and insightful advice about their job search.

If you have any questions contact the Career Center at 843.953.5692

 

#HireMe16

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Student Activities

These events are open to all students unless otherwise noted.

 

HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK

“It’s a great time to be a Cougar”

Monday: All sign ups due!

Tuesday: Cougar Take Action Cereal Drive 9AM-8PM; Card Making for the Troops in Stern Lobby 11AM-4PM

Wednesday: Cougar Take Action Cereal Drive 9AM-8PM; Card Making for the Troops in Stern Lobby 11AM-4PM; Cornhole in Stern Ballroom at 7:30pm

Thursday: Banner Judging; Royalty Voting, Grocery Bingo at 10PM (after the game, TD Arena Practice Gym)

Friday: Spirit Party @ Music Farm sponsored by CAB 8PM-11PM (Music, giveaways and more)

Saturday: Tailgate 2:00pm; Homecoming Men’s Basketball Game @ 4PM; Step Show @ 7pm

Get your NPHC Step Show ticket here : https://secure.touchnet.com/C20590_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=40&CATID=56.

 

NPHC Presents:

 

Stepping Grounds

2016 Homecoming Step Show

Saturday February 6th, 2016

TD Arena | Doors Open at 6:45 pm

$5 CofC Greeks | $5 Greeks

$10 General Admission

 

CAB presents:

Movie Monday:

“THE VISIT”

 

Join CAB this coming Monday (2.1.16) as we go on a journey over the river and through the woods to VISIT our grandparents in the Stern Student Center, room 205! We will have chicken fingers, brownies and lemonade as well as some free SWAG to give away!

 

CAB will also be collecting cereal boxes for the next week’s Homecoming Cereal Box Drive during this event! So bring a box for your chance to win a prize at next Saturday’s Spirit Party! *More details to come!*

 

Homecoming Spirit Party- 2/5/16 Music Farm at 8pm

 

Come party at the Music Farm to celebrate that “It’s a great time to be a cougar!” DJ Natty Heavy will be there, so should you! There will be giveaways too! Open and free for all students!!

 

DANCE MARATHON

If you like saving the world, dancing, fun, children, games, or entertainment, then Dance Marathon @ CofC is the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday on February 27, 2016/ DM is the largest student-run philanthropy event on campus, and it’s life changing. We spend all year raising money for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, the MUSC Children’s Hospital, and on this day in February we celebrate all our hard work and celebrate the kids.
We invite you, your friends, and your family to join us for the and help us raise money #ForTheKids.

 

This year, all of the proceeds will benefit the brand new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital that is going to be built downtown. The link to register is tinyurl.com/dmatcofc. We hope to see everyone there dancing with us, helping the children at MUSC. Please contact Emily LaCroix (lacroixem@g.cofc.edu) with any and all questions!

 

CisternYard Radio

Cistern Yard is looking for new DJs, writers, and volunteers!

CisternYard Radio is the College’s only student-run radio station, and we invite EVERYONE to join one of the most fun, diverse, and professionally beneficial organizations on campus! Do you love music, writing, photography, event planning, or meeting new people? If so, stop by the Calhoun Annex, room 203 on Wednesday, February 3 from 5-6 PM for our spring General Interest Meeting, All majors are welcome, and no radio, writing, or photography experience is required to join.

 

As always, tune into our station 24/7 by searching “CisternYard Radio” on TuneIn.com or via the TuneIn app. We are an internet station, which means we broadcast to an international audience!

 

Bring a friend, and come see what all the noise is about on Wednesday 2/1!

 

Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)

RUF is a group of students at CofC committed to being “a place for people in process to process.” We are a ministry of the Presbyterian Church but recognize people who come from all different backgrounds and experiences. We want to meet you where you are and process the world with you. RUF is a place where you will be loved and embraced no matter what you believe.

