Help revive the Honors Student Association and make this year fun!

Attention Honors students, if you are…

  • Interested in a fun, low-key leadership position
  • Want to build great friendships
  • Have some free time on Mondays or Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

…Consider joining the Honors Student Association (HSA)!

What’s the HSA? A student-run organization dedicated to enhancing the Honors College community for all members through social, academic, and service activities and opportunities.

Where’s it been? The HSA has been relatively low-key over the past few years, but now is the perfect time to revive it!

What type of activities? Previous HSA events include: Pumpkin carving, friendsgiving, exam meltdowns, book swap & sale, val-/pal-/gal-entines, spring semi-formal, senior send-off.

How to get involved: Email Dr. Permenter ( for more info!

Apply Today to Join the Honors College Dean’s Advisory Group

Honors College

The Honors College is seeking students to join a Student Advisory Group that will work directly with Dean Beth Meyer-Bernstein to help guide the Honors College forward.

To Apply:

Position Description: Students who serve on the Dean’s Advisory Group are essential in guiding the future of the Honors College. They will share their day to day experiences with the Dean so that the voices of the students are considered in the decision-making process. Additionally, they will provide student perspective on current and future Honors College policies.


  • Must be a member of the Honors College in good standing
  • Must be available for the entire 22-23 academic year
  • Committed to the values of the Honors College

Time commitment: approximately 2-4 hours per month for an academic year (flexible based on your schedule)

Application Process: Applicant must submit the following items for consideration

  • Complete the application form
  • A statement of interest that addresses the following question (in fewer than 500 words): How can students on the Dean’s Advisory Council improve the student experience in the Honors College and help their peers succeed?
  • The deadline to apply is Friday, September 30

2 MUSC Full Time Positions

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is currently seeking two current seniors/ recent graduates for full-time positions!

These two opportunities are great for any graduating senior or recent graduate interested in pursuing Health Administration.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will assist the study team in the recruitment of research participants, the collection of psychological research data, data entry and organizational tasks for studies being conducted in the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will work on research studies which focus on the study of and development of interventions for veterans and addiction. The candidate will be directly involved in the collection of questionnaire, interview, laboratory and other research data.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $28,216.00 – $40,210.00 – $52,204.00 (min – mid – max)

For more information, please check here!

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will assist the Principal Investigator in supporting an NIH funded educational trailing program: Enhancing Diversity in Alcohol Research (EDAR). The individual will be responsible for supporting EDAR trainees, including doctoral psychology trainees in alcohol research. This individual will be responsible for program administrative support, including trainee support, scheduling, and program related data tracking. This position will also include some research related duties, including the collection of psychological research data, data entry and other organizational tasks.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $29,061.00 – $41,415.00 – $53,769.00 (min – mid – max)

For more information, please check here!



Fall 2022 Career Fair & Grad School Expo

Looking for intern/post-graduate opportunities? Check out the Career Center’s Career Fair & Graduate School Expo!

The Career Center will be welcoming representatives from over 70 companies hiring for both graduate and undergraduate opportunities. (Check out the full list here!)

The Career Fair & Grad School Expo will take place on Thursday, October 6th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in TD Arena.

This is an excellent opportunity for all Honors Students to explore future opportunities! For more information or any questions, please reach out to the Career Center!

Winthrop University U.S. Dept. of Ed TRiO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement projects

Winthrop McNair Scholars offers a paid summer research internship ($2800), summer room & board, and faculty mentoring. McNair Scholars present their research at a national conference, and many have earned national awards for their presentations.

Additionally, Winthrop’s McNair program pays for students’ travel to conferences, graduate school fairs, graduate school test prep & fees, graduate school application fees, and more! 

Winthrop’s McNair Scholars produce award winning research and go on to succeed in highly competitive graduate programs. This past summer, Winthrop students earned 25% of all of the awards at the Winthrop conference, 62.5% of the 8 first place awards, and 83% of the first place awards for the 6 categories in which they competed.

McNair Scholars receive guidance throughout the graduate application and interview process as well as help finding funding for graduate study. More information about the program is available here!

Applications are accepted year-round, but the deadline for priority consideration this year is Oct. 17. Recommendations are due by Oct. 24.

Please check out our application page to see if you are eligible.

If you think you might be eligible, please complete this online survey.

Interested students may check out a Discussion Session to learn more!

    • Discussion Focus: Program Purpose and Eligibility
    • Discussion Focus: Application Questions


CofC Stages season kicks off with production of Violet featuring multiple Honors students

The first production in the 2022-23 CofC Stages season is Violet, a story of a young woman’s quest for beauty amidst the image-obsessed landscape of the 1960s

  • Opening night is Friday, September 30, with performances running through October 8.

The production: Facially disfigured in a childhood accident, Violet dreams of a miraculous transformation through the power of faith. Convinced that a televangelist in Oklahoma can heal her, she hops a Greyhound bus and starts the journey of a lifetime, discovering love and the true meaning of beauty along the way.

Honors connection: Multiple Honors students are involved in the production, both on-stage and behind-the-scenes. Come out and support them!

How to buy tickets: CofC students receive discounted tickets to all CofC Stages performances. Get yours here!


First Gen Friday panel discussion will help first generation students thrive

A panel discussion designed-by and created for first generation college students.

Date/Time: Friday, September 30 at 3:00 p.m., Stern 205.

The event: President Hsu will open the event, to be followed by a panel of CofC Professors that were first generation college graduates. The discussion will be moderated by a current first-gen student.

Great fit for: First generation students looking for tips, resources, and a communal support network to help them thrive at CofC.

Learn more: Register for the event using Cougar Connect.