SPIRIT CUP PACKETS DUE FRIDAY!
Spirit Cup Packets are available for Student Organizations on the Homecoming Website (www.cofc.edu/homecoming)! Be sure to print one out today!
J.COLE LIVE AT THE MUSIC FARM!
Doors at 8:00 p.m./ Show at 9:00 p.m.
$10.00 in advance/ $15 general community and day of show
Tickets on sale Monday January 17th (restricted hours on the 17th due to the MLK Holiday)
Monday through Friday at the Stern Center Information Desk
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Limit two tickets per student
Cougar Activities Board Presents…
As Seen on T.V. Week
BATTLE OF THE SEXES GAME SHOW NIGHT
Now is your chance to duke it out with the opposite sex! Which is the
smarter sex? Which is the stronger sex? Which is the ultimate better
sex!? Winners get a BIG CASH PRIZE by answering trivia questions! It’s
the guys vs. the girls with card throwing, pie eating, singing and other
fun physical challenges!
It’s a FREE event!!!!
Friday, January 28
CHUCKTOWN FOLLIES TALENT SHOW
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 @ 7:00PM, MEMMINGER AUDITORIUM
Do you or a member of your organization have a spectacular talent that you have been dying to share with the world? Well here’s your chance! CofC’s Homecoming 2011 will feature a new event, showcasing the hidden talents of the College of Charleston students!
Tickets go on sale the week of January 24 and cost $5 with all proceeds benefiting the Charleston ASCEND Foundation for cancer. Seating is limited and tickets are expected to go fast!
Interested in performing? Official rules, judging criteria, and entry forms can be found in the Spirit Cup packet. www.cofc.edu/homecoming
Join our Facebook event! www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=122115164525754
3rd ANNUAL AIDS BENEFIT FASHION SHOW
The Lambda Omicron chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated will be hosting their 3rd Annual Aids Benefit Fashion Show as a part of the College of Charleston’s Homecoming on February 4 2011. We are looking for models and 2 hosts! There will be a casting on January 11 2011 in the NPHC house. Attached is a flier with more information.
If you have any questions please contact Belaun Boston at firstname.lastname@example.org
Come ride the wave us, join the Center for Civic Engagement for the 2011 Cougars Taking Action service project!!
We will be volunteering with South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement (SCORE). Volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in one of their community-based restoration projects located on James Island. Teams of 2-4 students, will create shell bags out of recycled oyster shells that will be used in the spring to build new reefs.
When: Wednesday February 2, 2011
Time: 12-2 pm or 2-4 pm (Please be there 10 minutes before your shift.)
Where: Outside of the Stern Center on Glebe Street
Registration Deadline: January 26th by 5pm
We will also be collecting Swim Supplies for the City of Charleston Recreation Department. All donations will be distributed to children in need at local aquatic centers.
Swim Supply Needs (*Most needed items)
5pts. 2 pts.
*Bathing Suits (Boys and Girls) Pool Noodles
*Swim Caps (Boys and Girls) Diving Rings/Wands
*Goggles Inflatable toys
Pool Shoes (Boys and Girls) Arm Floaties/ Swimmies
Kick boards Sunblock
*Supplies will be available at CVS (George Street) beginning January 24th*
Deadline: Thursday February 4, 2011
Drop-off Location: Center for Civic Engagement Lightsey 203.
Russian Cuisine Night!
Come enjoy delicious, traditional Russian dishes with the Russian Club.
Feel free to make your own dish, Russian or not.
When: Wednesday Jan 26th at 7:00 pm
Where: Education Center Room 111
Along with this weeks tasty dishes we will be serving Hot Tea (like always)!
TRIPPINTONES A CAPPELLA AUDITIONS (**NEW TIMES**)
CofC’s only a cappella singing group the Chucktown Trippintones are
preparing for Spring 2011 auditions.
Auditions will be held in CofC’s Simons Center for the Arts on St.
Phillip St. in room 315
We are looking for both male and female singers, beat boxers, and those
who can sight read.
Thursday January 27 from 7pm-9pm
Friday January 28th from 4pm-6pm
…(Callbacks will be held the following Sunday, Sept 5th…Exact time TBA)
Just prepare a short piece to sing in front of us a cappella.
