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 […]
Major changes are underway with the Honors College’s merit scholarship group, now known as the Charleston Fellows Program. The program, formerly known as the Aiken Fellow Society, has a new name aimed at disassociating the group from the legacy of its original namesake. It also, as of this past spring, has a new strategic plan designed to chart the program’s evolution over the coming years. […]
CofC Honors junior Lauren Ollis has joined Knowledge Capital Group (KCG), a healthcare-oriented management consulting firm, as an undergraduate intern. An International Business and Marketing double-major with a minor in Italian Studies, Lauren enters this internship with multiple study abroad experiences and leadership positions on campus at the College of Charleston. Some of these experiences […]
This semester has been anything but business as usual in the classroom. Faculty and students alike have been forced to make significant adjustments. Small, close-knit classes with vibrant discussion are an integral part of the Honors experience. Unfortunately, this means the typical Honors classroom isn’t exactly conducive for social distancing. But in typical Honors fashion, […]
Some students qualify for need-based scholarships, others for merit-based scholarships. Not many receive financial aid because they are committed to social and political activism, and because they are proven young leaders with a track record of creative innovation. Leave it to local philanthropist and social justice advocate Linda Ketner to establish a program at the […]
They first met at a protest rally in Charleston in 2017. Linda Ketner and Tanner Crunelle ’20, two passionate activists fighting for marginalized populations, want to create a more embracing, accepting environment for the LGBTQ+ community at the College of Charleston. An adjunct professor of sociology at the College from 1988 to 1991, Ketner created […]
The College of Charleston Honors College has been selected as a high-ranking program by Inside Honors 2020-2021: Ratings and Reviews of 40 Top Public University HonorsPrograms. A major theme of this year’s edition is how honors colleges at regional public universities can provide the same quality student experiences and outcomes as their honors counterparts at […]
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 […]