COME JOIN US FOR LARGE GROUPS: Wednesday Nights at 7:00pm in the Stern Center Room 205/206

 

Career Center

Part-Time Summer Job Fair

2.10.16

#HireMe16

 

Are you seeking part-time employment? Then the Part-Time/Summer Job Fair was designed just for you! Join the Career Center staff on February 10, 2016 in the Stern Center Ballroom. Doors open at 12:00 pm and close at 3:00pm. Also, Don’t forget to stop by the Career Center during drop-in hours to receive a resume critique and insightful advice about your job search.

 

Catholic Student Association

All students are welcome to our events. Info at: cofcatholics@aol.com
Upper Room (444 King St) is open for STUDY!!!! (wi fi, printer, snacks) – all are welcome!

SUNDAY MASS & FOOD FELLOWSHIP
Student Catholic Mass every Sunday, 5 PM, at St. Pat’s (134 St. Philip St. – corner of Radcliffe & St. Philip.) All are welcome !

Tuesday CHURCH CHATS – 7-8 PM in Stern 201
student-led discussion of our human connection to the environment and our faith’s call to action

THIS Friday (1/29)– CSA MOVIE NIGHT – Upper Room – 7 PM
A great way to relax at end of class week with friends & snacks…showing Monty Python & Holy Grail

Looking ahead…statewide student retreat PRAYER INSIDE OUT on Feb. 12-13, open to all students. Details at cofcatholics.org / registration due Feb. 4

 

The Journey

LOOKING FOR A CHURCH NEAR CAMPUS? — Second Presbyterian Church recently launched a Sunday 10 am chapel service called “The Chapel.” It’s 50-minutes long, minimalist, retro, and a little more casual. Come wake up a little early on Sunday and join students from the Journey at the Chapel. Your soul will thank you for it. It’s in the white church set back in the park at 342 Meeting Street, only a few blocks from campus.

 

Upward Bound Pre-College Program

The Upward Bound program is a college preparatory program designed to generate in its participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school.  Each school year, Upward Bound provides special academic and cultural opportunities for high school students who demonstrate the interest and potential to succeed in post-secondary education.

We are looking for college students to tutor at our bi-monthly Saturday sessions. Our sessions are held in the Education Center from 9 am-12:30 pm. Tutors for all subjects are needed.

 

For more information contact our Tutor Coordinator, Nyquita Charles charlesnt@g.cofc.edu

Academic Counselor, Franchell Smalls-Lewis smallsfr@cofc.edu  Education Center Room 122

 

“Know your Rights” Hosted by the Bonner Leader Program

Description:

Ever wondered what to do if you have an encounter with the police? Maybe worried that your college “extracurriculars” pose a legal risk? Please come join us February 10th at 7:00 p.m. for a documentary screening as well as a panel discussion. Knowing your responsibility and obligation with law enforcement isn’t a privilege, it’s a right! Food and refreshments provided!!

 

S-SCEA

Are you or someone you know in a band? Are you looking for publicity? Well, we’ve got your outlet! S-SCEA at CofC along with the CofC Teaching Fellows are planning a benefit concert to aid local Charleston County schools. The date for the Battle of the Bands is March 26, 2016 from Noon – 4pm in the Cistern. For more information or to register your band, please email sceacofc@gmail.com.

 

ROAR SCHOLARS

The ROAR Scholars Program in collaboration with the Career Center, Undergraduate Academic Services, Pre-Health Professional Advising and Disability/SNAP Services presents:

 

What: Plan B: Alternate Routes to Success

When: Today, Thursday January 28 @ 5:00 pm

Where: Robert Scott Small, Rm 251

 

Fandoms United Club

Are you passionate about a movie? A book? A tv show? We are too! Come geek out with the Fandoms United Club on Thursdays at 5pm. We meet in Stern 409. Next meeting’s fandom is musical themed, so bring your best singing voice! We hope that you will join us. If you have any questions, contact Alexandra Polchek at polchekal@g.cofc.edu

 

MEDLIFE CofC Spring Break Trip

 

Have you made any Spring Break plans yet?! MEDLIFE is sending students to Lima, Peru and possibly Riobamba, Ecuador this Spring Break to help provide free medical care to those in need. No prior medical assistance needed nor do you have to speak spanish, anyone can go! Come to our first meeting on Wednesday, February 3rd at 6:00pm in Maybank Hall room 220. If you have any questions before, email medlifecofc@gmail.com.

