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August 1 - 31, 2013

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Thursday, January 08, 2015

New Student and Family Orientation
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A two day event for new students and families (January 8-9). New Students and their families will attend various information sessions in order to become familiar with what the College has to offer, meet with an advisor, register for classes, and meet other new students.

Friday, January 09, 2015

New Student and Family Orientation
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A two day event for new students and families (January 8-9). New Students and their families will attend various information sessions in order to become familiar with what the College has to offer, meet with an advisor, register for classes, and meet other new students.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

SURF Information Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Building - (Alumni Center)
Main Campus - School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Building

The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities office will hold the final of two (identical) information sessions regarding the SURF grant program this coming Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm. The session will be held in the SEHHP, Alumni Center, 86 Wentworth St. Although the sessions are not mandatory, we strongly urge either the student or faculty mentor (both if possible) applying for funding to attend a session. The sessions will discuss the updated guidelines and common errors made in the past. As many of you are well aware, for the past few years, requests have far exceeded available funds. Thus, the process is highly competitive. Therefore, it's in your best interest to attend on of the information sessions to learn more about the review process. Please note that applications submitted on old forms, using out-of-date guidelines, will NOT be processed for review.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

I. DeQuincey Newman and South Carolina’s Changing Racial Clim
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

Brown Bag Series: “Discovering the Spirit of an Activist: I. DeQuincey Newman and South Carolina’s Changing Racial Climate,” Sadye L.M. Hogan, DSW, LISW-CP, University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work, Avery Research Center, 12-1:15 pm The civil rights struggle in South Carolina was not simply an attempt to change the racial trajectory of South Carolina, but a challenge to a deeply engrained collective memory of the past that excluded South Carolina’s African American population. Reverend I. DeQuincey Newman (1911-1985) was pastor, activist, and politician who worked diligently to change South Carolina’s racial climate during the twentieth century civil rights movement. He also realized that engrained collective memories, and the hearts of individuals, could not be changed through the legislative process. In this presentation, Dr. Sadye Logan draws from her recently published book, The Spirit of an Activist: The Life and Work of I. DeQuincey Newman (2014), to explore the following questions: (1) Can we ever expect to live in a world free from the distinction of country, language, sect, and race; that is based on love, respect for self, others, and the planet? (2) What has been our role in changing South Carolina’s racial climate? (3) What do we see as the role of the state and federal government in developing and supporting antiracist policies and practices?
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Benjamin Jealous: The Forgotten Origins & Consequences of Race in America
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Main Campus - Sottile Theatre

On January 15, 2015, at 7:00pm in the Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street, at the College of Charleston, Benjamin Jealous, the youngest president in the history of the NAACP, will be speaking to students, staff, faculty, and the general public.

Friday, January 16, 2015

CofC PhilosoFest (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Main Campus - Tate Center

A mini conference featuring CofC Philosophy faculty presenting their own research and a keynote presentation by Prof. Valerie Tiberius of the University of Minnesota.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

CofC PhilosoFest (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Main Campus - Tate Center

A mini conference featuring CofC Philosophy faculty presenting their own research and a keynote presentation by Prof. Valerie Tiberius of the University of Minnesota.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Randy Lewis Speaking Event
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Main Campus - Sottile Theatre

Randy Lewis, author of No Greatness without Goodness, and former VP of Walgreens will speak on employment and inclusion at the Sottile Theater.
  

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Friday, August 09, 2013

Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Calhoun Annex - (Chapel Theatre)

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Monday, August 12, 2013

New Student and Family Orientation Session 9
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus

New students and families will attend various information sessions in order to become familiar with what the College has to offer, meet with an advisor, register for classes, and meet other new students. *The August 13th and 14th session (session 9) is only for transfer students

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

New Student and Family Orientation Session 9
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus

New students and families will attend various information sessions in order to become familiar with what the College has to offer, meet with an advisor, register for classes, and meet other new students. *The August 13th and 14th session (session 9) is only for transfer students

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

URCA Grant Information Session
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Buist Rivers Residence Hall - (Hawkins Living-Learning Center)
Main Campus - Buist Rivers Residence Hall
Main Campus

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities will hold an information session regading the grants available through the academic year. Specifically regarding the AYRA, MAYS and RPG grants.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

New Student and Family Orientation Session 10
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus

