'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.
'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.
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.
In order to be a more welcoming campus, efforts are underway to address the complex issues of diversity, equity and inclusion at the College.
The employee module of DiversityEDU is now available for faculty and staff through CougarEd.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.