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Each year, private support to the College of Charleston plays a critical role in preserving our place as one of the nation's best public liberal arts and sciences universities.
Philanthropy or the philanthropist at the College is not defined by the gift or the size of the gift. What matters is the belief, commitment and the desire to be an active part of the College’s future. Your support impacts every corner of our campus from scholarships to research funds for faculty, academic programs to cutting-edge technology.
Scholarships Offer Student a World of Discovery
Growing up, Quinten Meadors could best be described as inquisitive. Always asking his mother how and why things worked eventually led Meadors to pursue a degree in biology at the College of Charleston. In the future, Meadors hopes to pursue a degree in emergency medicine and open his own clinic to make health care available in underserved and disadvantaged communities. Read story »
Jennings Lab Inspires Through Experience
The Jennings family has a long history of commitment to the College of Charleston. The late Earle D. Jennings taught at the College for 40 years (1926–1966), rising from assistant professor to professor and eventually to dean of the College. Read story »
Every Drop Counts
Eugene and Rose Gangarosa believe in getting a head start. They know how important it is to begin early. They’ve seen how much can be accomplished when you have a strong lead. It is, they say, amazing how far you can go when you start from the beginning. That’s where it all started: the driving force for the Gangarosas’ lifelong efforts championing public health and safe water initiatives. Read story »
An Investment in the Future
Senior Barrett Hawkins and Hilton Head oncologist Gary Thomas ’83 share a love of medicine. Both are problem-solvers and enjoy figuring out the very best path forward for a patient. Read story »
Ready for takeoff
At the College, opportunities to soar to new heights are everywhere – especially if you’re one of the seven students who Boeing has taken under its wing. Read story »
Leaving a legacy
“Our hope is to inspire others who are passionate about the College to reach out and fully explore the various options available to them that will impact generations to come.” Read story »
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