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11:58 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

A magical mapt to 'The Kingdom of Charleston'

Scott Suchy's map for the Charleston City Paper's College Student Guide is one of the funnest we've seen.
8:15 am on Thursday April 10, 2014

SC students not ready for global success

A new report by the S.C. Education Oversight Committee says students are not ready for success in a global economy.One of the more startling things in the report is that 41 percent of students who attend a two-year technical college need remediation...
7:38 am on Wednesday April 9, 2014

Bill would prohibit SC colleges from using lottery money on buildings

It probably comes as a surprise to most South Carolinians who think state lottery money is for improving K-12 schools and providing college scholarships, but lottery money can be used on buildings or maintenance. A bill to prohibit that passed a...
1:44 am on Tuesday March 11, 2014

Gay, lesbian themes in freshmen reading to cost S.C. universities

After freshmen reading books contained subject matter on homosexuality, lawmakers look like they intend to make Cuts to the College of Charleston's and USC Upstate's budgets stick.  
10:32 pm on Friday March 7, 2014

Study Finds SC Needs More College Educated Workers to Fuel Economic Growth

A new study says South Carolina is facing a shortfall of college educated workers to fuel its economic growth. The study, done by two professors from the University of South Carolina, found the state could be lacking 100,000 workers with 2-year and...
3:27 pm on Wednesday April 24, 2013

Stressed about college finals? Play with puppies on Friday

The College of Charleston annual stress-relieving event kicks off on Reading Day, April 25, continues through May 3, the last day of final exams. Those activities include "Puppies on the Green", when Pet Helpers will bring puppies on Friday, April...
5:05 am on Friday April 5, 2013

Charleston colleges, higher ed bring a $4.4 billion impact

A study estimates that public universities in the Charleston area bring a $4.4 billion economic impact during, supporting 41,000 jobs. The study covered fiscal year 2010-2011 and was released by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in...
5:23 am on Tuesday April 2, 2013

'Sustainability Week' at the College of Charleston

The College of Charleston’s Office of Sustainability will hosting its second Sustainability Week from Monday, April 8, to Thursday, April 11. The event is opent to the public and will bring free lectures, workshops, new programs, and even a farmers...
5:35 am on Friday March 8, 2013

South Carolina's college graduation rate is sixth-highest in the nation

Image by Flickr user cryptic_star A recently released report by the National Student Clearinghouse has revealed that the college graduation rate in the state of South Carolina is 71.52 percent, earning the Palmetto State bragging rights for having...
2:13 pm on Saturday December 1, 2012

#MYRsports: Chants fall to Old Dominion

Norfolk, VA – Sophomore quarterback Taylor Heinicke proved why he deserves to be a finalist for the Walter Payton Award as he led the #4 seeded Old Dominion Monarchs over the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in a shootout by a score of 63-35.  In a...