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The College of Charleston Honors College expands on partnerships between faculty and student by creating a vibrant and diverse living-learning community where personal attention gives the support students need to reach their goals during and after college. Inside the CofC Honors community, motivated students live, learn, and grow together while pursuing their unique interests and goals – everything from study abroad, internships, research and service projects at home and globally.

For news and updates on CofC Honors students, alumni, and faculty, check out our blog 10 Green Way. To see what jobs, internships, research positions, and other opportunities current Honors students have available to them, visit the CofC Honors Hub

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Questions? Call the Honors Center at 843.953.7154 or reach us by email at honors@cofc.edu

News in the Honors College

Alum’s 1951 Speech on Desegregation Inspires New Oratorical Competition
Posted on 21 September 2018 | 10:13 am
In 1951, four years after the College of Charleston became a private institution in an effort to avoid desegregation, English major Francis “Frank” Sturcken delivered a speech advocating the College rethink its exclusion of students of color. “I can’t say exactly when I saw the light, nor do I know its source. Education? The influence of friends? […]
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Honors College Implements a New Curriculum: Q&A with Dean Folds-Bennett
Posted on 6 September 2018 | 9:19 am
By Elizabeth Roberts ’14 It is a season of change for the College of Charleston Honors College, which has Dean Trisha Folds-Bennett excited. Among those changes (and perhaps the most momentous of the changes) is a new curriculum, which all students entering Fall 2018 and forward will complete to successfully satisfy all Honors College requirements. […]
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