Author Archive | Mike Robertson

Charleston Post and Courier

Visitor figures reflect recession Annual visitors to Charleston dropped to below 2005 levels last year and below 4 million people total, according to Bing Pan, head of analysis and assistant professor at College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis. He presented a host of numbers to the local Travel Council last week with a message […]

The State (Columbia)

College of Charleston gets grant for 3-D The College of Charleston’s geology and environmental geosciences department has been awarded a $4.1 million grant from Seismic-Micro Technologies, a software and 3-D visualization company. Software and training materials will be linked to the department’s 3-D visualization laboratories in the college’s new Science Center and on computers throughout […]

Dining Services

The College of Charleston dining services are pledging to go green by the end of 20-10. some ways they plan to do that– conserving energy and water, using recyclable paper products, and cooking with more sustainable foods.

Charleston Post and Courier

A place to perch That platform, also a transition between indoors and outdoors, is a desirable perch, says Robert Russell, program director of historic preservation and community planning at the College of Charleston. Historically, the main purpose of porches has been to help fulfill a basic human need, Russell says.

Charleston Post and Courier

MeadWestvaco gives C of C grant Environmental science gets a deeper pool to plumb at the College of Charleston, thanks to a grant from MeadWestvaco. The timber and packaging company has given the college $25,000 to develop a collection of research materials at its libraries to support a program on ecosystems and ecological habitats that […]

The Tennessean (Nashville)

Students will give Country Music Marathon the old college try After spending the semester learning to properly run 26.2 miles, students in the Sport Physiology and Marathon Training class at College of Charleston are headed to Nashville this week to take their final exam on Saturday. They will attempt to complete the 11th annual Country […]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazatte

Ben’s behavior disappointing for many fans As for Steelers fans? “Winning ISN’T the only thing,” said Richard Bodek, a history professor in South Carolina’s College of Charleston, while Antuane Brown, 36, of Atlanta, reached back into ancient history to note that Mr. Roethlisberger needs to remember where he came from.

Charleston Post and Courier

C of C gets gift of software The College of Charleston has received a gift of a $4.1 million geologic software package from Seismic-Micro Technologies. Scott Harris, a professor in the Geology and Environmental Geosciences Department, said the Kingdom Suite software commonly is used in the oil and gas industries. Students who know how to […]

Charlie Magazine

Hip Hop Wishes and Violin Dreams Daniel D steps on to the stage. Clean cut, he wears khakis and a plaid button down – the shining image of a “good kid” – as the first notes of his violin reverberate across the theater. It’s an R&B classic, a safe choice for the crowd mostly made […]

Charleston Post and Courier

Quakes no harbinger, experts say “There’s no increase in seismic activity, There’s no pattern. Are they foreshocks to a catastrophically different earthquake? No,” said Erin Beutel, director of the South Carolina Earthquake Education and Preparedness program at the College of Charleston.

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