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Archives For September 2009

Author and Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien will be the featured speaker during the College of Charleston’s The College Reads! program on October 2, 2009.  The speech will be held in the Carolina First Arena starting at 5 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. » Read Full Article

Historian Kicks Off Lecture Series

Posted on 30 September 2009 | 11:40 am

Professor James Walvin, Professor of History Emeritus at the University of York in England, will deliver this term’s Wachovia Distinguished Public Lecture at the College of Charleston on Thursday, October 8th at 7 pm.  The lecture will take place in Arnold Hall at the Jewish Studies Center, 96 Wentworth Street on the College of Charleston campus. » Read Full Article

College of Charleston Athletics Redesigns Website

Posted on 30 September 2009 | 10:00 am

The College of Charleston Athletic Department has revealed a newly designed web site, The new design hopes to maintain the site’s familiarity, while packaging CofC sports in a more user-friendly format. » Read Full Article

John Palmer, an award-winning journalist and news anchor, has been named a life member of the Department of Communication Advisory Council at the College of Charleston. Palmer received this honor on the recommendation of the members of the Council. He is only the second person to be named a life member. » Read Full Article

The Initiative for Public Choice & Market Process at the College of Charleston will present a lecture from University of Chicago Law professor  Richard Epstein entitled “Takings versus Regulation: Where in Lies the  Difference?”  The lecture will be held on October 8 in the Beatty Center’s Wachovia Auditorium begin at 7 p.m. » Read Full Article

College Hosts Ethics Lecture

Posted on 28 September 2009 | 9:04 am

The College of Charleston will host a lecture entitled “Building Ethical Cultures:Can it Be Done?” on October 2, 2009. » Read Full Article

The College of Charleston Foundation has reached an agreement in principle with Historic Charleston Foundation concerning the purchase of McLeod Plantation on James Island. » Read Full Article

C-SPAN Airs College Program Saturday

Posted on 25 September 2009 | 2:38 pm

The Department of Communication’s panel on political scandal and crisis communication, which took place on Thursday, September 24 at the College of Charleston, will be broadcast this weekend by C-SPAN. » Read Full Article

Cougar Coach Inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted on 25 September 2009 | 9:40 am

Former College of Charleston men’s basketball coach John Kresse was inducted into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday. He joins a number of other basketball legends including current
Cougar coach Bobby Cremins, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lenny Wilkins, Satch Sanders, Doug Moe, Frank Layden, Jim Valvano, Kenny Smith, Rolando Blackman and many others. » Read Full Article

New Study Abroad Programs for 2010 at Fair

Posted on 24 September 2009 | 3:10 pm

The College of Charleston is offering a record number of study abroad trips for summer 2010. A study abroad fair will be held on Monday, September 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Physician’s Promenade (near the corner of Glebe and George Streets). The staff of the Center for International Education and representatives from other global organizations and universities will be available to provide information as needed. » Read Full Article