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Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

The 2014 SPECTRA class, which includes nearly 100 freshman with diverse backgrounds, continues through Aug. 9, 2014.

11 July 2014 | 10:19 am Read More →
Avery Staff Members Head to Ivy League for Summer Learning

Avery Staff Members Head to Ivy League for Summer Learning

Staff from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are participating in professional development this summer.

2 June 2014 | 3:33 pm Read More →
Director Proud of Avery’s Role in Celebrating Black Life

Director Proud of Avery’s Role in Celebrating Black Life

As she heads to Harvard for leadership training this summer, Patricia Williams Lessane reflects on the Avery Center’s expanded research and public programs.

30 May 2014 | 10:29 am Read More →
Blacksmith Philip Simmons Featured in New Online Exhibitions

Blacksmith Philip Simmons Featured in New Online Exhibitions

The Lowcountry Digital Library has published three new exhibitions, including one featuring the ironwork of master blacksmith Philip Simmons.

6 May 2014 | 1:34 pm Read More →
World Renowned Agriculturalist and Urban-Farming Expert to Speak at the College of Charleston

World Renowned Agriculturalist and Urban-Farming Expert to Speak at the College of Charleston

World renowned urban agriculturalist Will Allen to speak at the College of Charleston in a free event open to the public March 19, 2014, at 7 p.m.

13 March 2014 | 1:15 pm Read More →
12 Black History Month Activities and Events Hosted by the College of Charleston

12 Black History Month Activities and Events Hosted by the College of Charleston

In honor of Black History Month, several College of Charleston organizations have arranged activities and events open to the public. These activities and events focus on a variety of historical and current issues related to race and black history. The following list is provided for interested parties and is organized by date.

6 February 2014 | 11:23 am Read More →
Avery Research Center to Host Floyd Gordon Exhibition and Book Signing

Avery Research Center to Host Floyd Gordon Exhibition and Book Signing

The Avery Research Center presents “Brilliant Reflections: The Art of Floyd Gordon”, an exhibition of stunning original works in acrylic on canvas. The exhibition will be on view from February 5 through April 30, 2014.

4 February 2014 | 1:19 pm Read More →
4 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014 Events and Activities hosted by the College of Charleston

4 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014 Events and Activities hosted by the College of Charleston

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20, 2014, organizations at the College of Charleston are hosting or participating in several activities and events. Community members interested in participating in events still open for registration can learn more at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day website.

20 January 2014 | 1:30 pm Read More →
Avery Research Center Hosts One of the First Conferences of its Kind

Avery Research Center Hosts One of the First Conferences of its Kind

Black sexuality and gender identities have traditionally been taboo topics – until recently. The conference focusing on that topic will be held September 18 through 21, with some events free and open to the public.

5 September 2013 | 1:45 pm Read More →
Avery Research Center Presents an Exhibition of South Carolina Native Jonathan Green

Avery Research Center Presents an Exhibition of South Carolina Native Jonathan Green

The exhibition “ Unenslaved: Rice Culture Painting by Jonathan Green” will run from August 29 through December 15, 2013. The program is free and open to the public.

21 August 2013 | 10:02 am Read More →