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Charleston students sweep state high school writing contest

Charleston students sweep state high school writing contest

Three students from the Charleston County School of the Arts have won first, second, and third-place awards in the fifth annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest.

Student organization brings TEDx talks to USC

Student organization brings TEDx talks to USC

Noted historian, author to judge annual state high school writing contest

Noted historian, author to judge annual state high school writing contest

Walter Edgar, one of South Carolina's most-noted historians, will judge the sixth annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest.

Looking for Connections

Looking for Connections

“There’s so much about the brain and the different pathways that cause us to think and react in different ways that are really fascinating to me, and something I want to continue learning about.”

Adios and gracias, Dr. Ed

Adios and gracias, Dr. Ed

"I don't think I ever came to this place and not had a good laugh," says Munn Sanchez, a philosophy professor who arrived at Carolina in 1995 to teach logic. This summer, he will leave USC for the Pierre Laclede Honors College at the University of Missouri-St. Louis--this time as dean.

Another Starting Line at the End: Revocation 2018

Another Starting Line at the End: Revocation 2018

"Before every race, there is a moment at the starting line when everything goes silent. Your heart is pounding; your adrenaline is pumping. You look to your left and to your right and you see your teammates, those who will push you further and faster than you could go on your own."

'My heart is much bigger': SCHC junior helps lead Waverly volunteers into new programs, two awards

'My heart is much bigger': SCHC junior helps lead Waverly volunteers into new programs, two awards

Ask Honors junior Emily Fisher about the highlight of her week, and she doesn't even have to think about it. It's her volunteer work with the Waverly After-School Program.

SC High School Writing Finalists Announced

SC High School Writing Finalists Announced

Forty-one high school juniors and seniors from across the state have been named finalists in the fifth South Carolina High School Writing Contest.

Artist on call: How one art student helps peers develop their own

Artist on call: How one art student helps peers develop their own

In the Honors community of scholarship and love of learning, one student has learned that sometimes it's through helping others develop their own passions that we can learn the most.

Boston Business Journal: 40 under 40

Boston Business Journal: 40 under 40

Maura Hodge, '04 Honors Business Administration, has been named one of Boston Business Journal: 40 under 40.

Pushy, with Heart

Pushy, with Heart

Erin Galloway Hall helps guide SC's foster children to better lives

First-year mass communications major receives nomination for Pushcart Prize

First-year mass communications major receives nomination for Pushcart Prize

When Mary-Bryant Charles' Facebook notification popped up that she had been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, her first reaction was a combination of a scream and a squeal. But few can say they've been nominated for a literary prize before the end of their first semester of college.

Bringing in the Greens

Bringing in the Greens

Honors sophomore delivers affordable, healthy produce to USC and beyond

Collaborating to compete

Collaborating to compete

South Carolina Honors College Young Alumni of the Year, Meghan Hughes Hickman, brings leaders together for regional improvement.

She'd rather be a Gamecock

She'd rather be a Gamecock

Don't insult the Carolina Gamecocks around Sherri Ratley Timmons. She'll defend her school anytime, anywhere.

'Gorgeous city' on display at Honors Residence Hall

'Gorgeous city' on display at Honors Residence Hall

Taylor became captivated with the Land of the Rising Sun during a Global Classroom Program in May 2016. Visitors can see their photographs of Japanese landmarks and landscapes, as well as their washi paper and woodblock prints.

SC High School Writing Contest winners announced

SC High School Writing Contest winners announced

The South Carolina Honors College and University of South Carolina Press have announced the winners of the fourth annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest.

The Relativity of Success

The Relativity of Success

14 Honors College students and their professor Joe Jones tried to build a lasting aquaponics system and reflection pond for the children at Palmetto Place Children's Shelter in Columbia, serving neglected and abused children from kindergarten through high school.

The Heart of a Nurse

The Heart of a Nurse

For Marty McGirt Hucks, Halloween 1986 marked the end of one life and the beginning of another. Until almost midnight, she’d been a typical college freshman, cruising in her costume with three friends before dropping them off for the weekend. But a tire in her 1971 VW Bug blew out, causing the car to roll over I-20, throwing her friend out in the middle of oncoming traffic. In the pouring rain, her friend—incapacitated from a broken leg—lay helpless as a semi bore down upon her.

Stepping Up the Game

Stepping Up the Game

Bonnie Harris-Lowe is a nerd with an agenda. A self-declared child-at-heart with a love for animated television, the 2017 Honors graduate attended Comic-Con in San Diego dressed immaculately as Captain America, her favorite superhero. As much as she loves these stories and characters, she believes they can be improved-- especially within her greatest passion of all, video games.

Hollywood or High Water

Hollywood or High Water

To spend a summer in L.A. is common enough these days. Hordes of students make the pilgrimage each year in deference to the "you gotta start somewhere" dictum. But to spend a summer in L.A. working as an executive assistant to a producer of Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated films is much rarer.

The Making of a Future Lawyer

The Making of a Future Lawyer

To the uninitiated, the world of law is one of drama and performance. Steely-eyed showdowns, televisual power struggles, and a dark-suited, emotional Tom Cruise all come to mind. It began this way for Nicole Wittstein, '17 BARSC, but things changed during her journey that will end, or begin again, at Duke University School of Law this fall.

Latin American Business Unveiled--Jacqueline Fasulo and Luis Nares Jaramillo

Latin American Business Unveiled--Jacqueline Fasulo and Luis Nares Jaramillo

Jacqueline Fasulo and Luis Nares Jaramillo traveled extensively throughout Latin America, working to better understand the area’s business culture and help establish business relationships between Latin American and growing American companies.

Project Vida: When one good thing leads to another, and keeps on going

Project Vida: When one good thing leads to another, and keeps on going

Salem Carriker started her own student organization, one that would send her and her comrades to shelters in Columbia to teach children about good health.

MedEx Academy at the Greenville Health System by Logan Hood

MedEx Academy at the Greenville Health System by Logan Hood

In the summer of 2014, Logan Hood (2016) participated in the MedEx Academy at the Greenville Health System.

 

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