philanthropy

17 11, 2016

Swansons Named Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year

By |2020-02-25T13:01:21-05:00November 17, 2016|Alumni|Comments Off on Swansons Named Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year

Steve ’89 and Emily Swanson ’89 have been named the 2016 Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals' S.C. Lowcountry Chapter.

7 07, 2016

Martin Scholars Learn the Media Ropes, Hobnob in DC and NY

By |2020-02-25T13:02:18-05:00July 7, 2016|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Martin Scholars Learn the Media Ropes, Hobnob in DC and NY

The new Martin Scholars Program was created to inspire future generations of leaders and mentors among outstanding communication students at the College of Charleston.

18 06, 2016

Tragedy Inspires Giving: Developer Endows College Scholarship Honoring Victims of Emanuel A.M.E. Tragedy

By |2020-02-25T13:02:22-05:00June 18, 2016|Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Tragedy Inspires Giving: Developer Endows College Scholarship Honoring Victims of Emanuel A.M.E. Tragedy

To honor the victims of last year's tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, Charleston developer Michael Bennett established the "Mother" Emanuel A.M.E. Endowed Scholarship for minority students from the Charleston peninsula to attend the College of Charleston. The scholarship will be awarded for the first time this fall.

31 05, 2016

Boundless Impact: Supporting Success Through College and Beyond

By |2016-06-21T15:33:42-04:00May 31, 2016|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Boundless Impact: Supporting Success Through College and Beyond

Andrea Creech, a senior who is double majoring in biology and Hispanic studies, is spending the summer studying at Yale University as part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Exceptional Research Opportunities Program. Creech’s research will focus on type 2 diabetes.

28 12, 2015

Boyce Scholarship Proves a Lasting Legacy

By |2020-02-25T13:02:47-05:00December 28, 2015|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Boyce Scholarship Proves a Lasting Legacy

In 1856, The Hon. Ker Boyce left an endowment that still provides scholarships to College of Charleston students today. Over time, Boyce Scholarship recipients have been known to return the gesture and establish their own scholarships at the College.

18 12, 2015

Honors Scholarship Helps Student Rise to the Top

By |2020-02-25T13:02:48-05:00December 18, 2015|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life|Comments Off on Honors Scholarship Helps Student Rise to the Top

First-generation American and first-generation college student Sophia Emetu is the first recipient of the R.I.S.E. honors scholarship established by CofC alumni Ben and Sara Givler DeWolf.

22 10, 2015

James Island Connector Run Benefits Students with Disabilities (video)

By |2020-02-25T13:02:55-05:00October 22, 2015|Campus Life|Comments Off on James Island Connector Run Benefits Students with Disabilities (video)

The annual 5k and 10k races raise money for Gavalas Kolanko Foundation scholarships to assist students with disabilities at the College of Charleston.