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Meet Mary Moser, the Essential Backbeat of the Honors Community

Article by Jack Bartlett All Honors Students are familiar with the feeling of walking through the doors of the Honors Center at 10 Green Way, and being greeted by the sweet smiling face behind the desk. It is no secret, then, that Mary Moser is a cornerstone of the CofC Honors community.  Outside of planning […]

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Biology Professor, Honors Student Investigate Big Impact of Tiny Mud Snail

Go to a mudflat in the Lowcountry during low tide, and you’ll see eastern mud snails plodding along on the surface. About the size of the end of a thumb, these snails have a disproportionate influence on their community. “The eastern mud snail dramatically affects other species,” says Craig Plante, professor of biology. “I wanted to study […]

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Honors Students Explore Career Interests with Summer Internships

Experiential learning is an integral part of the Honors College experience, and for many Honors students, the summer is the ideal time to gain invaluable, hands-on experience in their chosen field. Several Honors College students were recently featured in The College Today for their summer internship undertakings. You can read more about their summer internships […]

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3 Honors College Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Three College of Charleston students have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2022-23 academic year. The scholarship is a federally endowed award that encourages students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering. Emily Grace Dombrowski (French & Francophone Studies and Marine Biology Double Major), Abanob Hanna (Biochemistry Major), and Brison Shira […]

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Honors Students are Medically WISE

Honors College Faculty Fellow, Honors students, lay the groundwork for a telehealth network that is already making a difference in the community When it comes to community health care, you’ve got to meet people where they are, which is why, in 2015, the College of Charleston Women’s Health Research Team (WHRT) set about finding just […]

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Honors Students Take Advantage of Summer Experiences

How did you spend your summer? If you’re a CofC honors student, chances are you spent the past few months doing something remarkable. “Summer is such an important time for students,” says Dr. Beth Meyer-Bernstein, Dean of the Honors College. “That’s when they’re able to move beyond the concepts they’ve been exploring in the classroom […]

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Partnership With MUSC Creates Pipeline for Aspiring Surgical Scientists

When Kirsten Snyder saw the Pipeline for Aspiring Surgical Scientists (PASS) internship listed on the Honors College Hub, she knew it was the perfect opportunity for her. Offering an immersive 10-week laboratory and clinical research experience under the mentorship of Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery faculty, the PASS program was […]

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Honors College Students Explore Math Concepts Through an Artistic Lens

Most Honors College classes are designed to be interdisciplinary, with wide-ranging ideas and concepts mingling together in the classroom. This type of educational approach can at times make for some unexpected assignments. For instance, a math class probably isn’t the first place you’d expect to find a treasure trove of student artwork. But for Dr. […]

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Honors Alums Offer Advice to Students on how to Transition to the Workforce

The transition from college to the workforce can be intimidating, especially with the changes of the past year. From virtual classes to virtual interviews, the post-college transition phase is going to look different for the foreseeable future. We recently spoke with six Honors College alumni who have successfully transitioned into adulthood and they share their […]

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