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New Wellness App from the Counseling Center: TAO Connect

TAO Connect is a new on-line resource now available to students from the Counseling Center.

These are challenging times for all as we navigate new technology and readjust our everyday lives. TAO Connect is an app and online resource program that helps you explore wellness topics and guides you through creating strategies that can be applied in your daily life. Maybe you are looking for some strategies for dealing with this stressful time or maybe you want to preventatively learn some meditation and mindfulness techniques prior to final exams. The pathways on TAO can help you address these and many more areas. And, you can access all of this from the comfort of wherever you are.

Each treatment/pathway in TAO consists of 6-7 highly engaging educational modules, including interactive activities to help you learn strategies and skills. Typically, a program can be completed within 6 to 9 weeks when committing about 15 minutes per day. Additionally, if focused problems unexpectedly surface, such as anxiety or stress, you can always access individual modules to reinforce what you have learned.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Set up an account hereYou must use your email address.
  2. Fill out your general information and submit it. You’ll be sent an email with a temporary password momentarily.
  3. Click the link in the confirmation email to login and change your password to set up your account.
  4. You’re ready to go!

If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact the Counseling Center at or 843-953-5640.

Also, just a reminder, you can find more information about accessing multiple areas of support available to you here.

Posted on April 2, 2020 in Announcements & Events

Virtual Strategic Planning with President Hsu

Over the past few months, more than 5,000 College of Charleston faculty, staff, students, administrators, alumni and community members have participated in the initial phases of the College’s strategic planning process. Many actively participated in workshops and focus groups, while others completed surveys and provided feedback on the strategic planning website about how the campus community could create a shared vision of the College of Charleston’s future and make that vision a reality. The Office of the President and the Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) are incredibly grateful to everyone who has taken the time to participate thus far.

The final phase of the strategic planning process has begun. On Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 8, the entire campus community is once again invited to participate in the strategic planning process by previewing the draft strategic plan and offering feedback and input at virtual town hall sessions.

Sessions will be held:

Tuesday, April 7 from 11:30am – 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To RSVP to attend a virtual town hall, please fill out this form.

For those who aren’t able to attend, a recording of the session, the draft strategic plan, and a survey link will be posted on the strategic planning website following the town halls.

Posted on April 2, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement

Emergency Funds Available for Students in Need

In close partnership with the Division of Institutional Advancement, alumni, parents, friends, and community partners have stepped forward and collectively contributed more than $50,000 (and counting!) for the Student Emergency Fund.  These resources will be directed specifically to support CofC students in this time of need.

The Division of Student Affairs is accepting applications for student emergency funding. You may apply for support on the Student Affairs website.

Applications will be reviewed and will be turned around as quickly as possible. Need considerations include:

  • Food, medical, and basic household needs
  • Housing and rent
  • Transportation
  • Academic needs (books, school supplies, e-learning support, technology)

If you have any questions, please reach out to Alicia Caudill ( or to Susan Hartman (

Posted on March 26, 2020 in Announcements & Events

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is Available Online!

Even though campus is closed, the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards can still help you find the award that is right for you and navigate the application process. Staff are available during the Office’s regular office hours for virtual consultations and are happy to answer questions via email at any time. Contact the Office at with any questions or to schedule a consultation.

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Announcements & Events

Work at Capabilities

Capabilities is a holistic learning support center located in West Ashley, SC. We’re more than a tutoring center: our mission is to provide results-based, data-driven support for students who want to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in any academic situation. Our team is dedicated to targeted instruction and collaboration in order to deliver measurable improvements.

We have a dedicated group of passionate, kind, and hardworking individuals from all backgrounds who impact our community. Now, we are looking for learning practitioners to offer support across all grade levels and academic areas. Pay starts at $15/hour; we offer part-time employment, internships, externships, and supplements to student teaching experience when applicable.

If interested, please email your resume and brief bio to director Valerie White, MS Ed. at

Posted on March 4, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Internships & Jobs

Volunteer at This Year’s Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit has been postponed until further notice. Please stay tuned for updates. 

Volunteers will be needed to assist with the Lowcountry Citizens’ Summit. Potential volunteer roles include:

  • Setup
  • Registration
  • Q&A Facilitators
  • Poster Session Setup
  • Breakout Organizers
  • Breakdown

Email Robby Maynor at indicating which role(s) you are interested in. The timing of your volunteer shift will be dependent on the role you choose, but will be sometime between 4:00-7:30pm.

Posted on March 3, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Community Engagement

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