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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Dispatch from Fulbrighter in Jamaica

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

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Three Honors Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Congratulations to Honors students and William Aiken Fellows Elizabeth Burdette and Madeline Edwards (also an International Scholar) for earning prestigious Critical Langauge Scholarships to study Hindi and Arabic, respectively. A recent Honors Alum, Daniel Weissglass, also won a CLS Scholarship to study in Korea. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State (Bureau of Educational and […]

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Fulbright Success

Four Honors College students have been named finalists for Fulbright Student Grants. Congratulations to Dyanne Vaught, Liza Wood, Shateara Hall, and Chelsea Montgomery! If awarded, Dyanne and Shateara will study economics and education, respectively, in the UK. Liza will be off to Maastricht University in the Netherlands to study in their Sustainability Science and Policy program, and […]

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