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College of Charleston School of the Arts to Receive Prestigious Verner Award

The College of Charleston School of the Arts is proud to be a recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s 2015 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts, which recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. The School’s Dean, Valerie Morris, expresses, “It is an honor that our school has been recognized for […]

Arts Philanthropist John Zeigler to Receive Multiple Honors

The South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) has announced that John Ashbury Zeigler, Jr., a long-time friend and benefactor of the School of the Arts who celebrated his 101st birthday on February 5, is the recipient of the 2013 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts in the Lifetime Achievement category. The SCAC does not present the Verner […]

Prestigious Verner Award Given to Halsey Institute and Mark Sloan

The College of Charleston School of the Arts is proud to announce that one of the six recipients of this year’s Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts is the College’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, with a nod to its director Mark Sloan. Sloan expresses, “It is both humbling and thrilling to have […]

Verner Awards for Steve Rosenberg and Nina Liu

The South Carolina Arts Commission Board announces the 2011 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards  for the Arts, the highest honor the state presents in the arts. Established in 1972, the annual awards recognize outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. Steve Rosenberg, chairman of the music department, received the award in the […]