In honor of Women's History Month, which runs from March 1-30, here are a few of the College of Charleston women who have helped shape the past, present and future at CofC and beyond.
A look back at the Women's and Gender Studies Program, which grew from a single class 33 years ago to one of the College's more popular areas of study.
It may come as a surprise, but there has never been a women’s rights student group at the College of Charleston, at least not in the current era. But that’s about to change in a big way.
Built in 1890 by wealthy merchant Sam Wilson, the Sottile house is billed as one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in Charleston.
Although the idea of admitting women students at the College of Charleston had been brought up as early as 1894, it wasn’t until 1918 that the first women were admitted to the College. Pierrine St. Claire Smith Byrd ’22 was one of those women.