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College Names Dean of North Campus

Posted on 30 April 2012 | 10:16 am


The College of Charleston is pleased to announce that Godfrey Gibbison has been appointed as the Dean of the North Campus. His appointment becomes effective on July 1, 2012.

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Edgar Allan Poe Expert Comments on “The Raven”

Posted on 27 April 2012 | 1:30 pm

College of Charleston English Professor and internationally recognized Edgar Allan Poe scholar Scott Peeples got an early screening of “The Raven,” an American thriller film inspired by Poe, which opens nationwide April 27, 2012. View Peeples’ critique.

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The College of Charleston sand volleyball team will be competing as one of four schools in the inaugural AVCA National Championship this weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Watch a video of the team in action.

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Halsey Institute Receives Statewide Award

Posted on 27 April 2012 | 8:55 am

Palmetto Portraits Project, a partnership between the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in the School of the Arts at the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), is the winner of one of 10 Notable State Document Awards for 2011. The award will be presented in a ceremony on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the South Carolina State Library.

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Mouthguards are used by almost everyone participating in sports. These devices, typically purchased over-the-counter and used on the upper teeth, are designed to protect against broken teeth and an injured tongue. Recently, Tim Scheett, a professor of health and human performance at the College of Charleston, along with other researchers, found that a customized device which rests on the lower jaw can decrease levels of serum cortisol following exercise. The reduction of this steroid hormone indicates less stress following strenuous activity and may provide a more rapid recovery after intense muscle exertion.

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Final Exams – More than Just a Test

Posted on 25 April 2012 | 8:14 am

For some students, final exams can be the most stressful time of the year. Others are able to get creative in showing their mastery of a subject, so it is more than just a test.  Starting on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, students at the College of will be doing everything from displaying their artwork in a gallery showing to designing their own Spanish magazine.

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The largest Italian studies conference in the U.S. will be held at the College of Charleston from May 3, 2012 through May 5, 2012. More than 260 delegates from across the U.S., Europe and Canada are expected to attend the annual conference of the American Association of Italian Studies (AAIS 2012).  Host of the conference is Dr. Giovanna De Luca, Associate Professor of Italian Studies at the College.

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Women’s Tennis Team Wins Southern Conference

Posted on 24 April 2012 | 7:29 am

For the fourth-straight year, the No. 65-ranked College of Charleston women’s tennis team punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament by defeating top-seeded and undefeated regular-season champion UNCG, 4-0, in the finals of the 2012 Southern Conference Tennis Championships held on Monday afternoon at the College of Charleston Tennis Center.

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After a nine-year absence, the top-seeded College of Charleston men’s tennis team will go dancing again as the Cougars claimed their first Southern Conference Championship title since 2003 with a 4-0 shutout of second-seeded Samford in the finals of the 2012 SoCon Tennis Championships held on Monday afternoon at the College of Charleston Tennis Center at Patriots Point.

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The campaign to desegregate baseball was one of the most important civil rights stories of the 1930s and 1940s. But a new book by College of Charleston Communication professor Chris Lamb shows that most of white America knew nothing about this story because mainstream newspapers said little about the color line and less about the efforts to end it.

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