Archive | May, 2010

SC college honors teacher on his 90th birthday- AP

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina college is throwing a 90th birthday party for a former General Motors exec who has played an important role in building the school. The Post and Courier reports the College of Charleston hosts the party for George Spaulding on Friday. The retired GM executive has had a three-decade relationship […]

Would You Like Credit With That Internship?- Chronicle of Higher Education

The College of Charleston sends letters to employers saying that students’ internships will be “formally supervised, recognized, and evaluated by the college.” The letters don’t mention that the internship “certificate” won’t bear credit or appear on a student’s transcript. Are employers satisfied? “It really depends,” says Lindsey R. Gillen, internship coordinator in the college’s career […]

Fulbright Award- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston affiliate faculty member Frances Anderson has earned her third Fulbright Senior Specialist Award since joining the School of Education, Health and Human Performance in 2005. Anderson recently left for Pakistan, where she was scheduled to spend three weeks teaching at Karakoram International University. She will lead a seminar on preserving the textile […]

Small earthquake rattles S.C.’s Lowcountry- The State

Erin Beutel, associate professor of geology at the College of Charleston and director of the S.C. Earthquake Education and Preparedness Program, said the temblor is consistent with other minor jolts felt in the Summerville area and not necessarily representative of larger things to come.

Dorchester District 2 prepares for the big one-WCBD

It’s a little known fact: the worst damage of the great Charleston earthquake of 1886 wasn’t felt in the heart of the city. “The actual fault system is up on Summerville, explains College of Charleston Professor Norm Levine. “The closer you are the more energy and the more damage you will sustain.“

Earthquake hits near Charleston- S.C. Radio Network

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Summerville, North Charleston area this morning. College of Charleston earthquake center spokesman Steve Jaume says this morning’s earthquake is not unusual. “This is kind of normal for this area. We have these small earthquakes all the time. This one is a little bit larger than usual, so a few […]

Fast-track MBA- Myrtle Beach Sun News

The College of Charleston now offers a fast-track master’s of business administration degree, a move that allows the school to play in the big leagues, president George Benson says. The state’s Commission on Higher Education gave the program final approval last week, and the first group of about 35 students will begin in July. Students […]

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