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Honors Course Leads Student to Work with Dispossessed Migrants

Forced migration is not necessarily a topic your average college student would be drawn to, but Lea Neufeld is no ordinary college student. The rising senior is a triple major (political science, international studies and French) who was born in Mannheim, Germany. She was 3 when her family immigrated to Greenville, South Carolina, where her […]

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Honors Student Delivers the Goods

Have a conversation with Alex Adams, and you’ll come away impressed – and likely inspired. This rising junior from Chicago has long been motivated by assisting others, particularly those in need. It’s a trait that not only defines her; it guides much of what she does. Recently, that moral compass prompted Adams to examine the […]

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Summer Research Grants Open Up a World of Possibilities for Students

Each summer, students at the College of Charleston gain hands-on experience through Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty (SURF) grants, which pair students with faculty mentors to pursue impactful research projects. This year, a committee of faculty members representing each of the College’s eight schools reviewed 58 applications. A total of 23 projects were each awarded a […]

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Honors Students Explore Career Interests with Summer Internships

Experiential learning is an integral part of the Honors College experience, and for many Honors students, the summer is the ideal time to gain invaluable, hands-on experience in their chosen field. Several Honors College students were recently featured in The College Today for their summer internship undertakings. You can read more about their summer internships […]

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Honors student performs in Spoleto’s ‘The Approach’

By Michael Smallwood, Charleston City Paper “I think the principle that ‘the show must go on’ is a really important one that people cleave to,” said Anne Clarke, founder of Landmark Productions. After two years of that adage being proven wrong because of the effect of Covid-19 on the performing arts, this year’s Spoleto Festival […]

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Arts Management Grad Connects Passion With Career

From the moment Ren Dryzer set foot in the School of the Arts as a senior in high school in 2017, Dryzer was drawn to the Arts Management Program. Originally from Tennessee, Dryzer has been entranced by the power of the arts since early childhood, and wanted to find a college degree to intertwine that […]

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Political Science Grad Prepared for Life Beyond Politics

Honors College student Zachary Kronsberg says his fascination with politics started at an early age. How early? The third grade. That’s when he decided to memorize the entire list of United States presidents. He won his fifth-grade speech contest on the topic of Theodore Roosevelt and in 2008 he dressed up as a voting booth. […]

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German, International Business Graduate to Launch Career at BMW

After graduation Harrison Todd, a German and international business double major, is moving to Greenville, South Carolina, for a job with BMW. Working at BMW covers everything Todd wants in a career, and he got it through focus and taking advantage of opportunities.   Todd developed a passion for German after four years of studying the language in […]

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CofC Prepares Honors Student for Impact on a Global Scale

One thing Jack Watson knows for certain is that he is going to build a career in the international arena.  The international studies major at the College of Charleston is fascinated by different cultures, languages and foreign policy. So, the International Scholars Program – a joint initiative of the School of Languages, Cultures and World […]

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