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13 Piccolo Spoleto Events with CofC Ties

13 Piccolo Spoleto Events with CofC Ties

There are plenty of CofC faculty and alumni involved in this year’s Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Here are 12 must-sees!

#CharlestonAffair Weekend is Here!

#CharlestonAffair Weekend is Here!

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.

Students Design Monuments for Slave Trade Memorial

Students Design Monuments for Slave Trade Memorial

“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.

College to Honor Life and Activism of Charleston’s Grimké Sisters

College to Honor Life and Activism of Charleston’s Grimké Sisters

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.

Alumnus is Changing Lives One Poem at a Time

Alumnus is Changing Lives One Poem at a Time

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.

Food Activist and Author Raj Patel to Speak at the College April 8

Food Activist and Author Raj Patel to Speak at the College April 8

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.

African American Studies Program Hosts Lecture on Student Activism in the Civil Rights Movement

African American Studies Program Hosts Lecture on Student Activism in the Civil Rights Movement

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.

Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta Coming to the College of Charleston

Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta Coming to the College of Charleston

Veterans are encouraged to try out their sea legs and enjoy the thrills and tranquility of sailing.

Pianist McDermott to Cap College’s Piano Series

Pianist McDermott to Cap College’s Piano Series

The regular Spoleto Festival USA performer will also host a master class at the College that is open to the public.

30th Annual Young Contemporaries Exhibition Opening

30th Annual Young Contemporaries Exhibition Opening

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Arts presents the 2015 Young Contemporaries juried exhibition’s opening reception and awards ceremony, 5 to 7 p.m., April 3, 2015.