New students and families will attend various information sessions in order to become familiar with what the College has to offer, meet with an advisor, register for classes, and meet other new students. Please note the following special circumstances for session 10: *The August 16th and 17th session is limited to freshmen students who live 700 miles or more away from Charleston, SC. **Students attending this session (session 10) will not be able to participate in sorority rush ***Students attending this session (session 10) will not be able to be a part of Summer Preview
New Faculty Orientation
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Building - (Alumni Center)

Orientation for New Faculty
Back to School Picnic
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - TD Arena

21st Annual Back to School Picnic for all current College of Charleston faculty and staff, including adjuncts and temporary employees. State service awards will be presented to those individuals who have been recognized for 10, 20, 30, and 40 years of service.
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus
Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.

Friday, August 16, 2013

New Student and Family Orientation Session 10
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus

New students and families will attend various information sessions in order to become familiar with what the College has to offer, meet with an advisor, register for classes, and meet other new students. Please note the following special circumstances for session 10: *The August 16th and 17th session is limited to freshmen students who live 700 miles or more away from Charleston, SC. **Students attending this session (session 10) will not be able to participate in sorority rush ***Students attending this session (session 10) will not be able to be a part of Summer Preview
New Faculty Orientation
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Orientation for New Faculty
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus
Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Office of New Student Programs Open
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

The Office of New Student Programs will be open to provide information and directions to parents and students about all aspects of the college. Please feel free to stop by to enjoy some air conditioning during move in times, check your email and have your questions answered by the New Student Programs staff and the orientation interns.
Campus and Classroom Tour
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

The orientation interns will provide tours of campus with special emphasis on the location of student’s classes. Students should bring along their fall 2013 schedule so the intern can help them prepare for their first week of classes.
Campus and Classroom Tour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

The orientation interns will provide tours of campus with special emphasis on the location of student’s classes. Students should bring along their fall 2013 schedule so the intern can help them prepare for their first week of classes.
Move-in Day Ice Cream Break!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center - (Arnold Hall)
Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center

Join the Jewish Student Union/Hillel for some ice cream and a cold drink at the Jewish Studies Center (JSC) on the corner of Wentworth St. and Glebe St.
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus
Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Campus and Classroom Tour
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

The orientation interns will provide tours of campus with special emphasis on the location of student’s classes. Students should bring along their fall 2013 schedule so the intern can help them prepare for their first week of classes.
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.
Sunday Student Mass
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Off Campus

All college students and campus faculty/staff are welcome to come to 5 PM Catholic Mass. At St. Patrick Church -corner of St. Philip & Radcliffe Sts.
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Welcome Back with Beaufort Stew for College Students
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We'd like to welcome all the new and returning students for Beaufort Stew on Sunday Evening, August 18, 2013 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Georgestock
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Main Campus - TD Arena

Bring your roommates to TD Arena and help us kick of the school year CofC style! 
Honors College Freshmen Graffiti Mixer
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Buist Rivers Residence Hall - (Hawkins Living-Learning Center)
Main Campus - Buist Rivers Residence Hall

What better way to meet other incoming Honors students than by writing on them (well, on their t-shirts)? Come to this Honors College tradition, class of 2017!

Monday, August 19, 2013

New Student Convocation
10:00 AM

Convocation is an annual celebration at which students and faculty gather to celebrate the official opening of the scholastic year. Originally, “convocation” meant a gathering of the clergy or the divisions of a diocese; however, at the College of Charleston, the word and the event have evolved from their ecclesiastical roots to embrace the intellectual community as well. The College’s convocation welcomes new students to the liberal arts and sciences community and encourages them to consider their own intellectual journey through small group conversations with individual faculty. This occasion also serves to familiarize incoming students with the College’s academic traditions as well as the institution’s history, symbols and mottos. As part of convocation, faculty lead students through the arch at Porters Lodge and convene in the Cistern Yard as a new community of scholars. Students officially sign "the book." The inscription on that historic arch reads (in Greek) "Know Thyself."
2013 Celebration of Summer Scholars
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Main Campus - Physicians Promenade

The office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) will hold its annual “Celebration of Summer Scholars: Exposition of Faculty and Student Research, Scholarship & Creativity at the College of Charleston” on Monday, August 19, 2013. Students and faculty representing various disciplines from across campus will be presenting their research through lectures and posters.
Information Table
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

