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Scholarship Empowers Students to Learn Differently

Sabine Lang has seen numerous people struggle with dyslexia and come out on top. “Dyslexia is probably one of the most misunderstood conditions in our society,” says Lang. “It is not a disability; it’s a learning difference. Many highly successful people are dyslexic so it’s clearly not an academic liability.” Lang created the Sabine Lang […]

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Honors College Welcomes New Staff

The Honors College has welcomed several new team members in the past year. Let’s get to know them! Bridget Alaniva Associate Director of Honors College Admissions, Honors College Background: I am originally from Plymouth, Michigan, in the Lower Peninsula. I attended college at Michigan Technological University in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, majoring in communication, […]

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Honors College Senior Featured in the Wall Street Journal

Honors College Senior Lucas Moyon, triple majoring in economics, astronomy, and physics recently had an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal. The piece, Are We Headed for World War III – The Chinese Computational War, was published on March 21st, and features opinions from students across the country. Read all about Lucas’ take […]

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Meet Mary Moser, the Essential Backbeat of the Honors Community

Article by Jack Bartlett All Honors Students are familiar with the feeling of walking through the doors of the Honors Center at 10 Green Way, and being greeted by the sweet smiling face behind the desk. It is no secret, then, that Mary Moser is a cornerstone of the CofC Honors community.  Outside of planning […]

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Biology Professor, Honors Student Investigate Big Impact of Tiny Mud Snail

Go to a mudflat in the Lowcountry during low tide, and you’ll see eastern mud snails plodding along on the surface. About the size of the end of a thumb, these snails have a disproportionate influence on their community. “The eastern mud snail dramatically affects other species,” says Craig Plante, professor of biology. “I wanted to study […]

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Honors Students Explore Career Interests with Summer Internships

Experiential learning is an integral part of the Honors College experience, and for many Honors students, the summer is the ideal time to gain invaluable, hands-on experience in their chosen field. Several Honors College students were recently featured in The College Today for their summer internship undertakings. You can read more about their summer internships […]

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3 Honors College Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Three College of Charleston students have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2022-23 academic year. The scholarship is a federally endowed award that encourages students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering. Emily Grace Dombrowski (French & Francophone Studies and Marine Biology Double Major), Abanob Hanna (Biochemistry Major), and Brison Shira […]

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