27 09, 2021

Career Fair Features New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Employer Event

By |2021-10-06T11:02:31-04:00September 27, 2021|All News, Students|Comments Off on Career Fair Features New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Employer Event

As part of the virtual Fall 2021 Career Fair & Employer Info Sessions, the Career Center in partnership with the Office of Institutional Diversity is hosting the first-ever DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Elevation Hour.

15 07, 2021

1967 Legacy Program to Welcome First Class of Scholars

By |2021-08-02T10:04:41-04:00July 15, 2021|Academics, All News, Students|Comments Off on 1967 Legacy Program to Welcome First Class of Scholars

The inaugural class of scholars for the new 1967 Legacy Program, which aims to improve the recruitment, retention and graduation of Black students through scholarships, enhanced education support and professional preparation, will arrive on campus this fall.

15 06, 2021

CofC Faculty, Students Discover Slave Tag on Campus

By |2021-10-04T15:31:08-04:00June 15, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on CofC Faculty, Students Discover Slave Tag on Campus

The recent discovery of an 1852 slave tag on the College of Charleston campus has offered a profound opportunity to recognize the contributions of the enslaved people who were an integral part of the development of the institution.

9 06, 2021

‘If These Walls Could Talk’ Showcase and Next Steps

By |2021-06-09T13:29:41-04:00June 9, 2021|News Briefs|Comments Off on ‘If These Walls Could Talk’ Showcase and Next Steps

The Alumni Association is hosting a webinar on June 17 that will explore the impact of the documentary 'If These Walls Could Talk,' which highlights the enslaved Africans who built structures at CofC.

19 05, 2021

Crossing the Cistern Program Expands in Breadth, Impact

By |2021-06-07T13:32:52-04:00May 19, 2021|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Crossing the Cistern Program Expands in Breadth, Impact

The College's Crossing the Cistern program has expanded to each of the institution's academic schools, serving more students and providing more individualized support.

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.