5 04, 2021

Student Group Aims to Improve Diversity Among Medical Professionals

By |2021-04-16T09:11:46-04:00April 5, 2021|All News, Campus Life, Students|Comments Off on Student Group Aims to Improve Diversity Among Medical Professionals

Biology major Katlyne Jeter founded the group Minorities in Medicine to support underrepresented pre-health and pre-med students.

5 03, 2021

New Documentary Explores College’s Role in Slavery

By |2021-03-22T10:26:02-04:00March 5, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on New Documentary Explores College’s Role in Slavery

'If These Walls Could Talk,' a new documentary about the history of the College, brings attention to the labor and ingenuity of enslaved Africans who were tasked with building the first municipal college in the United States.

13 01, 2021

CofC Staffer to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award for Diversity Work

By |2021-01-28T08:23:47-05:00January 13, 2021|All News, Campus Life|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.