Here are few images of President McConnell from October.
President McConnell being fitted for a new College of Charleston ring with the original design. Between 1930 and 1994, Cougar alumni (including President McConnell) designed their own class rings. When President McConnell receives the class ring in December, he will be the first alumnus president in modern history to embrace the original design.
President McConnell laughing with a student as they get sized for their class rings.
President McConnell speaking to a class before they head into the ground floor of 6 Glebe Street – which, interestingly, served as the College’s first classroom under Bishop Robert Smith (the institution's first president).
President McConnell with students, faculty and staff at the South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation Research Banquet.
President McConnell speaking with CofC donor Mace Brown at the Bishop Robert Smith Society celebration and donor walls unveiling.
President McConnell speaking at the unveiling of the Bishop Robert Smith Society Donor Walls in Randolph Hall's Alumni Memorial Hall.
President McConnell with (from left) Mike Gagliardi, Laura Ricciardelli and Craig Eney at the Parent Advisory Council reception at 6 Glebe Street.
President McConnell addressing Parent Advisory Council (PAC) members and students at the PAC reception at 6 Glebe Street.
President McConnell reading the latest edition of the Yard magazine in Cistern Yard. Members of CisternYard media dropped of an advance copy of the magazine and took pictures around campus of President McConnell perusing its contents.
Board of Trustees Chair Greg Padgett with Ralph Lundy (men's soccer) and President McConnell. Before the October Board of Trustees meeting, Coach Lundy was congratulated on having earned 300 career wins at the College.