Like us on Facebook to get the most up to date information!!
DevaSTating DIVAS of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc
2k11 Stroll Off Hosted by the DIVAS in RED
When: January 27th
Where: Physicians Auditorium
Price: $1Entry Fee
The money raised from this event will be donated to the local Women’s
Shelter here in
Charleston! Come out and support the Lovely Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority, Inc host
the 2k11 Stroll Off. Come and see your favorite NPHC Greeks stroll for a
Vegan Club Meeting
The first Vegan Club meeting of the semester is Thursday, January 27th at
7:00 PM in the New Science Center Building Room 300. Come out to meet other veggies and vegans, try new foods, and get new ideas! If you can make a vegan dish that would be great! Please contact Taylor at email@example.com if you have any questions.
COLLEGES OF CHARLESTON RELAY FOR LIFE!
Have you lost someone close to cancer? Do you want to help fight the battle against cancer?
The Colleges of Charleston Relay For Life is having Early-Bird Registration for our event until Feb. 1st, 2011. Registration is $5.00 per person, so be sure to sign up now! You can register your team at www.relayforlife.org/collegesofcharleston
Event will take place on April 8th-9th, 5pm to 5am at the CofC Soccer Fields at Patriots Point.
For questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CofC Gymnastics Club!
CofC Gymnastics Club will be meeting on Tuesday January 25 at 7 pm in the conference room of the multicultural center (2nd floor). If you are interested in joining or want to find out more about the club please join our facebook group (CofC Gymnastics Club!) or email us at email@example.com See you at the meeting!
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CofC Gymnastics Club – Date Change!
CofC Gymnastics Club will be meeting on Tuesday January 18 at 7 pm in the conference room of the multicultural center (2nd floor). If you are interested in joining or want to find out more about the club please join our facebook group (CofC Gymnastics Club!) or email us at email@example.com See you at the meeting!
Americans for Informed Democracy
Meetings every Monday at 8pm in Stern 201
First meeting January 24th
AID is a bipartisan organization that aims to promote global awareness on campus. Past campaigns topics have included human trafficking, hunger/homelessness, and education. This semester we plan to focus on the upcoming elections, host voter registration drives, and screen documentaries on various global issues, but we are always open to new ideas! If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of please come by Monday night at 7! For more information about our organization, check out AID National’s website at: http://www.aidemocracy.org. Also feel free to email Andrea with any questions – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delta Gamma Sorority
Delta Gamma’s spring recruitment starts Friday, January 28th in
the education center room 116 at 6:30. It will continue from the 28th
through the 30th. Any interested women should email me at
University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce
A representative from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce will be on campus for an
Information session on : January 27, from 12:00-1:00 in Stern 409.
The program offers a M.S. in Commerce and there are two concentrations-Financial Services and
Marketing & Management. Program is designed for Liberal Arts and Science majors considering
Since refreshments will be provided, please RSVP at the following site:
Program website is: www.commerce.virginia.edu/mscommerce
Campus contact: Denny Ciganovic
CofC Golf Club
Starts week of Jan 24th.
Check out the website for more informationl
JOIN THE PREDENTAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION!
First 3 meetings:
Wednesday Jan. 26th @ 6pm
Wednesday Feb. 9th @ 6pm
Wednesday Feb. 23rd @ 6pm
Location: on campus Stern 201
TO JOIN EMAIL: email@example.com
Special Olympics Club
SO College CofC will be having weekly meetings Wednesday at 7 in Maybank
January 26! Come out and help plan the “End the R-Word” Campaign, fundraising,
volunteering, and sports clinics!
Contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!
The Dining Dollar Promotion is Back!
You asked for it, You got it!
The Dining Dollar Promotion is back! Starting today Monday, January 24th students who purchase $100 Dining Dollars will receive an additional $25 Dining Dollars FREE! This promotion is limited to the first 100 students who sign up for Dining Dollars, so hurry in now!
