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A formal offer has been made by College of Charleston Director of Athletics Joe Hull and has been accepted by Candice M. Jackson for the head women’s basketball coaching position at The College, pending background approval and the verification process conducted by human resources.

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Five College of Charleston student entrepreneurs put their business ideas to the test against undergraduate and graduate students from all over South Carolina in an event called Wild Pitch, part of DIG SOUTH 2014 – a Southeastern interactive festival. The students competed for an up-to $2,500 investment from Capital A Partners to be combined with other venture capital they’ve already successfully secured.

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Ready or Not: Two Students Take On Ghana

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 1:21 pm
In the weeks leading up to her semester abroad, College of Charleston senior business administration major and Honors College student Michelle Smith maintained daily runs to ready herself for intense physical labor. She dyed her blonde hair brown and bought a fake wedding band to prevent attracting too much attention overseas.

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Wired and Inspired

Posted on 2 April 2014 | 2:46 pm

No textbooks. No exams. No lectures.

(OK, a few lectures).

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Jon Iwata, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at IBM, was named 2014 Distinguished Communicator of the Year by the College of Charleston’s Department of Communication.

In his 30 years at IBM, Iwata has successfully navigated a variety of internal and external communication obstacles. Here he shares his advice on becoming a confident, persuasive communicator and professional.

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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.

Like many people in New York City, Katherine Borkowski ’05 gets up every morning and goes to work. Unlike many people, Borkowski’s work takes place in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met).

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How to Become a Billionaire in 5 Easy Steps

Posted on 19 March 2014 | 6:15 pm

This March, anyone with Internet access stands a chance to win $1 billion from Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans – if you can perfectly pick all 63 games in the NCAA tournament. But your chance of doing that is exceedingly small – about one in 9.2 quintillion.

[Related: Learn more about the Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge.]

College of Charleston junior mathematics major Stephen Gorman has spent the past year immersed in rankings research, and he’s ready to put his skills to the test. Here, he shares tips for billionaire-hopefuls looking to increase their odds.

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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.

Know thyself. That mission is passed down to each freshman during convocation when you walk under the arch at Porters Lodge into the Cistern Yard, and it never leaves you. Mary Alice Miller ’12 felt the weight of those words throughout her time at the College of Charleston.

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8 Tips for Surviving March Madness

Posted on 18 March 2014 | 3:33 pm

This week, millions of Americans will spend too much time agonizing over, and speculating on the merits of Gators, Bison, Jayhawks, and Shockers.

It’s time for the NCAA March Madness.

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Nearly 20 years after College of Charleston alumnus Jonathan Geisler ’95 took Geology Professor James Carew’s paleobiology class, the two are working together again. Geisler and Carew have made a tremendous evolutionary discovery based on the fossil of a previously unknown whale species found in the Charleston area.

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