Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine ranked the College of Charleston as one of its “Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2014.” CofC ranked No. 60 on the in-state list, up eight spots from last year, and No. 69 on the out-of-state list, according to a news release.
Graduates of the College of Charleston (chartered in 1785) end up settling down here. You can open a small business in town, and everyone wants you to succeed.
Tyler Hamilton, the former professional cyclist who played a key role in bringing out the truth about Lance Armstrong and their world of doping, offered some wisdom to business students at the College of Charleston last Thursday.
At the College of Charleston, the second-year coach Doug Wojcik and the team strength coach lead their own version of SEALs training on the beach on nearby Sullivan’s Island. Wojcik already had his Navy training, graduating from the Naval Academy in 1987 and playing college basketball alongside David Robinson. Wojcik’s team takes medicine balls, crawls […]
Mark Sloan, director of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, who earned a design degree, said most people don’t think about design from day to day; they just assume that what they are looking at is fated: from signage to script to the way parks are constructed or chairs are made. When things are proportional […]
The College of Charleston’s School of Education, Health, and Human Performance has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education after a review of its teacher education program. The college’s teacher education program was recognized for meeting all six accreditation standards, and its performance was rated at the highest level for three […]
Allison Bechdel is an award-winning cartoonist and author of the graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2006). Bechdel came onto the cartooning scene in the late 1980s with Dykes to Watch Out For, a politically- and socially-charged comic strip about a community of friends in an unspecified city. In Fun Home, the author dives […]
Bieselin Clark, 41, began her career in a much lower-tech space: the theater. She grew up on Long Island, a stone’s throw from Broadway, earned a degree in theater arts from Stony Brook University and went on to design costumes for regional theater productions all over the East Coast. She was managing a costume shop […]
Charleston’s diversified economy helps the region weather downturns of certain sectors, said Frank Hefner, an economist with the College of Charleston. Both population and hiring are on the rise in the area, but it’s not at the same pace as before, said Hefner, who wants to see additional jobs come to the area.
We asked you: As the shutdown lingers, what message do you want to send to your federal lawmakers? Here’s what you said: “Get moving. Get negotiating, and put people back to work. There’s a trickle-down effect. People don’t get paychecks and then businesses suffer. It’s not just federal employees being affected. … This an […]