Let your Voice be Heard on Proposed King Street Safety Renovations

The Student Sustainability Collaborative is seeking your input on a proposed King St. renovation project.

The Background: Charleston City Council is currently considering proposals to renovate lower King St. and make the street safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Why it Matters: The feedback poll is very brief but will help ensure that student input is heard on a topic that directly impacts the safety and well-being of our community.

The Poll is open to all members of the CofC community.

 

Join the CofC Math Club!

The College of Charleston math club is looking to add new members!

The Club: Whether you’re looking for games and puzzles, recreational problem solving, or structured competitions, the math club has all sorts of fun opportunities!

When & Where: The math club meets…

  • Every Tuesday from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
  • In RSS room 353

For more information, see the provided flyer or go to this link.

The Center for Civic Engagement is Hosting Service Opportunities for Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Month!

November is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Month, and to participate, CofC’s Center for Civic Engagement is hosting four service opportunities next week!

Make Fleece Scarves: Join them for a minute, five minutes, or as long as you’d like to help make easy, no-sew fleece scarves for the unhoused in our community. This pop-up service event will be on Monday, November 13th, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Cougar Mall.

Assemble Food Kits: Stop by to help put emergency food kits together for those dealing with food insecurity in our community on Wednesday, November 11th, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Cougar Mall.

Habitat for Humanity Build Day: Help build hope and a home for a Charleston family. Tools, food and transportation provided for this nearby Charleston Habitat for Humanity build day. This event will be on Saturday, November 18th, from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register here by Thursday, November 16th.

Clean Windwood Farm: Get your hands dirty and dig in to help spruce up Windwood Farm, a residential site that provides hope and healing to boys affected by neglect, abuse or other trauma, on Saturday, November 18th, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Food and transportation included. Register here by Wednesday, November 15th.

For more information about the first three opportunities, email Anne McGrath at mcgratha1@cofc.edu. For more information about the Windwood Farm opportunity, email Alani Boyd at boydar@g.cofc.edu.

Pop-Up Service Opportunity on October 23rd!

The Center for Civic Engagement is hosting a pop-up Halloween service event on Monday! Any and all members of the student body will have the opportunity to give back and help the CofC community help others.

The Event: Stop by for a minute, 5 minutes or as long as you’d like to help fill healthy Halloween treat bags for children and families staying at the nearby Ronald McDonald House.

When & Where: The event will be…

  • On Monday, October 23rd, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • In Cougar Mall

For more information, please contact Anne McGrath at mcgratha1@cofc.edu.

Join the Honors Committee and represent the Honors student body

Honors CollegeCalling all student leaders: The Honors College Committee is looking for a second student representative to help shape the future of the Honors College.

The Opportunity: Represent the Honors student body on the faculty committee that supports the Honors College. The Honors Committee provides input on essential functions like Honors College admissions decisions, the Honors courses to be offered, and strategic planning.

Benefits:

  • Network with faculty
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Help shape the future of the Honors College

How to Apply: Application form + resume + statement of interest; submit all completed materials to ganawayb@cofc.edu by October 5.

Honors Committee Student Representative Application

Criteria

  • The applicant must be a sophomore, junior or senior and in good standing in the Honors College.
  • The applicant must be available to attend bi-monthly meetings of the Honors Committee.
  • The applicant must be interested in developing leadership skills and working with faculty, as well as, committed to fairly representing fellow honors students in curricular, procedural, and admissions decisions.

Application Process

Applicant must submit the following items for consideration:

  • Typed application form
  • Resume
  • Up to a 250-word statement of interest

Submit this application with all supporting documentation to: Mary Moser, 10 Green Way or via email to ganawayb@cofc.edu by October 5, 2023.

Students considered for the position will be invited for an interview, and student representatives will be notified of their selection by October 13, 2023.

 By submitting this application, you give permission to the Honors Committee to review your transcript for eligibility.

The Center for Sustainable Development is hiring!

Student Leadership Positions: The Center for Sustainable Development is hiring for SIX positions through the CSD internship program!

The Opportunities: Multiple roles, including:

  • Waste Store Manager
  • Zero Waste Lead
  • JEDI Lead
  • Student Engagement Lead
  • Staff Engagement Lead
  • Cougar Changemaker Committee Chair

The Benefits: A great way to get involved on campus, gain experience as a sustainability professional, and meet amazing people.

Application Details: Handshake application + supplemental Microsoft Form; deadline is July 30.

Become a Students 4 Support Team Member for the Fall Semester

Become a trained S4S volunteer and help support your peers and the CofC community

The opportunity: Students 4 Support is a group of highly trained volunteers who provide their peers with nationally recognized nationally recognized emotional response techniques. Team members are trained to…

  • Provide academic, personal, and social support for students
  • Assist students in the navigation of the college environment
  • Build relationships between students, staff, and faculty
  • Foster individual development of self-reliance and self-advocacy

Great fit for: Those who are passionate about mental health / enjoy helping others / Prioritize diversity & inclusion / Are interested in becoming part of a welcoming team

  • All majors, genders, and personalities are welcome and encouraged

How to apply: Visit the S4S application page for more details. The deadline to apply for Fall ’23 semester is May 25.

Religious Studies Alumni Spotlight Series

The CofC Department of Religious Studies is hosting an Alumni Spotlight Series on Monday, April 3rd, at 3:30 in JWST 233.

This event will feature Class of 2018 Honors Alumni Madeline Leibin and focus on “Organizing & Lawyering for Religious Pluralism.

Come out and listen to Madeline reflect on her journey from an undergraduate at CofC, to a conflict resolution worker in Israel, to a law school student at NYU.

All students are welcome to attend!