Accounting Graduate Finds Formula for Success

It’s not often that you meet a 22-year-old who is passionate about accounting, but College of Charleston senior Emily Wiesler really lights up when she starts talking numbers and data. “It’s really difficult to say you’re excited about accounting and people take you seriously,” she laughs. When Wiesler first started at CofC, she enrolled in […]

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Graduating Senior’s Wild Ride to Continue Across the Pond

WHAT’S NEXT FOR…ALLYSON PACE, CLASS OF 2021 It’s safe to say that Allyson Pace has always had a passion for animals. The Charlotte, North Carolina native has been riding horses ever since she was little, and in high school she even worked at an equestrian center assisting instructors and helping with barn tasks. So when […]

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Honors Faculty Member Marjory Wentworth talks about Why Poetry Matters

Marjory Wentworth’s students at the College of Charleston describe her as “one of a kind.” Her laughter and energy are infectious, and even though she doesn’t require attendance, her classes are always full. Wentworth has been teaching courses in writing, poetry, social justice and banned books for the Department of English and the Honors College […]

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Honors Grad Channels Multiple Academic Passions into a Dream Job

WHAT’S NEXT FOR…ALLYSON LESHER, CLASS OF 2020 (B.S.) and 2021 (M.S.) The past five years have been extremely busy for Allyson Lesher. And she wouldn’t change a single minute of it. Since matriculating at the College, Allyson’s time has been occupied by, among other things, membership in the Honors College’s E-LLC (Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community), […]

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3 Honors College Students Awarded Goldwater Scholarships

From a pool of more than 5,000, three College of Charleston students came out on top to receive the Goldwater Scholarship — one of the highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Awarded in partnership with the Department of Defense National Defense Education Programs (NDEP), the Goldwater Scholarship aims to foster […]

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Senior Honors Grad Uses Research to Propel Himself to New Heights

WHAT’S NEXT FOR… VERNON KENNEDY JR., CLASS OF 2021 Much to his surprise, senior honors student and molecular biology major Vernon Kennedy Jr. unexpectedly fell in love with research when he arrived at the College of Charleston. And his research, in turn, has propelled him to amazing new heights. His affinity for research was first […]

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Honors Students Create Impact Hub Program to Help Local Businesses

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape our world, more consumers have begun shopping online in greater numbers and frequency. A recent report showed United States customers bought over $183 billion in goods – all online – from March 2020 to February 2021. Although more and more people are buying products online, local merchants are […]

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