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C. Michael Curtis is a professor of English and teaches in the Creative Writing program. In addition to being an accomplished essayist in his own right, Curtis is senior editor for fiction at The Atlantic Monthly.

Religion professor Dr. Byron McCane frequently brings students on the archeological digs he conducts in the Middle East each summer. He has been featured as an expert on several programs on the Discovery and National Geographic channels, and has even read clues on Jeopardy!

Drs. Angela and George Shiflet co-authored the 2006 textbook Introduction to Computational Science: Modeling and Simulation for the Sciences. Together they spent much of 2011 conducting research at the University of Oxford. In addition to being recognized with several awards for her teaching, Dr. Angela Shiflet has been instrumental in securing high profile internships for students.

Dr. Charlie Bass, Dr. and Mrs. Larry Hearn McCalla Professor of Chemistry, was included in the April 2012 edition of the Princeton Review's "The Best 300 Professors," which paid tribute to the dedication of America's undergraduate professors.

Like his mentor, retired Wofford professor Dr. John Pilley, Psychology professor Dr. Alliston Reid's true passion is working closely with students in the lab. He even started liking basketball once he and his students learned to teach rats to play one-on-one. In 2012 Dr. Reid was named the CASE South Carolina Professor of Year.

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Rachel

RACHEL

Class of 2013

Business Economics, Chinese

Rachel has been selected as one of 32 members of the prestigious Rhodes Scholar Class of 2013. She is a double major, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, has studied abroad in China, India, Peru, France, and Germany, and is a starter on the volleyball team.



Missy

MISSY

Class of 2014

Math, Computer Science

Missy, a senior from Greenville, SC, spent summer 2012 conducting lunar data analysis in the Goddard Space Flight Center at NASA. She is one of many Wofford students who have pursued computational science internships in their summers.



Tyrell

TYRELL

Class of 2014

Humanities

Tyrell was one of six Wofford students who traveled with Dr. McCane to Israel last summer. A rising senior from North Charleston, SC, Tyrell helped excavate several significant, ancient artifacts dating back to the Byzantine period.



Natasha

NATASHA

Class of 2014

Biology and Math

Natasha, a double major with a 4.0 GPA, was recently named the 2013-14 J. Lacy McLean Independent College Student of the Year by South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Inc. She plans to become a genetics counselor.



Daniel

DANIEL

Class of 2014

Biology

Thanks to the generosity of a Wofford donor, Daniel, a pre-med Biology major, spent the past summer studying art at the distinguished Marchutz School of Fine Arts at IAU College in Aix-en-Provence, France.



To prepare for life after graduation and outside of residence halls, Wofford’s senior class lives together in the award-winning Village. Each apartment is approximately 1200 square feet and includes four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, and a full kitchen!
 

With rocking chairs provided as part of the furniture of most apartments, it's a common sight to see students enjoying each other's company on the many porches and balconies in the Village!

Right off the Grand Galleria in the Michael S. Brown Village Center is a well stocked market that allows students to take full advantage of the kitchen in their apartment—all without ever having to leave campus!

The newest addition to the Village is the Michael S. Brown Village Center. It houses the Mungo Center for Professional Excellence, classrooms, office space, a galleria, a dining center, and a market on the first floor and apartment style housing on the top two floors.

Having a full kitchen available allows students to get comfortable preparing their own meals on a regular basis. Plus, with the rest of their class living all around them, there's never a shortage of dinner companions!

Besides housing the senior class, the Village is home to a bocce ball court, a half basketball court, and a beach volleyball court. There are also several grilling areas and green spaces where you can play games or catch up on homework on a beautiful spring afternoon.

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Athletics

18 SoCon NCAA D-1 Teams
30 Intramural Teams

  • The Football team made it to the FCS playoffs in four of the past five years
  • 2010 and 2011 SoCon champions in Men's Basketball and earned back-to-back spots in the NCAA "March Madness" tournament
  • Brad Loesing '12, Basketball, made the Academic All-America first team
  • Men’s Soccer Coach Ralph Polson is president of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America
  • 2009 and 2013 SoCon regular season Men’s Soccer champions; Coach Polson named 2009 NSCAA Division I South Region Coach of the Year
  • For the past 18 years, the Carolina Panthers have made Wofford their summer training camp home, resulting in athletics facilities built to NFL standards available for the use of all
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Keep up with Wofford students who are studying abroad as they experience new cultures across the globe.

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