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1 hr ago | Charleston Business Journal

Board wants CofC to become research institution

When Glenn McConnell visited the College of Charleston as a candidate for president in the spring, one of the suggestions he made over and over was changing the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Charleston, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

5 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: No Stone in S.C.; No 'Southern Charm' before...

Probably a foregone conclusion since they haven't been seen filming here yet, but while Bravo hasn't yet set an air date for the new season of "Southern Charm," but producers say the new season of the show, which T-Rav has already committed to, won't air before the November general election.


Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Howard U., Oakland U., and Texas A&M's Cyclotron Institute Name New Leaders

Wayne A.I. Frederick, who became Howard University's interim president last October, was appointed to the post permanently in July.


Related Topix: Howard University, Australia, World News, Oakland University, Kalamazoo College, Texas A&M University

The Greenville News

Wedding: Christy Altman & Brandon Spencer

The ceremony was held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 5 o'clock in the evening at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.


Related Topix: Wedding, Charlotte, NC, Greenville (Charlotte, NC), University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Post and Courier

Familiar names lead 2016 presidential race in South Carolina poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading the Democratic pack among this state's voters, according to a new Palmetto Politics poll, while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is receiving the most love here on the GOP side.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Joe Biden, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

Post and Courier

Glenn McConnell doles out $260K to charities including some at C of C

Funding scholarship programs is one of the best ways to increase diversity at the College of Charleston and other schools, and new president Glenn McConnell said he wanted to lead by example.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , Charleston, SC, University of South Carolina

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Post and Courier

Palmetto Politics Poll issues: online gambling, taxes and marijuana

A poll of 1,000 of the state's likely voters asked if they supported or opposed three issues that have been raised by the legislature in Columbia: the legalization of online gambling and medical marijuana, and increasing the sales tax in favor of eliminating the income tax.


Related Topix: Marijuana

Carolina Beaches

CofC Riley Center Helps with Conference to Change Mindset About College in S.C.

The College of Charleston Riley Center for Livable Communities is helping to change the mindset in South Carolina about going to college.


Related Topix: South Carolina

94.3 WSC

New mission statement for College of Charleston

From our News Partners at WCBD-TV : After the college's Board of Trustees meeting went into executive session Wednesday, the new president of the College of Charleston, Glenn McConnell, sent an email to the alumni of the school, outlining changes to the way the college will approach education.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Charleston

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design

This office building at Calhoun and East Bay streets was one of the city's first buildings to use metal louvers to limit the direct sun on the windows.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Clemson University, Charleston County, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Post and Courier

College of Charleston takes first step on path to university status

College of Charleston officials will continue the push to form a research university in the Lowcountry, despite a bill that failed in the waning days of the last legislative session.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Charleston, University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina Beaufort

University Business

George W. Hynd named the sixth president of Oakland University

George W. Hynd has been named the sixth president of Oakland University , succeeding Betty J. Youngblood, interim president since July 2013.


Related Topix: Oakland University, African-American, Champlain College, Washington College, University of Southern Maine

Post and Courier

Downtown bike-share program in the works

Nearly 20 years after an initial, failed attempt, Charleston will again take the plunge on a bike-sharing program early next year that could be similar to one in the nation's capital.


Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant (Washington, DC)

Free Times

Can Lawmakers Force S.C. Universities to Teach Founding Documents?

Does the State of South Carolina have any constitutional authority to mandate teaching college students the founding documents of the country? It's a question state colleges and universities have periodically faced since the passage of a 1924 law, which has once again become an issue.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina Upstate, Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Study: Recycling has Economic Impact of $13a

Study: Recycling has Economic Impact of $13 Billion Dollars Recycling means big business for South Carolina Check out this story on According to the study, the industry has an annual total economic impact of $13 billion dollars.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Newsmakers | Aynor student lands internship with Santee Cooper

Twelve talented South Carolina college students put away their textbooks this summer for some hands-on learning as Santee Cooper.


Related Topix: Santee, SC, Aynor, SC, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik's fate could be determined soon

As the controversy surrounding the College of Charleston basketball program swirls into its fourth week, the fate of head coach Doug Wojcik could be determined when the school's Board of Trustees meets on campus Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: North Augusta, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

Poll: Haley vulnerable heading into 2014 general election

Incumbent South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has a small lead over challenger and state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, according to new polling data released Tuesday and conducted on behalf of ABC News 4 and The Post and Courier.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Immigration Reform

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

SEC down to 2 teams in NCAA baseball tourney

Less than a week after a record-setting 10 SEC teams were invited to the 64-team bracket, eight of them are gone.


Related Topix: Charleston, MS

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Post and Courier

McConnell will win his critics over

Glenn McConnell and I are both graduates of the College of Charleston, I in '50 and he in '69.