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Hartsville, S.C. – September 23, 2016 – Dr. Susan Daniels Henderson, Associate Provost and Dean of the Faculty of Coker College, has announced the addition of nine full-time faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year: Dr. Julie Bryant, Kyria Flynn, Dr. Casey Gilewski, Dr. Valerie Granger, Nate Gulledge, Dr. Brian Heslop, Danny Malone, Dr. Dustin Ousley and Alyssa Reiser Prince.

Hartsville, S.C. – September 22, 2016 – Enrollment for the fall of 2016 is the largest in Coker College’s 108-year history. The four traditional undergraduate classes are the largest the school has ever enrolled (811 students) with total enrollment at an impressive 1,186 students.

“I am very proud to see Coker College make such strides on the enrollment front,” said Adam Connolly, Vice President of Enrollment Management for Coker College. “The growth illustrates the depth and magnitude of Coker’s exceptional education.”

Hartsville, S.C. – September 19, 2016 – Coker College’s Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery presents an exhibition by Wayne Bertola titled, “Silent Elegies,” with a reception, which is free and open to the public. The exhibition begins on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Bertola’s show will continue through October 12, 2016.

Hartsville, S.C. – Sept. 13, 2016 – For the 21st consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named Coker College one of America’s Best Colleges in its 2017 rankings, which were released today. Coker ranks as the sixth best in regional colleges in the south. Its high ranking this year was influenced by a continuing overall impressive performance, including increases in its graduation rate and peer assessment score.

Hartsville, S.C. – September 9, 2016 – John Cerasani, a senior vice president with Risk Strategies Company who is a leader in the employee benefits arena specializing in higher education, has been elected to the Coker College Board of Trustees.

“We are excited to have John join our Board,” said Coker College President Robert Wyatt. “His extensive experience in higher education, the employee benefits industry and midwestern background bring a welcome mix of both familiarity and new perspectives to the table.”

Hartsville, S.C. – September 9, 2016 – Eliza Ingle, a professor of dance at the College of Charleston, has been elected for a second time to the Coker College Board of Trustees.

“We are thrilled to have Eliza back on our Board,” said Coker College President Robert Wyatt. “Her artistic background and creative endeavors, along with her familiarity with Coker College, is a welcome addition.”

Ingle’s three-year term will begin with the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees, on October 27, 2016.