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Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

In need of a steamy page-turner? A number of College alumni and employees are among the hottest romance writers in America.

15 December 2014 | 11:44 am Read More →
Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

The exhibition, “Sweetgrass: A Living Legacy of Family and Community,” features baskets made by various African and African American artists in the 20th and 21st centuries.

11 December 2014 | 4:26 pm Read More →
Grammy Award Winning Producer 9th Wonder to Speak at the College of Charleston

Grammy Award Winning Producer 9th Wonder to Speak at the College of Charleston

Grammy Award-winning producer 9th Wonder will speak at the College of Charleston on October 6, 2014. This event is free and open to the public.

2 October 2014 | 10:55 am Read More →
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 →