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  • Special Collections launches new website
    6 May 2015 | 9:27 am

    Special Collections has just launched a new website to enhance distribution and discovery of information about services and resources available from the College of Charleston’s manuscript and rare book repository. Students and researchers are invited to explore unpublished, published, and digital resources; learn more about research and instruction services; and stay informed of most recent […]

  • Dedication of Little Free Library, North Campus Tomorrow!
    5 May 2015 | 3:43 pm

    Please feel free to drop by the North Campus tomorrow, Wednesday May 6 at 9:30 AM, for the dedication of our Little Free Library. The Library was built and donated by Charleston resident Fred Herrmann, and School of Education, Health and Human Performance professor Tracey Hunter-Doniger helped Memminger Elementary 6th grade students design and paint it […]

  • The Friends of the Library at the College of Charleston (FOL) have named May 5, 2015 “Sarah and Angelina Grimké Day”!
    4 May 2015 | 10:34 am

    Join the Friends of the Library at the College of Charleston, the South Carolina Historical Society, the Sophia Institute, the Charleston Library Society, the Preservation Society of Charleston, and Grimké Sisters Walking Tours for a day honoring Sarah and Angelina Grimké, the progressive 19th century Charlestonian sisters renowned for their feminist and abolitionist activism. Sue […]

  • GI Jews: South Carolina Goes to War
    30 April 2015 | 3:27 pm

    Curated by Alyssa Neely and Dale Rosengarten, the new exhibit on display in the Jewish Studies Center features the stories of Jewish service persons during World War II, many of which are drawn from the rich resources held by the Jewish Heritage Collection at the College of Charleston. The exhibit will be installed and open […]

  • *TODAY* Stand Against Racism-Cougar Mall
    24 April 2015 | 10:14 am

    Join us as we take a Stand TODAY 12–2:00p.m. Cougar Mall racism harms everyone Office of Institutional Diversity Robert Scott Small Building 2nd Floor Charleston, SC 29424 843.953.5079 fax: 843.953.7713 website: diversity.cofc.edu OID MOTTO: “DIVERSITY, ACCESS, EQUITY, & INCLUSION: HALLMARKS OF INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE.”

  • Exhibit Highlights Founding Documents
    23 April 2015 | 11:15 am

    Showcasing manuscript items, images, and artifacts from the holdings from the College of Charleston’s Special Collections and Avery Research Center as well as the South Carolina Historical Society, this exhibit highlights the roles of South Carolinians in forging a new democracy and subsequent challenges to the Constitution during struggles for economic parity, citizenship, and suffrage.  […]

  • Happy Earth Day!
    22 April 2015 | 1:00 pm

    Happy Earth Day! Celebrate by balancing out your day with a game, walk or a bike ride outside. Learn more about Earth Day at www.earthday.org/2015.  

  • New @ the library
    20 April 2015 | 3:29 pm

    The library now has 10 MacBook Air laptops available to CofC students for 6 hour and overnight checkout.  These have solid state drives and startup within seconds.  For information please contact the Circulation department circle@cofc.edu or call 843.953.8001. Other items available to CofC students, faculty and staff include:  5 iPad Airs 5 iPod Touches 4 […]

  • Nat Fuller’s Feast: The Life and Legacy of an Enslaved Cook in Charleston
    17 April 2015 | 2:02 pm

    Kudos to the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative team for a great story in The Post and Courier about the Nat Fuller exhibit. Nat Fuller Exhibit Description In April 1865, Nat Fuller, a newly free African American cook, hosted what one observer described as a “miscegenation dinner ” at his restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina. Fuller’s […]

  • Communications Museum concerts Thursday AND Friday!
    16 April 2015 | 9:42 am

    Thursday, April 16th, 2015 will be our usual 3rd Thursday of the month “POETICS” open-mic and poetry event from 8-11pm, but with an added attraction- special guest headliner Silver Screen Orchestra, who play original soundtrack music to videos they show-it’s very enteartaining! Heare are two recent songs: glassëra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zo1LlGeSzDQ ghosts of virgo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoNT2_E6wV0 Their sound is not so […]