Hartsville, S.C. – August 30, 2016 – Coker College has been named in the Princeton Review’s “2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region” web feature for the 12th consecutive year. Coker is one of just 139 schools in the Southeast awarded this distinction, which identifies “academically outstanding” colleges and universities.
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Hartsville, S.C. – Aug. 26, 2016 – Kalmia Gardens is offering a four-week Green Gardening Course at the Joslin Education Center this fall.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn about gardening techniques such as plant pathology, soil health, landscaping, proper pruning, and composting. The course is designed to provide something for everyone, regardless of prior gardening experience.
Hartsville, S.C. – Aug. 24, 2016 – Coker College’s Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery presents an installation exhibition by Larry Merriman titled, “Southern Magnolia,” with a reception, which is free and open to the public. The exhibition begins on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 7 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Merriman’s show will continue through September 16, 2016.
Hartsville, S.C. – June 23, 2016 – Earlier this month, recent Coker College graduates Tierra Foxworth and Tammaka Staley traveled to Washington, D.C., to perform their original work, “Curveless Smile,” at the National College Dance Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
In addition, Foxworth received the Outstanding Student Performance Award. Sponsored by the ACDA and Dance Magazine, it is one of only two awards presented to participants in the festival: Outstanding Student Choreography and Outstanding Student Performance.
Hartsville, S.C. – June 6, 2016 – Coker College’s postgraduate Master of Science in Applied Criminology degree program was recently accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) and is now accepting applications for the fall 2016 semester, which will begin on Aug. 8, 2016.
Hartsville, S.C. – June 6, 2016 – Coker College junior Alexis Berles has been named this year's recipient of the Jean Campbell Williamson Endowed Scholarship. Berles was awarded the scholarship by the Ladies of Coker Scholarship Selection Committee at their spring luncheon on April 30.
Hartsville, S.C. – May 14, 2016 – On the morning of Saturday, May 14, 2016, Coker College conferred bachelor’s degrees on 144 graduates during its 108th Spring Commencement Ceremony. In addition, 31 individuals received their master's degrees.
“Coker College has been changed for the better by the class of 2016,” said Coker College President Robert Wyatt in his address to the crowd. “I hope you all can say the same.”
Hartsville, S.C. – May 13, 2016 – The Coker College Dance Program will host a summer dance intensive workshop July 18-22, 2016. Designed for high school sophomore, junior and senior students, the workshop provides professional-level dance instruction.
Hartsville, S.C. — April 28, 2016 — The Coker College Summer Piano Institute, a summer program for select high school pianists hosted by Coker’s Department of Dance, Music and Theatre, is proud to announce two exciting changes to this year’s program. Thanks to a generous grant from the Black Creek Arts Council, the 2016 program will provide need-based scholarships for deserving students and host two guest artists as instructors. Guest artists Ann Schein and Scott Price will join the faculty alongside the institute’s director Ryan Smith.
Hartsville, S.C. – April 28, 2016 – Coker College is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Tony Floyd is one of 20 senior college administrators selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a year-long Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission program for prospective college and university presidents.