To take advantage of this promotion students must sign up in the Dining or Cougar Card Office. Please note: Dining Dollars bought online will not qualify for this promotion. The Dining Office, located in Craig Hall, accepts all major credit cards (excluding VISA) and personal checks. In addition to the previously mentioned forms of payment, the Cougar Card Office, located in Berry Hall, also accepts cash and money orders.
If you have any questions about this promotion please email email@example.com or call or our office at (843) 953-5865
Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)
will still be meeting on Wednesday nights at 7 PM. However, this semester we’ll be hanging out in Education Center Room 116. Hope to see you there!
“Are you competitive? Do you want to get in and stay in shape in college?
CofC Crew is the answer! A traveling and competing co-ed team who took home 30 medals in
2010, we are looking for rowers and petite non-rowers alike to join our Crew family!
No prior experience is necessary. There will be informational meetings January 25th and 26th at
8pm in Maybank, room 100. Contact Nick at firstname.lastname@example.org or Leah at
email@example.com for more information. We hope to see you there!”
Sigma Delta Tau
The sisters of Sigma Delta Tau would like to invite you to to join us at our informal recruitment events!
Monday, January 24th
Sigma Delta Tau house, 15 St. Phillip Street
Sigmafia pasta dinner
Tuesday, January 25th
Sigma Delta Tau house, 15 St. Phillip Street
Wednesday, January 26th
Sigma Delta Tau house, 15 St. Phillip Street
Sigma and the City
Thursday, January 27th
Sigma Delta Tau house, 15 St. Phillip Street
We hope to see you there!
If you have any questions, please contact our recruitment chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
The College of Charleston is hosting one of many Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program sites this year on the 2nd floor of the Stern Student Center on Saturdays from 10am-2pm. This is an opportunity for ANYBODY (individual or family) making under $49,000/year to get free tax preparation services by well-trained volunteers. Many of the volunteers throughout the region are CofC students and the Stern Center site is administered exclusively by the College’s Beta Alpha Psi accounting students. Attached is the schedule for all of the sites, which includes addresses, dates and times of service for anyone who is interested in taking advantage of this service.
Join students and faculty of the Russian studies Program at CofC to learn more about Russian culture and Russian Club and to meet new friends. Hear about the Exciting events we will have this year !
When: Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm
Where: Education Center Room 116
Hot tea and food are served at every meeting !
Club for Hospitality and Tourism (C.H.A.T.)
will have its first meeting of the spring semester on Thursday, January 27th at 5:30 in Beatty 301. Our guest speaker is Natalie Payne, the Director of Leisure Sales & Special Events at Kiawah Island. Come join us and learn about the exciting events and activities you can participate in. If you have any questions about the club or cannot make this meeting, please feel free to contact Keely Laughlin, C.H.A.T. President, by email: email@example.com
Presbyterian Student Association
invites you to join us on
Every Wednesday 5:30-7:30 @ *Circular Church* (150 Meeting Street *NOTE NEW LOCATION!)
Join us for fun and fellowship, praise and worship, student led Bible study, and a FREE home-cooked meal!
PSA is open to everyone! Contact Rae Epps for more info! firstname.lastname@example.org 843-367-9136
The 8k for H2O
put on by the C of C Master’s of Environmental Studies students, is coming up on February 19, 2011 at 9 AM on the streets of Folly Beach. The proceeds of the race will benefit Charleston Water Keeper, an organization dedicated to pollution-free water. Special registration rates are available for groups of five or more people. For more information, please visit the website http://spinner.cofc.edu/~messa/8k4h2o/8k4h2o.htm or contact Brooke James (email@example.com).
The following is a list of support groups that Counseling and Substance Abuse Services is providing students during the Spring 2011 semester.
Last Call (substance abuse support group) Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm in Room 302, Robert Scott Small Building (Starts 1/26/11)
Connextions (relationship support group) Wednesdays 3:15-4:30pm in Room 409, Stern Center (Starts 1/26/11)
E-Dots (eating disorder support group) Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00pm in Group Room of Counseling Center (Starts 1/26/11)
Grief Thursdays 11:30 to 12:30pm in Group Room of Counseling Center (Starts 1/27/11)
Stress-Coping Group Fridays 2:00-3:00pm in room 302 of Robert Scott Small Building (Starts 1/28/11)
Got Purpose? (Every other Thursday Starting 1/20/11) in Room 321 of Stern Center
Yoga Therapy Tuesdays 2:00-3:00pm in room 319 of Robert Scott Small Building (Starts 1/26/11)
Please contact Counseling and Substance Abuse Services at 843-953-5640, if you have any questions about groups.
