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 […]
On Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, four accomplished graduates from the College of Charleston’s Class of 2020 will address their classmates in celebration of their academic achievements in the face of unprecedented times. While it may not be the commencement they envisioned, it will certainly be one to remember. Olivia Rothstein, Asia Pitts, Abbie Kline, and […]
We’ve all learned lessons in acceptance and adaptability since the coronavirus pandemic came along and changed pretty much all the plans we’d made for the summer. And students hoping to pursue internship opportunities and other experiential learning opportunities this summer are no different. “COVID-19 has significantly altered students’ summer internship plans,” says Kristin Wichmann, experiential […]
More than 2,200 new students from around the country and around the world will start their undergraduate careers at the College of Charleston this month as part of the Class of 2024. This cohort includes individuals from 45 U.S. states, districts and territories, as well as international students from a host of countries such as […]
Over the past several months, racial inequality has become a central issue in the United States. For many, however, it’s been the central issue for a long time. And for three students at the College of Charleston, it has been a key motivator, prompting them to spearhead significant advancements regarding enrollment in the Honors College, and establish a […]
Like so many in our community, I am deeply distressed over the recent deaths of Black citizens at the hands of police. Every account I have read about the murders of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and Breonna Taylor is so upsetting I can barely think about anything else. How can a […]
Spend a few moments with Paul Dierksheide ’20 and you’ll gain some appreciation for the term infectious enthusiasm. This computing in the arts major embodies that phrase. His joie de vivre is palpable, reinforced by his gift for rapt conversation, a megawatt smile and bright, flashing eyes. Dierksheide’s demeanor seems entirely fitting: he’s got a lot to be enthusiastic […]
If it hadn’t been for coming to Charleston for spring break her junior year of high school, Madison Crow never would have ended up at the College of Charleston. This Tennessee native intended on spending her vacation on the beach, but decided to join a friend on a tour of CofC. Now, she’s completing her degree […]
With each flick of her wrist and tilt of her cellphone, College of Charleston graduate Pangur Brougham-Cook creates a smattering of blue polka dots across her computer screen as music ripples simultaneously through the air. The more she turns her phone, the more notes spill out alongside a flurry of blue dots. The darker the blue […]
In any other year, the senior class of Aiken Fellows would have spent the first week of April summarizing their Honors College Bachelor’s Essay projects for a packed auditorium. These presentations have long functioned as a culminating moment for members of the Aiken Fellows Society to share and celebrate their impressive academic undertakings. But like […]
“Nevertheless, she persisted.” That three-word phrase quickly became the unofficial rallying cry used by many supporters of Senator Elizabeth Warren during her recent presidential campaign. It’s a mantra that political science major and Honors College student Zainab Dossaji knows well. She heard it many times while working as an organizing intern for the Elizabeth Warren campaign […]