Having a love of learning is exactly what it sounds like – it’s a deep, passionate desire to explore the ...
William Blanchett is excited. You can see that in his eyes. They brighten considerably when he talks about his life as ...
By Maggie Carpenter ’21, Content and Community Manager Intern Walking into an English class at 9:15 on a Tuesday morning, one ...
With all eyes on the media throughout 2016’s tumultuous presidential election, Honors College alumna Caroline Kenny ‘15 proved up for the ...
Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library Ok maybe this one is a given, but you would be surprised how many nooks and crannies the library has if you really go looking for them! Sometimes the endless stir of people around can give you just enough energy to power through. Plus the library has 20 group study […]
On Friday, May 10th, the CofC Honors Class of 2019 was recognized at the annual Honors College Ceremony. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and senior administrators gathered in Charleston Music Hall to celebrate the accomplishments of all 116 graduating seniors. In one of his last formal speeches prior to retirement, Interim President Osborne closed with three […]
She’s worked behind the scenes of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She’s spent hours in the background of the Gibbes Museum of Art in downtown Charleston. She’s even dug deep into the backstory of Latin American art in Mexico and Spain. But, when it comes to her academic and extracurricular […]
The College of Charleston Honors College has named Susan West Story ’93 the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Since 2010, the Honors College has bestowed the Distinguished Alumni Award, its highest honor, on graduates who are noted for their professional achievements, their contributions to society, and their support of the College of Charleston. Honorees have performed exceptional service for […]
Public health major Jackson Hartley (CofC Honors ’19) has had a passion for helping others since an early age. Hartley’s younger brother Nathaniel was hospitalized for five years of their childhood for immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a condition when the immune system mistakenly attacks platelets. “He wasn’t expected to come through,” says Hartley, “but […]
Taylor Crawford (CofC Honors ’19) likes a good challenge. She likes to understand all the factors that make something tick. And she’s not afraid to take risks if the numbers are on her side. That’s why the student from Anderson, South Carolina, will trade the slower paced vibe of the Holy City for the electric energy […]
The designers of an app that focuses on saving food and saving money won the 2019 ImpactX Demo Day contest held on April 22, 2019. The pitch competition is an annual event where student teams work together to create and present a unique business idea to a panel of judges in the hopes of capturing […]
The group had gathered on George Street, right outside Porters Lodge, when someone asked what the Greek inscription on the building’s façade meant. Samantha Anyim, then a sophomore tour guide with the Charleston 40, paused before she answered: “Know Thyself.” “Here I was, giving this tour to prospective students and their parents, telling them that, […]
College of Charleston freshman Eva Leach was just 13 years old in 2013 when she and her brother Nathan sat down at their kitchen table to record a video of themselves singing the song “Hero” by Family of the Year. The video slowly racked up views on YouTube over the next couple of years, but […]
Honors College alumnus and Marine Biology major James Peyla ’18 received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to conduct research in Australia. Peyla, who was also a Goldwater Scholar and an Aiken Fellow while at the College, also spent time as an undergraduate interning at the Marine Biological Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Smithsonian Institution, […]
What’s the best way to help your community move toward positive change? Most experts agree that active engagement can make the biggest difference, and that’s just what the staff, faculty and students within the Honors College intend to foster when they co-host the Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This full-day event will […]