Counseling and Substance Abuse Services
is sponsoring a Happy Hour program on Thursday, January, 27th from 5:30 to 7:00pm in Room 319 of the Robert Scott Small Building. The presenter is Kathy Murphy who is a local counselor and life coach. The presentation is titled “Finding Your Core”. Pizza and Soda will be provided to the attendees.
Housing applications for the 2011-2012 academic year
are now available on MyCharleston!
Pay your housing deposit, application fee and complete the application before your designated sign-up time. Then log onto MyCharleston à MyHousing to select your own room!
February 1-14: select your same room for next year
February 15-28: choose a different room on campus
For more information, please visit our website at www.reslife.cofc.edu under “Current Students” or stop by our office at 40 Coming St.
The Kiteboarding Club is back for another year!
- Watersports enthusiasts
- And those who have never been to the beach
Come experience the most amazing sport Charleston has to offer!
If you want to surf year round (Even in Charleston!), boost insane air, hit sliders and kickers, go fast, go big and not break the bank the CofC Kiteboarding club is the place for you.
The club has members of all skill levels, from absolute beginners to competition level kiters. No experience is required and this semester we will begin our comprehensive lesson program to rapidly excell you through the stages of kiteboarding. We are going to be holding our meetings on Wednesdays at 8pm (the first meeting date is TBA) and we will be establishing a weekly day to meet at the beach for lessons once the water warms up a bit.
Join the Facebook group for the most up to date alerts and information:
Email us at: Cofckiteboarding@gmail.com
The Japanese club
Yookoso! Come join the Japanese Club this semester on Monday nights at 7pm, Stern Center 206 for another great season of Japanese fun! We will be starting a new television series, hosting a few movie nights, participating in local cultural events and much more! Our first meeting is on Monday 24 January.
The GSO is always looking for writers! And, we pay!
Write about whatever interests you – news, sports, opinions, features, and more!
Come to our weekly meeting in Calhoun Annex Room 200 MONDAYS at 6:30 p.m. (new time) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Calling All Swimmers!
Club Swimming will be having an information meeting within the next week. Practices are from 9-10 Monday through Friday in the Stern Center Pool. Please email email@example.com if you’re interested!
ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME
College of Charleston Peer Counseling presents:
The Mental Health Monologues
with a special performance by
The Chucktown Trippintones
7 pm — January 26, 2011
FREE to CofC students with ID, Faculty/Staff, $10 for Community
(email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions)
ASIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Happy New Year! The Asian Student Association will have their first General Body Meeting of the semester on Monday, January 24, 2011 from 5:00-6:00 pm in Stern- Room 409. If you have any questions about what this organization does or cannot make our first meeting, please feel free to contact Leni Phan by email: email@example.com or by phone: (843) 469-5794.
We need volunteers!
Trident United Way’s 2-1-1 Hotline is a 24 hour general counseling and crisis intervention line that links callers to community resources and volunteer opportunities. It’s that time of year again! We’re looking for volunteers for our training that starts February 1! Are you a good listener? Then you would make a great 2-1-1 Hotline volunteer!
Get involved – it’s easy! Training starts February 1!
- Scheduling is flexible, with available slots 24/7
You’d be a great 2-1-1 volunteer 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 active listening skills
- Gain invaluable experience
- Generate great resume and grad-school application material
- Understand and help with social issues and problems
- Recognize the wealth of resources in the tricounty area.
Please contact Sonia at 843 566 7186 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to set up an interview!
YOU’RE INVITED TO OUR 5th BIRTHDAY PARTY!!!
It’s on March 25th and 26th!!
Dance Marathon registration is OPEN! Sign up as a group or an individual!
Check out our website for the link to register and more information. Be sure to click the register now balloon on the left hand side of the page.
http://dmatcofc.yolasite.comHope to see you there!!
Email us if you have any questions.