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Hartsville, S.C. – Feb. 3, 2017 – Alexander James, Coker College class of 2007, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Outstanding Service Award.

This prestigious award is given annually by the Coker College Alumni Association and presented to a graduate who has highly demonstrated their commitment to Coker College’s ideals of character, culture and service.

Hartsville, S.C. – Feb. 3, 2017 – Danny Johnson, Jr., Coker College class of 2004, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

This prestigious award is given annually by the Coker College Alumni Association and presented to a graduate of the past 20 years who has already made significant achievements in his or her chosen profession and who shows exceptional potential for future accomplishments.

Hartsville, S.C. – Feb. 3, 2017 – Jason Perkey, Coker College class of 1997, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Outstanding Achievement Award.

This prestigious award is given annually by the Coker College Alumni Association and presented to a graduate who has reached an outstanding level of achievement in his or her profession.

After graduating from Coker College, Perkey received his Juris Doctor degree from Vermont Law School in 2003.

Coker College’s Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery presents an exhibition by Richard Chandler Hoff titled, “Inventing History,” with a reception. This event is free and open to the public. The exhibition begins on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Hoff’s show will continue through March 3, 2017.
 

Hartsville, S.C. – January 26, 2017  –  Coker College will host the Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels for a two day event on Monday, January 30, from 2pm-8pm, and Tuesday, January 31, from 9am-1pm.

The museum will be located at the Auxiliary Gym of the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center Gymnasium on the Coker College campus. Presentations will be held both days: Monday at 5pm and 7pm, Tuesday at 9:30am and 11:30am, and will last approximately 20 minutes.

Hartsville, S.C. – Jan. 25, 2017 – A $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will enable 1,000 Pee Dee area schoolchildren to have a firsthand experience with environmental education at Kalmia Gardens of Coker College.

The goal of the program is to give K-12 grade level students in the Pee Dee region a hands-on experience that will lead to an understanding of watersheds, water quality and the factors that affect them.

Hartsville, S.C. – Jan. 11, 2017 – On Saturday, December 17, 2016, Coker College conferred bachelor’s degrees on 70 graduates and master’s degrees on 19 during its 2016 Winter Commencement Ceremony.

The ceremony was held in the Harris E. and Louise H. DeLoach Center. Mr. Walter (Walt) N. George, III, Chair of the Coker College Board of Trustees, delivered the commencement address as well as received an honorary degree, the Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.  

Hartsville, S.C. – November 23, 2016 – The Coker College Concert Band will perform their Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Watson Theater of the college’s Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center.

The concert will include selections by the Coker College Concert Band, Jazz Band and Flute Choir. These large and small ensembles will perform a variety of music celebrating the season.

Hartsville, S.C. – October 24, 2016 – The Coker College Art Club’s annual student exhibition begins with a reception at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 14th. Merit awards and prizes will be presented at the opening, and light refreshments will be served. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Greatly anticipated by students, staff, and faculty, the 44th Annual Student Competition will exhibit a selection of the best student work from this past year. The exhibition is open for viewing through December 2, 2016.

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