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Archives For September 2012

Students Dash for Trash to Keep Charleston Clean

Posted on 28 September 2012 | 8:10 am

On your mark, get set, Dash! On Saturday, October 20, 2012, College of Charleston student teams will grab a cart, garbage bags, and gloves and dash into downtown Charleston to participate in the annual litter-collecting scavenger hunt, Dash for Trash. The teams will meet at Liberty Square at 9 a.m. and will return at noon for judging.

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Former Coca-Cola Chair and CEO to Speak at College

Posted on 26 September 2012 | 11:16 am

E. Neville Isdell, former CEO and Chairman of The Coca-Cola Company, will present “The 21st Century Corporation: How capitalism needs to evolve in an era of greater social accountability” at the College of Charleston’s School of Business on October 5, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Watch Isdell’s presentation.

Hear from MBA students who met with Isdell.

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The College of Charleston’s Women and Gender Studies Program is partnering with the Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Waring Historical Library and Humanities Committee to host the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health (NLM/NIH) traveling exhibit, “Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’” from August 26 to October 2, 2012 in the MUSC Colbert Education Center and Library.

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Professor Launches New Publication

Posted on 25 September 2012 | 1:32 pm

College of Charleston Professor Benjamin Fraser has just launched the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies (JUCS), which is housed in the College’s School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs.

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College Sailor Qualifies for Nationals

Posted on 24 September 2012 | 10:08 am

College of Charleston senior and London Olympian Juan Maegli qualified for nationals after winning the SAISA Men’s Singlehanded Championship regatta sailed in Charleston Harbor on Crab Bank over the weekend.

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Bob Crimian, a student in the College of Charleston Master of Science in Environmental Studies (MES) program was selected as one of six Student Fellows to present his research at an international ecosystem conference. Crimian’s research focuses on the relationship between urban saltmarsh restoration and human well being.

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Students Help Launch National Reality TV Show

Posted on 21 September 2012 | 10:54 am

Undergraduate students in the Arts Management Program at the College of Charleston School of the Arts are assisting in the promotion of a pilot for a new reality television show titled “The Changers” that showcases the power of love, kindness, forgiveness, and hope.

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First Year Experience Brings Topics to Life

Posted on 21 September 2012 | 8:47 am

Topics are coming to life in First Year Experience (FYE) courses at the College of Charleston. On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, activist and writer Carol Adams will be on campus talking about “The Sexual Politics of Meat.” She’ll do a free public presentation at 4 p.m. in room 235 of the Robert Scott Small Building, but she’ll also have a discussion with students who are taking the FYE Sociology of Food seminar being taught by Professor Idee Winfield.

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College of Charleston Professors Margaret Hagood and Emily Skinner are receiving national attention after just one issue as editors of The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy (JAAL), a premier research into practice journal for literacy professionals focused on literacies of learners ages 12 to adulthood and published by the International Reading Association. The journal is housed in the College’s School of Education, Health, and Human Performance. Read the first issue.

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Sustainability Course Grows in Popularity

Posted on 20 September 2012 | 8:51 am

A College of Charleston course on sustainability has become so popular that for the first time, interested students had to be put on a waitlist. Director of Sustainability Brian Fisher attributes that to the fact that students want to solve problems they see emerging around them.

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