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Scholarship honors a combined 100 years of teaching

Dr. James B. Edwards ’50, former governor of South Carolina, oral surgeon, president of MUSC and CofC alumnus, credits his parents for his many accomplishments. In 2011, the O.M. & Bertie H. Edwards Scholarship was established...
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Alumna establishes fund to support Black Student Union

College of Charleston alumni are leaders among the College’s loyal supporters and powerful advocates. A perfect example is Neysa N. Williams ’95, president of the Black Alumni Council and member of the Alumni Association’s Board of...
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Angus McCord ’22 • Greer, SC

MEET A SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT Angus McCord ’22 • Greer, SC Geology major and Meteorology minor CofC Fund – Area of Greatest Need Scholarship and Pinckney Honors Scholarship “I am grateful for the financial support. This support...
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Kathleen Trainor ’21 • Atlanta, GA

MEET A SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT Kathleen Trainor ’21 • Atlanta, GA Honors College Psychology major and French Languages minor  Draisin Family Endowed Scholarship “I am honored to be one of the recipients of the Draisin Family Endowed...
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Alumna’s Legacy to ‘Keep Going’ With New Scholarship

A love of teaching brought Lt. Colonel Hubert “Herb” Rentz, Jr. and College of Charleston alumna Elizabeth “Beth” Reid ’80 together, and today, that shared love is their legacy. “Beth played such an important role in education,” Rentz...
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New scholarships pay tribute to couple’s devotion to helping others and to each other

Dr. John Covington ’84 and Professor Robert J. Lukey were a couple for nearly 36 years and shared a passion for travel, the arts, healthcare and education. Both were deeply committed to helping others regardless of...
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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

Scholarship honors a combined 100 years of teaching
June 2, 2021
Alumna establishes fund to support Black Student Union
June 2, 2021
Angus McCord ’22 • Greer, SC
June 2, 2021

Scholarship Recipient Profiles

Angus McCord ’22 • Greer, SC
June 2, 2021
Kathleen Trainor ’21 • Atlanta, GA
March 8, 2021
Samba Ndiaye ’21 • Dakar, Senegal
December 11, 2020

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