Archive | November, 2011

S.C. jobs rebound- The State

“That’s a clear positive sign,” said Frank Hefner, an economist with the College of Charleston. “That’s a good indicator of what’s coming down the pipeline.”  

College of Charleston focuses on economic role- Charleston Post and Courier

The College of Charleston has launched an Office of Economic Development and promoted its lobbyist and former Board of Trustees chairman to run it. The office will work with local businesses to promote economic development in the Lowcountry, and with the college’s academic programs to assist them in better preparing students for jobs, school leaders […]

Chamber music bigwigs line up for the Charleston Music Fest- Charleston City Paper

Lee-Chin Siow and Natalia Khoma have quite a few friends in high places. The College of Charleston professors, both esteemed chamber musicians in their own right, have used their professional connections to attract dozens of artists to the Lowcountry to teach and perform at the Charleston Music Fest since 2005.

Literacy journal based at C of C- Charleston Post and Courier

The College of Charleston School of Education, Health and Human Performance is now home to The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. The journal has an international readership of more than 14,000. Teacher education professors Margaret C. Hagood and Emily N. Skinner will serve as co-editors of the publication through 2016.    

What happened to our manners? In hurry-up world, civility on decline- Charleston Post and Courier

Von Bakanic, a sociology professor at the College of Charleston, pointed out that the definition of good etiquette is constantly evolving. Today, we have cell phone and email etiquette. The delivery of handwritten thank-you notes is no longer the norm. “There are so many new technological changes that have caused us to need different rules […]

Lunar exploration-Charleston Post and Courier

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, the College of Charleston School of Sciences and Mathematics and the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library offer an object lesson in this fruitful interaction beginning Saturday when they unveil “From the Moon: Mapping & Exploration.” On view in the New Sciences Center Building and the special collections department of […]

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