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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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The Charleston Fellows Program has Big Plans for the Future

Major changes are underway with the Honors College’s merit scholarship group, now known as the Charleston Fellows Program.  The program, formerly known as the Aiken Fellow Society, has a new name aimed at disassociating the group from the legacy of its original namesake. It also, as of this past spring, has a new strategic plan designed to chart the program’s evolution over the coming years.  […]

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CofC Honors Student is 4th to Intern for Knowledge Capital Group

CofC Honors junior Lauren Ollis has joined Knowledge Capital Group (KCG), a healthcare-oriented management consulting firm, as an undergraduate intern. An International Business and Marketing double-major with a minor in Italian Studies, Lauren enters this internship with multiple study abroad experiences and leadership positions on campus at the College of Charleston. Some of these experiences […]

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Honors Classes Adapt to Learning in a Covid Classroom

This semester has been anything but business as usual in the classroom. Faculty and students alike have been forced to make significant adjustments. Small, close-knit classes with vibrant discussion are an integral part of the Honors experience. Unfortunately, this means the typical Honors classroom isn’t exactly conducive for social distancing. But in typical Honors fashion, […]

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Honors College Recognized Among Top Public University Programs

The College of Charleston Honors College has been selected as a high-ranking program by Inside Honors 2020-2021: Ratings and Reviews of 40 Top Public University HonorsPrograms. A major theme of this year’s edition is how honors colleges at regional public universities can provide the same quality student experiences and outcomes as their honors counterparts at […]

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Model Students: Meet Seven Members of the Class of 2024

More than 2,200 new students from around the country and around the world will start their undergraduate careers at the College of Charleston this month as part of the Class of 2024. This cohort includes individuals from 45 U.S. states, districts and territories, as well as international students from a host of countries such as […]

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