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Student Spotlight: Get to Know International Student Alex Katsikaris

Take a study break and get to know junior Honors College International student Alex Katsikaris. Alex was recently interviewed as part of the College Today’s “study break” series. What aspect of CofC do you think reminds Alex the most of his home in Greece? A.) The environment, B.) The kind faces, C.) The endless amounts […]

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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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6 CofC Honors Students, Grads Selected for Prestigious Scholarships

During the 2020-21 academic year, College of Charleston students have been applying for and winning competitive scholarship awards in impressive numbers despite the many challenges and disruptions created by the pandemic. For the first time in CofC history, three students are the recipients of the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS), an intensive overseas language and […]

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Accounting Graduate Finds Formula for Success

It’s not often that you meet a 22-year-old who is passionate about accounting, but College of Charleston senior Emily Wiesler really lights up when she starts talking numbers and data. “It’s really difficult to say you’re excited about accounting and people take you seriously,” she laughs. When Wiesler first started at CofC, she enrolled in […]

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3 Honors College Students Awarded Goldwater Scholarships

From a pool of more than 5,000, three College of Charleston students came out on top to receive the Goldwater Scholarship — one of the highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Awarded in partnership with the Department of Defense National Defense Education Programs (NDEP), the Goldwater Scholarship aims to foster […]

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Senior Honors Grad Uses Research to Propel Himself to New Heights

WHAT’S NEXT FOR… VERNON KENNEDY JR., CLASS OF 2021 Much to his surprise, senior honors student and molecular biology major Vernon Kennedy Jr. unexpectedly fell in love with research when he arrived at the College of Charleston. And his research, in turn, has propelled him to amazing new heights. His affinity for research was first […]

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Honors Students Create Impact Hub Program to Help Local Businesses

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape our world, more consumers have begun shopping online in greater numbers and frequency. A recent report showed United States customers bought over $183 billion in goods – all online – from March 2020 to February 2021. Although more and more people are buying products online, local merchants are […]

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Student Spotlight: Get to Know Psychology Major Mariana Glenn-Toland

Take a study break and get to know senior Honors College student and Charleston Fellow Mariana Glenn-Toland. Mariana was recently interviewed as part of the College Today’s “study break” series. Can you guess what her favorite place on campus is? (Hint: it’s in the Honors Center!) How about her favorite class at CofC? (It was […]

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