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College Receives Grant to Improve Biomedical Research

Posted on 30 November 2010 | 4:16 pm

The College of Charleston is one of ten South Carolina colleges and universities to receive a $16 million grant to support a network to develop biomedical-research programs in areas such as regenerative medicine, biochemistry and molecular biology.

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College Events Commemorate World AIDS Day

Posted on 29 November 2010 | 4:41 pm

The College of Charleston is hosting several events to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1. A celebration and program will be held at Physician’s Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey and Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. will read the World AIDS Day proclamation. Dr. Kilby, MUSC Infectious Diseases, will lead a discussion about the evolution of treatment for AIDS across the world.

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An anonymous donor has issued a philanthropic challenge today to alumni of the College’s School of Business. The donor has agreed to a $25,000 gift to the School of Business if alumni can raise an additional $25,000 in new gifts to the School of Business by December 31, 2010.

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Greg Mortenson Impacts Charleston Community

Posted on 19 November 2010 | 12:24 pm

The College of Charleston reached nearly 10,000 members of the Charleston community with this year’s The College Reads! book selection, Three Cups of Tea:  One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace … One School at a Time, co-authored by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. The #1 New York Times bestselling author spoke to an audience of more than 5,000 at the Carolina First Arena on Thursday, November 11.

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College to Implement Google Apps for Education

Posted on 18 November 2010 | 2:44 pm

College of Charleston students and alumni will soon begin using the Google Apps for Education suite, which includes Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Docs and Google Sites. This new system will give all students a much-needed increase in the amount of online storage space and will also be a substantial cost savings to the College.

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College Participates in National Hunger Week

Posted on 18 November 2010 | 1:00 pm

The College of Charleston, along with countless organizations and individuals, will observe National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 15-20 – the week prior to Thanksgiving. The College of Charleston Center for Civic Engagement will host a variety of programs and events during the week to bring attention to and educate students about issues of hunger, housing, and homelessness locally, nationally, and internationally.

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Men's Soccer to Play in NCAA Tournament

Posted on 16 November 2010 | 9:36 am

The College of Charleston men’s soccer team received an at-large bid to the NCAA 2010 Men’s Soccer Championship on Monday evening. The Cougars also received the opportunity to host the opening-round match and will take on East Tennessee State University at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18 at Patriots Point.

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Order of the Discoverers Ceremony Held

Posted on 15 November 2010 | 1:28 pm

On November 12, 2010, at the College of Charleston, Mr. Jaime E. Alemán, Ambassador of the Republic of Panama, was inducted into the Order of the Discoverers, one of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society’s highest honors.

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Volleyball Team Wins Southern Conference Championship

Posted on 14 November 2010 | 10:01 am

The College of Charleston volleyball team came back from an eight point deficit in the second game of the match to beat the Wofford Terriers 3-0 Saturday at Carolina First Arena (25-11, 25-23, 25-18).

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College Reduces Tuition for Spring 2011

Posted on 12 November 2010 | 4:24 pm

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees voted today to decrease in-state undergraduate tuition to $4,808 for the Spring 2011 semester, which reduces tuition to the threshold set in a moratorium placed on higher education construction projects by the South Carolina Budget and Control Board. The Board’s action means that the College’s 2010-11 tuition now represents a 7 percent increase over 2009-10.

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