Commencement speaker James McLawhorn urges graduates to “stay positive.”
The College of Charleston congratulates the Class of 2014, which graduated May 9 and 10.
The College will host the Lavender Celebration to celebrate LGBT graduates May 7 in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance Alumni Center.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott, a Charleston native, will be the 2014 Spring Commencement Speaker. President George Benson, who is stepping down in June 2014, will deliver his final address to graduates.
Jim Newsome will be the commencement speaker during the ceremony on Friday, May 9, 2014. More than 150 students will receive their degrees during the event.
Each spring, the construction of a temporary stage across the Cistern signals that Spring Commencement is just around the corner. Watch a time-lapse video of workers from Klance Unlimited building the stage.