University Honors Colleges Pitch the 'Liberal-Arts College Experience'

Brett Flashnick for The Chronicle

The U. of South Carolina ties together living and learning environments for students in the Honors College, housing them in a separate dormitory. Here, students order from the Honors Cafe in the dormitory's lobby.
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Ask students enrolled in the University of South Carolina's honors college why they chose it, and most will offer essentially the same explanation: Being here is like being at a small private liberal-arts college and a big public research university...

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