CofC Center for Excellence in Peer Education

The Center for Excellence in Peer Education prepares outstanding students to serve as peer educators and mentors on the College of Charleston campus.

The Center for Excellence in Peer Education prepares outstanding students to mentor, tutor, and assist their peers. The Center offers resources, services, and training opportunities to other college and university peer educator groups interested in improving and/or expanding their peer educator programs. The College of Charleston’s Strategic Plan (strategicplan.cofc.edu) lays the groundwork for th

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10/06/2021

Peer Educators attending a workshop with the Collegiate Recovery Program. This workshop provides educators with information on the program and how to guide students to resources.
#cofc #cofccepe #workshopday

Peer Educators attending a workshop with the Collegiate Recovery Program. This workshop provides educators with information on the program and how to guide students to resources.
#cofc #cofccepe #workshopday

Center for Excellence in Peer Education Celebrates 10 Years 10/06/2021

Center for Excellence in Peer Education Celebrates 10 Years

Thanks for the shout out, College of Charleston! 🐾🥳

Center for Excellence in Peer Education Celebrates 10 Years Above: Peer academic coach Janae Dorsey (left) works with a fellow student in Addlestone Library. We’ve all heard the saying, “If you give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime.” The College of Charleston has taken this

Center for Excellence in Peer Education Celebrates 10 Years 10/06/2021

Center for Excellence in Peer Education Celebrates 10 Years

Can't believe it's been 10 years! To all our peer educators, whether current or alumni, we are so grateful for all you've done and continue to do for CofC students. 🥳🌟

Center for Excellence in Peer Education Celebrates 10 Years Above: Peer academic coach Janae Dorsey (left) works with a fellow student in Addlestone Library. We’ve all heard the saying, “If you give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime.” The College of Charleston has taken this

10/06/2021

It is midterms season cougars. You got this. Good luck everyone. #cofccepe #cofc #midterms #studytips

It is midterms season cougars. You got this. Good luck everyone. #cofccepe #cofc #midterms #studytips

10/05/2021

Set goals and work towards it cougars. #cofccepe #motivationtuesday #cofc

Set goals and work towards it cougars. #cofccepe #motivationtuesday #cofc

09/30/2021

The CEPE is 10! Please join us on Friday, October 8, between 11:00am-2:00pm, to celebrate our 10th birthday! We will enjoy casual self-guided tours of the space, conversations with Peer Educators, and COVID-friendly snacks to take with you. Let’s celebrate! 🎉 🎈 🎊 #peereducation #peereducators #peermentors #cofc #collegeofcharleston

The CEPE is 10! Please join us on Friday, October 8, between 11:00am-2:00pm, to celebrate our 10th birthday! We will enjoy casual self-guided tours of the space, conversations with Peer Educators, and COVID-friendly snacks to take with you. Let’s celebrate! 🎉 🎈 🎊 #peereducation #peereducators #peermentors #cofc #collegeofcharleston

09/15/2021

We are happy to have Dr. Renard Harris in the CEPE today to talk with FYE PFs about DiversityEDU. Thanks for joining us, Dr. Harris!

We are happy to have Dr. Renard Harris in the CEPE today to talk with FYE PFs about DiversityEDU. Thanks for joining us, Dr. Harris!

U.S. News & World Report Gives CofC High Marks in Annual Rankings 09/14/2021

U.S. News & World Report Gives CofC High Marks in Annual Rankings

U.S. News & World Report Gives CofC High Marks in Annual Rankings The College of Charleston is one of the top colleges and universities in the South, according to the 2022 edition of Best Colleges by US News & World Report. The College ranked No. 9 among southern institutions and No. 5 in the category of best public colleges in the region. In addition, the College...

College of Charleston Photos 09/11/2021

College of Charleston Photos

Student Veterans Organization to Host 9/11 Vigil 09/10/2021

Student Veterans Organization to Host 9/11 Vigil

Student Veterans Organization to Host 9/11 Vigil The College of Charleston Student Veterans Organization is hosting a vigil on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, in remembrance of 9/11 and the 13 U.S. Marines killed last month in Afghanistan. The event will take place at 4 p.m. in the Cistern Yard. The vigil

Foreign Language Education Alumna Wants to Pay It Forward 09/09/2021

Foreign Language Education Alumna Wants to Pay It Forward

We are so proud of Martina, a former FYE Peer Facilitator. You continue to amaze us, Martina!

