Students Learn, Serve With Alternative Spring Break

Students Learn, Serve With Alternative Spring Break

Intellectual and emotional growth in college is apt to take place in a number of venues. Classrooms, for sure. The library, yeah. Coffee shops, dorm rooms, laboratories and stadiums also offer their share of lessons. But the most accelerated growth for college students often takes place off campus during service-oriented excursions. Students from the College take […]

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CofC Honors Alums Open Cat Cafe in Charleston

Ashley Brooks ’14 and Annaliese Hughes ’14 met during their freshman year as students in the Honors College at the College of Charleston, and once they discovered that they had a mutual affinity for felines, they became the best of friends. That love of cuddly kittens would eventually lead to the duo bringing the first cat […]

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Swansons Named Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) South Carolina Lowcountry Chapter has named Steve ’89 and Emily Swanson ’89 the 2016 Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year. Announced at the chapter’s National Philanthropy Day celebration on Nov. 17, 2016, the award honors the Swansons for their generosity, exemplary leadership in the philanthropic community, civic and charitable responsibilities […]

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SCAMP Research for Success

This is a guest post by Emmanuel Lopez ’20.  On Thursday, October 27, 2016 students from the South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (SCAMP) gathered to present their undergraduate research during the annual “Undergraduate Research Banquet” and thanked the program supporters for making their research possible. Honors College Junior Bravada Hill who’s majoring in history […]

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Honors Bachelor’s Essay Database Created

Scrambling to figure out what to do your Bachelor’s Essay on? Curious about what other students have done in the past? Want to relive your BE glory days? The Honors College now has a comprehensive database of Honors Bachelor’s Essays written after 2013 thanks to the digital services librarian at Addlestone Library. These Bachelor’s Essays […]

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Honors Freshman Loves ‘Rush’ of Solving Math Problems

Blaine Billings is a problem solver. He likes the thrill of chasing down a solution and the sense of satisfaction he gets once he arrives at the right answer. So when he found himself working alongside College of Charleston math professor Dinesh Sarvate the summer between his junior and senior years of high school, for […]

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CofC Honors Alum Doesn’t Want to Tell the Same Old Story

Ozzy Osbourne, Katy Perry and Kayne West had their time in her career. But none of that matters today. That was then – this is now. And that’s where the story is. Right now: That’s what really matters. “Real time is how storytelling is done now. People don’t want to know what you did yesterday or […]

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Honors English Major Wants to Change the Game

Growing up, she didn’t really play a lot of video games. Shannon Haas would occasionally log time with the odd Nintendo game here and there on the Game Cube, but that was about it. Although she had always wanted to play video games, a childhood focused on academics and extracurricular activities left little time for […]

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Honors College Grad is Filling the Gap

  Malcolm Kates ’16 has always been able to see the big picture. That’s why, upon graduating from the College, he knew that taking a “gap year” would be the best thing in the long run. It wasn’t until Kates received a National Institutes of Health Postbac Intramural Research Training Award to study genetically inherited […]

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