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18 12, 2015

Honors Scholarship Helps Student Rise to the Top

By |2020-02-25T13:02:48-05:00December 18, 2015|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Honors Scholarship Helps Student Rise to the Top

First-generation American and first-generation college student Sophia Emetu is the first recipient of the R.I.S.E. honors scholarship established by CofC alumni Ben and Sara Givler DeWolf.

21 10, 2015

Remembering Mother Emanuel

By |2017-02-10T08:21:58-05:00October 21, 2015|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on Remembering Mother Emanuel

On the evening of June 17, 2015, terror came to the Holy City. That terror found its way to a Bible study in the basement of Emanuel A.M.E. Church on Calhoun Street, just a few blocks from the College of Charleston. When that terror left, nine people had been shot dead. As helicopters flew over

21 10, 2015

Learning to Breathe

By |2020-01-16T09:49:21-05:00October 21, 2015|Alumni, College of Charleston Magazine|7 Comments

Inhale. There’s a lot to take in – too much, even – when every breath – every lame, rackety, strained breath you’ve ever taken – could be your last. When you can’t breathe without your nightly “tappies,” your parents thumping your sides like a ketchup bottle. When your two-week-long tuneups at the hospital go from

21 10, 2015

Rising to the Top

By |2020-01-16T09:49:12-05:00October 21, 2015|Alumni, College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on Rising to the Top

Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon: It’s one of Sophia Emetu’s favorite quotes. Singer Paul Brandt’s lyrical line speaks to her hopefulness, her belief in setting goals and reaching them, her confidence in her own limitless potential. She knows she’s going to go far, that she’ll continue to

21 10, 2015

On the Ascent

By |2017-02-10T08:22:52-05:00October 21, 2015|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on On the Ascent

Yuhong Tu has often struggled to be understood during his years at the College. A native of Nanchang, Jiangxi, in China, the senior music major’s English is good, but like any non-native speaker, some things get lost in translation. This is one reason that Tu has always loved music. “Music is a pure form of

21 10, 2015

Double Date

By |2017-02-10T08:23:36-05:00October 21, 2015|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on Double Date

Anniversaries, by definition, only come around once a year. Unless, it seems, you’re the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, which this year celebrates two important ones: its 30th and 150th. Let’s start with the latter. The American Missionary Association established the center in 1865 as Charleston’s first free secondary school for

21 10, 2015

Just What the Doctor Ordered

By |2020-01-16T09:49:01-05:00October 21, 2015|Alumni, College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on Just What the Doctor Ordered

He doesn’t wear a cape. He doesn’t have a superpower. He doesn’t have some kind of time machine or crystal ball. What James Hodge ’89 does have, however, is the capacity to help save and improve millions of lives around the globe. As a public health lawyer and a national expert on emergency legal preparedness