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Global Alliance for South Carolina Center at the College of Charleston

Alliance Will Manage Business and Research Partnerships with Israel and Estonia on Behalf of the State of South Carolina

The Global Alliance for South Carolina (GASC), a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, announced official commencement of its operations during a “Media Round Table” event hosted by the College of Charleston on November 11, 2017.  Chartered in September 2016, GASC seeks to stimulate business, economic growth, and research partnerships involving companies and academic institutions in South Carolina, Israel, and Estonia as an independent way to generate economic development, jobs, and university joint programs.  

South Carolina-based technology and entrepreneurial leaders participated in the round table event, which included remarks from GASC co-founders Jonathan Zucker and Harry Huge; Ambassador Judith Varnai Shorer, Consul General of Israel to the Southeastern United States; and Marina Kaljurand, former Estonian Foreign Minister and current Chair of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace.  College of Charleston Provost Brian McGee moderated the Round Table.

Provost McGee announced the formation of the GASC Center at the College of Charleston that will provide an office and infrastructure support for the Global Alliance.  The Center is currently located in the Provost’s Office and Sue Sommer-Kresse is the contact.

November 2, 2017

November 2, 2017 - Luncheon at the College of Charleston President's House

European Union Delegates Hosted by Global Alliance for South Carolina

The Global Alliance for South Carolina event brought European Union Diplomats to the College of Charleston.  Delegates from eleven countries including Trade Attache Isabel Pastor Arenillas visited Greenville, Columbia and Charleston to review economic and trade opportunities in South Carolina.  The closing banquet was hosted by Provost Brian McGee at the College of Charleston on November 10, 2017. 

EU Delegate Dinner for GASC

November 10, 2017 - EU Delegates dinner hosted by the Office of the Provost