Orientation interns will be available to provide information and directions to students who are free to stop by the information table for giveaways and other goodies.
Campus and Classroom Tour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

The orientation interns will provide tours of campus with special emphasis on the location of student’s classes. Students should bring along their fall 2013 schedule so the intern can help them prepare for their first week of classes.
New SNAP Student Orientation Session
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center

Information session for all students newly approved for SNAP services beginning this Fall semester.
National Cupcake Day
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Liberty Street Fresh Food Company

Join us in Liberty Fresh Food Co for an array of cupcakes in honor of National Cupcake Day and to prepare everyone for the first day of classes.
KINBALL 101: Meet & Learn
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Main Campus - Johnson Center

One of the best ways to meet new people at College of Charleston is through playing casual pick-up sport games such as kinball, indoor soccer, racquetball, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Let us help you learn the basic rules and skills of the most popular sports played by your peers at the Johnson/Silcox Gym to get you ready to add to your social network this coming Fall 2013 semester. We would also like to introduce you to the game of kinball which is rising in popularity. If you've never heard of it, then let us help you get acquainted with the sport! Come to one of the clinics or come to them all. We would love to have you and there's no need to sign up. We hope to see you there and tell your friends!
Welcome Back Cookout!
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Garden)
Main Campus - Stern Student Center

Join us for our annual Welcome Back Cookout! We've got Kosher burgers, hot dogs, veggie options, and soft drinks. This is a great chance to meet people and see familiar faces.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Information Table
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

Orientation interns will be available to provide information and directions to students who are free to stop by the information table for giveaways and other goodies.
Information Table
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Orientation interns will be available to provide information and directions to students who are free to stop by the information table for giveaways and other goodies.
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Dining Service Welcome to Campus
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Join us in Cougar Mall on the first day of classes for prizes, giveaways, special visitors, samples, and much more! If you need to sign up for your meal plan we'll be assisting with sign ups and changes also.
Free Candy Table
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Free Candy and information about Office of Victim Services and SCOPE (Safe Campus Outreach Prevention & Education Peer Group)
Carter Real Estate Welcome Party
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - Beatty Center - (Atrium and Entryway)
Main Campus - Beatty Center

Come and have some afternoon snacks with us at The Carter Real Estate Center. Learn where a career in real estate can take you. We have some exciting news to announce!
Cru Ice Cream Social
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Garden)

Enjoy some Ice Cream after your first day of class and meet some new friends, play some corn hole, and the newly popular spike ball :)
Java for Jews: First Year Students of Hillel (FYSH)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come talk about your first day of classes with other first year students (freshmen & transfers) at Starbucks on King Street near Beaufain St. (239 King Street)
INDOOR SOCCER 101: Meet & Learn
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Main Campus - Johnson Center

One of the best ways to meet new people at College of Charleston is through playing casual pick-up sport games such as kinball, indoor soccer, racquetball, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Let us help you learn the basic rules and skills of the most popular sports played by your peers at the Johnson/Silcox Gym to get you ready to add to your social network this coming Fall 2013 semester. We will have every Tuesday night reserved from 7:00pm-11:00pm at the Johnson/Silcox Gym all semester long for Indoor Soccer games. Come to one of the clinics or come to them all. We would love to have you and there's no need to sign up. We hope to see you there and tell your friends!
Welcome Back Dinner
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Ballroom)
Main Campus - Stern Student Center

Join CSA for a great dinner as new students join with old students to talk about this year - bring all your friends - all are welcome!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Information Table
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

Orientation interns will be available to provide information and directions to students who are free to stop by the information table for giveaways and other goodies.
Information Table
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Orientation interns will be available to provide information and directions to students who are free to stop by the information table for giveaways and other goodies.
Ice Cream Pool Sundae at Liberty
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Main Campus - Liberty Street Fresh Food Company

Join us for an Ice cream sundae bar in a POOL at Fresh Food Co!
Sustainable Resilence in our Communities- Building a Better Future
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Main Campus - Tate Center

Part of Sustainability Green Bag Luncheon Series- Bring your sandwich, we will provide the sides while listening to a panel of experts on how important it is to become sustainable for our own communities, lessons learned from 9/11/01. September 11, 2013 in Tate 202 from 12pm- 1:30pm
RACQUETBALL 101: Meet & Learn
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Johnson Center

