Fall into the College of Charleston

October 12th


Hello everyone! My name is Sarah Jean Hinson and I am a senior here at the College majoring in communication and minoring in historic preservation and community planning. I transferred to the College of Charleston from Clemson and started my first semester here in Spring 2013. Over the summer, I was an orientation intern with the office of New Student Programs. I had the privilege of meeting many transfer students over the summer, so I wanted to develop a way to more closely involve transfer students in student life here at the College. I'm planning on sending out an email about twice a month with information that I hope will be relevant for you during your first year at the College. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via Twitter (CofCSarahJeanH) or by email at hinsonsj@g.cofc.edu


  • Part 2 of AlcoholEDU and Haven are due October 15th (disregard if you are over the age of 24 or have not been sent email reminders).
  • Fall break is coming up! October 19th and 20th.
  • Review your transfer/AP credits since registration is coming up at the beginning of November. If you have any questions about your transfer credits, contact Chris Noland at nolandcr@cofc.edu
  • Schedule an appointment with your adviser to talk about courses for Spring 2016

On Campus Events

Back to the Books

Center for Student Learning, CSL

The Center for Student Learning (located in Addlestone Library) provides free workshops and tutoring throughout the year for students.

For this month, the CSL is offering workshops focusing on taking better tests, having a healthy body and a healthy mind, keys to communication, and current awareness. For more information on times and locations, click here.

If you are unable to make the workshops, don't worry! The CSL has lots of online resources for students to use, such as study strategies, math help, and standardized test prep.

Career Resources

Smart Start Salary Negotiation Workshop

Education Center, Room 116. October 13th, 4pm-7pm.
The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) offers a salary negotiation workshop in collaboration with the Career Center, Office of Sustainability, Student Success Center, Women and Gender Studies, and Avery. $tart $mart, a program developed by the W.A.G.E. Project and the American Association of University Women, teaches students about the gender pay gap, its causes, and how to negotiate to be paid fairly for what you are worth. You must sign up in order to attend. Food will be provided. Registration for this event is required, you can register here.


Stern Student Center Room 205. October 21st, 4pm-6pm.
Drop-in and have your resume reviewed by representatives from a variety of companies who will be available to critique your final draft resume. Come with several drafts of your resume! All students and alumni welcome. Sponsored by the Career Center and Alumni Career Services.

Local Happenings

Fun Fact!

Did you know that CofC is the oldest educational institution south of Virginia and the 13th oldest educational institution in the United States?
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