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Hartsville, S.C. — Jean Mangum Johnson of Clinton, S.C, is the 2010 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award. A 1973 Coker College graduate, Johnson was recognized for her work as director of Christian education at First Presbyterian Church in Clinton.
Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree from Coker in elementary education and she holds a master’s in education from the University of South Carolina.
Hartsville, S.C. — Coker College graduate Anna Lippard '10 of Gaffney, S.C., has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to spend a year teaching English in Bratislava, Slovakia. Lippard graduated from Coker in May with a degree in history and minors in English and dance.
Hartsville, S.C. — Coker College is launching its online courses program this summer. Enrollment is open to current Coker students and students in good standing from other colleges and universities. Online classes begin on Saturday, May 15 and end on Saturday, July 10.
Hartsville, S.C. — The Coker College Singers and Chamber Singers will perform spiritual and gospel works in their annual spring concert on Sunday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Hartsville. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
Hartsville, S.C. — Coker College will inaugurate Dr. Robert L. Wyatt as its 16th president on Friday, March 26 at 10 a.m. in the Courtyard at Davidson Hall on campus. The ceremony is open to the public and will be followed by a luncheon in the College’s Susanne G. Linville Dining Hall.
Hartsville, S.C. — Coker College is celebrating the “Coker Experience” from Monday, March 22 to Friday, March 26 with a variety of campus events while marking the inauguration of its 16th president. All events are free and open to the public.
Hartsville, S.C. — Jessica Jackley, co-founder of the pioneering microfinance organization Kiva, is speaking at Coker College on Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Watson Theater of the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center. A reception will follow Jackley’s speech. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.