Archive | Alumni Profiles

I Want Your Job: Marketing Director for BoomTown

Rivers Pearce ’01 didn’t just dream of playing in a rock ‘n roll band in front of thousands of screaming fans. He actually did it for several years. But when it finally came time to trade in his guitar for a day job, in the true spirit of a liberal arts education he pivoted in […]

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Looking Back at one Alum’s Top 100 Finish at the Boston Marathon

Last year at this time, Chris Bailey ’12 and ’15 was making his final preparations to run in the 2015 Boston Marathon. Despite a less-than-ideal weather forecast, his lofty goal of completing the 26.2-mile distance in under 2 hours and 30 minutes seemed quite doable. After all, Bailey, a former student-athlete in the Honors College and […]

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‘Travel + Leisure’ Photo Editor Sees World Through Images

Skye Senterfeit ‘03 fell into publishing more or less by accident. Majoring in biology and Classics in the Honors College at the College of Charleston, she originally planned on going to medical school. But when a professor suggested she consider the publishing industry, everything changed. Today, she works as an associate photo editor for Travel + Leisure Magazine in New York City. […]

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Honors Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Fellowships!

Congratulations to Honors Alumni – Erica Tracey, Brenna Norton-Baker, Andrew George, and Dyanne Vaught – for receiving National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships! Honors Alum, Tyler Perini, also earned an Honorable Mention. The NSF GRFP helps ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports […]

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Professor Praise: Professor Lancie Affonso

*This article was written by Alexandra Helfgott, Class of 2019, for an English assignment where the prompt was to interview an immigrant. She chose Honors College Faculty Fellow, Lancie Affonso, who teaches in the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, and the Department of Supply Chain Management and Information Systems. Additionally, […]

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Honors Alum Launches “Penguin Watch”

  During her time at the College, Caitlin Black ’12 studied biology and was an active member of the Honors College. Now, she’s continuing her studies by pursuing her PhD in Zoology at the University of Oxford. But her work isn’t just for high-level scientists; her team recently launched Penguin Watch, a site that depends on […]

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Honors Alumnus Levi Vonk Awarded Fulbright for Research in Mexico

Honors students are not just smart. They engage with the campus community as well as the greater Charleston community. They lead in and out of the classroom. They take their responsibility as global citizens seriously. And as a result, they have a global impact.  Few fit that description better than Levi Vonk. During his time […]

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