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Favorite Study Locations at CofC

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 […]

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Upcoming Honors Colloquia and Special Topics Courses

As a component of the CofC Honors curriculum – both old and new – all Honors students are required to take an Honors Colloquia or Special Topics course. These courses range in topic from the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and arts, so there is a wide variety of subject matters for students to explore […]

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Alum’s 1951 Speech on Desegregation Inspires New Oratorical Competition

In 1951, four years after the College of Charleston became a private institution in an effort to avoid desegregation, English major Francis “Frank” Sturcken delivered a speech advocating the College rethink its exclusion of students of color. “I can’t say exactly when I saw the light, nor do I know its source. Education? The influence of friends? […]

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Honors College Launches Mentoring Cohorts: Q&A with Dean Folds-Bennett

By Elizabeth Roberts ‘14 After celebrating our 50th year anniversary last year, the Honors College is excited to launch a new initiative for students and faculty members: mentoring cohorts, a thematic approach to Honors advising. With the success of piloted cohorts, such as the International Scholars Program, Honors Program in Business, and the Entrepreneurship Living-Learning […]

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URCA Celebration of Scholars to be Held on Convocation Day

Each fall as the academic year gets underway, the College’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) hosts a poster session to showcase the recent research of students and faculty. The 2018 edition of that event – a Celebration of Scholars – will take place on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

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Internship Spotlight: Research and Interpretation Intern at Whitney Museum

Meet Maria Carillo-Marquina. She’s a rising senior double majoring in arts management and art history and a student in the Honors College. For nine weeks this summer, Carillo-Marquina is getting paid to work as a research and interpretation intern at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She says she’s thrilled to be gaining experience within the museum […]

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Math Students Keep Summer Abstract With Research

Having a love of learning is exactly what it sounds like – it’s a deep, passionate desire to explore the unknown and discover something new. That’s why a group of students under the guidance of College of Charleston mathematics professor Alex Kasman set out this summer to delve into the world of abstract equations. CofC Honors Students John Cobb ’19 and Monique […]

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Triple Major Wins National DoD Scholarship

An influencer. That’s what Xandre Clementsmith ’21 desires to become. But not in the brand-ambassador sense of the term. This rising sophomore in the Honors College is bent on finding ways he can make the world a better place through strategic implementation of artificial intelligence (AI). Clementsmith isn’t your average undergraduate. He’s a triple major in data […]

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