Favorite Study Locations at CofC

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 […]

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CofC Honors Class of 2023 Profile

Honors College: Class of 2023 Academic Profile* Total number of students: 266 Average SAT score: 1360 Average ACT score: 30 Average GPA – S.C. residents: 4.82 Average GPA – non-residents: 4.12 Number of S.C. residents: 126 Number of non-residents: 140 Honors College: Aiken Fellows Society Class of 2023 Profile* Total number of members: 30 Average SAT […]

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Internship Spotlight: Cyberspace Intern at EastWest Institute

A recent report shows that cyber attacks worldwide have increased almost fourfold in the last year. These attacks are so commonplace, that former Cisco CEO John Chambers once said, “There are two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.” As an international studies and political science double major […]

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Nina Hayes ’21 spends summer as FDIC Student Trainee Examiner

Banks – we all use them to deposit and withdraw money, to gain access to credit and loans and to stash our extra hard-earned cash for a rainy day. But what goes into making sure our banking institutions are following the rules and best practices to ensure the stability of our financial markets? It’s a […]

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Dashiell Jay ’20 Named Goldwater Scholar

Two College of Charleston biochemistry majors have been named 2019–20 Goldwater Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Rising seniors Dashiell Jay and Mason Huebsch were among the 496 students nationwide to receive one of this year’s Goldwater Scholarships, which cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board up […]

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CofC Murals Push Alumna to ‘Learn and Grow’

When Sarah Stertz Winecoff ’13 got a request last year from Kristen Hua ’07, assistant registrar for registration and course/academic events scheduling, to brighten up the College of Charleston’s Office of the Registrar with a mural, she had to think of a worthy subject to grace the walls of that important institution. “I was given lots of creative freedom and […]

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Gretchen Lidicker ’14 is a Woman of Substance

“It’s pretty incredible that we have been villainizing this plant for decades and decades for really no reason,” says Gretchen Lidicker ’14. She is speaking, of course, of that famed, five-leaved spawn of Mother Nature called cannabis. Until lately, it was mainly consumed illegally in the form of dried, chopped and smoked marijuana leaves. Though Lidicker […]

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CofC Honors Student Has a Lot to Sing About

Rising sophomore Eva Leach is a musical star, YouTube sensation and savvy student of the industry. “I’ve always been a musical person,” says the Honors College student. “My family encouraged me to sing at an early age.” That only makes sense coming from such a musically gifted family – her mom sings and plays violin, her dad plays the standup […]

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CofC Honors Alumna Cares for All Creatures Great and Small

  It’s a drizzly Tuesday in March in Sacramento, Calif., and about a dozen children from a local elementary school have their noses pressed against the viewing windows of the veterinary hospital at the city zoo to view a very rare species on the other side of the glass. Dr. Jenessa Tookey Gjeltema ’04 is […]

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2019 Honors College Ceremony

On Friday, May 10th, the CofC Honors Class of 2019 was recognized at the annual Honors College Ceremony. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and senior administrators gathered in Charleston Music Hall to celebrate the accomplishments of all 116 graduating seniors. In one of his last formal speeches prior to retirement, Interim President Osborne closed with three […]

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Graduating Arts Student Illuminates the History of Art

She’s worked behind the scenes of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She’s spent hours in the background of the Gibbes Museum of Art in downtown Charleston. She’s even dug deep into the backstory of Latin American art in Mexico and Spain. But, when it comes to her academic and extracurricular […]

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