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Archives For April 2011

Insulza to Speak at Graduate School Commencement

Posted on 29 April 2011 | 11:38 am

Jose Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organization of American States, will be the commencement speaker at the Graduate School of the College of Charleston ceremony on May 6, 2011. The commencement exercises will be held in the Carolina First Arena starting at 5:30 p.m.

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SGA Donates Dining Dollars to Homeless

Posted on 28 April 2011 | 12:53 pm

The Student Government Association (SGA) of the College of Charleston has collected unused dining dollars (from student’s College dining plans) to provide $500 worth of food for the Carolina Homeless Veterans organization on James Island. SGA members will deliver the food on Friday, April 29 at 10:15 a.m.

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Dustan Receives Ralph Brown Expedition Award

Posted on 28 April 2011 | 11:12 am

The sacred island of Menjangan off the northwest coast of Bali, Indonesia has become a focal point in the struggle to protect coral reefs.

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Golfer Earns NCAA Individual Berth

Posted on 26 April 2011 | 12:35 pm

College of Charleston junior Leigh Whittaker (Baden-Baden, Germany) earned one of six individual berths into the 2011 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf East Regional Championship to be held on May 5-7 at the LPGA International Legends Course in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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College Announces Faculty Awards

Posted on 25 April 2011 | 4:00 pm

The essence of the College of Charleston resides in the talent, commitment and achievement of its faculty. On April 25, 2011, the College recognized outstanding faculty accomplishments and dedication in teaching, research and advising.

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Yoga Flash Mob Draws Hundreds

Posted on 25 April 2011 | 11:23 am

More than 100 students spontaneously started doing yoga on College of Charleston’s Rivers Green – for South Carolina’s first yoga flash mob. Watch video.

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Cougars Take SoCon Tennis Title

Posted on 24 April 2011 | 9:21 am

The top-seeded College of Charleston women’s tennis team punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year by holding off third-seeded Furman, 4-3, in the finals of the 2011 SoCon Women’s Tennis Championship held Saturday at the Champions Club.

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The College of Charleston’s new international studies major is the fastest growing major at the College and will celebrate its first graduates in May 2011. The international studies major, housed in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, was added to the curriculum in fall 2010 and the number of students declared has grown by 175% in just one semester.

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College Launches Beijing Alumni Chapter

Posted on 21 April 2011 | 7:59 am

The College of Charleston’s newest alumni chapter is 7,357 miles from Randolph Hall – in Beijing, China. Chris Boehner ’06 moved to China about a month after graduating and has since found about 10 other alumni in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Hangzhou, and Beijing. This month, he launched the College’s 24th active alumni chapter and the first international chapter.

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Student Earns Fulbright Scholarship

Posted on 20 April 2011 | 4:39 pm

During 2010-11, more than 30 College of Charleston students have received some of the nation’s most prestigious nationally competitive awards, including a full undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship. These recipients, along with the College’s first Colonial Scholars, will be celebrated during a ceremony on Friday, April 22, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in Alumni Memorial Hall in Randolph Hall.

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