Archive | September, 2012

Charleston professors win Science Foundation grant-The State

Two College of Charleston professors have received a $334,630, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the environmental fate of pharmaceuticals . Chemistry professor Wendy Cory and geology professor Vijay Vulava will study the impact of common pain and allergy medications now being detected in water sources around the world. The results of […]

Thrift the new norm for some stuck in the middle- Charleston Post and Courier

The quality of thrift offerings has definitely changed in recent years. College of Charleston finance professor Jocelyn Evans said department store chains use thrift to send unsold designer items still in its packaging; the company would then take a tax donation deduction. The result has changed the already competitive consumer-driven landscape, she said.

Citizens United highlights the disenchanted Obama voter- The Daily Caller

Showcasing the viewpoints of a diverse swath of real, battleground-state Democrats and Independents, selected from focus groups convened by Democratic pollster Pat Caddell and College of Charleston political science professor Kendra Stewart, the film details the evolution of the disenchanted Obama voter from the hope and tingles of election night to the disappointment and frustration […]

College of Charleston listed as one of the nation’s top colleges- WCBD-TV

The College of Charleston is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the news edition of Princeton Review.  The education services company features the school in the new 2013 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 373 Colleges”.  

College of Charleston gets $2 million for scholarships, campus Jewish life- Jewish Daily

The College of Charleston received $2 million to be split between Jewish life on campus and full tuition scholarships for the children of clergy and religious educators. The Samuel R. and Regina K. Shapiro Endowment Scholarship was announced Monday with an initial $1 million pledge dedicated to a four-year scholarship program for the children of […]

Column: British now on clock in men-only debate – AP

“It’s about (expletive) time,” said Alison Piepmeier, director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. “We have come so far in terms of just basic equality. To still have a major sports institution that thought it was appropriate and acceptable to exclude women was just anachronistic. It […]

Jewish Studies Program at College of Charleston gets $2 million gift- Charleston Post and Courier

 It’s the biggest financial gift the College of Charleston’s Jewish Studies Program has ever received: $2 million. And it’s to be split into two endowments used for distinct purposes. The donation is the latest show of support from Samuel and Regina Shapiro, who split their time between Atlanta and Charleston and have often expressed their […]

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