Here are some images of President McConnell from November and December.
President McConnell with (from left) Major John Dunmyer III, the Burke High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion Color Guard and Sergeant First Class Jerome E. Vanderhorst.
President McConnell with (from left) Palmetto Warrior Connection Veterans Benefits Advocate Jeremy Kouba and Executive Director Jermaine Husser and College Executive Vice President George Watt (institutional advancement) at the grand opening celebration of the College of Charleston's Veteran and Military Student Center.
President McConnell speaking at the College of Charleston Alumni Awards Gala at the Gaillard Center.
President McConnell with (from left) Jean and Tap Johnson and Dan Ravenel at the College of Charleston Alumni Awards Gala. Jean and Tap Johnson received the Alumni Award of Honor, which is the highest honor awarded by the College of Charleston Alumni Association. It is presented to those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Association or to the College.
President McConnell with past Cougar parents David and Susan Knox (center), School of Business Dean Alan Shao (back row, second from left), management and marketing professor Rene Mueller (back row, second from right) and the Knox Global Scholars.
President McConnell with (from left) Clyde the Cougar, CofC senior Caleb Bubash and OSO Captain Brian Deiters (U.S. Marines). Caleb was recognized during the Nov. 30th men's basketball game for earning the prestigious Marine Corps Commandant’s Trophy.
President McConnell in the rowdy student section during the men's basketball game against LSU.
President McConnell huddled up with the men's basketball team in the locker room after the big win against nationally ranked LSU.
President McConnell speaking at the 30th Annual Sottile House Tree Lighting Ceremony.
President McConnell delivering welcome remarks at the College's "Moving from Crisis to Action: A Public Health Approach to Reducing Gun Violence" event, which was held at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church.
President McConnell (pointing out some of his favorite ornaments on his Christmas Tree) with Bill Carswell (guest houses) during the holiday drop-in at the President's House.
President McConnell mingling with CofC faculty and staff during the holiday drop-in at the President's House on Glebe Street.
President McConnell serving pancakes to a student during Pancakes with the President. The event was put on by the Center for Student Learning as part of the College’s annual Cougar Countdown, a series of events and activities during the last week of classes and exam week.
Before getting some pancakes, CofC student Kristy Abd-El-Malak takes a selfie with President McConnell.
The Madrigal Singers, an ensemble of the College of Charleston Concert Choir, singing Happy Birthday to President McConnell during the Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting.
President McConnell speaking at the grand opening celebration of the field research stations at Dixie Plantation.
President McConnell during the singing of the national anthem at the College's December Commencement in TD Arena.
President McConnell with honorary degree recipients (from left) Betty Beatty, Sue Sommer-Kresse and John Kresse at the College's December Commencement in TD Arena. Legendary cougar basketball coach John Kresse was the commencement speaker.