“We have some of the most eminent bird behaviorists from Duke University and University of Miami in Florida and the College of Charleston. They’ve been coming back for 25 years because of the ability to conduct research very easily here,” Mr. Relyea said.
Archive | August, 2013
Joe Carson is collecting planets. And not just your everyday, garden-variety planets either. New planets. Little more than a year ago, two students discovered a huge, gaseous blob of a planet in a distant galaxy while doing research with Carson, a College of Charleston astrophysics professor.
The Princeton Review named the College of Charleston as one of the “Best 378 Colleges” nationwide in the 2014 edition of its annual college guide. The College of Charleston “exemplifies progressive traditionalism” and “is all about liberal arts; the education is well-rounded and intriguing,” according to the Princeton Review.
The rain-sodden ground can even worsen the impact of storm surge from a land-falling hurricane, said Scott Harris, College of Charleston geology professor.
Jon Hale, who teaches history and education at the College of Charleston, urged parents and teachers to “see students as social-change agents” and “recommit ourselves to a quality public education.”
Of course, there’s more to the data than meets the eye, said Von Bakanic associate professor of sociology at the College of Charleston. In terms of social mobility, it’s much easier to go up one or two steps than to make a move from the bottom to the very top of the economic ladder, she […]
“The next election is a midterm, and in a lower turnout situation, the Republicans are going to do a little better,” says Gibbs Knotts, who recently left the state to teach at the College of Charleston. “It’s almost like the backlash could be muted somewhat.”
College of Charleston President George Benson will step down next year and go back to teaching business classes at the school. Benson announced his resignation Thursday, but said he plans to stay on as president until the end of June 2014 so the school can conduct a thorough search for his replacement.
The College of Charleston soon will begin the search for a new president after George Benson announced Friday that he would step down in June 2014. Benson, 67, who has held the college’s top post since 2007, will be leaving several months before the end of his current contract, which runs through Feb. 28, 2015. […]