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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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Self-Identity, Personal Growth Inspires Student Research

The group had gathered on George Street, right outside Porters Lodge, when someone asked what the Greek inscription on the building’s façade meant. Samantha Anyim, then a sophomore tour guide with the Charleston 40, paused before she answered: “Know Thyself.” “Here I was, giving this tour to prospective students and their parents, telling them that, […]

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Arts Management Major Wants to be More Than a YouTube Star

College of Charleston freshman Eva Leach was just 13 years old in 2013 when she and her brother Nathan sat down at their kitchen table to record a video of themselves singing the song “Hero” by Family of the Year. The video slowly racked up views on YouTube over the next couple of years, but […]

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Student Profile: Alexandra Helfgott

Alexandra Helfgott, a double major in Spanish and Political Science (’19), is a Swanson Scholar and a William Aiken Fellow in the Honors College where she has served as an Honors Engaged Liaison for Trident Literacy Association and St. Matthew’s English as a Second Language. On campus she is a Spanish conversation peer teacher; a […]

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Student Profile: Madi Crow

Madi Crow, a double major in Spanish and International Studies with a Latin American & Caribbean Studies Concentration and a minor in Linguistics (’20), is a William Aiken Fellow and International Scholar of the Honors College where she also served as a peer facilitator in 2017. Among her various international academic trips, she studied abroad […]

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Student-Faculty Research Leads to Big Opportunities

CofC senior Patty Ploehn, a student in the Honors College who is double majoring in historic preservation and community planning and art history, is passionate about finding effective ways to preserve and understand historic buildings and cultural landscapes. And she recently got to present research on that subject at a national conference thanks to the […]

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