 

 

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CofC Upcoming Student Activities

These events are open to all students unless otherwise noted.

 

Stern Nite Life and The Office of Student Life presents…

“Stern SPIDEY Experience” Mentalism Show

DARE WE CALL IT MIND READING?!
Come witness incredible demonstrations that deal with our inner most thought!

Location: Stern Student Center Ballroom

Date: Thursday, January 28

Time: 9:30pm

 

ATTENTION STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:

 

If your organization is planning to travel (and use College owned vehicles, vehicles rented by the College on behalf of the organization or request reimbursement for travel from the College), Vehicle Safety Training must be completed at least three weeks prior to the scheduled trip/travel.

Below is the schedule for Vehicle Training for SPRING, 2016: (ALL CLASSES ARE IN THE STERN CENTER), ROOM 409 – please plan for no more than one hour (so you can get to your next class!).

  • Tuesday, January 26: 10:30am
  • Tuesday, January 26: 2pm
  • Wednesday, January 27: 11:30am
  • Wednesday, January 27: 4pm
  • Thursday, January 28: 3pm
  • Friday, January 29: 10am
  • Friday, January 29: 2pm

CLICK HERE https://orgsync.com/32470/forms/181085 to sign up! (you must be logged into OrgSync to sign-up).

 

Cougar Activities Board

 

The Front Bottoms Ticket Giveaway

Thursday, January 28th
4pm in Stern Lobby

 

Join CAB in Stern Lobby on Thursday to score a ticket to see the Front Bottoms at Music Farm (March 18th)! It’s simple to get a ticket, show up at 4pm and fill out a quick survey for us and the ticket is all yours! Be sure to bring your CofC ID

 

CAB MOVIE  this coming Monday (2.1.16) as we go on a journey over the river and through the woods to VISIT our grandparents in the Stern Student Center, room 205! We will have chicken fingers, brownies and lemonade as well as some free SWAG to give away!

CAB will also be collecting cereal boxes for the next week’s Homecoming Cereal Box Drive during this event! So bring a box for your chance to win a prize at next Saturday’s Spirit Party! *More details to come!*

https://youtu.be/YfQnRjkuvaY

 

 

Interested in running one of the nation’s largest 10km road races????

Let us help you train for the 2016 Cooper River Bridge Run on Saturday, April 2, 2016!

 

This semester the GSFC is hosting our Bridge Run Training Program.  Program begins February 1, 2016.  You can sign up by emailing Bucky Buchanan at lbuchana@cofc.edu. The deadline to join our program is February 15, 2016. Program includes a training plan, a running mentor/coach, fitness testing and weekly group training runs.  Our program is free of cost to our campus community members.

***Program does not include entry to the Bridge Run which can be purchased at bridgerun.com***

 

Dining Services

Healthy Plate Challenge: Oatmeal

January 25-29

In honor of National Oatmeal Month, snap a photo of your healthiest oatmeal creation using wholesome ingredients like fruits and nuts. Share your photo on Twitter and/or Instagram and tag it with #oatmealmonth, #wholegrainscouncil, and #cofcdining. Best pic wins a healthy snack package from Market 159! Winner is chosen by CofC Dining’s Registered Dietitian, Ashley Galloway.

For more information or to schedule a consultation with Ashley, email galloway-ashley@aramark.com

Catholic Student Association
All students are welcome to our events. Info at: cofcatholics@aol.com
Upper Room (444 King St) is open for STUDY!!!! (wi fi, printer, snacks) – all are welcome!

SUNDAY MASS & FOOD FELLOWSHIP
Student Catholic Mass every Sunday, 5 PM, at St. Pat’s (134 St. Philip St. – corner of Radcliffe & St. Philip.) All are welcome !

