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Archives For October 2010

Padgett Named Chairman of College of Charleston BOT

Posted on 28 October 2010 | 12:44 pm

Greg Padgett has been named the chairman of the College of Charleston Board of Trustees.  Board member Lee Mikell has been re-elected as vice-chairman of the BOT.

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College Receives Rare Book Collection

Posted on 28 October 2010 | 8:40 am

The College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library just received a remarkable collection of more than 2,000 angling and sporting books published between the 17th and mid-20th centuries in Great Britain and the United States. The collection is a significant addition to the library’s already notable natural history collection that includes the work of John James Audubon, John Gould, and Mark Catesby.

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New Computer Certification Programs Offered

Posted on 27 October 2010 | 9:03 am

The Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development at the College of Charleston is pleased to announce four new computer certification programs that will be offered starting in January.  The programs, designed for information technology (IT) professionals, are: Certified Database Developer, Certified Windows Developer, Certified Web Developer and Certified Database Administrator. The courses will be taught at the College of Charleston North Campus, 5300 International Blvd, near the Charleston International Airport.

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Get Involved in The College Reads!

Posted on 25 October 2010 | 9:38 am

The College of Charleston is offering many ways to be involved in the 2010 The College Reads! program featuring Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. The College has launched a Literacy Outreach Initiative (LOI) that will engage students in literacy-focused outreach both globally and locally. Mortenson will also be speaking on campus on November 11, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at the Carolina First Arena (tickets required).

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College Receives $2.3 Million Federal Grant

Posted on 22 October 2010 | 12:33 pm

The United States Department of Education has award a $2.3 million grant to the College of Charleston to help fund the Realizing Educational and Career Hopes: Foundation, Augmentation, Replication (R.E.A.C.H: F.A R.) program.

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Cuban Speaker is First in Nearly a Decade

Posted on 22 October 2010 | 7:55 am

Humberto Miranda, the first Cuban to speak on campus in nearly a decade, will give a public lecture on October 26 at 5:00 p.m. in the Alumni Center in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance (86 Wentworth Street). Miranda’s lecture is entitled “Contemporary Cuba and Relations with the United States.” This event is free and open to the public.

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Free Ghost Tour of Campus

Posted on 20 October 2010 | 2:00 pm

The College of Charleston is celebrating Halloween with a spooky ghost tour of campus on Friday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. Student tour guides will tell tales of the ghosts and goblins that are a part of the College’s 240-year history. The tours are free and open to the public, but space is limited, so advance registration is required. Register now.

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Coaches Offer Training for Turkey Day Run

Posted on 20 October 2010 | 9:02 am

College of Charleston Cross Country and Track & Field coaches and athletes invite the community to train with them for the 2010 Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble 5K. Training will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Hampton Park beginning October 19. The race will be held on November 25 at 9:00 a.m. in downtown Charleston.

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Author Greg Mortenson to Speak on Campus

Posted on 19 October 2010 | 9:03 am

The College of Charleston is presenting An Afternoon with Greg Mortenson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea, the College Reads! 2010 book. Mortenson will speak at the Carolina First Arena (301 Meeting Street) on Thursday, November 11 at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are free and are required for entry.

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Students Dash for Trash

Posted on 18 October 2010 | 10:05 am

On your mark, get set, Dash! On Saturday, October 23, at 10:00 a.m. College of Charleston student teams will grab a cart, garbage bags, and gloves and dash into downtown Charleston to participate in the annual litter-collecting scavenger hunt, Dash for Trash.

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