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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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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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CofC Honors Alumnae to Speak at Commencement Ceremonies

On Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, four accomplished graduates from the College of Charleston’s Class of 2020 will address their classmates in celebration of their academic achievements in the face of unprecedented times. While it may not be the commencement they envisioned, it will certainly be one to remember. Olivia Rothstein, Asia Pitts, Abbie Kline, and […]

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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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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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Honors Students Establish New Discussion Series on Race

Over the past several months, racial inequality has become a central issue in the United States. For many, however, it’s been the central issue for a long time. And for three students at the College of Charleston, it has been a key motivator, prompting them to spearhead significant advancements regarding enrollment in the Honors College, and establish a […]

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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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Aiken Fellows Adapt Their Bachelor’s Essays for Social Distancing

In any other year, the senior class of Aiken Fellows would have spent the first week of April summarizing their Honors College Bachelor’s Essay projects for a packed auditorium. These presentations have long functioned as a culminating moment for members of the Aiken Fellows Society to share and celebrate their impressive academic undertakings. But like […]

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