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HARTSVILLE – March 22, 2016 – As part of the Coker College Last Lecture series, Darlene M. Maxwell, professor of education and early childhood program coordinator in the Wiggins School of Education, will present a lecture titled “Intuition, Play, and Moral Development in Children” on Monday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. in Davidson Hall Auditorium.

Established in 2011 by Coker College President Robert Wyatt, the Last Lecture series is a tradition created to celebrate academic excellence and individual achievements of retiring Coker faculty.

New features responsive design, improved navigation and updated branding

HARTSVILLE – March 22, 2016 – Coker College announced yesterday the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website ( The updated site features a clean, contemporary design, user-friendly navigation and responsive, mobile-first technology that allows for optimal viewing on all devices.

Hartsville, S.C. – March 7, 2016 – Coker College's Music Program is hosting the 2016 All-County Music Festival on Thursday, March 10. This annual event will see more than 120 high school intermediate and advanced music students from the Darlington County School District, along with their music teachers, descending upon the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center and Coker College.

Hartsville, S.C. – March 3, 2016 – Coker College announced earlier today it has partnered with Northeastern Technical College (NETC) in Cheraw, S.C., to offer a Business Management Bridge Program for NETC students.

Scheduled to begin August 2016, the program will provide graduates of NETC’s General Business program a direct transfer to Coker College. A direct transfer means all of a student’s NETC coursework will transfer to Coker, and he or she will enter with half of the bachelor’s degree requirements already completed.

Hartsville, S.C. – Feb. 9, 2016 – Coker College Professor of Sociology Mal Hyman will announce his run for the Democratic nomination for South Carolina’s 7th Congressional District on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 11:45 a.m. at the Coker College Music Recital Hall.

His campaign will focus on common sense for the common good, with emphasis on Congress investing more in America in an effort to create more jobs, opportunity, security and sustainability.

Hartsville, S.C. – Feb. 9, 2016 – On Feb. 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., the Hartsville-Coker Concert Association will present organist Don Grice in a recital at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church.

Grice, director of music and senior organist at Central United Methodist Church in Florence, SC, will perform on the Casavant Frères Ltée. organ installed at St. Bartholomew’s in 1988 under the supervision of Ken Wilmot, former director of music at St. Bartholomew’s and faculty member at Coker College.