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 […]
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 […]
What did you do on your summer vacation? For ocean lovers, it would be hard to top what three marine biology majors at the College did with visiting assistant professor of biology Chris Freeman this summer. Through a combination of Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty (SURF), School of Sciences and Mathematics awards and a National […]
Meet Grace Powell from Daniel Island, South Carolina. She spent her high school career doing the things most high school students do – studying, volunteering, playing sports and hanging out with her friends. But that’s only part of her story. For the past three years, Powell has been playing futsal on the international level. Futsal is a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]