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Marine Biology Grad is a Cape Crusader

Honors Marine Biology Grad is a Cape Crusader

Life’s hectic undertow can shift in the blink of an eye, with no warning or care. For this alumnus, a rare encounter with a leatherback sea turtle  reminded him that when you’re thrown off course, sometimes all you can do is wait for help. By Luke Rein ’15 2015 was an exciting year. After I […]

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In a Lather about Hand-Washing

In a Lather about Hand-Washing

Often, it’s the little things that matter most. That is certainly true when it comes to the economic impact of washing – or not washing – your hands. Soap and water seem like an obvious fix to what ails you, but it’s not quite that simple. By Zach Sturman ’17 Doctors do it. Nurses do […]

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2017 Honors College Ceremony

On Friday, May 12th, the CofC Honors Class of 2017 was recognized at the Honors College Ceremony. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and President McConnell and other senior administrators gathered in Sottile Theater to celebrate the accomplishments of all 106 graduating students who successfully completed all requirements of the Honors College. Also recognized at the ceremony was Arlinda […]

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Alumna Reports From Political Trenches at CNN

With all eyes on the media throughout 2016’s tumultuous presidential election, Honors College alumna Caroline Kenny ‘15 proved up for the challenge. Rather than just dipping her toes in, Kenny dove head-first into the chaotic election coverage as a digital producer for CNN Politics in Washington. Born and raised on Long Island, Kenny traded in biting […]

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Senior’s Washington Semester Leads to Job

Once senior Chloe Field ’17 makes up her mind, she goes for it. When this Pittsburgh native realized that she wanted to attend the College of Charleston, she closed out out of all her other online university applications and clicked “submit” on the one she had completed for CofC. Though her friends and family were stunned, she soon received that large admissions envelope with information for accepted […]

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Senior Finds Her Calling in Women’s Health, Rural Medicine

Having grown up in Mountain Rest, South Carolina, a spit of a town tucked into the northwest corner of the Palmetto State, Grace Moxley ’17 knows a thing or two about rural life. She is more than familiar with the long drives just to get to a restaurant, the requisite trek to the next town over to […]

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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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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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