Archive | February, 2012

Princeton Review ranks CofC as a “Best Value College” – Charleston Post and Courier

The College of Charleston has been ranked as a “Best Value College” by the Princeton Review. The Princeton Review and USA Today presented the top 100 “Best Value Colleges” list today. The list identifies America’s top undergraduate schools offering excellent academics, generous financial aid, and/or relatively low cost of attendance.  

CofC offers new MBA focus in hospitality revenue management- Charleston Business Journal

The two-year-old MBA program at the College of Charleston’s School of Business is expanding to include a focus on hospitality revenue management. The new focus came after increased attention into revenue management for the hospitality industry. In 2010, Susan Thronson said in Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s 2010 special report, “Revenue management has continued […]

Casino opponents: Gambling would lead to more crime- Miami Herald

Though its scope was impressive, that study does have critics, including College of Charleston Associate Professor of Economics Douglas Walker. Walker said the fundamental flaw with its crime increase projections was that it did not correctly factor in the droves of tourists attracted by some casinos. “That’s going to overstate the crime rate,” said Walker, […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: 3 events highlight area celebration- Charleston Post and Courier

Gullah exhibit The pioneering scholarship of Lorenzo Dow Turner, a linguist who helped link West African communities to the coastal Southeast of the United States, is the subject of a traveling exhibition presented by the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. Black youth The documentary “Woke Up Black” by […]

Charleston County School District’s plan to bring minority students up to speed- Charleston City Paper

Fran Welch, dean of the College of Charleston’s School of Education, Health, and Human Performance, has been keeping tabs on the school district for years, and she has seen black male students dropping out at disproportionate rates. According to national data, test scores of black students who spend a year with a black teacher tend […]

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