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President Benson, SGA President Serve Homeless

Posted on 31 January 2012 | 9:06 pm

On Tuesday, January 31, President George Benson, SGA President Elliott Wright, and other students and staff from the College volunteered at the Crisis Ministries Soup Kitchen on Meeting Street in Charleston.

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On February 3rd, the College of Charleston’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) program will kick off the second year of the Cougar Apprentice Program, a business-training program for high school students in Charleston County.

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Professor Writes Long-Awaited Sequel to Best Seller

Posted on 31 January 2012 | 10:56 am

College of Charleston English Professor Bret Lott has recently released this long-awaited sequel to his bestselling novel The Hunt Club. Lott’s new book entitled Dead Low Tide is a classic literary page-turner about murder and family secrets.

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Admissions Tour Offered in Spanish

Posted on 31 January 2012 | 10:28 am

The College of Charleston is offering a Spanish-speaking admissions campus tour and information session on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. The traditional English-speaking tour and information session will be held simultaneously. Students can register for either tours on the admissions website (no distinction necessary when registering).

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College Senior a Ryan Seacrest Doppleganger

Posted on 30 January 2012 | 10:33 am

College of Charleston senior Shaun Kraisman is looking forward to more than just graduation – he can’t wait for the “American Idol” season 11 finale. Kraisman, a communication major, is a doppleganger for the Fox show’s host Ryan Seacrest and earned national airtime during the season premiere. Now he’s hoping for an encore during the show’s finale. Watch a video.

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President Benson Speaks at Treasury Symposium

Posted on 30 January 2012 | 8:47 am

College of Charleston President George Benson spoke on January 30 at a national meeting of over 200 leading financial professionals and university treasury officials. The meeting was sponsored by the Treasury Institute for Higher Education.

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Coach Bobby Cremins To Take Medical Leave of Absence

Posted on 27 January 2012 | 7:16 pm

College of Charleston men’s basketball head coach Bobby Cremins has decided to take a medical leave of absence effective immediately. Associate Head Coach Mark Byington has been appointed as interim head coach.

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The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is hosting a groundbreaking traveling exhibition “Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Community through Language” on view now through April 4, 2012.

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Dozens of Students Publish in International Journal

Posted on 26 January 2012 | 10:55 am

Student consultants in the College of Charleston’s Writing Lab have published 17 articles in international publications, including one in the January/February 2012 issue of The Writing Lab Newsletter. The Writing Lab is staffed by a faculty member and student consultants who provide one-to-one assistance for every stage in the writing process for term papers, essays, letters, memos, or book reviews.

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Rooms Designed for College Sports Celebrities

Posted on 25 January 2012 | 1:19 pm

College of Charleston Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bobby Cremins and Brett Gardner ’05, starting left fielder for the New York Yankees, are among four sports figures participating in the Charleston Home + Design Show  “Celebrity Designer Idea Rooms” from Friday January 27, 2012 through Sunday January 29, 2012.  The show will be held at Gaillard Auditorium (77 Calhoun Street). 

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