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Honors Students Establish First-Ever Aesthetics Conference at the College

Open, interesting discussion regarding beauty. That’s what’s at the heart of the College’s Aesthetics Work Group (AWG). This group, established by philosophy and Honors Western Civ professor Jonathan Neufeld several years ago, meets regularly and features both student and faculty participants whose discussions range widely over theoretical topics in and about the arts. The group’s […]

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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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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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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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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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Honors Bachelor’s Essay Database Created

Scrambling to figure out what to do your Bachelor’s Essay on? Curious about what other students have done in the past? Want to relive your BE glory days? The Honors College now has a comprehensive database of Honors Bachelor’s Essays written after 2013 thanks to the digital services librarian at Addlestone Library. These Bachelor’s Essays […]

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Allison Gilmore, the Improv Guru

This is a guest post by Paul Dierksheide ’20.  On Wednesday, September 28, the Honors ELLC along with various classes focused on entrepreneurship theory and practice met in the Wells Fargo Auditorium to hear Allison Gilmore talk about her experience as an entrepreneur. Gilmore, the Founder and Chief Improv Officer of Dumoreimprov, gave students great […]

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