10 02, 2017

Avery Research Center Houses Badges From Charleston’s Past

By |2020-02-25T13:01:07-05:00February 10, 2017|Campus Life|Comments Off on Avery Research Center Houses Badges From Charleston’s Past

The Avery Research Center's collections of historical artifacts, including Charleston free badges and slave badges, tell a fascinating story of the African-American experience.

29 08, 2016

College Acquires Papers of Gone With the Wind Actress

By |2020-02-25T13:01:32-05:00August 29, 2016|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on College Acquires Papers of Gone With the Wind Actress

Recently acquired by the College's Special Collections, the papers highlight the remarkable life of Charlestonian Alicia Rhett, who chose a career in painting over acting.

20 06, 2016

College Acquires Papers of Gone With the Wind Actress

By |2020-02-25T13:02:22-05:00June 20, 2016|College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on College Acquires Papers of Gone With the Wind Actress

Recently acquired by the College's Special Collections, the papers highlight the remarkable life of Charlestonian Alicia Rhett, who chose a career in painting over acting.

23 05, 2016

‘Porgy and Bess’ Exhibit Opens at College of Charleston’s Special Collections

By |2020-02-25T13:02:27-05:00May 23, 2016|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on ‘Porgy and Bess’ Exhibit Opens at College of Charleston’s Special Collections

The new exhibit, on display through August 2016, coincides with the release of a new book, “Porgy and Bess: A Charleston Story,” and a public lecture on May 31, 2016.

16 05, 2016

Audubon Letter Offers Insight Into Iconic Paintings

By |2020-02-25T13:02:29-05:00May 16, 2016|Campus Life|Comments Off on Audubon Letter Offers Insight Into Iconic Paintings

The Addlestone Library's Special Collections has acquired a handwritten letter by John James Audubon which offers new insight into how an original volume of his work, "Birds of America," found its way to Charleston.

10 03, 2016

Former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley to Bring Expertise to the College

By |2020-02-25T13:02:38-05:00March 10, 2016|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley to Bring Expertise to the College

Beginning in July 2016, Riley will serve as executive in residence in the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities and share his considerable expertise in urban design, sustainability and livable cities.

12 01, 2016

Listen to CofC’s Awesome Anthem from 1985

By |2020-02-25T13:02:45-05:00January 12, 2016|Alumni, Campus Life, News Briefs|Comments Off on Listen to CofC’s Awesome Anthem from 1985

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Dave Loggins recorded “Finding Roots and Gaining Wings” in 1985 as part of a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the College's charter. Listen to the song and learn the story behind its creation.