2023 Student Entrepreneur of the Year

The Center for Entrepreneurship is looking for applications for the College of Charleston “2023 Student Entrepreneur of the Year.” The winner will be recognized on April 12th at the Tommy Baker Entrepreneurship Hour and receive an award of $1,000 to help grow their business.

Any full-time enrolled student at the College of Charleston is invited to apply by the Sunday, February 12, 2023 deadline.

Students can apply here!

Additionally, Student entrepreneurs are also eligible to join the Founders Club to help students launch and grow their enterprises by bringing in noted entrepreneurs for mentoring and advice. The Founders Club’s next meeting is this Wednesday, February 1 from 5:00-6:00 in Beatty 120 (the Impact X room on the ground floor of the School of Business).

Present Your Work at the CofC Expo in April

CofC Expo 2023 is back! Showcase student research, creative activities, and community service projects from across campus.

This is a perfect opportunity for students to share their highly impressive undertakings with the local community and gain public presentation experience that will be valuable for future endeavors.

CofC Expo 2022 is scheduled for Thursday, April 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in TD Arena (301 Meeting Street). This event is free and open to the public.

Want to participate? Submit an abstract to be considered. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, February 15.

Meet with Honors Alumna Elizabeth Roberts ’14 for a Coffee Conversation

Honors alumna Elizabeth Roberts ’14, currently a PhD candidate in sociology, will be back on campus for a casual conversation with students.

The Event: Thursday, February 2, 4:30 – 5:30 in the Honors Center (10 Green Way).

The Speaker: Elizabeth Roberts is pursuing a PhD in sociology from Virginia Tech, with a focus on race and ethnicity, immigration, higher education, and social justice.  She has conducted research into non-profit organizations serving immigrants and refugees, developed numerous college admissions practices that promote racial equity and justice, and has taught courses on race relations in the United States.

  • Bonus Connection: Prior to pursuing a PhD, Elizabeth spent several years working as an admissions counselor for the Honors College, and helped to welcome many of you to campus!

Great Fit For: Community-focused sociologists / Social justice advocates / Students considering PhD programs / Bonner Leaders (she’s an alum!) / Liverpool F.C. fans

How to Register: Sign up here to join the conversation. All CofC Students are welcome.

Motivational Speaker Chris Singleton to Speak with Students

Join the College’s Entrepreneurship Program and the Honors College in welcoming special guest speak Chris Singleton to a public talk for students!

The Talk: Thursday, Feb 2 from 9:25am-10:40am in Wells Fargo Auditorium, Beatty Center.

The Speaker: Chris Singletonis a former professional athlete drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2017. Following the loss of his mother in a racially motivated mass shooting, Chris has become an inspirational speaker and best-selling author who has shared his message of unity and racial reconciliation with over 100 organizations and over 30,000 students annually.

Great fit For: Open to all students and CofC community members!

How to Attend: No registration necessary; For additional information, please reach out to Professor Affonso at affonsol@cofc.edu.

Publish your research or creative work in Aisthesis, the Interdisciplinary Honors Journal

University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Honors Program is currently seeking academic and creative submissions for the 2023 issue of Aisthesis, our undergraduate honors journal. As an interdisciplinary publication, we welcome academic work, including honors capstone projects, literature reviews, and research articles, from all fields of research. Creative submissions of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art (including but not limited to painting, sculpture, short film, multimedia, and photography) are also encouraged. If you are hoping to build your resume, share your work, and publish as an undergraduate, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The submission deadline is March 6, 2023. Guidelines can be found here.

Please email questions to honorsaisthesis@d.umn.edu and follow the Aisthesis Facebook page.

Jan. 25 Info Session for PSYC Summer Study Abroad Program in Britain

Considering a summer study abroad program? Looking for PSYC or Honors Immersed credit? Come to the Jan. 25 info session for the British Studies Program summer psych trip to London!

The Info Session: Wednesday, January 25 at 4:00 p.m. in RSS 104.

The Trip: Travel to London June 12-July 15 and take History of British Psychology taught by CofC professor and Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Chad Galuska.

More Details: Check out the program website to learn more, or contact Professor Galuska (galuskac@cofc.edu).

Volunteers Needed for the Cooper River Bridge Run

Looking for alternative ways to get involved with the 2023 Cooper River Bridge Run? Consider volunteering!

The Cooper River Bridge Run is looking for volunteers for a variety of positions, including, Expo Support, Water Aid Station, and Finish Festival. Learn more about volunteer opportunities here!

Volunteers are needed for all shifts on Sun, April 1, 2023. Please reach out to Jennifer Curry at volunteer@bridgerun.com for additional details!