Earn HONS and Honors Immersed Credit in Portugal this summer!

Still need an Honors Advanced Studies course? Looking for an Honors Immersed project? Missed out on study abroad last year? Travel to Portugal this June with the Honors College!

  • Advanced Studies (HONS 390: Evidence-Based Medicine in Lisbon with Dr. Pfile) will count towards the Advanced Studies or Honors Elective credit
  • Add an Honors Immersed project (Assessing Parks and Green Space in Lisbon with Dr. Hughey) for no additional tuition cost

Learn more about the program here. The deadline to apply is February 15.

Stop by the study abroad in Cougar Mall on Wednesday, January 19 from 10:30-1 p.m., or email Dr. Hughey at hugheysm@cofc.edu for more info.

Posted on January 14, 2022 in Study Abroad

Honors Arts Collective interest meeting

Are you an Honors student with a creative side? Do you want to see the arts become a greater part of the Honors College experience? Join us for an interest meeting to learn how you can help expand the arts within the Honors College, share Honors artwork, and celebrate the artistry of all Honors students.

Students of all majors, artistic interests and backgrounds are welcome.

Thursday, January 20, 5:00 p.m.

–Attend in-person in the upstairs classroom of the Honors Center (10 Green Way)
–Or virtually via Zoom (sign up here to receive the Zoom link)

Interested but can’t make the meeting? Contact Nick Plasmati (plasmatinc@cofc.edu) to learn how you can get involved.

Posted on January 13, 2022 in Announcements & Events

Rotary Club Ambassadorial Global Grant Scholars Opportunity Interest Meeting

Interested in becoming a Rotary Club Ambassadorial Global Grant Scholar?

The Historic District 770 Rotary Club of Charleston is looking to nominate students for Global Grant Opportunity.

This is an ideal opportunity to build global leadership opportunities for students pursuing graduate work abroad from local colleges and universities.

The Rotary Club’s International Committee Chair, Joseph Tecklenburg, and President & CEO Chloe Knight will host an informal information session for potential students on January 26 from 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm via WebEx.

More information about the Rotary Global Grants can be found on the Nationally Competitive Awards site and on Rotary.org.

All students interested are highly encouraged to attend the interest meeting (details below):

Learn More about the Rotary Global Grant Interest Meeting

January 26 from 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm via WebEx.   We welcome your participation and ask that you please forward it to any potential candidates within your college or university.

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Posted on January 12, 2022 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, January 19th

Want to learn more about Study Abroad opportunities?

The Center for International Education will be hosting a Study Abroad fair in Cougar Mall from 10:30 to 1:00 on Wednesday, January 19th. Stop by to explore faculty and exchange programs for Summer 2022!

The Center for International Education will also be able to help answer any questions in regards to incorporating Study Abroad into one’s CofC Career.


Posted on January 12, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Study Abroad

MUSC Student Research and Bachelor’s Essay Opportunity

Interested in participating in a research project at MUSC?

Dr. Christi Kern’s laboratory in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC is seeking a Student Researcher to be part of a research team investigating cardiac valve development and disease using mouse models.

This opportunity is open as an independent study or volunteer position. The internship is a part-time position (approximately 10 hours per week) beginning in January 2022 and is open to current sophomores and juniors. Potential exists for multiple semesters of experience, opportunities for paid summer research, and bachelor’s essay research projects.

For more information, email Dr. Christi Kern at kernc@musc.edu, provide a resume, CV or a statement of career interests, and a CofC professor as a reference.

Posted on January 12, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Future Public Health grads: Apply now to the CDC Public Health Associate Program

Considering a career in public health? The CDC’s Public Health Associate Program is an ideal next step.

The CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive two-year, paid training program for recent college graduates who are interested in a career in public health. PHAP gives recent graduates the opportunity to gain hands-on, real-life experience in the day-to-day operations of public health programs. Associates may be placed at a variety of host sites from state, tribal, or local governments to non profit organizations working on a variety of public health topics.

Applications open January 18-25, 2022
Assignment begins mid-October 2022

Interested students may reach out to CofC Honors alum and current PHAP Maddie Davis (MDavis19@cdc.gov) with any questions.

Posted on January 7, 2022 in Internships & Jobs

Charleston Climate Coalition seeking spring interns

The Charleston Climate Coalition, a local environmental justice advocacy group, has multiple internship opportunities this spring. This is a great chance to impact Charleston locally, with the potential for the work to develop into an Honors Immersed project to boot! Available internships include…

  • Environmental Justice Profile Internship
  • Climate Alliance Organizer
  • Field Organizer
  • Social Media & Website Internship
  • Graphic Design Internship
  • Lowcountry Environmental Movement Coordinator

For more details about each internship and application instructions, download the attached packet. Questions can be directed to charlestonclimatecoalition@gmail.com or Professor Jen Wright (WrightJJ1@cofc.edu).

Posted on January 7, 2022 in Internships & Jobs
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