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Calvin Biesecker Has All the Right Moves

As a dancer, Calvin Biesecker is always thinking one step ahead: planning where he’ll land and how he’ll get there – and how that step will launch him into the next and get him where he wants to go. It’s no surprise, then, that he landed at the College. He knew it was exactly the […]

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Anna Rowe Continues the Legacies of Communication Scholarship Namesakes

Ken Adkins and Mary Croghan Ramsay ’42 represent two of the most ambitious and accomplished minds Charleston has ever offered. As a recipient of both the James Kenneth Adkins Jr. Memorial Scholarship and the Mary Croghan Ramsay “Ask Jackie” Scholarship, Honors College communication and psychology double-major Anna Rowe is continuing their legacies.   Ken Adkins (1955-1989) […]

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Ansley Elkins Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Ansley Elkins couldn’t stop smiling. She called her mom. She called her dad. And then she threw on her shoes and ran to campus and told everyone she saw the news: She’d officially been named a Goldwater Scholar. “My face hurt by the end of the day because of how hard I had been smiling,” […]

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The Honors College Class of 2023 in Stories

To celebrate the graduating Honors College Class of 2023, we’ve collected a sampling of stories, headlines, and highlights that help to capture just how impressive this group truly is. Community Contributors and Changemakers Andrea Kimpson, a double-major in economics and international studies, devoted much of her time at CofC to making our community more equitable. […]

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Alyssa Craft Reflects on Local History as 1967 Legacy Program Scholarship Recipient

The College of Charleston’s 1967 Legacy Program, which supports the academic and professional success of Black students, has awarded the first Septima Clark and Esau and Janie B. Jenkins Local Legends Endowed Scholarship (Clark-Jenkins Scholarship) to freshman Alyssa Craft. The scholarship, endowed by South Carolina activist Linda Ketner, honors three local Charleston heroes of the […]

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Music Major Connects with Cultural Heritage Through Filipino Art Song

Meleana Cabales was scrolling through YouTube earlier this year when the song “Madaling Araw” by Francisco Santiago popped up in her recommendations. Curious, she clicked on the link. “I was hooked from the first listen,” she recalls. “It vaguely sounded like something I’d sung before, but it was also familiar for other reasons. The lilt […]

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