Archive | September, 2017

After School Volunteers Needed

What:  Cusabo Scholars, a subsidiary of Cusabo Nation Lacrosse (CNL), started in 2016, was developed to bring CNL’s vision to fruition by supporting players off the field. Cusabo Scholars attend peninsula elementary schools and come to CofC from 3:30-5:30 Monday through Thursday for programming with CofC mentors/advocates under the direction of a Cusabo Scholar site coordinator. Fall 2017 will consist of 10 Cusabo Scholars, and Spring 2018 will serve up to 20 Cusabo Scholars.

Needed: 4-8 CofC student volunteers IMMEDIATELY  to serve as mentors/advocates for Cusabo Scholars for the 2017-2018 school year. Ideally, CofC students commit for a semester on M/W or T/TH schedule. However, if you are interested and can only commit one day a week, please let us know. Mentors/advocates will be trained in youth development, advocacy, mentorship, culturally relevant practices, reflective listening, and communication skills, including conflict/resolution and supported by the Site Coordinator and Program Developer.

Contact: Dr. Margaret Hagood, Professor of Literacy and Cusabo Scholars@CofC Program Director (


Posted on September 19, 2017 in Community Engagement

Want to be a Charleston 40 Tour Guide?

Remember those campus tours you took in high school? They make a big impact on where you end up going to school. You all picked CofC, and joining Charleston 40 is the best way to convince students like you to make that same decision. Charleston Forty is an absolutely incredible organization to join, not only to familiarize yourself with the College, but also to show your pride and love for your school to other prospective students. Charleston Forty is also an organization for every type of person, regardless of hometown, major, extracurricular activities, etc – as long as you have a passion for CofC!

If you want to rock that maroon polo, here’s the information for their recruitment weekend:
When: September 29th – October 1st
Where: Office of Admissions (across from Cistern)
How: Pick up an application at the admissions office and turn it in by September 27th at 5:00 PM!
For More Information: Contact Kacey Hirshfeld (


Posted on September 19, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

SGA Bike Auction

What: SGA is hosting their annual Bike Auction on September 27th from 11am until 2pm on George St. Nearly 150 bikes will be auctioned off; stop by to pick up a great bike!

*All bikes are sold as is. Cash & checks are the only forms of payment accepted.*

Posted on September 19, 2017 in Announcements & Events

Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy and Leadership Conference

Untitled-1What: The conference aims to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate programs in public policy and international affairs by informing students about opportunities for graduate study and careers in both domestic and international public policy. All conference expenses are covered by HKS. The conference serves as a pipeline for first- and second-year undergraduate students from historically underrepresented and underserved communities. The PPLC is designed to embolden students to pursue professional degrees to prepare themselves to become future leaders in public policy.The intensive three days of workshops, panels, and lectures is designed to provide an understanding of, and access to, a career in public service.

When: February 8 – 11, 2017

Where: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Eligibility: Only first and second year undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients are eligible to apply

How to Apply: Complete the online application by November 8th.

Posted on September 19, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

SSM Research Mixer – Find your research mentor!

What: The SSM Annual Research Mixer hosts approximately 200 students and facilitates their introduction to research mentors. Meet faculty mentors from CofC, MUSC, and more who are looking to take on student research assistants.

When: Tuesday, November 14, 4-5:30pm

Where: SSMB Atrium


Posted on September 18, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Research

Building Bridges: Coming Together for a Collective Impact


Join the Office of Institutional Diversity, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, and Save More Kids for “Building Bridges: Coming Together for a Collective Impact”

When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art and The Hill Art Gallery

Who: Students, faculty and staff welcome to attend

Live music provided by The Zandrina Dunning Experience while CofC Alumnus Matt Foley, ’08, will perform spoken word poetry.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres and dessert will be served.


Posted on September 15, 2017 in Announcements & Events

Post 9/11 Veteran Support Internship

What: The Vantage Point Foundation is seeking an intern to assist in multiple aspects of our operations. Ideally, they would be in the Social Work field. They would be assisting us in identifying, communicating with, and vetting local resources for veterans. We would also utilize them for tasks in support of our resiliency training, veterans transition course, and daily operations. Lastly we would utilize them to assist with various administrative tasks associated with non-profit fundraising such as data organization. 

To Apply: Contact Mark Holyfield (

Posted on September 14, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

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