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Hartsville, S.C. – January 25, 2018  –  Karen Lear Edwards, Coker College class of 1998, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Distinguished Achievement Award. This prestigious award is given annually by the Coker College Alumni Association and is presented to a graduate who has reached an outstanding level of achievement in his or her profession.

Hartsville, S.C. – January 25, 2018  –  Gayle Buckheister Sawyer, Coker College class of 1970, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Coker College Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award. This prestigious award is given annually by the Coker College Alumni Association and is presented to a graduate who has highly demonstrated their commitment to Coker’s ideals of character, culture and service.

Hartsville, S.C. – January 25, 2018  –  Elsie Chipo Mufuka, Coker College class of 2008, has been named the 2018 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. – January 22, 2018  –  Coker College’s Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery presents Kristine Thompson’s “Touching Pictures” exhibition, which begins with a reception at 7pm on Monday, February 5, 2018, and will continue through Friday, March 2, 2018. The opening reception is free, open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

Hartsville, S.C. – January 19, 2018  – Coker College has partnered with Apple to provide incoming first-year students with their own iPads. Students who enroll at the college’s Hartsville campus will receive a brand new device, preloaded with the programs and apps required for success in their classes. When students graduate from Coker College, the iPad is theirs to keep.

Hartsville, S.C. – January 15, 2018  –  Coker College’s 45th Annual Faculty Show will open with a reception in the Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery in the Gladys C. Fort Art Building this Thursday, January 18, at 7pm. The event is free, open to the public, and refreshments will be served. The exhibit will be open for viewing through February 2.

The Coker College art department starts off each year with a show of the faculty’s most recent work. The 45th Annual Faculty Show includes work by professors Jean Grosser, Nate Gulledge, and Alyssa Prince.

Hartsville, S.C. – January 9, 2018 – For the first time, Coker College is included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs rankings, which were released earlier today. Coker is included in the categories of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Programs.  

Hartsville, SC – Kalmia Gardens of Coker College received a $77,500 grant to continue its commitment to protecting and enhancing regional waterways and the environment. The grant is part of the Water Resources Fund, a $10 million, multi-year commitment from Duke Energy that will leave a legacy of improved water quality, quantity and conservation in the Carolinas and neighboring regions.

Hartsville, S.C. -  December 6, 2017 - Coker College is now accepting applications for the Excellence in Teaching Scholarship, open to all educators in South Carolina who have been named Teacher of the Year and wish to pursue a Master's of Education at Coker College. The scholarship applies to all past and current Teachers of the Year, and it offers the final term of their graduate coursework at no cost. One outstanding teacher will also be a offered a full scholarship for their entire graduate education.

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