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 this Google Form by February 3rd.

For any questions, please reach out to Eliza Frankel!

The College Reads Program Discussions

The College Reads Program is hosting several book discussions in the coming weeks.

These discussions will revolve around this past year’s College Reads book How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery, by Clint Smith.

Free copies of How the Word is Passed are available in the Lightsey Center Lobby, Education Center Lobby, Beatty Center Lobby, Rita Hollings Science Center Lobby, the faculty house and the Office of New Student Programs in the Lightsey Center Annex.

All students are invited to attend Clint Smith’s public talk about How the Word is Passed on Monday, October 24 at 7:00pm at Sottile Theatre.





Tues., Oct 11

11:30 AM

Halsey Art Gallery

Nick Plasmati

Wed., Oct 12

12:30 PM

Addlestone Library, room 227

Amanda Kraft

Thur., Oct 13

12:30 PM

Addlestone Library, front doors (Calhoun St. side)

Dr. Richard Gilmore

Thur., Oct 13

2:30 PM

Tables Outside of Sottile House

Dr. Simon Lewis

Fri., Oct. 14

11:00 AM

Liberty Fresh Food Co. (to the left of the doors)

Dr. Lynne Ford

Tues., Oct 18

1:00 PM

Addlestone Library, room 227

Dr. Margaret Hagood

Wed., Oct 19

1:45 -2:30 PM

Stern Center Gardens (Rain Location: Stern Center, 205)

Dr. Lisa Covert

Wed., Oct 19

3:30 PM

Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture; Senator McKinley Washington Auditorium on the third floor.

Dr. Tamra Butler

Thur., Oct 20

12:00-12:30 PM

Arnold Hall, Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center

Dr. John Thomas III

Fri., Oct 21

2-2:30 PM

Solar Pavilion behind Higdon Student Leadership Center

Dr. Sarah Owens

For any questions or additional information, check out The College Reads Program.

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!

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 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


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