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Students Do Deep Dive Into Reef Research

What did you do on your summer vacation? For ocean lovers, it would be hard to top what three marine biology majors at the College did with visiting assistant professor of biology Chris Freeman this summer. Through a combination of Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty (SURF), School of Sciences and Mathematics awards and a National […]

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Meet Two CofC Honors Freshmen from the Class of 2023

Meet Grace Powell from Daniel Island, South Carolina. She spent her high school career doing the things most high school students do – studying, volunteering, playing sports and hanging out with her friends. But that’s only part of her story. For the past three years, Powell has been playing futsal on the international level. Futsal is a […]

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CofC Honors Class of 2023 Profile

Honors College: Class of 2023 Academic Profile* Total number of students: 266 Average SAT score: 1360 Average ACT score: 30 Average GPA – S.C. residents: 4.82 Average GPA – non-residents: 4.12 Number of S.C. residents: 126 Number of non-residents: 140 Honors College: Aiken Fellows Society Class of 2023 Profile* Total number of members: 30 Average SAT […]

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Internship Spotlight: Cyberspace Intern at EastWest Institute

A recent report shows that cyber attacks worldwide have increased almost fourfold in the last year. These attacks are so commonplace, that former Cisco CEO John Chambers once said, “There are two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.” As an international studies and political science double major […]

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Nina Hayes ’21 spends summer as FDIC Student Trainee Examiner

Banks – we all use them to deposit and withdraw money, to gain access to credit and loans and to stash our extra hard-earned cash for a rainy day. But what goes into making sure our banking institutions are following the rules and best practices to ensure the stability of our financial markets? It’s a […]

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Dashiell Jay ’20 Named Goldwater Scholar

Two College of Charleston biochemistry majors have been named 2019–20 Goldwater Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Rising seniors Dashiell Jay and Mason Huebsch were among the 496 students nationwide to receive one of this year’s Goldwater Scholarships, which cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board up […]

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Gretchen Lidicker ’14 is a Woman of Substance

“It’s pretty incredible that we have been villainizing this plant for decades and decades for really no reason,” says Gretchen Lidicker ’14. She is speaking, of course, of that famed, five-leaved spawn of Mother Nature called cannabis. Until lately, it was mainly consumed illegally in the form of dried, chopped and smoked marijuana leaves. Though Lidicker […]

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CofC Honors Student Has a Lot to Sing About

Rising sophomore Eva Leach is a musical star, YouTube sensation and savvy student of the industry. “I’ve always been a musical person,” says the Honors College student. “My family encouraged me to sing at an early age.” That only makes sense coming from such a musically gifted family – her mom sings and plays violin, her dad plays the standup […]

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Graduating Arts Student Illuminates the History of Art

She’s worked behind the scenes of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She’s spent hours in the background of the Gibbes Museum of Art in downtown Charleston. She’s even dug deep into the backstory of Latin American art in Mexico and Spain. But, when it comes to her academic and extracurricular […]

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Finance, Economics Double Major is Ready to Corner the Market

Taylor Crawford (CofC Honors ’19) likes a good challenge. She likes to understand all the factors that make something tick. And she’s not afraid to take risks if the numbers are on her side. That’s why the student from Anderson, South Carolina, will trade the slower paced vibe of the Holy City for the electric energy […]

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