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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

Posted on October 21, 2021 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Clubs and Organizations, Community Engagement

Deadline Extended! Seeking Student Representatives to Serve on the Honors Committee

Let your voice be heard in shaping the future of the Honors College

The Honors College Committee, a faculty senate committee that supports the Honors College, is seeking two student representatives for the 2021/22 academic year. This is a great way to network with faculty, build leadership skills, and have a role in shaping the future of the Honors College.

Download the application form, or read below for more details. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 29 at noon.

Learn More

Criteria

  • The applicant must be a sophomore, junior or senior and in good standing in the Honors College.
  • The applicant must be available to attend bi-monthly meetings of the Honors Committee.
  • The applicant must be interested in developing leadership skills and working with faculty, as well as, committed to fairly representing fellow honors students in curricular, procedural, and admissions decisions.

Application Process

Applicant must submit the following items for consideration:

  • Typed application form
  • Resume
  • 500-word statement of interest

Submit this application with all supporting documentation to: Mary Moser, 10 Green Way or via email to moserm@cofc.edu

Students considered for the position will be invited for an interview.

Posted on October 20, 2021 in Campus Involvement

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

Posted on September 13, 2021 in Campus Involvement, Clubs and Organizations

Apply Today to Join the Honors College Student Advisory Group

Honors College
We’re seeking students to help us guide the Honor College forward

The Honors College is seeking students to join a brand new Student Advisory Group that will work directly with Honors College Dean, Dr. Beth Meyer-Bernstein.

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 21-22 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
  • Upload a 500-word statement addressing the following question: What can I improve to help my fellow members in the Honors College be more successful?
  • The deadline to apply to Monday, September 13
Posted on September 2, 2021 in Campus Involvement, Student Opportunity Center Listings

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)

Posted on September 2, 2021 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Clubs and Organizations

Be a Peer Mentor with the Reach Program!

The Reach Program is Currently Looking for Social and Fitness Mentors!

Participate in traditional college activities with your mentee such as studying, eating meals, attending fitness classes and sporting events, going to the gym, or simply hanging out together. Commit to a short amount of time each week and star building a truly valuable relationship!

For more info about the Reach Program and mentoring, contact Arianne Bauserman (bausermanam@cofc.edu).

If you have questions about the application or training process, contact Page Keller (kellerp@cofc.edu).

 

Posted on August 19, 2021 in Campus Involvement

Give back by becoming an Honors Ambassador

Share your experience as an Honors College student by becoming an Honors Ambassador. Honors Ambassadors provide peer-to-peer recruitment that is essential to recruiting students who are a good fit for the Honors College. Honors Ambassadors share their candid lived experiences as a student in the Honors College by participating in a variety of recruitment events over the course of school year.

In addition to getting to speak with prospective students, Honors Ambassadors receive free Honors College Swag and professional development workshops that are catered to your needs.

Interested? Check out the Honors Ambassador position description below. Once you are ready to apply, the application form can be found here. The deadline is Friday, August 20 by 5pm.

Job Description

Honors Ambassadors – Position Description

Honors Ambassadors provide peer-to-peer recruitment that is essential to recruiting students who are a good fit for the Honors College. Honors Ambassadors share their candid lived experiences as a student in the Honors College and provide a personalized touch to the admissions process. We are excited to welcome you all back to campus this fall as we transition back to a sense of normalcy and hope that you are ready to be involved! 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a member of the Honors College in good standing 
  • Committed to the values of the Honors College. 

Time commitment: approximately 2-5 hours per month for an academic year (flexible based on your schedule)

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead individual sit-downs with prospective Honors Students (virtual and in-person) 
  • Assist with Honors Information Sessions and participate in student panels
  • Represent the Honors College at different recruitment events
  • Assist with the Honors College Interview Weekend and Honors Experience events
  • Write personalized notes and messages to prospective students
  • Conduct student takeover on Instagram
  • Help manage Class of 2026 GroupMe (engaging with and answering students’ questions)

Requirements to Remain Active: 

  • Help with at least one recruitment event in the Fall (Build Your Own Campus Tour(s)) 
  • Help with at least one recruitment event in the Spring (Interview Weekend, Honors Experience) 
  • Participate in at least two individual meetings with a prospective students (2 per semester) 
  • Assist with at least one info session (virtual or in-person) each semester.  
  • Must attend team meetings throughout the year. 

 Benefits: 

  • Gain public speaking, interpersonal, and recruitment skills
  • Professional development workshops catered to your needs 
  • An opportunity to share with prospective students why you joined CofC Honors
  • Honors College Swag

Any questions and/or concerns you may have should be directed to Aleah James via email at jamesar@cofc.edu

Posted on August 3, 2021 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Student Opportunity Center Listings

Bike Share Study Recruitment – Participants Wanted for Data Collection

 

If you like biking and are interested in participating in research data collection, this may be for you. As a part of the Charleston Bike Share program, research is being conducted to find the differences in energy needed to use a regular bike versus an electric pedal-assist bike.

To become a participant you must be 18-40 years old, physically active, and free of any underlying health conditions. You will also have to complete a baseline fitness test and complete two 1-hour bicycle rides. 

All participates will receive a Fitness and body composition analysis, a water bottle, and $25! 

If you are interested or want more information, please contact Jenny Sella at sellajn@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on June 2, 2021 in Campus Involvement, Community Engagement, Research
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