CofC’s and The Citadel’s Chapters of Sigma Delta Pi Launch 9th Annual S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year Program

The College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, are proud to announce their 9th annual South Carolina Spanish Teacher of the Year Award for 2013. The three finalists will be recognized and the awardee announced during a ceremony on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00pm in Arnold Hall of the Jewish Studies Center at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C.  The S.C. Hispanic Leadership Council and the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston will co-sponsor this event.  Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro is the founding director of this annual program and can be reached at delmastromp@cofc.edu.

Penn Center’s “Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement” by Natalie Daise

“Tribute To The Civil Rights Movement” by Natalie Daise

Date: February 28, 2013 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Event Description“Tribute To The Civil Rights Movement” by Natalie Daise on February 28th 6-8 PM at Penn Center’s Darrah Hall.  Natatlie Daise will perform a soulful tribue to the Civil Rights Movement.
Visit the York W. Bailey Museum to view “Civil Rights Throught The Lens of Cecil Williams following the performance and enjoy light refreshments.
Puchase Advance Tickets By February 18th:  $18.00/Adult & $9.00/Student
Tickets For Sale At Event: $25.00/Adult & $10.00/ Student
Tickets Include Museum Entry

Filed under: Charleston, SC, Civil Rights Movement, Desegregation, Jubilee Project, Upcoming Events

Charleston County Parks and Rec Celebrates African American Heritage

In honor of Black History month, educators throughout the Lowcountry and beyond are invited to bring their students to experience a special event hosted by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. Celebrating the traditions and histories of Africa and the Diaspora, African American Heritage Day 2013 will take place at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park on Friday, Feb. 22.  For more information, click here.

Filed under: Charleston, SC, Jubilee Project, Upcoming Events

City Paper’s Coverage of College of Charleston’s Desegregation Lecture Series

Charleston’s City Paper has provided another account of College of Charleston’s recent panel series commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the desegregation of South Carolina’s public education system.  To read the full article, click here.

Filed under: Charleston, SC, Civil Rights Movement, Desegregation, Jubilee Project

Locals Come Together to Discuss and Commemorate Fifty Years of Desegregation in South Carolina Schools

The College of Charleston recently hosted a panel of current and former South Carolina residents to recount their personal experiences during the initial desegregation  of public schools.  To read The Post and Courier‘s coverage of the panel, click here.

Filed under: Charleston, SC, Civil Rights Movement, Desegregation, Jubilee Project

New Spanish 333 Class Offered Fall 2013

Spanish 333 will substitute Spanish 322, 323, 326, 327 and 329 in the fall 2013 semester to satisfy the HISP civilization and culture required courses.  Spanish 333 offers exciting new content for students. Below are four different Spanish 333 courses to be offered in the fall.  Identify the preferred 333 class by the subtitle when enrolling.

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