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College to Host School Supply Drive

Posted on 31 October 2011 | 9:31 am

The College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library is conducting a two-week school supply drive from November 14, 2011 through November 23, 2011. Donations will be accepted at the circulation desk and will benefit the Teachers’ Supply Closet (TSC), a local community benefit organization dedicated to providing free school supplies to tri-county schools with the highest poverty rates.

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The College of Charleston’s Natural History Museum will host three museum specialists from the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of Natural History Department of Paleobiology on November 1, 2011.

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Jon Huntsman to Speak at Bully Pulpit Series

Posted on 28 October 2011 | 12:58 pm

Republican presidential candidate Governor Jon Huntsman will participate in College of Charleston’s “The Bully Pulpit Series: Reflections on Presidential Communication on November 2, 2011 at 5:00.  Huntsman’s address will be held in Randolph Hall starting at 5:00 p.m. Watch highlights from the event.

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Author Edward P. Jones Speaks on Campus

Posted on 28 October 2011 | 8:12 am

The College of Charleston will host a reading and lecture by novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward P. Jones on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in the TD Arena. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Watch a video from the event.

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College Hosts Open House

Posted on 26 October 2011 | 10:24 am

The College of Charleston will host an Open House for interested students and their families on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. An opening session will be held from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. in the Carolina First Arena. More information.

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College of Charleston President P. George Benson has been named the recipient of the 2011 Milliken Medal of Quality from the South Carolina Quality Forum.

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College Offers Free Ghost Tour

Posted on 25 October 2011 | 9:29 am

The College of Charleston is celebrating Halloween with a spooky ghost tour of campus on Friday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. Student tour guides will tell tales of the ghosts and goblins that are a part of the College’s 241-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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Student/Alumni Film Premieres Thursday

Posted on 25 October 2011 | 7:40 am

Stay in De Boat, a short but powerful film made by College of Charleston students and alumni, will premiere on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in room 235 of the Robert Scott Small building. The film grew from a class project in Anthropology 490: Research Methods in Expressive Culture. The premiere is free and open to the public.

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Republican presidential candidate Governor Buddy Roemer will participate in College of Charleston’s “The Bully Pulpit Series: Reflections on Presidential Communication on October 31, 2011.  Roemer’s address will be held in Randolph Hall starting at 10:30 a.m. Watch a video from the event.

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Graduate Student Creates App to Keep Waterways Clean

Posted on 24 October 2011 | 8:28 am

College of Charleston Master of Environmental Studies candidate Dylan Murphy ’07 is combining his passions to clean up waterways in South Carolina, and soon, across the nation. Murphy’s Clean Marine app debuted on the Android Market in September 2011 and will soon be available in the Amazon Appstore. The free app streamlines the process for boaters to report large debris in waterways.

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