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Several 2024 Interim trips have been grounded

Catherine Lesesne, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Since interim registration in early October, the Wofford community has seen some slight alterations in their plans. Interim expenses can be burdensome on college students. The college offers grants...

Innovative changes to Interim 2024

Catherine Lesesne and Madison Bush October 5, 2023

Interim is the annual four-week term that sets Wofford apart from many other schools. It is the segment between fall and spring semesters when students are encouraged to try something new and outside of...

Over 100 programs were cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, photo from

Interim Travel Cancelled

Hal Crosswell February 3, 2021

Students unable to participate in yearly interim abroad trips in 2021 Beginning in the spring of 2020, the Office of International Programs, the Director of Business Services and the Provost closely...

Typically taking place in January, the 2021 interim was moved to the end of the school-year due to the coronavirus pandemic

A Look Into The Spring Semester: Interim

Hal Crosswell November 17, 2020

For the first time ever, interim will take place in April As Christmas break quickly approaches, Wofford students and faculty will be experiencing a quicker turnaround than a normal year would entail....

The Interim structure allowed the class to take several field trips, including this one to Congregation B’nai Israel, a Jewish synagogue in Spartanburg

Where Religion Meets Interim

Mikala McBride February 19, 2020

A review of the religion gen-ed course Interim is an integral part of the Wofford student experience.. Its existence stems from a desire for students to explore new subjects and have unique experiences...

From the moment that our plane landed, my perspective of African countries began to shift from being characterized by suffering and poverty to a continent bursting with life, kindness and culture

Changing a Single Story

Grace Gehlken February 19, 2020

A reflection on the Interim trip to Tanzania Often times, it is easy to describe other countries and cultures through the narrative of a single story. According to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a female...

 Some students believe general education courses during Interim will give them more flexibility

Interim: A Time for Gen-Eds?

Mikala McBride November 7, 2019

General education courses now offered during Interim The Wofford website defines Interim as: “Giving ‘both teacher and student the liberty to explore, to experiment, to try new approaches, and...

More Money, More Problems

More Money, More Problems

Omar Elmore November 15, 2016
Rising tuition costs lead to student concerns over Interim
 popular location to visit in Ireland is Achill Island, where you are guaranteed to cry at the beauty (and because of the ridiculous winds). You will have red, puffy eyes and hair in your face and will look horrible in every picture, so why even bother travelling in the first place, am I right?

An Irish Interim

Kelsey Aylor February 9, 2016

By: Kelsey Aylor, Staff Writer Since 1978, Wofford students have been travelling to Ireland for their Interim courses. Held every few years, these trips may be considered the opportunity of a lifetime....

Wilbanks explains to freshman Carter Rief the creative and thought processes involved in her artwork “Nature Itself is the Art,” which was one of many works showcased at The Elements of Art art showing.

Reading comic books and playing with fire

Savanny Savath February 9, 2016

By: Savanny Savath, Staff Writer With a new year comes a whole variety of new opportunities. The Wofford Interim program, which was established in the late 1960s, offers students and professors the chance...

Holly Holladay and author Katie Sullivan, captured by Graddick photography, celebrate at the release party for Sullivan’s book “Rocks, Paper, Flowers.”

Internships during Interim: all-encompassing

Contributing Writer February 9, 2016

Author: Brie White, Staff Writer Any Wofford student could tell you that interim provides plenty of opportunity. From traveling, to interning, to taking a class that seems unheard of, the month of January...

These iconic, inquisitive and bus-swarming sheep are just one of the many reasons you should go ahead and reserve at least one Interim for a trip to Ireland. Pro tip: don’t chase the sheep because they would much rather follow you around. Everybody wins that way.

Do it for the [insert anything here]:

Sarah Madden February 9, 2016

  By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer Don’t listen to Kelsey’s negativity, y’all. The Interim trip to Ireland is one of Wofford’s oldest and is full of traditions. Why should you spend two weeks...

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