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Mindfulness Workshop

Join us on Tuesday, October 24th from 5-7pm in Berry Residence Hall, Room 104 for a mindfulness workshop led by CofC Honors student, Kerry Wischusen.

Mindfulness is a unique style of paying attention to the present moment that promotes physical and mental health. It is being adopted by athletes, performers, and academics as a way to counter stress and increase performance. At this workshop, you will learn the basic components of mindfulness and their neural correlates, specific techniques you can practice, and how to incorporate this knowledge into your daily life as a college student.

Contact Kerry Wischusen ( with any questions!

Posted on October 16, 2017 in Announcements & Events

CAJM Fall Roundtable

What: The Charleston Area Justice Ministry (CAJM) is a local social justice organization that unites 28 churches, synagogues, and mosques to address community issues in Charleston and North Charleston. They are extremely socio-economically, politically, and religiously diverse— but they band together in recognition of their common local realities, and in pursuit of their common values. At the beginning of each fall, they initiate this process by bringing together intimate groups in candid conversation about the injustices in our community. This year, they invite students to join to share your insights. The College of Charleston makes up a significant portion of the city’s population, and students have experiences with the innermost workings and troubles of public transportation and housing downtown, to name a few. Join them to put your energy towards a local civic body that has proved to make significant changes for the better (on topics of racial discrimination, education, and more!– See the CAJM website and Facebook group for more information.
When: Friday, October 20th at 5:30pm, “CAJM at the College” will host an event to facilitate such engagement.
Where: Stern Center Gardens
Posted on October 13, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

MUSC Health Professions Info Sessions

What: College of Health Professions Information Sessions

When: Friday, October 20th, 1pm

Where: 151-A Rutledge Ave, Building A, Room A204

Get the inside track on all things CHP at these on-campus sessions, where experts discuss curricula, financial aid, campus life, and more. Programs represented include Anesthesia for Nurses, BS in Healthcare Studies, Cardiovascular Perfusion, Health Administration, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. Register here!

Posted on October 13, 2017 in Announcements & Events

PF Applications Available!

What: Each year, the Honors College employs approximately 20 Honors students to serve as Peer Facilitators for the Honors FYE course, Beyond George Street. First-year students are particularly encouraged to apply. As a PF, you will be a mentor, teacher, advisor, coach, and crucial connecting link for first-year students. You will also receive training from the Center for Excellence in Peer Education and contribute meaningfully to shaping the curriculum for the next BGS class. A full job description/requirements can be found here.
Requirements: Take a 2-credit training class in Spring 2018 (Express I MW 3:00-4:40 or Express II TR 3:05-4:45 REQUIRED); attend April and August retreats; work 7 paid hours per week in Fall 2018.
To Apply: Fill out the application found here and bring it in person (no electronic copies) to Mary Moser in 10 Green Way
Deadline: Tuesday, November 14th at Noon

Posted on October 13, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Honors Leadership, Internships & Jobs

Teach-In: Tools for Deconstructing White Supremacy

What: Deconstructing White Supremacy, an evening consisting of expert faculty presentations, student testimonies and performances, and solutions-centered, small group dialogue facilitated by Black Student Union leaders. This event is sponsored by the Honors College.

Who: Students, faculty, and the public

When: Thursday, October 26th, 6-8pm

Where: Maybank Hall, Room 100

For more info, contact Tanner Crunelle at

Posted on October 12, 2017 in Announcements & Events

A Night at the Museum

Image result for night at the museumWhat: Not the real fictional movie, but real fossils – activities – prizes – and food!

When: Friday, October 20th from 6:00-8:00 PM

Where: Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, School of Sciences and Mathematics Building (SSMB) 223

Posted on October 5, 2017 in Announcements & Events

Koru Mindfulness 1.0

What: A four week, free, course that teaches different mind body skills to help reduce stress, increase grades, improve sleep, reduce self judgment, and become more mindful.

How to Sign Up: Registration required: Class fills quickly and often has a waitlist!

For more info contact or



Posted on October 4, 2017 in Announcements & Events

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