Summer 2013 Edition

I ♥ COFC On April 9th, 350 people packed into the Sottile Theater to witness in!Genius.  In!Genius is an event for the mind, it is ideas and personal stories that are as varied as the speakers – artists, scientists, scholars and industry professionals.   The College of Charleston is the thread that binds them all together.  […]

Spring 2013 Edition

I ♥ COFC Were your students part of the #CougarEffect?  Were you swept into the #Cougar Effect craze?  Thursday, February 28 was National Student Philanthropy Day.  The idea behind National Student Philanthropy Day is to have campus events and activities that enhance awareness and engagement of our students in philanthropy.  1000 of our students are […]

March Newsletter

What’s Hot/What’s Not: 21st Century Graduation Gifts If you received a college graduation gift it was probably a cross pen set, cufflinks, or a VHS player. But what do you get the college grad who grew up watching The Simpsons on DVD? … Read Full Story → 5-minute Professor: Andrew Sobiesuo Enjoy our informal Q&A […]

5-minute Professor: Andrew Sobiesuo

Enjoy our informal Q&A with Andrew Sobiesuo, associate provost for international education of the College’s Center for International Education. Sobiesuo’s leadership inspired more than 600 students to study abroad this year and explore more than 25 countries across the globe. Q:  What is the Center for International Education? A: The Center for International Education was […]

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Parents’ Fund Bridges the Gap

Did you know that tuition only pays for one third of the actual cost of a College of Charleston education? I bet you are asking where the other two thirds come from? You’re right, operating budget is one source, but the means to bridge the gap comes from the thousands of individual gifts from parents […]

What’s Hot/What’s Not: 21st Century Graduation Gifts

If you received a college graduation gift it was probably a cross pen set, cufflinks, or a VHS player. But what do you get the college grad who grew up watching The Simpsons on DVD? Here is a list of our top five gift suggestions: An iPad or smartphone. Your graduate can stay connected to […]

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What We’re Watching Now

2010 was a remarkable year for the College. Take a look at all the major highlights in our latest You Tube featured video “Year in Review”. Click on the You Tube icon below for a direct link to the video. The College of Charleston’s You Tube channel

February Newsletter

What’s Hot/What’s Not: Top 3 Topics of Parent Chatter in 2011 What topics heated up the College’s Parent Listserv in 2010? Was it where to live on or off campus?  Ride-share programs?  Tuition roll back? Campus safety? Course loads and professors?  We’ve compiled the top three and resources that can help. … Read Full Story […]

What We’re Watching Now

The College of Charleston’s You Tube channel hosts hundreds of videos. Take a look at the Life of Achievement video that features alumni and the value of a CofC education.

Charles Towne 101: The Charleston Bucket List

Louise Keim, CofC Parent Advisory Council member and her son, Morgan Keim, ’10 (pictured here with Tom Keim) are the dynamic duo behind Charles Town 101.  In this issue, they share five things you MUST do in Charleston before May. It seemed to us Keims that a Charleston Bucket List might be in order. No […]