Rising junior sailor Irene Abascal won Gold in the Open Hobie 16, and former CofC sailor and two-time Olympian Juan Maegli won Gold in the Men’s Laser competition.
Comedian and South Carolina native Aziz Ansari comes to the College’s Sottile Theatre on July 11, 2015, as part of his “Modern Romance” book tour.
There are plenty of CofC faculty and alumni involved in this year’s Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Here are 12 must-sees!
A Charleston Affair weekend is here! Seniors and alumni can enjoy the event on May 9 and 10, 2015, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the College of Charleston.
“Hush Harbor: An Exhibition of Student Designs for a Monument to the Courage of Those Who Suffered During the Atlantic Slave Trade” is opening on May 6 in the third-floor hallway of the Albert Simons Center for the Arts. The design proposals, a project for an art history course, are for a memorial to be installed outside the future International African American Museum on Charleston Harbor.
Charlestonians Sarah Grimké (1792 – 1873) and Angelina Grimké Weld (1805 – 1879) were among the first American reformers to compare the condition of women to the plight of enslaved Africans and to call for an end to exploitation based on race and gender.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Holy City Youth Slam is hosting a poetry workshop and a poetry slam for young poets on April 25, 2015, at the Charleston Charter School for Math and Science. Founded by Matthew Foley ’08, Holy City Youth Slam is a spoken-word poetry program that aims to empower Charleston youth.
Raj Patel will discuss his book, “The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy,” in a free event on April 8, 2015 at 5:30.
The College’s African American Studies Program will host a lecture on black student activism in the Civil Rights Movement at 6 p.m. on April 9, 2015.
Veterans are encouraged to try out their sea legs and enjoy the thrills and tranquility of sailing.