Deadline Extended! Apply Today to Join the Honors College Dean’s Advisory Committee

Honors College

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

To Apply:  https://forms.gle/rZHmZix5bdzXJvhE7

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.

Qualifications: 

  • 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 Monday, October 10

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 (falkb@cofc.edu) for more info!

Upcoming NJAC (Not Just Another Club) Meetings!

NJAC (Not Just Another Club) has released a few of its meeting times for the upcoming fall semester!

The REACH program is looking for students to join NJAC. NJAC is a mentoring club on campus that connects mentors and mentees. Mentors and mentees participate in a wide range of activities together, including studying, going to the gym, attending sporting events, and just hanging out.

To learn more, attend one of the following club meeting times: Monday, September 19 at 6:30, Wednesday, October 10th at 6:30, and Monday, November 11th at 6:30. (All club meetings are in RSS 249).

For additional information, check out @cofc_njac on Instagram!

Friends of MSF at CofC Virtual Event

On Thursday, March 24th at 7 pm, Friends of MSF will have a Tanya Morshed, a speaker from MSF, presenting via zoom.

Tanya Morshed is an experienced social worker who previously served as a Mental Health Activity Manager in the field with MSF; Tanya Morshed also participated in a small response for Afghan refugees during her assignment in Tajikistan.

Interested Students may RSVP and find the Zoom Link here!

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.

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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

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Volunteer at the Black Student Union’s 5th Annual Children’s Carnival

Earn service hours, meet new people, and support the community

The College of Charleston’s Black Student Union is looking for volunteers for their 5th annual Children’s Carnival on November 13th from 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Cistern Yard. Volunteer shifts are available from 9:00am to 12:00pm and 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

For all students interested in volunteering, please fill out the google form here.

All volunteers should report to Rita 101 at their chosen time; volunteers will be assigned roles upon arrival.

For any questions, please reach out to CofC Black Student Union.

*All volunteers must follow CofC COVID-19 guidelines

Become a Charleston 40 Tour Guide Today!

Charleston 40 is recruiting new Tour Guides!

Charleston 40, College of Charleston’s Tour Guide Association, is currently looking for new members. The purpose of Charleston 40 is to provide tours, represent the campus to any interested person(s), and facilitate the needs of the Office of Admissions. Charleston 40 holds bi-weekly meetings, and new guides are required to give 1 tour per week.

For any students interested, please complete the Google Form linked below by September 24th.

Google Form: https://forms.gle/uBnbaTTkvDRpVwzH7

For any questions, please reach out to Morgan Lattomus at lattomusme@g.cofc.edu

Expand Your Social Network with the Honors Outreach Committee

Meet new friends within the Honors community at the Outreach Committee’s Mix n’ Mingle social gathering

Get a chance to meet other Honors students as well as representatives from several identity-based organizations on campus! For both new and returning students, this event is a great opportunity to meet new people and catch up with old friends! Light refreshments will be available. All are welcome! (All Covid protocols will be followed.)

Wednesday, September 15th from 5:00-6:00 PM

Location: Barnett Courtyard (the outdoor courtyard across George Street from CVS; rain location: RITA 101)