11 10, 2021

CofC to Pay Tribute to Enslaved and Indigenous People at Unveiling of New Solar Pavilion

By |2021-10-15T15:29:54-04:00October 11, 2021|Side Feature|Comments Off on CofC to Pay Tribute to Enslaved and Indigenous People at Unveiling of New Solar Pavilion

The CofC community is invited to attend an unveiling on Oct. 15 for a new solar shade pavilion near Rivers Green and to commemorate the indigenous and enslaved people who labored and lived near the site throughout history.

23 09, 2021

Grant Helps Avery Research Center Sustain Local Black Community

By |2021-10-06T12:30:52-04:00September 23, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Grant Helps Avery Research Center Sustain Local Black Community

The Coastal Community Foundation has awarded the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture $20,000 to digitize some of its vulnerable photograph collections that highlight Black life in the Lowcountry.

3 09, 2021

CofC’s Avery Research Center to Livestream Funeral Service for Lucille Whipper

By |2021-09-06T10:18:06-04:00September 3, 2021|News Briefs|Comments Off on CofC’s Avery Research Center to Livestream Funeral Service for Lucille Whipper

The funeral service for former CofC administrator Lucille Simmons Whipper will be lived streamed on Saturday, Sept. 4, on the Facebook page for the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

1 09, 2021

Former CofC Administrator Lucille Whipper Remembered as a Trailblazer

By |2021-09-09T10:04:35-04:00September 1, 2021|All News|Comments Off on Former CofC Administrator Lucille Whipper Remembered as a Trailblazer

Not only was Lucille Simmons Whipper the first Black administrator at the College and the first Black woman to represent Charleston County at the S.C. Statehouse, she was instrumental in the creation of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

23 02, 2021

Avery Research Center Continues Legacy of Educational Excellence

By |2021-03-08T09:23:48-05:00February 23, 2021|Academics, All News, Side Feature|Comments Off on Avery Research Center Continues Legacy of Educational Excellence

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture builds upon the foundation of its namesake the Avery Normal Institute, which served African American students from 1865 to 1954.

3 02, 2021

10 Black History Month Events to Check Out

By |2021-02-25T11:35:46-05:00February 3, 2021|All News, Campus Life, Students|Comments Off on 10 Black History Month Events to Check Out

In honor of Black History Month, several CofC departments, clubs, organizations and offices are sponsoring events that explore Black culture, history and contemporary issues.