Author Archives: Ron Menchaca

CofC Monitoring and Planning for 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

By | February 28, 2020

Dear Campus Community, The College of Charleston continues to closely monitor the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for its ongoing and potential impacts and is taking appropriate actions to support and safeguard our university community. At this time, no cases have been identified at the College of Charleston or in South Carolina. The College’s Emergency… Read More »

College Suspends All Operations for Sept. 8 Through Sept. 12

By | September 7, 2017

Due to Hurricane Irma, the College is suspending all operations beginning Friday, September 8, through Tuesday, September 12. All classes and College events are cancelled for Friday, September 8, through Tuesday, September 12. Information will be provided at a later time regarding the reopening of campus facilities. Please note: the campus reopening may be delayed… Read More »

College Monitoring Hurricane Irma

By | September 6, 2017

Dear Campus Community, College officials continue to work with state and local emergency preparedness teams to monitor the track of Hurricane Irma. At this time, the governor of South Carolina has declared a “state of emergency.” PLEASE NOTE: this is a procedural declaration and not a call for evacuation. The declaration is an important first step for emergency… Read More »

Campus Secure, Students Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane

By | October 5, 2016

President Glenn McConnell provided the following update regarding campus hurricane preparations on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016: Dear Campus Community: This morning, approximately 50 students from the College of Charleston as well as members of the College’s student affairs team boarded buses bound for the University of South Carolina in Columbia to wait out Hurricane Matthew.… Read More »

College Closes Campus for Friday, Sept 2

By | September 1, 2016

Due to inclement weather related to Hurricane Hermine, the College of Charleston has cancelled all classes and College activities for Friday, September 2. This cancellation affects all classes, labs, meetings and other activities scheduled at the downtown campus (including Harbor Walk and Avery Research Center), North Campus, Patriot’s Point, Grice Marine Lab and the Lowcountry Graduate… Read More »