Meet six CofC alums who are making their passions their careers.
This is Trujillo, Spain, and what CofC students find here can't be found anywhere else.
This is the life: living out of a suitcase, skipping town just when you start feeling at home, putting on a show wherever you go and then rushing off to another city just to do it all over again. It’s the same story every time. It’s demanding and draining and uncomfortable and nerve-racking. And it’s
Cary Ann Hearst ’01 hadn’t seen it coming. She hadn’t believed it would happen. But there it was: her very own song, her very own voice – and it was coming out of the TV, airing on an episode of the hit HBO series True Blood. It was her big break – her breakthrough into
Every morning, David Lee Nelson ’00 heads to a New York coffee shop and spends an hour writing jokes. Some are good, some are not so good, but it doesn’t really matter. The culling will come later, at the end of the week. Right now, it’s just important to get something down. Nelson used to
His three competitors are all fighting outside the ring, leaving him alone with the referee. Keeping watch on the scrum below, Pete Kaasa ’08 paces back and forth impatiently. Finally, he’s had enough. After a calm pause in the far corner of the ring, he sprints across the mat and vaults clear over the ropes,
In 2010, Fiona Puyo ’09 had just wrapped up an internship with a bank in Frankfurt, Germany, and was staying up late with her boyfriend to prepare for an interview that might lead to a permanent job. She was well experienced, having worked for months with portfolio managers at the bank, analyzing companies and meeting
Ham Morrison '98 is hurtling toward his dream of big-time racing.
It wasn’t something she had always dreamed of. Not really. Yeah, sure, basketball was the one thing in the world that truly made her happy. Just ask her. She’ll tell you about being 5 years old and just falling in love with the game. Then, she’ll smile her quiet smile. But her eyes will brighten
The Call Me MISTER Program, along with other CofC programs, is transforming classrooms.