"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Winston Churchill

Welcome to MOMENTUM

CofC prepares student for impact on a global scale

One thing Jack Watson ‘24, knows for certain is that he is going to be working in the international arena.  “I knew I wanted a small to medium school in a city with cultural events and...
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Another successful CofC Day in the books!

On Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, the College of Charleston held its third annual CofC Day, celebrating the 252nd anniversary of its founding with gifts totaling nearly $6.7 million. During the 24 hours of giving, 2,555 donors stepped...
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CofC’s Fresh Prince 

When Brandon Alston ‘24 walked in the front door of Kudu, a coffee shop just off the College of Charleston campus, the barista behind the counter took a step back in wide-eyed recognition.     “You’re the Fresh...
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Donor Support Takes Student Success to the Next Level at School of Business

The Beatty Center atrium at the School of Business has a vibe very much influenced by those involved with the Student Success Center (SSC). The SSC is literally just inside the doors from Liberty Street and...
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Supporting Dreams at the College

Joy Kurts Hallinan ’82 wants College of Charleston students to have opportunities that weren’t available when she was a student. “Paid internships weren’t really an option on campus,” says the art history major. “Although I volunteered...
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Young Alumna Shares Her Inspiration for Estate Gift

Over the course of its 250+ year history, the College of Charleston has meant so many things to so many people. It has provided what seemed like long-shot opportunities to pursue a college education for first...
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About Momentum


We enjoy sharing stories about the impact of your generous support, and Momentum is just one of the ways we aim to keep you engaged and informed about what you make possible for our students, faculty, staff and campus. We also publish the annual Donor Digest, post stories on our College of Charleston Giving Facebook page and highlight donors and beneficiaries on our website, giving.cofc.edu. If you have feedback or story ideas, please contact Carin Jorgensen at 843.953.5859 or jorgensencl@cofc.edu. We’d love to hear from you!

Latest Stories

CofC prepares student for impact on a global scale
March 24, 2022
Another successful CofC Day in the books!
March 24, 2022
CofC’s Fresh Prince 
March 24, 2022

Scholarship Recipient Profiles

Chloe Mattila ’22 • Mount Pleasant, SC
September 2, 2021
Angus McCord ’22 • Greer, SC
June 2, 2021
Kathleen Trainor ’21 • Atlanta, GA
March 8, 2021

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