19 03, 2021

‘If These Walls Could Talk’ Documentary Discussion Set for Tuesday

By |2021-03-23T10:58:56-04:00March 19, 2021|News Briefs|Comments Off on ‘If These Walls Could Talk’ Documentary Discussion Set for Tuesday

'If These Walls Could Talk,' a new documentary examining the history of enslaved Africans who built structures on the CofC campus, will be the focus of a virtual discussion event on Tuesday, March 23.

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.

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.