Favorite Study Locations at CofC

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 […]

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Student Focuses on Selfie-Reflection

Does narcissism vary by generation? That question fascinated Casey Roche, a senior psychology major intent on a career in developmental pediatrics. Her curiosity led her to existing studies and before she knew it, she was engaged in an ongoing research project with psychology professor Amy Kolak. Now, this study has become the focus of Roche’s […]

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CofC Honors students and alumni published in Journal of Neurochemistry

A team of researchers from the Scofield Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) recently published an article “Amperometric measurements of cocaine cue and novel context‐evoked glutamate and nitric oxide release in the nucleus accumbens core” in the Journal of Neurochemistry. Out of the eight authors credited, five are CofC Honors alumni or current […]

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Honors Student Joins Knowledge Capital Group as Intern

CofC Honors senior Rachel Bradley has joined Knowledge Capital Group (KCG), a healthcare-oriented management consulting firm, as an undergraduate intern. An Economics and International Studies double-major, Rachel takes on the position with a range of experiences including a study abroad trip focused on the Syrian refugee crisis in Amman, Jordan and previous positions at the […]

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CofC Honors Dean Trisha Folds-Bennett appointed Provost at UVa-Wise

After a successful career at the College of Charleston that began in 1990, Honors College Dean Trisha Folds-Bennett has accepted the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVa-Wise).  CofC President Andrew T. Hsu and Provost Frances Welch extended Dean Folds-Bennett their sincere congratulations and […]

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Freshman’s Goal: Meet Someone New Every Hour

Making friends in a new environment can be intimidating under any circumstances, let alone on a campus with more than 10,000 students. But what some may see as an intimidating challenge, College of Charleston freshman Rex Bingham sees as an opportunity to push himself outside his comfort zone and to develop interpersonal skills. “I try […]

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Spring 2020 Course Preview: Elections Have Consequences (HONS 390)

The interdisciplinary Honors College curriculum allows students to enroll in intriguing coursework taught by faculty members from a wide range of disciplines. One benefit of the flexibility of the curriculum and course proposal process is that it allows instructors with professional backgrounds outside of academia to develop Honors coursework. John Culhane, Scholar in Residence for […]

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From ‘Orderly’ to ER Doctor – A Physician’s Journey

Aaron Blackshaw’s (’12) path to becoming an emergency room physician started at a crossroads that rarely leads to medical school. It was the summer of 2009 and he was wrapping up his freshman year at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He still hadn’t declared a major and needed to come home to a […]

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Honors College Introduces its First Cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows

A highly-personalized mentoring model and an innovative curriculum are hallmarks of the College of Charleston Honors College experience. The Faculty Fellows Program was established to provide each CofC Honors student with a four-year faculty advisor and to develop new Honors course options from a variety of disciplines. Starting with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Honors […]

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