Having a love of learning is exactly what it sounds like – it’s a deep, passionate desire to explore the ...
William Blanchett is excited. You can see that in his eyes. They brighten considerably when he talks about his life as ...
By Maggie Carpenter ’21, Content and Community Manager Intern Walking into an English class at 9:15 on a Tuesday morning, one ...
With all eyes on the media throughout 2016’s tumultuous presidential election, Honors College alumna Caroline Kenny ‘15 proved up for the ...
Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library Ok maybe this one is a given, but you would be surprised how many nooks and crannies the library has if you really go looking for them! Sometimes the endless stir of people around can give you just enough energy to power through. Plus the library has 20 group study […]
Does narcissism vary by generation? That question fascinated Casey Roche, a senior psychology major intent on a career in developmental pediatrics. Her curiosity led her to existing studies and before she knew it, she was engaged in an ongoing research project with psychology professor Amy Kolak. Now, this study has become the focus of Roche’s […]
Imagine being a 15-year-old sophomore in high school terrified that your parents will be deported. Imagine being so scared that you don’t leave the house. You stop going to school. You keep silent about your fears because you think you don’t have anyone to talk to. Imagine the challenge of carrying that physical and emotional […]
A team of researchers from the Scofield Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) recently published an article “Amperometric measurements of cocaine cue and novel context‐evoked glutamate and nitric oxide release in the nucleus accumbens core” in the Journal of Neurochemistry. Out of the eight authors credited, five are CofC Honors alumni or current […]
CofC Honors senior Rachel Bradley has joined Knowledge Capital Group (KCG), a healthcare-oriented management consulting firm, as an undergraduate intern. An Economics and International Studies double-major, Rachel takes on the position with a range of experiences including a study abroad trip focused on the Syrian refugee crisis in Amman, Jordan and previous positions at the […]
After a successful career at the College of Charleston that began in 1990, Honors College Dean Trisha Folds-Bennett has accepted the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVa-Wise). CofC President Andrew T. Hsu and Provost Frances Welch extended Dean Folds-Bennett their sincere congratulations and […]
Making friends in a new environment can be intimidating under any circumstances, let alone on a campus with more than 10,000 students. But what some may see as an intimidating challenge, College of Charleston freshman Rex Bingham sees as an opportunity to push himself outside his comfort zone and to develop interpersonal skills. “I try […]
Most people go to great lengths to avoid microorganisms that can cause great harm and even death. Junior Kylie Burke plans to make a career out of them. A double major in biology and chemistry in the College of Charleston Honors College and a pitcher on the softball team, Burke spent last summer as an […]
The interdisciplinary Honors College curriculum allows students to enroll in intriguing coursework taught by faculty members from a wide range of disciplines. One benefit of the flexibility of the curriculum and course proposal process is that it allows instructors with professional backgrounds outside of academia to develop Honors coursework. John Culhane, Scholar in Residence for […]
Aaron Blackshaw’s (’12) path to becoming an emergency room physician started at a crossroads that rarely leads to medical school. It was the summer of 2009 and he was wrapping up his freshman year at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He still hadn’t declared a major and needed to come home to a […]
A highly-personalized mentoring model and an innovative curriculum are hallmarks of the College of Charleston Honors College experience. The Faculty Fellows Program was established to provide each CofC Honors student with a four-year faculty advisor and to develop new Honors course options from a variety of disciplines. Starting with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Honors […]