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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. – 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. — 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, SC — On April 28, 2016, Coker College will take part in the nationwide effort to honor the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution by hosting “And Still We Remember,” a Holocaust remembrance ceremony, in Davidson Auditorium at 11:00 am. The event is in accordance with the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust established by Congress and led by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Hartsville, S.C. – April 14, 2016  –  Poet, professor and recipient of the MacArthur “genius grant”  Terrance Hayes ’94 will return to his alma mater on Thursday, April 28 to give the 2016 Lois Walters Coker Lecture. The event, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Watson Theater of the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center, is free and open to the public.

Hartsville, S.C. – April 11, 2016  –  Coker College student Mollie Moree ’16 is the recipient of Coker College’s 2016 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research. With support from the Charles W. and Joan S. Coker Library and Information-Technology Center and the Coker College Undergraduate Research Program, the Library Prize was established to encourage the use of library research techniques and to honor the best research project produced each year by Coker College undergraduate students.