Departmental Spotlight: International Studies

The International Studies Department has offered a minor since the ‘80s, but since it began offering a major in 2006 (concurrent with the establishment with the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs) it has become a successful and meaningful part of the College of Charleston’s landscape. This rigorous major (requiring 3+ years of foreign […]

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For High School Sophs & Juniors: ACT Prep Tips

Standardized test scores are an important part of the college admission process. While they aren’t always an accurate measure of your academic performance, admission committees value high test scores as an indicator of prospective students’ success at their institutions. October 26 is the next ACT test date, and we at the Honors College want you […]

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Campus Resource: The Career Center

It’s Thanksgiving Day. You’re shoveling mashed potatoes into your mouth, totally defenseless, when your least-favorite aunt pipes up: “So, what are you going to do after you graduate?” This question most likely strikes fear into your heart. Choosing your major is intimidating enough, let alone deciding what you’re going to do with it. But, luckily […]

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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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