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Volunteer with the Lonon Foundation!

The Lonon Foundation is looking for student volunteers to volunteer with UPLIFT. The UPLIFT Program provides free monthly events for children ages 6-17 affected by a parent or caregiver’s cancer.

The Lonon Foundation will be hosting an orientation Zoom session for all students interested on Monday, February 22nd at 6pm via Zoom.

Students interested may access the meeting here!!

For any additional questions, please reach out to Emily Dombrowski at dombrowskieg@g.cofc.edu

 

Posted on February 15, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Community Engagement

CofC Stages Production Opportunities!

There is still time to volunteer to work backstage on a CofC Stages production this semester! Many of the positions that need to be filled can be learned on the job, so let your curiosity be your guide. Work backstage for a THTR 201 credit or just do it to be a part of the College of Charleston’s vibrant arts community.

Read on below to discover the opportunities that are available, and contact Dr. Vivian Appler at applervr@cofc.edu with your interest and questions.

Opportunities include...

THE MAGIC FLUTE (2/17-2/28)
• Wardrobe Crew
• Sound Board Operator

EVERYBODY (3/11-3/20)
• Wardrobe Crew
• Lighting Programmer
• Sound Board Operator
• Stage Hands
• Camera Operator
• Captioning/Editing

WANDERLUST: Student Dance (3/18-3/27)
• Fly Rail
• Sound Board Operator
• Camera Operator

CABARET (4/7-4/16)
• Lighting Programmer
• Sound Board Operator
• Fly Rail
• Sound Assistant
• Follow Spot Operator
• Camera Operators

Posted on February 9, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Clubs and Organizations

Student Production of Swing of the Sea takes Center Stage

Center Stage presents a student-run production of Swing of the Sea by Molly Hagan; a story about Boots, a girl who wears yellow rain boots even when it isn’t raining, and a boy called Eggs grieve the death of their best friend Peter. A play about growing old without aging that examines the way fantasy and memory converge when we lose someone we love. Located in the Chapel Theater (172 Calhoun Street), February 17th, 18th, and 20th at 7:30 pm.

There are several Honors students involved in the production, so come out and show them your support. The Swing of the Sea is free to attend. Check out Cougar Connect for more details, or contact kirkmanja@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on February 7, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement

Become a Peer Advisor with the Academic Advising and Planning Center

The Academic Advising and Planning Center is looking for three Peer Advisors for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. Peer advisors may either start this summer or next fall.

This is a great leadership opportunity for any student; no experience required, Peer Advisors will be trained by the Academic Advising and Planning Center.

The deadline to apply for this position is February 6th at 5:00pm. Students interested will need to provide two letters of recommendation; one from a professor and one from a former employer. Letters of recommendation may be submitted here.

Check out more information and how to apply here!

Posted on January 21, 2022 in Campus Involvement, Internships & Jobs

College of Charleston Global Game Jam 2022

Calling all gamers, coders, and video game enthusiasts!

The College of Charleston’s Computer Science Department will be hosting a Jamsite for the upcoming Global Game Jam 2022 at Harbor Walk starting on January 28th at 4:00pm. Global Game Jam 2022 is an international 48hour competition to create the best digital or analog video game.

All students, regardless of experience, are welcome to attend. Power and wifi will be provided. This is a great opportunity for any students interested in the world of video gaming.

Students interested can learn more and register at the link here!

Posted on January 20, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement

Apply Today to Serve as a BGS Peer Facilitator Next Fall

Get paid to serve as a mentor to the incoming class of 2026

The Honors College is seeking Honors students to serve as Peer Facilitators for the HONS 100: Beyond George Street course to be taught in Fall 2022. Students will be selected based on individual BGS performance, review of the application, statement of interest, and interview.

Peer Facilitators will serve as mentors for the Class of 2026 in a variety of different aspects. Training is provided through a 2-credit training course that students enroll in during the Spring 2022 semester.

Peer Facilitators will commit to at least 7 hours per week in Fall 2022, including class meeting time and one BGS Team meeting per week. Students will be paid $10/hour.

To apply: please submit the following three items to honors@cofc.edu by 5pm on November 16th:

Read More About the Position

Peer Facilitator Requirements:

· Member of the Honors College in good standing

· Either currently enrolled or completed Honors First Year Experience (BGS and Honors Engaged)

· Availability to take Spring 2022 Express training course (Express I : MW 3:00 – 4:40 or Express II: TR 3:05 – 4:45)

· Attend Spring 2022 retreat (to be held on one of the first three Saturdays/Sundays in April)

· Attend Fall 2022 retreat which will be held the Thursday before the 1st day of class

· Willingness to plan Fall 2022 schedule to accommodate Honors BGS (this includes keeping the time for our weekly team meeting open and keeping the period before and after the assigned class meeting time open)

· No more than 15 hours of course load in Fall 2022 (negotiable in some cases)

· No more than 15 hours of outside activities – including other jobs/clubs/sports

For all questions, please reach out to honors@cofc.edu

Posted on November 8, 2021 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Community Engagement

The Center for Student Learning is Hiring SMART Coaches

Get paid to support your peers and sharpen your mentorship skills in the process

A SMART (Students Meeting, Achieving, + Reaching Together) Coach meets with students who request an academic coaching appointment through the Center for Student Learning website. Coaching appointments may include: time and self-management support, development and implementation of effective study strategies, and goal-setting. Appointments may be scheduled weekly or bi-weekly, and may be held in person or on Zoom. SMART coaches will be asked to enroll in TEDU 205: Exploring Peer Leadership, a 2 credit hour (elective), P/F, Express 1 or 2 class (details TBD) as well as participate in CSL-led training.

Qualifications for SMART Coaches include:

  • Minimum sophomore standing or min. 24 CofC credit hours
  • Min. 2.0 cumulative and major GPA
  • Recommendation from one professor, advisor, or other CofC staff who has witnessed your academic ability
  • Demonstrable knowledge of a wide variety of academic success strategies and techniques
  • Demonstrable qualities including: empathy, kindness, active listening, respect for others

Rate of Pay: $9.50/hr

Hours per Week: varies based on need/request

How to apply: https://app.joinhandshake.com/login

Posted on November 5, 2021 in Campus Involvement

Financial Wellness Initiative kicks off in Cougar Mall

Sharpen your financial skills with Career Center’s new program

Wondering about the personal finance decisions that await you in post-grad life? The Career Center can help! Join us on Monday, November 8, from 1-3:30 p.m. as we kick off our brand new Financial Wellness Program.

Enjoy cookies, candy, and Clyde in Cougar Mall as you meet with local banks and learn about our new financial wellness services

RSVP HERE for the in-person event. Can’t make it to Cougar Mall? Join us on Zoom from 5:30-6:30 for an overview of our services and a chance to meet in small groups with local financial leaders. REGISTER FOR ZOOM EVENT HERE.

Posted on November 4, 2021 in Campus Involvement
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