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Internship Spotlight: Economics Major Gets Virtual Experience

We’ve all learned lessons in acceptance and adaptability since the coronavirus pandemic came along and changed pretty much all the plans we’d made for the summer. And students hoping to pursue internship opportunities and other experiential learning opportunities this summer are no different. “COVID-19 has significantly altered students’ summer internship plans,” says Kristin Wichmann, experiential […]

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Recent Grad Wins International Competition

Spend a few moments with Paul Dierksheide ’20 and you’ll gain some appreciation for the term infectious enthusiasm. This computing in the arts major embodies that phrase. His joie de vivre is palpable, reinforced by his gift for rapt conversation, a megawatt smile and bright, flashing eyes. Dierksheide’s demeanor seems entirely fitting: he’s got a lot to be enthusiastic […]

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Computing in the Arts Grad Masters the Art of Coding

With each flick of her wrist and tilt of her cellphone, College of Charleston graduate Pangur Brougham-Cook creates a smattering of blue polka dots across her computer screen as music ripples simultaneously through the air. The more she turns her phone, the more notes spill out alongside a flurry of blue dots. The darker the blue […]

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Food Saving App Wins ImpactX Competition

The designers of an app that focuses on saving food and saving money won the 2019 ImpactX Demo Day contest held on April 22, 2019. The pitch competition is an annual event where student teams work together to create and present a unique business idea to a panel of judges in the hopes of capturing […]

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Inside the Academic Mind: Lancie Affonso ’96

As an instructor in the Department of Computer Science and the School of Business, as well as the advisor to the College’s Honors Entrepreneurship Mentoring Cohort, Honors College Faculty Fellow Lancie Affonso ‘96 is a true renaissance man on campus. We caught up with Affonso to learn more about his childhood in Africa, his journey […]

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Honors Freshman Loves ‘Rush’ of Solving Math Problems

Blaine Billings is a problem solver. He likes the thrill of chasing down a solution and the sense of satisfaction he gets once he arrives at the right answer. So when he found himself working alongside College of Charleston math professor Dinesh Sarvate the summer between his junior and senior years of high school, for […]

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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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