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18 06, 2016

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

By |2016-06-28T14:22:32-04:00June 18th, 2016|Alumni, Campus Life, z CofC Homepage|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 31st, 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 |2016-01-12T14:36:43-05:00December 28th, 2015|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life, z CofC Homepage|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 |2016-01-13T18:37:48-05:00December 18th, 2015|Academics, Alumni, Campus Life, z CofC Homepage|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 |2015-11-03T12:36:10-05:00October 22nd, 2015|Campus Life, z CofC Homepage|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.

16 07, 2015

Memorial Scholarship Honors Life of Franklin Barker West

By |2015-07-27T16:45:44-04:00July 16th, 2015|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Memorial Scholarship Honors Life of Franklin Barker West

Honors College student Brandon Phillips is the first recipient of the Franklin Barker West Memorial Scholarship, which was established in honor of the CofC student killed in a car accident in 2013.

11 02, 2015

Dance All Night to Raise Money for Children’s Hospital

By |2020-01-14T14:10:02-05:00February 11th, 2015|Campus Life|Comments Off on Dance All Night to Raise Money for Children’s Hospital

College of Charleston students will dance the night away in the annual Dance Marathon event to raise money for the MUSC Children's Hospital on Feb. 21, 2015.