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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.

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An Inspiring Legacy

A week after Alison Piepmeier passed away, people came forth to create the Alison Piepmeier Scholarship, which will be awarded annually to a full-time student majoring or minoring in women’s and gender studies who has demonstrated a record of feminist activism and leadership. Read story »

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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 »

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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 »