Sara Sprehn, Spanish Major, Receives Fulbright

Congratulations to Sara Sprehn for being The College of Charleston’s first undergraduate recipient of a Fulbright Full Graduate Scholarship in the school’s history. The Fulbright Program is one of the most prestigious awards programs worldwide and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Sara is a Spanish major with a double minor in Anthropology and Chemistry. She will be studying at the Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas in southern Mexico. She plans to take coursework in public health and nutrition and has plans, eventually, to attend medical school. Great job Sara!

International Studies Major Fastest Growing Major at Cofc

The College of Charleston’s new International Studies major is the fastest growing major at the College and will celebrate its first graduates in May 2011. The international studies major, housed in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, was added to the curriculum in fall 2010 and the number of students declared has grown by 175% in just one semester. Read more…