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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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Lucy Lesniak ’10 followed her instincts from Lancashire, England to the College of Charleston, then New York, N.Y. and finally, for now, to Bangkok, Thailand. 

She trusted those instincts when she decided to double major in business administration and hospitality and tourism management instead of studio art as she’d planned, and when she decided to join the Schottland Scholar Program while also working full-time during her senior year at the College.

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College of Charleston President George Benson was the master of ceremonies at the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Ceremony in Baltimore on April 6.

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United States Senator Tim Scott will be the commencement speaker at the College of Charleston Graduation ceremonies on May 10, 2014. The Spring Commencement Ceremonies will be held in Cistern Yard at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

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Students of Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies and Religious Studies Todd LeVasseur’s environmental studies capstone have arranged for environmental activists and scholars to speak at the College of Charleston for ‘Earth Week’ 2014.

Environmental activist and musician Dana Lyons will perform April 22, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the Theodore S. Stern Student Center Garden (71 George St.), and sustainability scholar and environmental scholar Bron Taylor will speak April 24, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance Alumni Center (86 Wentworth St.).

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South Carolina Ports Authority CEO James I Newsome, III will be the commencement speaker at the Graduate School of the College of Charleston ceremony on Friday, May 9, 2014.

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Ten College of Charleston students presented research April 11-12, 2014 at the annual Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference in Towson, Md.  These scholars represent the best research papers submitted by students from all majors. The conference is the signature academic and outreach event sponsored by the Alliance, under the auspices of the Colonial Athletic Association, of which the College is a new member in 2013-14.  » Read Full Article

Avery Research Center Wins NEA Grant

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 11:44 am

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston has received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a film about the life and works of VertaMae Grovesnor.

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Alicia Moreau Shambo ’89 knows exactly where she’ll be on April 21, 2014 –– the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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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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