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ROAR Scholars

Past Events (Fall'15)

Stigma Busting – Mental Health Awareness | Tuesday November 17 @ 6:30 pm | (Check out the recap)
Would you like to come and hear truly inspirational members of our community talk about their personal and mental health successes? Join us Tuesday November 17th for inspiring stories and hors de oeuvres starting at 6:30 pm at the Alumni Center, School of Education, Health and Human Performance, 86 Wentworth Street, College of Charleston.

2nd Annual Dining Etiquette Dinner [ Wednesday November 18 @ 6:00 pm ] (Check out the recap)


Japanese Wishing Tree Project: "Visualizing your goals for your future!"

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3rd annual dining

Dining Etiquette Dinner | Wednesday February 10 @ 6:00 pm | Invitation Only| (Registration for event full, waitlist has currently been started)
In today’s world, much business is conducted at the dinner table. Whether at home or in a restaurant, it is important to have a complete understanding of how to conduct oneself. Individuals can reduce dining anxiety by following simple guidelines. In this hour course, students will learn the essentials of appropriate dining skills. These manners are vital to students both in their personal and professional lives.

Student Leadership and Diversity Conference (SLCDC) | Saturday, February 7, 2016 from 9:30-4:30|University of South Carolina, Transportation provided)

WORLD DISH (Taking applications, due Friday February 12, 2016 by 5:00 pm) (Application)

The program will submerge students into Asian cultures through cuisine. By the end of the each program, we hope students will be tolerat of different cultures and cuisines in Asia, spark an interest in studying abroad, and gain knowledge of the diverse Asian culture. Students should have a better understanding of these different regions of Asia and develop socialization, cultural awareness, and the influence of these cultures on their own cultures.

Contact Joseph Tan, Student Coordinator at for more information regarding the program and to turn in your application!

CAREER PORTFOLIOS: Creating Your Professional Presence
TBA: Wednesday February 17, 2016 @ 5:30 pm [B-61 Lightsey Center]



Thursday February 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm [B-61 Lightsey Center]

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Please contact Tom Holcomb at  with any questions regarding these events.

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Program Description

ROAR stands for Reach - Overcome - Achieve Results.The ROAR Scholars Program is an academic support program, not a scholarship program. Participants in the program will reach, overcome and achieve success thanks to the program's comprehensive menu of support services and an individualized action plans. The ROAR director will work closely with the students to ensure they are receiving the assistance they need in the areas of study skills, advising, group study, exposure to cultural events, personal, financial education, career counseling and mentoring.

The College of Charleston welcomed its first class of ROAR Scholars on February 7, 2011!

ROAR Scholar Executive Summary

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ROAR Scholar's Online Workshop Listing

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ROAR Scholar Update: Fall'15



Coca-Cola Scholars (Read full article)


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