Foreign Language Education Alumna Wants to Pay It Forward Above: Martina Abbriano teaches high school Spanish at Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. With hopes of a better life, Martina Abbriano '19 together with her parents and three siblings immigrated from Italy to the United States in 2014. They knew little to no English, but her famil...

Photos from CofC Center for Excellence in Peer Education's post 09/08/2021

FYE Team Leaders meet weekly with other PFs to share their knowledge and experience with them. #cofccepe #collegofcharleston #peereducators

09/07/2021

Meet our Fall 2021 FYE PF Team Leaders. #cofccepe #collegeofcharleston #peereducators #teamleaders

Meet our Fall 2021 FYE PF Team Leaders. #cofccepe #collegeofcharleston #peereducators #teamleaders

Grammy Award-Winning Band Ranky Tanky to Kick Off Black Lives Series 09/06/2021

Grammy Award-Winning Band Ranky Tanky to Kick Off Black Lives Series

Grammy Award-Winning Band Ranky Tanky to Kick Off Black Lives Series The College of Charleston community is invited to kick off the LCWA World Affairs Signature Series: Black Lives on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, with a performance by the Grammy Award-winning band Ranky Tanky, which includes several CofC alumni. The concert, co-hosted with the Office of Student Life, wil...

Princeton Review Names CofC a Top College 09/03/2021

Princeton Review Names CofC a Top College

Princeton Review Names CofC a Top College The Princeton Review has once again named the College of Charleston as one of the best institutions for undergraduate education in America. The college admission services company profiles and recommends the College of Charleston in the 2022 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 387 Colleges....

Photos from REACH Program's post 08/31/2021

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Model Students: Meet a Few of CofC's Newest Cougars 08/30/2021

Model Students: Meet a Few of CofC's Newest Cougars

Model Students: Meet a Few of CofC's Newest Cougars Did you know that the incoming cohort of first-year and transfer students at the College of Charleston represents the largest group of new students ever to start at CofC? That’s right. Just over 3,000 new faces (2,440 freshman and 620 transfers) are on campus getting their start at the College thi...

08/26/2021

Maroon Mayhem 2021 Highlights

08/24/2021

Happy first day of school cougars. Wish you all the best. #cofc #cofcepe #firstdayofschool #collegeofcharleston

Happy first day of school cougars. Wish you all the best. #cofc #cofcepe #firstdayofschool #collegeofcharleston

College Celebrates 2021 Convocation 08/23/2021

College Celebrates 2021 Convocation

College Celebrates 2021 Convocation Luna Sepaniak, of New York City, has officially taken her first step toward college graduation. Actually, it was closer to 237 steps. College of Charleston students celebrate the start of the academic year during Convocation. (Photos by Mike Ledford) Sepaniak and 30 other new students walked from a....

Call for Participation in This Year's Convocation Ceremonies 08/22/2021

Call for Participation in This Year's Convocation Ceremonies

Call for Participation in This Year's Convocation Ceremonies College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu shared the following message on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, regarding convocation: Dear Campus Community, This year, we have two opportunities for our community to welcome students to campus for our first-year and second-year convocations! On Monday, Augus...

Photos from College of Charleston's post 08/21/2021

Photos from College of Charleston's post

08/20/2021

2021 College of Charleston Move In!

Photos from CofC Center for Excellence in Peer Education's post 08/20/2021

The smiling faces you see here are our Fall 2021 @cofcfye Peer Facilitators. They will mentor their first year students, facilitate Synthesis Seminars, and assist our first-year students with their transition into college and campus life. It’s going to be a great semester with these leaders! 🐾

Photos from CofC Center for Excellence in Peer Education's post 08/19/2021

The Team Leaders for our FYE Peer Facilitator program are spending the day in training in the CEPE. After this training, they’ll be prepared to mentor their team members, conduct effective meetings, manage conflict, work the front desk, and serve as leaders in the @cofcfye program. Thanks for your hard work, FYE Team Leaders! #cofc #cofccepe #teamleaders #training

