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The Power of Giving

Cracraft Family Pays It Forward With Scholarship

Inspired by the Willard A. Silcox ’33 Memorial Scholarship, Scott Cracraft ’83 and Janet Cracraft ’85 established the Cracraft Family Endowed Scholarship in 2015.

Scholarship Honors Professor’s Legacy

“We’re just wild about Harry” was the phrase in the mind and hearts of nearly 300 friends and former students of Harry W. Freeman ’43 in establishing an endowed scholarship upon his retirement from the College in 1990.

Guide to Giving

As a donor to the College of Charleston, you have the power to enrich the academic environment, personalize the experience and shape the future for more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Center for Creative Retirement Scholarship Focuses on Gerontology

In 2004, CCR established the Center for Creative Retirement Scholarship. Today, it provides $5,000 a year in scholarships to students studying gerontology at CofC.

69 Years Later, Scholarship Carries on Professor’s Love of Learning

Patricia Hughes Farrow 48 and her husband, Thomas Ferguson Farrow 49 (the two met while at CofC) established the Horatio Hughes Memorial Scholarship in 2011.

Robert Ivey Scholarship in Dance is a Moving Legacy

The College of Charleston’s Robert Ivey Scholarship in Dance became fully endowed thanks to a reinvigorated effort by friends and family


New Education Scholarship Supports Diversity in Teaching

At the College of Charleston, the Mulvaney Family has made a vested commitment to furthering the education field by way of their philanthropy.


Department of Defense Scholarship Sets Junior Math Major Up for Success

Last year, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded junior Courtney Beckham with the DoD SMART Scholarship


Alumna Creates the College’s First Residential Scholarship

For the thousands of students who’ve called it home, there’s no place quite like College Lodge

Commitment for the Future

Hilda Debacker is honoring her late husband and supporting CofC students with the Rene and Hilda Debacker Endowed Scholarship

An Inspiring Legacy

A week after Alison Piepmeier passed away, people came forth to create the Alison Piepmeier Scholarship,

Eugene and Rose Gangarosa

Eugene and Rose Gangarosa believe in getting a head start. They know how important it is to begin early.

Cause for Celebration

The Dr. Andrew and Josephine Lewis Scholarship opens up opportunities for African American students

Impact Stories

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Posted on 30 August 2017 | 7:20 pm