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.

21 10, 2020

New Cougar Inclusion Team Aims to Make Campus More Welcoming

By |2020-11-04T08:54:29-05:00October 21, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on New Cougar Inclusion Team Aims to Make Campus More Welcoming

A new collaboration of campus partners called the Cougar Inclusion Team hopes to help create a more welcoming environment at the College of Charleston by providing members of the CofC community an avenue to raise concerns of possible exclusion or bias. 

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.

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.

5 06, 2020

CofC Remains Focused on Efforts to Improve Diversity, Inclusion

By |2020-06-24T09:06:03-04:00June 5, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on CofC Remains Focused on Efforts to Improve Diversity, Inclusion

The College's Office of Institutional Diversity is among many campus departments leading the way with initiatives and conversations surrounding issues of race, equity and inclusion.

30 04, 2020

1967 Legacy Program Aims to Empower African American Students

By |2020-07-15T11:19:48-04:00April 30, 2020|Academics, All News|Comments Off on 1967 Legacy Program Aims to Empower African American Students

Part of the College's Drive for the 250th, the 1967 Legacy Program will help ensure the success of future African American students while honoring those who came before.