Publish Your Research or Creative Work in Aisthesis, the Interdisciplinary Honors Journal

The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Honors Program is currently seeking academic and creative submissions for the 2024 issue of Aisthesis, their undergraduate honors journal!

Types of Submissions: They welcome academic work, including honors capstone projects, literature reviews, and research articles, from all fields of research, as well as creative submissions of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art (including but not limited to painting, sculpture, short film, multimedia, and photography).


  • Build your résumé
  • Share your work
  • Publish as an undergraduate!

To Submit: Click here for submission guidelines and instructions. Submissions are due on March 4th!

For more information, head to their websiteInstagramFacebook, or send them an email at

Maroon Memories and Mentoring with Connor Cozad ’23

We are excited to welcome Connor Cozad’ 23, Meteorologist Developer with Lynker working at the National Weather Service on development of data visualization applications for the Weather Prediction Center, to have lunch with and mentor our students.

About Connor: Connor is Data Science and College of Charleston Honors College alum and Mentoring Board Member of the Honors STEAM ELLC. He is passionate about creating tools and processes for deriving actionable insights from earth science data.

When & Where: The discussion and lunch will be…

  • On Tuesday, February 20th, at 11:00 a.m.
  • At Liberty Dining Hall

Check out Connor’s LinkedIn here. To read about how he helped modernize forecasting software for NOAA, head to this link.

Engage with Community Partners at the Bonner Leader Program’s Engage & Empower Event

Interested in earning some community service hours and helping out local non-profits? Head to the Bonner Leader Program’s “Engage & Empower” event on February 24th!

The Opportunity: During this immersive service experience, students will have the opportunity to learn more about and engage with community partners/organizations such as Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, Hope Lodge, Metanoia, and the CofC Gender Sexuality Center. Students will also be able to take part in dialogue and learning more about Charleston and the issues the city faces such as food deserts, K12 education, and more.

When & Where: The event will be…

To AttendRSVP for the event with this link by Tuesday, February 20th.

If you have any questions about the event, email

The Women and Gender Studies Dept. is Seeking Submissions for Their Newsletter

The Women and Gender Studies Department is sourcing student submissions to showcase individual work that is related to Women and Gender Studies in their newsletter!

What You Can Submit: You can submit all sorts of things, including:

  • Personal artwork
  • Visual art
  • Poetry
  • Ongoing research
  • Essays
  • Fiction writing
  • Any other student venture that focuses on women and gender in its subject matter!

To SubmitClick here to go to the submission form. Submissions are due Thursday, February 29th.

The Mroz Global Leadership Institute Summit Starts on Thursday, February 22nd!

The Mroz Institute Summit on “Conflict, Cooperation, and Diplomacy: Perspectives on the Middle East, Latin America, China, and Russia” will take place at the College of Charleston on February 22nd and 23rd, 2024!

The Summit: This event brings a tremendous group of distinguished academics and practitioners working on conflict resolution and cooperation in various regions around the world to campus.

When & Where: The summit will be…

  • On Thursday, February 22nd, starting at 4:00 p.m., and Friday, February 23rd, starting at 7:45 a.m.
  • In RITA room 101

To Attend: Click here to register for the summit with the option to attend in person or virtually.

For more information about the summit schedule and its speakers, check out the provided flyer or click the registration link.

Head to S’more Fun Fridays Hosted by the Honors Student Association on February 23rd!

Join the Honors Student Association for tasty fireside treats and fun-filled activities!

What kind of fun? Every third Friday of the month throughout the spring semester, HSA is hosting an afternoon get-together filled with gooey goodies and casual activities.

When: This upcoming S’more Fun Friday will be from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Honors Center on Friday, February 23rd!


  • Connect with other Honors students
  • Enjoy scrumptious snacks
  • Kick-start your weekend

No RSVP necessary, just join us upstairs in the Honors Center. Non-Honors students are welcome!

CofC’s Civility Initiative is Hosting a Discussion About Healthy Conflict in Personal Relationships

The Civility Initiative is leading a panel discussion on Healthy Conflict in Personal Relationships on Valentine’s Day!

Details: The discussion will feature insights from Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Jenna Abetz (communication faculty), Dr. Amy Kolak (psychology faculty), Dr. Chelsea Reid (psychology faculty), and Dr. Marcie Wiseman (Counseling Center). Moderated by Dr. Michael Lee, director of the Civility Initiative.

When & Where: The discussion will be…

  • On Wednesday, February 14th, from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
  • In the Stern Center Ballroom

Click this link for more information and to express interest in the event.

Meet with International Economist and Honors alum Patrick Crotty for a coffee conversation

Patrick Crotty ’20, an International Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission, is visiting campus and will meet with a select group of Honors students for a coffee conversation.

When: Thursday, February 8, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

About Patrick:

  • Researches economic trends in advanced manufacturing sectors for the ITC.
  • Research experience in economic development, foreign policy, real estate/urban economics, and public opinion.
  • Attended Duke University’s M.A. in Analytical Political Economy program.
  • Majored in economics and political science at CofC, where he was a Beatty Scholar, Market Process Scholar, and studied Mandarin Chinese during an intensive, nine-month study abroad in mainland China.

Great fit For: ECON / INTB / POLI / INTL

Join the Conversation: Space is limited, so register today to reserve your spot.