Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to CofC

They may be self-starters, trailblazers and pioneers in their respective industries, but just because entrepreneurs are forging their own paths doesn’t mean they have to do it alone. Especially not during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Nov. 13 through Nov. 19, 2017,  millions of entrepreneurs from 160 countries across the world connect through the spirit of entrepreneurship…

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The Big Thirst Author Charles Fishman to Visit CofC

As part of The College Reads! program, the College of Charleston will present an evening with The New York Timesbestselling author Charles Fishman on November 7, 2017.  The lecture will be held in the Sottile Theatre starting at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Fishman’s book, The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of…

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Vaughn Estate Gift Establishes Three Endowed Professorships

We are so proud of our awesome alum Dr. Cherisse Jones- Branch’97  who was one of the first recipients of the  Vaughn Endowed Professorships at Arkansas State University. The professorships have been created through the generosity of an estate gift from James E. and Wanda Lee Vaughn of Jonesboro, formerly of Delaplaine. Inducted in 1999 into the…

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Brandy Francis, Graduate Student ExCel Award Winner

Congratulations to Brandy Francis our Graduate Student Excel Award Winner. The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership ( ExCel) Awards program honors members of the College and community who promote excellence and contribute to the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion. The award ceremony was held  on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the…

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The College of Charleston MBA is partnering with local start-up NowShip

Think about the last time you had to move…particularly in Charleston. Beautiful city, but the streets were not made for U-Hauls or large trucks. Maybe you even had to carry all your belongings up multiple flights of steps. How great would it be to show up to the place you are moving into and most…

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Graduate Alum Spotlight: Erin Hausmann ’16: The Math Guru

A little bit about me: I grew up on a farm in a small town in Nebraska, so it quite a culture shock when I moved to Charleston! Currently, I live in Norman, Oklahoma where I am contiuing my education in Pure Mathematics.  I love being outside; whether it’s reading outside, going on walks, or just…

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Alumni Spotlight: Michael Del Vecchio’16: Math Enthusiast

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. ~Albert Einstein Michael Del Vecchio’16 is originally from NJ, but has been living in Myrtle Beach, SC since 2007.  Michael graduated from the College of Charleston in the Summer of 2016 with…

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August 21, 2017-Solar Eclipse Event featuring ESOL teacher Maria Royle

On Monday, August 21, 2017 Americans will witness one of the most unique and historical events – a total Solar Eclipse. What makes this Solar Eclipse event SO special and unique?  It will traverse the entire United States for the first time since 1918!  Other similar events have been seen throughout the US, but it…

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Graduate School Spotlight: Kelsey Michele, MBA 2017

Tell me a little bit about yourself: My name is Kelsey Michele and I am 22 years old from Upstate New York. I recently finished my undergraduate degree in accounting from Binghamton University where I also played on the women’s lacrosse team. At CofC I plan to complement my accounting background with some additional creativity…

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Laura Westby Cannon, MFA’18

We are excited to feature a graduate student in one of our newest graduate school programs- Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. The MFA in Creative Writing, a two-year program of graduate study for 12 students admitted annually for a total of 24 students, features separate Studio and Arts Management emphases. The program offers…

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