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Since the inaugural Cooper River Bridge Run in 1978, the College of Charleston has been closely involved in planning and staging the annual 10K, which consistently ranks as one of the largest road races in the United States.

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They’re a self-proclaimed motley crew implementing an unconventional program. But, it works.

College of Charleston teacher education professor Renard Harris received a Center for Partnerships to Improve Education Faculty Fellowship to assemble a team and teach required curriculum standards to elementary students using storytelling. The Teaching and Learning with Engaging Stories (TALES) program has been so successful, the team was invited to present at a national afterschool conference in New York.

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The College of Charleston is hosting a series of events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education (1954) decision.

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A CDC Medal of Excellence winner will be at the College of Charleston on March 24, 2014, to share how public health impacts you and the society in which you live. The event is free and open to the public and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Center of the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance (86 Wentworth St.).

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Terry Peterson, senior education fellow at the College of Charleston, has been named one of the 25 most influential people in the afterschool community. The list is compiled by the National AfterSchool Association (NAA).

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A new fitness program at the College of Charleston is changing lives. Not just the lives of the participants – children with disabilities – but also the lives of the college students implementing the program.

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There is a list of things that you must do during your time in Charleston:

1.   Try shrimp and grits.

2.   Watch the sunrise on Folly Beach.

3.   Walk along the battery.

4.   Trip on a brick on the College of Charleston sidewalk.

5.   Take a boat trip to Bulls Bay.

6.   Go to an oyster roast.

7.   Gawk like a tourist in the Market.

8.    Run the Cooper River Bridge Run.

The first seven are easy to do.  The last one is a little more tricky.

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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.

Dave Lagow ’01 spends a lot of time on the soccer field. Lagow recently became the head athletic trainer for the Orlando City Soccer Club, a USL Pro team planning a move to the MLS. He says it’s the connections that he’s developed that helped him move from the U.S. Soccer National Team to the Columbus Crew (MLS), and now to Orlando City.

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Trends We’re Seeing in Graduate Education

Posted on 16 January 2014 | 9:42 am

The Graduate School at the College of Charleston has nearly 30 master’s degree and graduate certificate programs, but the Director of Recruitment, Marketing and Communications says she’s seeing the most interest in one topic – teacher education.

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Students and employees at the College of Charleston donated thousands of dollars to more than a dozen Charleston-area non-profit organizations during the 2013 holiday season.

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