Charleston Weekend Events: October 4 & 5

Living in Charleston is an amazing experience. Between the food, the nightlife, the history and the beautiful scenery, you’ll never be bored in the Holy City. We checked out some upcoming local events—here’s the run-down so you can make the most out of your weekend! For the Party People: Party at the Point:$7.00, short drive […]

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Student Organization Spotlight: Student Alumni Associates (SAA)

While academics are the central focus of your college years, it’s also important to get involved on campus. Since the College of Charleston boasts more than 180 clubs and student organizations, the Honors College will be highlighting a few per semester to give you some more opportunities for involvement. This week, we sat down to […]

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Departmental Spotlight: Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Choosing a major is an important and sometimes difficult decision; but, as always, the Honors College has your back. This semester, we’ll be doing some short features on interesting majors the College of Charleston offers for you “Undeclareds” out there. This week, we’re taking a look at the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences. What: Geology […]

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Back-to-School Tips and Tricks

We’ve been back at school for a few weeks now, and your motivation may already be fading. We at the Honors College know how you feel, so we’ve compiled a short list of school advice, on-campus resources, and study tips to help you roll towards midterms with confidence. Meet your professors. Go to their office […]

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Fulbright Scholars Live and Learn Abroad

This year marks the first time the College of Charleston has had two graduates living, learning, and working abroad as Fulbright Scholars. Sytske Hillenius ’12, who graduated with a double major in arts management and music, and Lauren Fuess ’12, a graduate in marine biology, earned prestigious Fulbright Scholarships while attending the College. Hillenius is […]

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Honors Abroad: Dispatch from Rotary Global Grants Scholar in France

The following is a dispatch from Honors Alum and current Rotary Global Grants Scholar Allysan Scatterday (’12), who is currently studying for a Master of Public Health Degree at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP) in Paris, France: This year, I have had the great opportunity to live and study in Paris, France as I work […]

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Fulbright Dispatch: Research in the Caribbean

Honors Alumna Lauren Fuess (’12), a graduate in marine biology, is spending her Fulbright year at the University of the West Indies working in the Discovery Bay Marine Lab.  Of her time in Jamaica, Fuess writes that “my first four months have provided me rich opportunities to get involved in a wide variety of scientific projects and […]

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Goldwater Success: Two Honors Students Win Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Honors College students Erica Tracey and Brenna Norton-Baker on being named 2013 Goldwater Scholars. Brenna and Erica are two of only four Goldwater Scholars named in the state of South Carolina (Clemson and USC both received one each) and they were selected from a broad applicant pool of 1,107 applicants nation-wide. Erica plans to […]

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Honors @ in!Genius

Honors College senior and Rotary Global Scholar Levi Vonk is set to present at in!Genius, billed as the College’s “idea forum” and “an event for the mind.” Modeled on a mixture of TedTalks and the fast-paced Pecha Kucha presentation style,  the event will bring together a dynamic group of scientists, scholars, activists, industry leaders, and other […]

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Honors Abroad: Dispatch from Rotary Global Grants Scholar in the UK

College of Charleston professors are  known for their dedication to undergraduate research and mentorship; they play a crucial role in helping students pursue competitive opportunities, from national awards to graduate programs. But certain organizations in our broader Charleston community have been enormously supportive as well, and no group has done more for CofC Honors students […]

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