One of the best ways to meet new people at College of Charleston is through playing casual pick-up sport games such as kinball, indoor soccer, racquetball, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Let us help you learn the basic rules and skills of the most popular sports played by your peers at the Johnson/Silcox Gym to get you ready to add to your social network this coming Fall 2013 semester. The Johnson Center racquetball courts are calling your name! Come to one of the clinics or come to them all. We would love to have you and there's no need to sign up. We hope to see you there and tell your friends!
Games @ The Cistern
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - Cistern Yard

Toss the disc, throw the football or just relax and enjoy some conversation while making some new friends.
Sustainability Bootcamp
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Ballroom)

Welcome Week event for all new and returning students as well as the community at large. Come and learn the basics or what sustainability at the College of Charleston is about and ways to get involved.
MSPS Ice Cream Social
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Main Campus - Rivers Green

Ice Cream Social to welcome back all the students to campus!
SGA Election Informational Meetings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat! Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior senators are needed. Potential candidates MUST attend one of the scheduled informational meetings to receive a candidate packet. Meetings are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28.
Kick-Off Wednesday with Lutheran Campus Ministry
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Kick-off Wednesday with Lutheran Campus Ministry! Join us August 21 at 6 pm for a meal and fellowship. We gather at the Community Center of St Matthews (403 King St.--across from Marion Square)
Meet-to-Eat!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center - (Arnold Hall)
Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center

Join us for a free dinner and great conversation at our 1st weekly Meet-to-Eat in Arnold Hall!
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The Journey Kick-Off Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Off Campus

The Journey, an eclectic worshiping community for college students, kicks off the new year at Joe Pasta on 428 King Street (one block from upper campus). Along with some free prizes, there will be worship, Q&A, and discussion. Bring your hardest questions on faith, God, and the meaning of life. Searchers, skeptics, and even Red Sox fans welcome. *To make it easier to find, a group will leave together from front of the book store on Calhoun at 5:40 pm.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Information Table
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center Annex

Orientation interns will be available to provide information and directions to students who are free to stop by the information table for giveaways and other goodies.
Free Beverage Table
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Giving away cold drinks and information about Office of Victim Service and SCOPE (Safe Campus Outreach Prevention and Education peer group)
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OID Student Meet & Greet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Lobby)
Main Campus - Stern Student Center

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity for free give-a-ways and information as we welcome our students back to the CofC
Open House
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center - (Career Center, room 216)

The Career Center will hold an Open House for new students to acquaint them with our progams and services
SGA Election Informational Meetings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat! Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior senators are needed. Potential candidates MUST attend one of the scheduled informational meetings to receive a candidate packet. Meetings are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28.
Speed Friending
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Main Campus - Robert Scott Small Building

Peer Counseling is doing a Speed Friending Event for Welcome Week. Come, hang out, eat snacks and meet a bunch of people. (RSS rm 319) If it is as popular as the last welcome week maybe we will have to schedule another!
VOLLEYBALL 101: Meet & Learn
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Main Campus - Johnson Center

One of the best ways to meet new people at College of Charleston is through playing casual pick-up sport games such as kinball, indoor soccer, racquetball, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Let us help you learn the basic rules and skills of the most popular sports played by your peers at the Johnson/Silcox Gym to get you ready to add to your social network this coming Fall 2013 semester. Thursday Volleyball Net Night is one of the most popular play nights at the Johnson Center so why not learn the basics and be part of the fun! Come to one of the clinics or come to them all. We would love to have you and there's no need to sign up. We hope to see you there and tell your friends!
Cru 1st Weekly Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Ballroom)
Main Campus - Stern Student Center

Music, Meet New People, Be Encouraged, Learn about God. The first of our weekly Thursday night meetings.
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Calhoun Annex - (Chapel Theatre)
Main Campus - Calhoun Annex
Main Campus

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Friday, August 23, 2013

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OID Student Meet & Greet
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity in welcoming students back to the CofC with free giveaways!
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
Student Employment Essentials
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Lightsey Center - (Career Center, room 216)

The Career Center will hold an information session to explain how students can find part-time employment on and off campus and how to use our online job board called CISTERNonline
ULTIMATE FRISBEE 101: Meet & Learn
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Main Campus - Johnson Center

