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College to Join Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

Posted on 30 November 2012 | 3:29 pm

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees voted today to accept an invitation to become a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).

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Message from the President on Joining CAA

Posted on 30 November 2012 | 3:28 pm

I’m pleased to announce that the College of Charleston has accepted an invitation to join the Colonial Athletic Association, beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Board of Trustees To Hold Special Meeting

Posted on 29 November 2012 | 12:44 pm

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on November 30, 2012. 

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The College of Charleston is one of the 11 colleges and universities in the South to be included in the new 2013 Public Colleges of Distinction eGuidebook.

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World-Renowned Frog Biologist Speaks at College

Posted on 28 November 2012 | 8:59 am

Dr. Tyrone Hayes, a world-renowned frog biologist, will be at the College of Charleston from November 30 through December 3, 2012, during which time he’ll present a free public lecture, talk with local elementary school students, and speak with students, faculty, and the larger scientific community. Hayes’ visit is being funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that was awarded to College of Charleston Chemistry Professor Wendy Cory and Geology Professor Vijay Vulava earlier this year.

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Beginning this week, students at the College of Charleston can take the edge off the stress of final exams by participating in activities like zumba, yoga, massages and coffee-infused study breaks. The two week event, also known as the Cougar Countdown, is designed to give students academic, physical, and emotional support and continues through the last day of Exam Week on December 12, 2012. View complete Cougar Countdown schedule.

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College of Charleston Associate Professor of violin and Director of Strings Lee-Chin Siow is ready to wow audiences once again, eight months after a car accident that broke her left arm. Siow will return to the stage during the opening concert of the 7th season of Charleston Music Fest this Friday, November 30, 2012. The show will begin at 8:00 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts. Get tickets.

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With an automatic bid already secured, College of Charleston waited with joyful anticipation on Sunday before learning that the Cougars will play No. 23 Miami (Fla.) in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. College of Charleston will travel to Gainesville, Fla., for a 5 p.m. match on Friday, Nov. 30, against the Hurricanes of the ACC. Friday’s match will be streamed live through Florida’s athletic website, www.GatorZone.com.

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College of Charleston junior Sylricka Foster loves to tell people “the Earth can exist without us but we cannot exist without the Earth,” and that commitment to the environment has led her to become one of 30 students across the nation to be accepted into the Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science Program (MS PHD’S).

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Autism Activist Presents “Thinking in Pictures”

Posted on 26 November 2012 | 8:03 am

Autism activist Temple Grandin will speak at the College of Charleston’s Sottile Theatre on November 27, 2012 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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