Archive | May, 2012

Visiting College of Charleston, Haut Gap Middle School eighth-graders prepare for high school, college search- Charleston Post and Courier

It had all the characteristics of a typical afternoon for the College of Charleston’s Avery Center garden. On a warm Tuesday, students eating lunch crowded picnic tables and peppered amphitheater steps, and a small, babbling waterfall was drowned out by their conversation.  

Farm-to-school program takes off- WCIV

It may soon become easier for some Lowcountry school children to eat produce right off the farm. The College of Charleston launched its pilot farm-to-school initiative Thursday. The program’s goal is to provide fresh produce for kids at lunchtime and teach them about farming, as well as boost the local economy. Organizers say the farm-to-school […]

Rare free man’s tag taps slave-era history in Charleston, S.C.- Charleston Post and Courier

Harlan Greene, an author and senior manuscript and reference archivist for College of Charleston libraries, said slave and free men’s tags are now valued artifacts. Square, round and diamond shaped, slave tags were numbered and listed the type of work a slave could perform.  

‘The Governments Had Better Get Out of the Way’- Huffington Post

On April 22nd, a video dialogue took place between American students of Professor Ali Demerdas at the College of Charleston, and Egyptian students, primarily from the American University in Cairo. Discussion centered on the students’ experiences of the Arab Spring, whether as a participant or a distant observer, as well as Egypt’s on-going political transition. […]

College of Charleston marine geology students studying ocean floor and the lionfish off SC coast- WCBD

College of Charleston marine geology students studying ocean floor and the invasive lionfish off South Carolina coast. Many college students studying marine geology hope to one day work with NOAA to learn more about the ocean floor. For some students at the College of Charleston, they have been working with NOAA for awhile.

College of Charleston receives rare book- Charleston Post and Courier

A rare 18th century political book uncovered in the vaults of the Charleston Library Society has been turned over to the College of Charleston, marking another step toward rebuilding the 800-book Mackenzie collection. Harlan Greene, an archivist in the Addlestone Library’s Special Collections, said finding “A Dissertation Upon Parties” by Henry St. John Bolingbroke was […]

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