13 01, 2021

CofC Staffer to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award for Diversity Work

By |2021-01-25T08:31:00-05:00January 13, 2021|All News|Comments Off on CofC Staffer to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award for Diversity Work

Charissa Owens, the director of diversity education and training, will receive a MLK Humanitarian Award at the Black History Intercollegiate Consortium's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

28 10, 2020

President Hsu Announces Name Changes for Scholar Awards

By |2020-10-28T16:19:18-04:00October 28, 2020|News Briefs|Comments Off on President Hsu Announces Name Changes for Scholar Awards

College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu shared the following message with the campus community on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, regarding a shift away from using the names William Aiken and Bishop Robert Smith.

2 10, 2020

Critical Conversations Initiative to Drive Collaboration Around Race, Equity

By |2020-10-14T09:26:00-04:00October 2, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Critical Conversations Initiative to Drive Collaboration Around Race, Equity

The College of Charleston is launching the Critical Conversations initiative to help get the campus community talking about issues of race and equity and what can be done both in and out of the classroom to address them.

29 09, 2020

Chief Diversity Officer: ‘This is a Year of Action’

By |2020-10-10T20:50:43-04:00September 29, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Chief Diversity Officer: ‘This is a Year of Action’

The College of Charleston is expanding programs and initiatives aimed at better supporting first-generation and underrepresented minority students to help ensure they feel welcome on campus and are workforce ready upon graduation.

25 09, 2020

Pivotal Partnership Enhances Anti-Racism Resources at CofC

By |2020-10-07T09:09:11-04:00September 25, 2020|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Pivotal Partnership Enhances Anti-Racism Resources at CofC

The Center for Sustainable Development and Addlestone Library at the College of Charleston collaborated to create a digital collection of anti-racism and social justice literature to enhance learning opportunities for students.

3 09, 2020

CofC to Expand Diversity Training for Students, Faculty and Staff

By |2020-09-16T11:04:22-04:00September 3, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on CofC to Expand Diversity Training for Students, Faculty and Staff

The College of Charleston is expanding its diversity efforts this fall with the launch of the online program Diversity EDU as well as a new initiative dubbed Critical Conversations.

11 06, 2020

President Hsu Vows to Address Racial Inequalities at CofC

By |2020-06-30T08:59:41-04:00June 11, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on President Hsu Vows to Address Racial Inequalities at CofC

President Andrew T. Hsu, in a message to the campus community on Thursday, June 11, 2020, laid out the institution's plans to support black students and address issues of racial inequalities on campus.