Tag Archives: Valerie Morris

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 […]

Dean Valerie Morris to Receive ‘Influential Women in Business’ Award

Valerie B. Morris, Dean of the College of Charleston School of the Arts, is one of twelve winners of the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Influential Women in Business awards for 2013. The annual awards recognize local women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service. A luncheon will be held for the winners, […]

CHARLIE Mag Honors Members of School of the Arts

CHARLIE magazine, which celebrates progressive culture in Charleston, will honor its selection of 50 Most Progressive people in Charleston tonight. Included in those 50 are several of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ faculty, staff, alumni and supporters including… John Zeigler, a staunch supporter of the School of the Arts, is described by […]

New Barnet Courtyard Offers Space for Art and Respite

The Barnet Courtyard at the College of Charleston officially opened with a celebration on April 15, 2012. The Courtyard is located near the Simons Center for the Arts near the corner of St. Philip and George Streets, with entrances on both. The garden is named for Bill and Valerie Barnet, strong supporters of the arts […]

HICA Welcomes New Asst. Director Karen Ann Myers

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art (HICA) at the College of Charleston School of the Arts today announced the appointment of Karen Ann Myers as its new Assistant Director. Myers will assume her position in early October 2011. Her appointment follows a national search under the guidance of Halsey Institute director Mark Sloan. Exiting staff […]

Dean to Receive “Women of Distinction” Award

Valerie Morris, Dean of the School of the Arts, received a “Women of Distinction” award (in arts education) from the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina.  Established in 1997, the award recognizes women living and working in eastern South Carolina who have demonstrated qualities of outstanding leadership, excellence in their personal and professional endeavors, and […]