CofC Honors Students Get Political Experience in Washington Semester

College of Charleston students are joining their peers throughout South Carolina and taking advantage of a different kind of immersion experience in our nation’s capitol. The South Carolina Washington Semester Internship Program (WSP) offers college students hands-on experience with the political process as they spend a semester living and working in Washington D.C. Housed in […]

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College of Charleston Among Top Fulbright Producers

Fulbright awards are among the most prestigious honors that a U.S. college student can earn. Recently, a record four students from the College of Charleston won Fulbright awards for 2016-2017. In recognition of this accomplishment, the U.S. Department of State, which oversees Fulbright awards, named the College among the country’s Top Producers of Fulbright Students […]

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Diversifying Tech is Goal of Student Group

Diversifying Tech is Goal of Student Group

In a landscape filled with computers and digital devices, one College of Charleston group is doing its part to make sure students of all ages and backgrounds feel empowered to participate in an increasingly tech savvy world. With an eye toward diversifying the field of computer science, leaders in the student organization Women in Computing […]

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Alumni Leading High-Needs Classrooms Throughout U.S.

Honors Alumna Leading High-Needs Classrooms Throughout U.S.

It all starts in the classroom. And, for nine members of the 2016 Teach For America corps, that classroom was at the College of Charleston. With graduates from the Classes of ’16, ’13, ’11 and ’06 in the 2016 Teach For America corps, a record number of CofC alumni are making a difference in classrooms around the […]

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Science Students Honored for STEM Research

Honors Student Honored for STEM Research

What happens when silver nanoparticles are released into the environment? Does gas density impact the migration of a newly forming planet? These are heady questions. And two intrepid Cougars are trying to find the answers. Honors student Sondrica Goines and Wendell Roberson were recognized at the Research Bound in STEM workshop, which recently took place at Georgia Tech […]

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Students Learn, Serve With Alternative Spring Break

Students Learn, Serve With Alternative Spring Break

Intellectual and emotional growth in college is apt to take place in a number of venues. Classrooms, for sure. The library, yeah. Coffee shops, dorm rooms, laboratories and stadiums also offer their share of lessons. But the most accelerated growth for college students often takes place off campus during service-oriented excursions. Students from the College take […]

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CofC Honors Alums Open Cat Cafe in Charleston

Ashley Brooks ’14 and Annaliese Hughes ’14 met during their freshman year as students in the Honors College at the College of Charleston, and once they discovered that they had a mutual affinity for felines, they became the best of friends. That love of cuddly kittens would eventually lead to the duo bringing the first cat […]

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Swansons Named Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) South Carolina Lowcountry Chapter has named Steve ’89 and Emily Swanson ’89 the 2016 Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year. Announced at the chapter’s National Philanthropy Day celebration on Nov. 17, 2016, the award honors the Swansons for their generosity, exemplary leadership in the philanthropic community, civic and charitable responsibilities […]

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SCAMP Research for Success

This is a guest post by Emmanuel Lopez ’20.  On Thursday, October 27, 2016 students from the South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (SCAMP) gathered to present their undergraduate research during the annual “Undergraduate Research Banquet” and thanked the program supporters for making their research possible. Honors College Junior Bravada Hill who’s majoring in history […]

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