One of the best ways to meet new people at College of Charleston is through playing casual pick-up sport games such as kinball, indoor soccer, racquetball, volleyball, and ultimate frisbee. Let us help you learn the basic rules and skills of the most popular sports played by your peers at the Johnson/Silcox Gym to get you ready to add to your social network this coming Fall 2013 semester. Ultimate Frisbee is often played at Marion Square by students so learn the basics so you can join in on the fun! Come to one of the clinics or come to them all. We would love to have you and there's no need to sign up. We hope to see you there and tell your friends!
Dept. of Theatre and Dance Welcome BBQ
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Theatre and Dance Fall Welcome Back BBQ is a chance to learn all about the Dept.and the Fall auditions, meet the faculty, to meet the Center Stage and Dance Alliance officers, and to get some free food and door prizes! Anyone interested in Theatre and Dance is welcome to attend.
SGA Election Informational Meetings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat! Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior senators are needed. Potential candidates MUST attend one of the scheduled informational meetings to receive a candidate packet. Meetings are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28.
Shabbat Celebration!
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center - (Arnold Hall)
Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center - (Levin Library)
Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center

Come celebrate the first Shabbat of the school year! Student-led services begin in the 2nd floor library (JSC) at 5:45PM followed by Shabbat dinner at 6:30PM in Arnold Hall. (JSC)
Casino Night (Multi-Day Event)
7:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center

A traditonal welcome back event. Great prizes, great friends and a great time!
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Calhoun Annex - (Chapel Theatre)
Main Campus - Calhoun Annex
Main Campus

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Casino Night (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 12:00 AM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center

A traditonal welcome back event. Great prizes, great friends and a great time!
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
Cru Beach Bash
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center

Come hang at a beach house out on folly for the afternoon with Cru. Volleyball, Cornhole, Football, Spike Ball. Free burgers and dogs! Meet at the stern center on George st. @ 1 for a ride.
Back to School Jam
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Rivers Green

Student Organization Fair with free food, music and fun!
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Welcome Back Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Welcome Back Sunday, August 25 Lutheran Campus Ministry invites you to worship at 11 AM followed by a lowcountry boil-meal after worship. Join us at St Matthews Lutheran Church (405 King St.--across from Marion Square)
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Main Campus - Calhoun Annex - (Chapel Theatre)
Main Campus - Calhoun Annex
Main Campus

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.
Sunday Student Mass
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Off Campus

All college students and campus faculty/staff are welcome to come to 5 PM Catholic Mass. At St. Patrick Church -corner of St. Philip & Radcliffe Sts.

Monday, August 26, 2013

CSL Information Table
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Center for Student Learning tutors, consultants, and PAC will provide students with information about the Center for Student Learning, the CSL Open House, study skills workshops, and tutoring services. Get some information on academic support, giveaways, and other goodies.
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
SGA Election Informational Meetings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat! Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior senators are needed. Potential candidates MUST attend one of the scheduled informational meetings to receive a candidate packet. Meetings are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28.
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Reading Hebrew
5:25 PM - 6:40 PM

Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center - (Levin Library)

Reading Hebrew is an informal, weekly course teaching students how to read Hebrew. It is aimed at beginners and those who have rusty skills and are interested in developing more skills. The focus is reading, not language comprehension. This is a beginning class and no previous knowledge is required. Participants are requested to attend all class meetings. Registration is not required. The course is free of charge and open to the entire community. It cannot be taken for college credit. There will be a small charge for the text used in each class. The sessions are weekly 75-minute classes, taught by native Hebrew speaker Shula Holtz, who has been teaching the class since its inception with a great deal of success.
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Curious Tales of the Talmud
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center - (Arnold Hall)

The Talmud’s role as a primary source of Jewish law can obscure its value as a literary treasure. The stories in the Talmud reveal an imaginative richness that is a crucial part of the interpretation and preservation of a treasured culture. The course will draw upon the wisdom contained in hundreds of volumes of post-Talmudic literature. It is predicated on the understanding that the Talmud employed cryptic stories and parables to relay relevant and profound messages in a way that makes the reader an active partner in decoding the text and constructing its meaning. Written in esoteric language, these stories couch within them penetrating insights into life, our universe, God, humankind—and how they all come together. August 26: Life Lessons from Gargantuan Fish, Geese, and Corpses
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Calhoun Annex - (Chapel Theatre)
Main Campus - Calhoun Annex
Main Campus

