Honors Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Blake Stevens

Western Civilization is one of the crown jewels of the Honors College. It’s a requirement for all Honors students, usually taken in the sophomore year, which combines several disciplines to form a dynamic and well-rounded understanding of Western history. The class has a unique colloquium structure; there are professors from departments all over the College […]

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Student Organization Spotlight: Dance Marathon

The College of Charleston boasts more than 200 student-run clubs and organizations that represent the ideas, beliefs and ideologies of its students. While many of these focus on activities on the College campus, others aim to serve the community by service and fundraising. Dance Marathon is basically a giant, all-night party with games, dancing, and […]

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Taking the SAT: Do’s and Dont’s

It’s standardized test season again, and that means anxiety for many juniors and seniors. The pressure to get a high score can sometimes cause you to perform more poorly on the exam than you’re capable. Here’s a list of advice for those sitting for the SAT tomorrow; these easy-to-remember tips will help you keep your cool […]

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Weekend Events: 1/17-1/19

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 events—here’s the run-down so you can make the most out of your weekend! For the Party People: Acoustic Sunset Oyster Roast Series at the […]

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Get Organized!

    It’s the first full week of classes, and soon the work is going to start piling up. The last thing you need the night before your first exam is to be scrambling to find your notes or study guide. At the Honors College, we know that getting in the groove early will set […]

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Finals Survival Guide

(source: epcmworld.com) Particularly around finals time, a certain degree of stress is unavoidable for college students. With much of your grade riding on one exam, it’s easy to buckle under the pressure. But as Honors students, we pride ourselves on having exceptional study habits throughout the year, and finals are no exception. Check out this […]

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College Resource: Campus Recreation Services

College of Charleston’s Athletic Department has a reputation for competitive excellence. Our varsity teams are some of the best in the nation, and we’re proud to have these student-athletes representing the Cougars across the conference and the country! But many of our regular students, despite being athletes, can’t make the time commitment to play a […]

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CofC in the News: Geology Rocks

Founded in 1770, the College is an important part of Charleston’s history. But there’s a landmark near campus that gets little recognition—a stone testament to our city’s military past. You might have noticed a big hunk of rock on the western side of Marion Square. Most students overlook its quiet presence. But this 6’ tall by […]

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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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