CofC Kicks off the New Academic Year With Weeks of Welcome 08/19/2021

CofC Kicks off the New Academic Year With Weeks of Welcome

CofC Kicks off the New Academic Year With Weeks of Welcome There’s something for everyone during the College of Charleston’s Weeks of Welcome (WOW). Taking place Aug. 21 through Sept. 25, 2021, WOW packs in nearly six weeks of events aimed at engaging the CofC community and getting students involved on campus. Produced by departments within the Division

08/18/2021

Convocation ceremonies for Class of 2024 and Class of 2025 are next week! 🐾

1st Year Convocation - Monday, August 23 at 10:-11:45 am ending in the Cistern Yard

Second Year Convocation - Wednesday, August 25 at 5:15 pm in the Cistern Yard

See you there!

Convocation ceremonies for Class of 2024 and Class of 2025 are next week! 🐾

1st Year Convocation - Monday, August 23 at 10:-11:45 am ending in the Cistern Yard

Second Year Convocation - Wednesday, August 25 at 5:15 pm in the Cistern Yard

See you there!

CofC to Require Face Coverings Indoors 08/17/2021

CofC to Require Face Coverings Indoors

CofC to Require Face Coverings Indoors College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu shared the following message regarding face covering requirements with the campus community on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021: Dear Campus Community, In light of the South Carolina Supreme Court’s decision released today regarding face coverings at a public hi...

08/17/2021

As a Peer Mentor in the REACH Program , you will participate in traditional college activities with your mentee, such as studying, eating meals, attending fitness classes or sporting events, going to the gym, or simply hanging out together. Commit to a short amount of time each week, and start building a truly valuable relationship. Visit https://forms.office.com/r/cfYArTVzgY to apply.

As a Peer Mentor in the REACH Program , you will participate in traditional college activities with your mentee, such as studying, eating meals, attending fitness classes or sporting events, going to the gym, or simply hanging out together. Commit to a short amount of time each week, and start building a truly valuable relationship. Visit https://forms.office.com/r/cfYArTVzgY to apply.

Photos from CofC Center for Excellence in Peer Education's post 08/16/2021

The CEPE is anxiously awaiting the arrival of our campus peer educators! Before long, these rooms will be filled with peer mentors, peer facilitators, team leaders, peer academic coaches, … and the students you are assisting! Safe travels back “home” to CofC, everyone! We can’t wait to see you! 🏠 📚 ✏️ 🐾

08/10/2021

We are excited to launch CofC’s new Second Year Experience program. If you’re a sophomore, visit https://sye.cofc.edu/ for resources and to apply to participate in the SYE High Impact Series. 🐾

We are excited to launch CofC’s new Second Year Experience program. If you’re a sophomore, visit https://sye.cofc.edu/ for resources and to apply to participate in the SYE High Impact Series. 🐾

Pre-Arrival COVID Testing Requirement for Students 08/09/2021

Pre-Arrival COVID Testing Requirement for Students

Pre-Arrival COVID Testing Requirement for Students College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu shared the following message with students on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, regarding a one-time COVID-19 testing requirement prior to the start of the academic year: Dear College of Charleston Students, We are looking forward to welcoming you back on campus soo...

Students Encouraged to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Ahead of Fall Semester 08/04/2021

Students Encouraged to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Ahead of Fall Semester

Students Encouraged to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Ahead of Fall Semester The College of Charleston believes it's important to get the COVID-19 vaccine because it wants to protect the campus community and beyond. That's why the College launched the Vax on the Bricks campaign this summer and has set a goal to have 90% of students vaccinated, which will allow for

08/04/2021

We had a wonderful time today meeting and working with members of the @cofcblackalumni council who will mentor CofC students in the upcoming academic year. We are fortunate to have so many brilliant and caring @cofcalumni !

We had a wonderful time today meeting and working with members of the @cofcblackalumni council who will mentor CofC students in the upcoming academic year. We are fortunate to have so many brilliant and caring @cofcalumni !

08/03/2021

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