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Ten College of Charleston students presented research April 11-12, 2014 at the annual Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference in Towson, Md.  These scholars represent the best research papers submitted by students from all majors. The conference is the signature academic and outreach event sponsored by the Alliance, under the auspices of the Colonial Athletic Association, of which the College is a new member in 2013-14.  » Read Full Article

Ready or Not: Two Students Take On Ghana

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 1:21 pm
In the weeks leading up to her semester abroad, College of Charleston senior business administration major and Honors College student Michelle Smith maintained daily runs to ready herself for intense physical labor. She dyed her blonde hair brown and bought a fake wedding band to prevent attracting too much attention overseas.

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Twelve College of Charleston schools, departments and offices worked together to fund and coordinate a campus visit from speaker Will Allen at 7 p.m. on March 19, 2014 in the Sottile Theatre (44 George St.). This event is free and open to the public.

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A Year of Firsts: Freshmen Take Spring Break Abroad

Posted on 27 February 2014 | 1:50 pm

From March 1 – 9, 2014, 86 College of Charleston students will enjoy spring break on the banks of the Seine in Paris, the rolling hills of the English countryside, the coral reefs of Belize among other locations. Unlike many of their peers, these students will engage in coursework for academic credit.

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Approximately 80 fifth- and sixth-graders from the Charleston County School District (CCSD) will be visiting the College of Charleston campus on December 13 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to learn more about plastics and biodegradable materials as part of the College’s Literacy Outreach Initiative (LOI). These students have been reading “Tracking Trash” by Loree Griffin Burns and will visit C of C labs to participate activities related to the book. 

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I Want Your Job No. 3: Time Inc Assistant Web Developer

Posted on 11 December 2013 | 10:15 am

See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

Hannah Murray ’13 graduated from the Honors College in spring with dual degrees in computer science and computing in the arts and moved to New York City a shortly after. As the assistant web developer for Time Inc., Murray optimizes parts of the website for interactivity. In her position she uses skills she picked up in her major and by customizing electives.

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College of Charleston Honors College student Annie Galizio was presenting a research poster at a conference for behavioral psychologists when she heard Dr. Aubrey Daniels speak. She was so inspired, she approached Dr. Daniels and convinced him to come to the College of Charleston.

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It’s a year of firsts for College of Charleston freshman Michael Faikes. He’s the first member of his family to go to college, pledge a fraternity, run for Student Government Association, and be selected to blog for a national non-profit. He’s also part of the Honors College.

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Just how far can a frog jump? Is it further than a Charleston County School District (CCSD) student? On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, nearly 100 fourth and fifth graders will spend the morning at the College of Charleston finding out and learning more about amphibians. They will be in the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building (corner of Coming and Calhoun Streets) from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

[Related: Watch a video of elementary students visiting in 2012.]

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Liza Wood, who graduated in May, continues the recent tradition of College of Charleston undergraduate Fulbright Scholars. Each year for the past three, at least one College of Charleston graduate has earned a Fulbright to pursue graduate studies, and this year, Wood was one of five finalists from the College.

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