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In what will be a rematch from their last NCAA appearance, the College of Charleston (18-12) will travel to Gainesville, Florida to take on the No. 15 Florida Gators (23-5) in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament on December 3. The time of the match is yet to be determined.

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At the intersection of art and science, a new application developed at the College of Charleston could be music to the ears of many iPhone users.

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College of Charleston BOT Meeting

Posted on 30 November 2009 | 10:44 am

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on December 4. The conference call meeting will be held in the Randolph Hall Board Room starting at 3 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to approve the awarding of undergraduate and graduate degrees at the College’s December Commencement.

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School of Business Streamlines Name

Posted on 30 November 2009 | 10:24 am

The School of Business recently received approval from the Board of Trustees to simplify its name from the School of Business and Economics.  The purpose is to bring all departments, including economics, under one unified name.

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$1.4 Million in Grants for Student Affairs

Posted on 25 November 2009 | 11:25 am

The Division of Student Affairs at the College of Charleston has raised $1.4 million for programs and initiatives that will directly serve students and keep them engaged in the campus community. The eight grants will be used to further the division’s mission of facilitating the cultural, social, emotional, physical, ethical and intellectual development of all students.

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Volleyball Wins Southern Conference Tournament

Posted on 23 November 2009 | 11:33 am

Junior setter Cole Dawley (Charleston, S.C.) helped the College of Charleston (18-12, 12-4) win its sixth Southern Conference Championship in eight years as she delivered 36 assists, 16 digs, seven kills and hit .636 in a 3-0 victory over Furman (26-4, 16-0) in the SoCon title volleyball match in Greenville, S.C. on Sunday, November 22. The Cougars claimed the championship by scores of 26-24, 25-18 and 25-22. The victory also snaps the Paladins school record 19-match win streak and hands them their first loss to a league team.

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Donation Announced for Charleston Jazz Initiative

Posted on 23 November 2009 | 11:15 am

The family of Robert Spann Cathcart Jr. donated a collection of photographs, manuscripts and more than 50 songs (including music manuscripts and recordings) composed by Cathcart to the College of Charleston  Charleston Jazz Initiative. The Jazz Initiative is a jazz history and research project administered jointly by the arts management program, School of the Arts, and Avery Research Center.

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Students Take Hands-on Approach to Ocean Research

Posted on 20 November 2009 | 1:56 pm

Twenty-six College of Charleston geology and marine biology students recently returned from two separate ocean research trips. The cruises were part of the College’s internationally recognized Transect Program and Seafloor Mapping Program. Currently, NOAA funds the Transect Program.

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College Alumna Finalist on Project Runway

Posted on 19 November 2009 | 10:01 am

College of Charleston alumna Carol Hannah Whitfield ’08 will appear on tonight’s season premier of “Project Runway Season 6.” The episode will air on Lifetime TV at 10:00 p.m. Whitfield was a studio art major at the College and very focused on design even then.

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World AIDS Day Activities Planned

Posted on 19 November 2009 | 9:59 am

The College of Charleston will observe World AIDS Day with a number of activities, including a display of panes from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The panels will be on display in the rotunday of the Marlene & Nathan Addlestone Library from December 1 through 8. Admission is free and open to the public. The Addlestone Library is located at 205 Calhoun Street.  Library hours.

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