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Calhoun Annex - (Chapel Theatre)
Main Campus - Calhoun Annex
Main Campus

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

CSL Information Table
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Center for Student Learning tutors, consultants, and PAC will provide students with information about the Center for Student Learning, the CSL Open House, study skills workshops, and tutoring services. Get some information on academic support, giveaways, and other goodies.
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
SGA Election Informational Meetings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat! Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior senators are needed. Potential candidates MUST attend one of the scheduled informational meetings to receive a candidate packet. Meetings are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28.
CSA Bible Study
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Room 201)

All are welcome as we : Pray the Psalms & deal with life. Student-led discussion
Shakespeare Project - Hamlet
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

David Lee Nelson, Evan Parry, and Joy Vandervort-Cobb lead an ensemble cast in arguably the greatest tragedy ever written and certainly one of the Bard’s most produced, adapted and quoted works. Shakespeare's classic tale of ghosts, deception, and revenge explores the depths of grief, rage, madness and moral corruption. Set in a decadent garden alongside a stately Charleston mansion, guest director Adam Knight presents a vision of Hamlet seeping with local spirits and faded history.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

CSL Information Table
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Center for Student Learning tutors, consultants, and PAC will provide students with information about the Center for Student Learning, the CSL Open House, study skills workshops, and tutoring services. Get some information on academic support, giveaways, and other goodies.
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
SGA Election Informational Meetings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center
Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Room 206)

Want to become more involved on-campus? Run for an SGA Senate seat! Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior senators are needed. Potential candidates MUST attend one of the scheduled informational meetings to receive a candidate packet. Meetings are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28.
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Fall Kickoff Cookout
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Main Campus - Stern Student Center - (Garden)

Free Food, Cornhole, Spike Ball, Music, Chance to Meet People, and information about Campus Outreach

Thursday, August 29, 2013

CSL Information Table
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - Cougar Plaza (Cougar Mall)

Center for Student Learning tutors, consultants, and PAC will provide students with information about the Center for Student Learning, the CSL Open House, study skills workshops, and tutoring services. Get some information on academic support, giveaways, and other goodies.
College of Charleston Blood Drive
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The College of Charleston in partnership with the American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive Thursday and Friday, August 29th & 30th on Physician’s Prominade from 10am-4pm. All students, faculty, staff and guests are welcome to join in the drive to save lives. One donation can save up to 3 lives. Appointments are encouraged but not necessary. To do so, visit: www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: COCharleston For blood drive sponsorship inquiries or for more information call Barbie Schreiner @ 843-323-7457
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.

Friday, August 30, 2013

College of Charleston Blood Drive
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - Physicians Promenade

The College of Charleston in partnership with the American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive Thursday and Friday, August 29th & 30th on Physician’s Prominade from 10am-4pm. All students, faculty, staff and guests are welcome to join in the drive to save lives. One donation can save up to 3 lives. Appointments are encouraged but not necessary. To do so, visit: www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: COCharleston For blood drive sponsorship inquiries or for more information call Barbie Schreiner @ 843-323-7457
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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
Conflict in the Classroom (RSS, Rm. 253)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Main Campus - Robert Scott Small Building

Part 1 in a 5-part series: Faculty Roundtables for Diverse & Inclusive Classrooms This session will focus on modeling a constructive use of tension in classroom discussions for the purpose of exploring diversity.
CSA FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHTS
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Off Campus

ALL are welcome - great food & movie to relax - in CSA Upper Room
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Art Exhibit: Herb Parker/Joseph Burwell
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Main Campus - The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts - (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art)

Herb Parker: Studio Practice and Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited
The stereotypical image of the artist’s studio as a paint-splattered, sparsely furnished garret where the lone artist toils away producing their brilliant works is in much need of re-examination. Many artists’ studios are a far cry from this description, and serve very different functions for their inhabitants. This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the Halsey Institute’s galleries.
Shakespeare Project - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Main Campus - Simons Center
Main Campus - Simons Center - (Robinson Theatre)

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s (Aracadia, and the film - Shakespeare in Love) modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdly comical examination of the misadventures of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Structured as the inverse of Shakespeare’s play, the title characters are the leads and Hamlet becomes the smaller role, this “Laurel and Hardy-like” duo largely appear while they are “off-stage” in Hamlet and while there they grapple cleverly and comically with life’s fundamental questions.

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