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Scholarship Helps Math Major Win Post-Graduation Job

For most college seniors, finding a job after graduation is their top priority. For Honors College student Courtney Beckham, that’s not a concern. Thanks to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), she already has a two-year job lined up. And she’s only a junior. Last year, Beckham was awarded the Department of Defense SMART Scholarship […]

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Under the Moss: Honors College Student Reflects on Faith and Education

Under the Moss: Honors College Student Reflects on Faith and Education

“You find yourself getting defensive about a faith that they clearly don’t know anything about. Muslims aren’t violent people and the fact that people are claiming these baseless and terrible things about the Muslim community here in America… It makes no sense to affiliate us with the Muslims across the sea. I know as much as […]

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Honors Public Health Major Pursues Social Studies

Sometimes it’s the small moments that change everything. For Honors College student Sierra Small ’17, it was a bus ride that transformed her worldview. Sure, she knew that some people didn’t have as much as others. She knew that some were rich, some were middle class and some were poor. And in the back of […]

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2017 Honors College Ceremony

On Friday, May 12th, the CofC Honors Class of 2017 was recognized at the Honors College Ceremony. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and President McConnell and other senior administrators gathered in Sottile Theater to celebrate the accomplishments of all 106 graduating students who successfully completed all requirements of the Honors College. Also recognized at the ceremony was Arlinda […]

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Student Composer Maxx Bradley Finds Musical Inspiration at CofC

  Maxx Bradley ’18 sees music everywhere. He sees it in the obvious places, like restaurants hosting jazz nights around town and the practice rooms of the College of Charleston’s Cato Center for the Arts. But he also finds it where others might forget to look, be it in a calculus class or a movie. He’s even […]

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Senior’s Washington Semester Leads to Job

Once senior Chloe Field ’17 makes up her mind, she goes for it. When this Pittsburgh native realized that she wanted to attend the College of Charleston, she closed out out of all her other online university applications and clicked “submit” on the one she had completed for CofC. Though her friends and family were stunned, she soon received that large admissions envelope with information for accepted […]

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Senior Finds Her Calling in Women’s Health, Rural Medicine

Having grown up in Mountain Rest, South Carolina, a spit of a town tucked into the northwest corner of the Palmetto State, Grace Moxley ’17 knows a thing or two about rural life. She is more than familiar with the long drives just to get to a restaurant, the requisite trek to the next town over to […]

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2 CofC Honors Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Three College of Charleston students have been named Goldwater Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Biochemistry major Alexandra Schwartz (Honors) and chemistry majors John Cobb (Honors) and Alyssa Johnson were among the 240 undergraduates to be honored by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for their […]

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Honors Students Establish First-Ever Aesthetics Conference at the College

Open, interesting discussion regarding beauty. That’s what’s at the heart of the College’s Aesthetics Work Group (AWG). This group, established by philosophy and Honors Western Civ professor Jonathan Neufeld several years ago, meets regularly and features both student and faculty participants whose discussions range widely over theoretical topics in and about the arts. The group’s […]

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