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College of Charleston senior communication students are the masterminds behind the #MyTime and I <3 My LARC campaigns that are all over social media networks.

As part of the health communication capstone course, students worked on behalf of a local nonprofit client to conduct and analyze formative research, test campaign strategies and messages, and design and implement a theory-based communication campaign, including messages, materials, and an event.


RELATED: Read about the Wired and Inspired capstone course.


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The final step from teacher candidate to classroom teacher is a critical one. Clinical internships, or “student teaching,” provides College of Charleston teacher education majors with the most intensive assignments of the college careers.

Chuck and Sara Davis are donating $250,000 to ensure this critical step is a successful one. The Jeremy Warren Vann Scholarships for future teachers provide financial support to teacher education majors during their clinical internships, practicing in context what they learned in their education coursework.

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Charleston, South Carolina, is home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in North America. Until 1820, it was also home to the country’s largest Jewish population. So, it is entirely fitting that the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture will sit in the center of the city’s historic district at the College of Charleston, as part of the Jewish Studies Program.

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A College of Charleston alumna working in international business, and students student combining computer science and public health with international studies recently spoke to the School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs (LCWA) Advisory Board about their experiences. The breakfast event was the idea of senior communication majors working on their capstone project.

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Writing the original score for a production of “She Kills Monsters” wasn’t easy. In fact, the conditions were much like what these College of Charleston students will encounter when they graduate and are scoring music for movies, TV, or theatre productions.

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They describe it as nerve-wracking, intense, amazing, extreme, exciting, and enlightening. It’s a taste of real-world theatre that has College of Charleston School of the Arts students hooked.

“I feel like I am a part of something bigger while working on this show,” says senior Corey Reid-Smiley, the set designer.

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Charleston, S.C. is exploding with entrepreneurial activity, and College of Charleston students are fueling the fire. Later this week, several students will pitch their business ideas in front of hundreds at Dig South, the Southeast’s interactive festival. They’re hoping to woo investors and win start-up cash.

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I Want Your Job No. 17: Mobile Game Designer

Posted on 9 April 2014 | 9:30 am

See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

College of Charleston alumnus Jonathon Myers ’00 is writing his own destiny. Literally. The psychology major has written storylines for the nation’s top video game companies. Now, he’s the CEO and creative director of Reactive Studios, a mobile game company he co-founded.

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On April 9, 2014, nearly 6,000 middle school students will pack Joe Riley Park to see a chemistry magic show, animal bones, brain models, a planet walk, robotics… oh, and a baseball game. The College of Charleston School of Sciences and Mathematics is teaming up with the Charleston RiverDogs to host the first Education Day of the year.


RELATED: Read about the Harry Potter Magic (Chemistry) Show.


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Ryan Murphy taught himself German by translating into English the German versions of the Harry Potter novels, and by listening to German gamers on YouTube.

Now, a senior at the College of Charleston, he’s earned a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) fellowship to intern in a German hospital or industrial research lab, after which, he hopes to attend medical school in the U.S. and return to Germany as a cardiologist or surgeon.

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