Archive | August, 2013

Artist Jonathan Green presents new rice culture series at Avery Research Center

Artist Jonathan Green will show new works at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, 125 Bull St., beginning Thursday. The series is called “Unenslaved: Rice Culture Painting by Jonathan Green,” and will remain on view in the Cox Gallery through Dec. 15. An opening reception is planned for […]

College of Charleston launches commercial real estate minor

The College of Charleston officially launched its commercial real estate minor program this semester. The minor is being offered through the Carter Real Estate Center at the School of Business. The curriculum includes classes in principles of real estate and finance, in addition to electives on topics such as market analysis, investment analysis and urban […]

Study: Children born to lower-income parents in South have less chance of getting ahead financially

As Frank Hefner, director of the College of Charleston Office of Economic Analysis, put it, “Color of skin is not a determining factor, but everything historically associated with that is a factor.” Hefner said the study adds an interesting geographical twist to questions about income disparities and income mobility.

C of C move-in day ‘Organized Chaos’

Bittersweet. That’s how Anne Benoit of Amherst, N.H. described watching her youngest child move her belongings into the College of Charleston’s McAlister Hall on Saturday, more than 900 miles from home. “She’s my baby,” Benoit said. “I’m excited for her, but I’m sad to see her go.” Benoit’s daughter Katherine is one of about 2,100 […]

Studios exhibit offers glimpse inside artists’ minds

So that’s why the upcoming exhibit at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston is intriguing. “Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited,” and “Herb Parker: Studio Practice” opens Aug. 23. Parker, a professor at the college and one of South Carolina’s most prominent site-specific artists, will re-create his studio […]

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