Archive | February, 2011

State honors local artists- Charleston Post and Courier

Nina Liu, a fixture of the Charleston art scene for a quarter-century, master fiber artist Mary Jackson of Johns Island, and educator-performer Steven Rosenberg of the College of Charleston have been named recipients of the 2011 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts. The highest honor bestowed by the state in the arts, the […]

Professor helps discover star system- The State

A College of Charleston professor was part of a group of international scientists that received a snapshot showing the birth of a planet system around a young star. Joseph Carson, who teaches astronomy at the College of Charleston, participated in years of research using a special telescope in Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The star system Carson […]

College denial can be tough- Charleston Post and Courier

“They can be accepted, or deferred, which means we need more information, like semester grades or additional test scores, or turned down,” says Suzette Stille, director of admissions at the College of Charleston. “If a teenager is rejected from his first choice, allow him to express his emotions,” says College of Charleston professor of psychology […]

Book presentation- Charleston Post and Courier

College of Charleston Italian professor Massimo Maggiari is releasing his latest book, ‘La Fortezza di Cristallo (The Crystal Fortress),’ in March. The Italian Program at the college will host a free book presentation 6-7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Faculty House, 20 Glebe St. The presentation will be in Italian.

Churchill lecture- Charleston Post and Courier

The College of Charleston will present a Civil War discussion with British scholar Roland Quinault on Feb. 18. Quinault will speak on ‘Winston Churchill and the American Civil War’ at 4 p.m. in Alumni Hall in the School of Education building. Quinault is the Fulbright-Robertson Visiting Professor in British history at Westminster College, Fulton, Mo. […]

College students rally for funds- AP

The nearly 30 student leaders from the College of Charleston, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina who rallied outside the Statehouse said they realize cuts are necessary as the state faces a $700 million shortfall. “We won’t be immune, but we ask the cuts to be fair, equal and in accordance with other […]

High Profile: Director thinks about Avery’s possibilities- Charleston Post and Courier

Patricia Williams Lessane had never heard of the Avery Research Center or the College of Charleston, and didn’t know very much about South Carolina when an e-mail from a colleague in Germany arrived. The message was saying that Avery needed an executive director and urged her to apply for the job.

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