All moved in and ready for something to do? Check out the calendar for Welcome Week 2014! Whether you are new to campus or a rising Senior, there is something on the schedule for you – http://cofc.edu/welcomeweek/.
Stern Center 40th Birthday Party – Wednesday, August 20 – 5 to 7 p.m. in Stern Center Garden
Green Heart Service Project – Thursday, August 21 – meet at Lightsey Center at 5 p.m.
Stern NiteLife Dive-In Movie – Thursday, August 21 – 9 p.m. to Midnight – Stern Center Pool
CAB Casino Night – Friday, August 22 – 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. – Stern Center
CisternFest Organization Fair – Saturday, August 23 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cistern Yard
Stern NiteLife Presents
Comedian T. J. Miller – featuring Thomas Middleditch and special guest Nick Vatterott
Thursday, September 18
Tickets on-sale now at the Stern Center Information Desk – $5 for CofC students w/ valid Cougar Card
For more information, call 843-953-2291
Student Government Association Fall 2014 Election Informational Meetings
Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat for the 2014-2015 academic year!
We are looking for Freshman, Sophomore, and Senior Senators! To become a candidate, attend one of the following informational meetings!
–Monday, August 25- 11am, 5pm
–Tuesday, August 26- 12pm, 4pm
–Wednesday, August 27- 1pm, 3pm
–Thursday, August 28- 11pm, 5pm
–Friday, August 29- 12pm, 4pm
Campaigning will begin on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:01 AM.The Fall 2014 Elections will be held on Wednesday, September 10th at 8 AM through Thursday, September 11 at 5 PM! All currently enrolled students are eligible to vote and can do so via OrgSync. If you have any questions or concerns please contact:
SGA President Ryan Spraker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Being a member of the Honor Board could be one of the most rewarding experiences you have at the College. The Honor Code and Code of Conduct, which guide our behavior and develop our values as Cougars, are upheld by a Board comprised of Faculty, Staff, and Students. It’s critical to maintain student involvement in the Board to provide perspective and maintain fairness. We challenge you to be part of that voice. Applications are available at the front desk of the Division of Student Affairs on the 3rd floor of the Stern Student Center. Applications are due Friday September 5th. Please contact Sean Stivaletta if you have any further questions at email@example.com.
Outdoor Adventure Activities – Fall 2014
To enroll or find out additional details, go: http://campusrec.cofc.edu/outdoor-adventure/index.php .
|September 20-21October 25-26||Sea Kayak Trip to Capers IslandSea Kayak Trip to Capers Island|
|October 31- November 2||Rock Climbing Trip in NC mountains|
|September 17 and 18
October 3 and 6November 6
|Afternoon Kayak TripsAfternoon Kayak Trips
Afternoon Kayak Trips
|Stand Up Paddleboard ClinicStand Up Paddleboard Clinic|
Interested in joining crew?
Are you tall and athletic?? Tiny and loud?? CofC Crew wants you! The rowing team will be having an information session on Tuesday, September 2nd at 8pm in the Education Center Room 118. Crew is an amazing way to stay in shape and make new friends, while also competing all over the east coast. NO prior experience is necessary. Come see what this FUN sport is all about! See you there!
Center for Civic Engagement
Interested in urban gardening? Have a passion for community service?
As part of Welcome Week 2014, the Center for Civic Engagement is joining with the Green Heart Project to provide students with the opportunity to start off the school year by volunteering in a local urban garden, THIS THURSDAY, August 21 from 5:00-8:30. The Green Heart Project is “a community-based volunteer organization that integrates school farms as outdoor classrooms in an effort to teach students the virtues of hard work, respect, and success and reiterate classroom curriculum while connecting students to fresh, healthy, locally grown produce.” This is a great way to meet other students with a passion for service and community gardens. We will meet and walk over from the Lightsey Center. Join us and register (it’s mandatory) by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome Week – Free Fitness Classes!
Tuesday, August 19- Boot Camp 4:15-5:00 PM- Fitness Center
Wednesday, August 20- ZUMBA Fitness 5:30-6:30 PM- Silcox Gym
Power Yoga 8:15-9:15 PM- Johnson Center, J-201
Thursday, August 21- Cougar Core 6:30- 7:15 PM- Fitness Center
Friday, August 22- Sanity 4:30-5:00 PM- Johnson Center, J-201
Please contact Bucky Buchanan with any questions at email@example.com or 953-3898.
Office of Institutional Diversity
OID MEET & GREET
Thursday, August 21, 2014
1 – 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy FREE Cotton Candy, Learn about exciting programs & services, and meet the OID Staff
Sponsored By: Office of Institutional Diversity
The Portuguese Program will be offering Portuguese 314, a course in Portuguese that combines daily conversation and discussion about current issues in Brazil. Current issues include social and cultural aspects of Brazil, based on readings or films.
Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 03:25 pm-04:40pm.
Pre-requisite: Portuguese 202 OR Dr. Moreira’s approval-based on a proficiency interview, if you don’t have Portuguese 202 but learned Portuguese elsewhere.
FREE Yoga for Peace of Mind and Spirit
When: Tuesdays at 3:00 pm and/or Wednesdays at 11:00 am
Where: RSS, 3rd floor, rm 319
Contact: 953-5640 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more information
Please bring your own mat or towel
Volunteer with 2-1-1 Hotline!
2-1-1 Hotline is a 24 hour general counseling, crisis intervention, and information and referral line.
Get involved – it’s easy!
Comprehensive training provided
Scheduling is flexible- we accommodate non-local students’ school calendars
Time slots are available 24/7
You can do it if you are:
Respectful of others and non-judgmental
Empathic and understanding
Level headed and able to stay calm in a crisis
Dependable and honest
The rewards are great!
Learn and practice valuable active listening skills
Gain invaluable experience
Understand and help with social issues and problems
Generate great resume and grad-school application material
Learn about the community
Meet new, caring people
Make a real difference!
All training takes place at the Trident United Way Building at 6296 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston just up from Aviation Avenue exit.
Trainees must attend all 5 dates listed below. Have scheduling conflicts? Let us know!
Tuesday, September 30th from 5:30-9 pm – orientation
Saturday & Sunday October 4th and 5th from 10am to 5pm – Active Listening skills
Saturday & Sunday October 18th and 19th from 9am to 5pm – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Call 566-7184 or e-mail email@example.com today to schedule an interview!
Freshman Photo Scavenger Hunt this Friday at 7 pm, meeting in the Cistern. Solve riddles and clues to find some of Charleston’s coolest secret spots and shops. Learn what the locals know! Prizes awarded to the most scavenger savvy team. Sponsored by The Journey, www.charlestonjourney.org
Cougar Counseling Team
Are you more sad, stressed, anxious than you want to be?
We are here for you.
Mon-Thurs 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Come in person, rm 319 RSS building or call us at 953-7411