Archive | May, 2010

Women of Distinction- Charleston Post and Courier

On May 10 at the S.C. Aquarium, the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina honored 10 Women of Distinction chosen for having demonstrated achievement in their fields of endeavor, making contributions affecting their communities and acting as positive role models for today’s young women. The honorees were Pamela Niesslein, associate dean and associate vice president […]

Study: Boeing will mean billions to S.C. economy-AP

College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner, who reviewed the study at the request of The Associated Press, said the methodology is solid and the projections reasonable. The one caveat, he said, is that economic projections are tougher now than they were almost two decades ago when BMW located its plant in upstate South Carolina. “If […]

Cougars’ arena name undecided- Charleston Post and Courier

It remains to be seen whether or not the College of Charleston’s Carolina First Arena will retain its current name following the announcement that financially troubled Carolina First Bank is being acquired by a Canadian financial group. “It’s just too early to know,” College of Charleston director of athletics Joe Hull said Tuesday.

Palin backs Haley in S.C. visit- The State

Haley and Palin draw support from the same types of voters, said College of Charleston political scientist Jeri Cabot, so the question is whether Palin’s endorsement expands Haley’s support. Haley has trailed the other GOP candidates in fundraising. Public polls, done within the last two months, have shown her in fourth place. “She is notorious […]

Other GOP candidates lash out at each other- The State

Jeri Cabot, a political scientist with the College of Charleston, said the other GOP gubernatorial campaigns do not want to criticize someone with Palin’s national profile. “They don’t really want to attack her,” Cabot said. “Palin is her own game right now. She’s calling her own shots.”

Private lives, public obsession?- The State

“The line’s been blown up,” said Jeri Cabot, an assistant professor of media, government and politics at the College of Charleston. The College of Charleston’s Cabot said she is not among those who think politicians can run for public office and then shield themselves from scrutiny and interest. “You are asking voters to trust you […]

Top profs- Charleston Post and Courier

Three South Carolina tourism experts earned the Journal of Travel Research‘s 2009 Best Article Award. College of Charleston assistant professors Bing Pan and Wayne Smith co-authored with University of South Carolina assistant professor Robert Li the paper about the effect of online information searches on image development. The team will receive a Travel and Tourism […]

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