Tuesday CHURCH CHATS – 7-8 PM in Stern 201
student-led discussion of our human connection to the environment and our faith’s call to action

This Saturday (1/23) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE BREAKFAST
Meet at St Pat parking lot at 7:30 AM to cook breakfast & eat with the families on America St. Back by 11:45 – write Mitchell to register –jonesme2@g.cofc.edu

Looking ahead…statewide student retreat on Feb. 12-13, open to all students. Details at cofcatholics.org

Center Stage

Sign up for an audition slot today!
Sheets are located outside of Theatre 220

Auditions for BOTH SPRING SHOWS 1/27 and 1/28 from 5-9pm
Audition slots available 1/30 from 10 am-12pm for those who cannot audition Wed or Thurs.

Callbacks 1/30 12-8pm and 1/31 3-8pm (different times depending on what show you are called back for)

Please prepare one contemporary dramatic monologue (app. 1-2 min)
If you are auditioning for Gay Card additionally prepare 16 bars of a pop song.

Phi Sigma Pi is a national honor fraternity that strives to embody the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and fellowship. Membership is open to all students with a 3.0 or above.

 

We are currently recruiting for the Spring semester, and we have rush nights from Monday (1/25) through Thursday (1/28) at 7 PM in Maybank 107. You do not need to attend every night to be considered for membership, but feel free to drop by! We can’t wait to meet you!
If you have any questions or concerns, contact huntjw@g.cofc.edu. Also, feel free to like our page on Facebook (Phi Sigma Pi: Gamma Iota Chapter) and to follow us on Instagram (@phisigmapigi).

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2016 Black History Month Program

South Carolina Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter will serve as the keynote speaker for the College’s 2016 Black History Month Program on Friday, February 12, in the Stern Center Ballroom.  The program begins at 6 p.m. All students are encouraged to attend.

The Journey

TUESDAY — Be sure to check out “Loving America Street” at their information session this Tuesday at 7 pm at 216 Calhoun (the Baptist house). If you have Friday afternoons off, this a great opportunity mentor and play with neighborhood kids.

WEDNESDAY — FREE PASTA DINNER
at the CofC large group. Dinner opens at 5:45 pm, worship begins 6:15 pm @ Joe Pasta, 428 King Street. Topic: “Is Jesus Liberal or Conservative?” All views and backgrounds welcome.

Fandoms United Club

 

Are you passionate about a movie? A book? A tv show? We are too! Come geek out with the Fandoms United club on Thursday at 5 pm. We meet in Stern 409. This week’s fandom is Pirates of the Caribbean. Hope to see you there!

For any questions, contact Alexandra at polchekal@g.cofc.edu

 

NPHC Presents:

 

Stepping Grounds

2016 Homecoming Step Show

Saturday February 6th, 2016

TD Arena | Doors Open at 6:45 pm

$5 CofC Greeks | $5 Greeks

$10 General Admission

 

MEDLIFE CofC Spring Break Trip

 

Have you made any Spring Break plans yet?! MEDLIFE is sending students to Lima, Peru and possibly Riobamba, Ecuador this Spring Break to help provide free medical care to those in need. No prior medical assistance needed nor do you have to speak spanish, anyone can go! Come to our first meeting on Wednesday, February 3rd at 6:00pm in Maybank Hall room 220. If you have any questions before, email medlifecofc@gmail.com.

 

The Dean’s Student Forum proudly presents….

 

Many Paths, One College

2016 sb Homecoming Tailgate!

 

When: February 6, 2016 from 1:00-3:30

Who: College of Charleston students, faculty/staff, and Alumni

Where: Liberty Street—we’re shutting the whole street down for this massive party!

Why: Awesome games, music, food and more! BYOB (with valid photo ID)! Great chance to network – This will be the best party of the year!

 

Your ticket in, is the School of Business Homecoming shirt! These are being sold throughout the week from 9-4 in the Beatty Center and Cougar Mall. Pick yours up today!

 

PLEASE RSVP through this link if you plan to attend!  We really hope that you will join us.

 

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