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    A mix of freshman through senior Honors students live in the Honors Residential College located in the new Core Campus facility.

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What you need to know: Congratulations to our newly accepted students. Click here to learn more.

Welcome to the Calhoun Honors College.

We challenge our students to excel by offering specialized courses with Clemson's best professors; by encouraging participation in a wide range of innovative learning experiences on campus, across America, and around the world; and by promoting intellectual engagement through formal and informal interactions with other Clemson students, staff and faculty. We encourage our students to create their own ideal education, by sponsoring programs such as study abroad and undergraduate research, and by providing individualized funding for internships, educational travel and professional development. Whether you're a prospective student or already enrolled, the Calhoun Honors College is here for you.

Executive Director LasserHear from Executive Director, Dr. Bill Lasser
It's a marriage of home and work for this longtime Tiger. He heads the Calhoun Honors College, housed in the beautiful new Core Campus. He and his wife, Sue, also live there as part of the Faculty-In-Residence program, which places faculty and students in the same residential space.

Read more about Bill Lasser

Leland DunwoodieMeet Leland Dunwoodie
Undergraduate student uncovers genes associated with aggressive form of brain cancer
Leland is a senior in biochemistry, president of the Undergraduate Student Senate, and a member of the Honors College. He received two Educational Enrichment Travel Grants from the Honors College to pursue his research. It appears those research opportunities really paid off for him, wouldn't you say?

Read more about Leland Dunwoodie

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Clemson University | 180 Core Campus | Clemson, SC 29634-5106 | 864-656-4762 | Email: Calhoun Honors College