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The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture was awarded $20,000 by Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) as a part of the Facebook Grant for Sustaining Black Communities. The Avery Research Center was one of 37 local Black-led and Black-serving nonprofits that CCF identified as supporting innovation, creativity and resiliency. The Avery Research...
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With the release of the latest chapter of Mapping Jewish Charleston, the project brings the story of Jewish life in the Lowcountry up to the present. Produced by the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture and the Jewish Heritage Collection (JHC), Mapping Jewish Charleston weaves together original documents, photographs, topical essays and interactive maps to...
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MEET A SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT Chloe Mattila ’22 • Mount Pleasant, SC Mathematics and International Studies double major  Richard H. Gadsden, Sr. Endowed Scholarship  Cornelia W. Ayer Endowed Fund Rose Hamm Rowland Honors Scholarship Horatio Hughes Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics Being supported by generous donors allows me to be more involved on campus, present in my academics, and...
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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 as a bequest to honor their combined 100 years of teaching. The endowed scholarship is intended to award students...
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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 Directors. Williams, a native of Camden, S.C., was active in the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority while at CofC and...
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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 is quite critical to my ability to achieve my dreams and I really appreciate it. I have been learning...
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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 Scholarship. Thanks to generous educational scholarships like theirs, I am able to pursue my goals in higher education and...
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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 says of his wife who passed away in 2017. “She is still missed by a lot of people whose...
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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 age, race, religion, origin and sexual orientation or identification. It is in this spirit of giving opportunity to the...
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The College Libraries make up the nexus of CofC, and with hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, their critical services are needed now more than ever.   From the laptop lending program to research help for students and instructional support to faculty for online classes, the Libraries are dedicated to serving the CofC community — no matter the medium.   The Libraries’ decision to pursue online avenues of research, instruction and accessibility aggressively long predates COVID-19....
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