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Honors Student Joins Knowledge Capital Group as Intern

CofC Honors senior Rachel Bradley has joined Knowledge Capital Group (KCG), a healthcare-oriented management consulting firm, as an undergraduate intern. An Economics and International Studies double-major, Rachel takes on the position with a range of experiences including a study abroad trip focused on the Syrian refugee crisis in Amman, Jordan and previous positions at the […]

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Spring 2020 Course Preview: Elections Have Consequences (HONS 390)

The interdisciplinary Honors College curriculum allows students to enroll in intriguing coursework taught by faculty members from a wide range of disciplines. One benefit of the flexibility of the curriculum and course proposal process is that it allows instructors with professional backgrounds outside of academia to develop Honors coursework. John Culhane, Scholar in Residence for […]

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Honors College Introduces its First Cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows

A highly-personalized mentoring model and an innovative curriculum are hallmarks of the College of Charleston Honors College experience. The Faculty Fellows Program was established to provide each CofC Honors student with a four-year faculty advisor and to develop new Honors course options from a variety of disciplines. Starting with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Honors […]

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Graduating Arts Student Illuminates the History of Art

She’s worked behind the scenes of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She’s spent hours in the background of the Gibbes Museum of Art in downtown Charleston. She’s even dug deep into the backstory of Latin American art in Mexico and Spain. But, when it comes to her academic and extracurricular […]

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Honors College to Host Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit

What’s the best way to help your community move toward positive change? Most experts agree that active engagement can make the biggest difference, and that’s just what the staff, faculty and students within the Honors College intend to foster when they co-host the Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This full-day event will […]

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Student-Faculty Research Leads to Big Opportunities

CofC senior Patty Ploehn, a student in the Honors College who is double majoring in historic preservation and community planning and art history, is passionate about finding effective ways to preserve and understand historic buildings and cultural landscapes. And she recently got to present research on that subject at a national conference thanks to the […]

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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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