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Three College of Charleston Artist Certificate (piano) students will be featured on South Carolina ETV Public Radio (WSCI – 89.3 FM) on Thursday, August 30 at 8:00 p.m. The award winning students, Irwin Jiang, Amy Tan and Chee-Hang See, are under the tutelage of Enrique Graf, artist-in-residence in the College’s music department.

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Top Feminist Scholar to Speak at College

Posted on 29 August 2012 | 8:26 am

The College of Charleston will host one of the most important feminist scholars of the last several decades on Friday, August 31, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the College of Charleston’s Sottile Theatre. bell hooks will present “Writing Beyond Race,” a presentation exploring what it means to live a life that combines political passions and personal commitments.  The event is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday Night Classes and Events Cancelled

Posted on 28 August 2012 | 4:07 pm

Due to heavy rains and local flooding, all College of Charleston classes and events will  be cancel beginning at 5 PM .

Classes will resume a normal schedule on Wednesday morning.

Food and cinema are essential components of the Italian culture and they will be brought together at the College of Charleston in a lecture by an internationally-known professor. Cristina Bragaglia will present a lecture on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. in the Robert Scott Small Building. The title of Bragaglia’s lecture is “Italian Food in Italian Cinema” and this event is free and open to the public.

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Science Professors Awarded $300,000 NSF Grant

Posted on 27 August 2012 | 1:26 pm

Two College of Charleston professors received a $334,630 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will give undergraduate students the opportunity to study the transport and transformation of pharmaceuticals in the environment.

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Avery Research Center to Host Black Power Conference

Posted on 23 August 2012 | 11:23 am

The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will host a public history symposium and community event entitled “The Fire Every Time: Reframing Black Power across the Twentieth Century and Beyond” on September 21 and 22, 2012.  

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The College of Charleston’s Summer Preview program has turned into much more than just a preview, with 97% of participants saying the program has eased their transition from high school to college.

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The Atlas Economic Research Foundation selected the Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process (IPCMP) as a 2012 Templeton Freedom Award recipient. The IPCMP is one of 16 winners representing 10 countries around the world that will be recognized at a ceremony on October 3, 2012 in New York City.

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New on Campus for 2012-13

Posted on 21 August 2012 | 1:02 pm

Classes are under way at the College of Charleston for the 2012-2013 academic year with more than 2,100 new students who come from 43 states and 9 countries.

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The College of Charleston is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the new edition of Princeton Review. The College is featured in the 2013 edition of the annual college guide, “The Best 373 Colleges”.

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