Hartsville, S.C. – June 18, 2018 – Coker College President Dr. Robert L. Wyatt has accepted a new four-year contract offered by the college’s Board of Trustees, confirming his leadership through 2022.
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Hartsville, S.C. – June 7, 2018 – Coker College assistant professor of business administration and director of the Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Andrew Burkemper, has been elected to serve on the Enactus Faculty Advisory Committee.
Hartsville, S.C. – May 29, 2018 – Coker College recently awarded full-tuition Excellence in Teaching scholarships to two deserving Teachers of the Year: a M.Ed. in Literacy Studies scholarship was awarded to Tonya Woodson, a reading recovery teacher at North Vista Elementary in Florence and 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year for Lamar Elementary School, and a M.Ed.
Hartsville, S.C. – May 23, 2018 – Coker College Enactus was named third in the nation at the Enactus United States National Exposition held May 20-22 in Kansas City, Missouri. There are 440 Enactus teams that compete in regional competitions across the country; the top 100 go on to compete at the National Exposition and the final four teams present in front of more than 1,000 people.
Hartsville, S.C. – May 14, 2017 – On the morning of Saturday, May 12, 2018, during its 110th spring commencement ceremony, Coker College conferred bachelor’s degrees on 176 graduates. In a separate hooding and commencement ceremony on the evening of May 11, Coker College conferred master’s degrees on 14 graduate students.
Hartsville, S.C. – May 7, 2018 – Enactus Coker College student members Kendra Lambert (‘18) and Luke Elliott (‘18) were recently recognized as regional finalists for the Enactus United States Leaders of the Year program. Kendra and Luke are two of only 30 students selected from approximately 12,000 Enactus student members nationwide.
Hartsville, S.C. – April 20, 2018 – On April 18, 2018, ten semifinalist teams from Coker College, Florence-Darlington Technical College, and Francis Marion University competed for $5000 in prize money at the second annual P.E.E. D.E.E. Idea Challenge, with Coker College well-represented with seven teams and winning $2600 in prize money.
Hartsville, S.C. – April 18, 2018 – Coker College recently added its Corporate Partners Graduate Scholarship, which covers 50% of total program tuition for a Master of Science in Management and Leadership. The scholarship is available exclusively for employees of four designated local corporate partners––Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, Duke Energy, McLeod Health, and Sonoco Products Company.
Hartsville, S.C. – April 18, 2018 – Coker College Enactus was named a regional champion at the Enactus United States Regional Competition held on April 16, 2018, in Dallas, Texas.
The event is one of five regional competitions and one virtual competition held throughout the country in the spring. As an Enactus U.S. regional champion, the Coker College team will advance to compete at the Enactus U.S. National Exposition in Kansas City, Mo., May 20-22.
Hartsville, S.C. – April 17, 2018 – Coker College is now offering a Master of Science in Criminal and Social Justice Policy program. This online degree is geared toward those who desire to become policymakers in their communities. Students will be equipped to enter a variety of fields, including community development, policy writing, human services, investigation, and education.
ABOUT COKER COLLEGE
Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.
Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 24 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.