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    Coker College Students Earn $5000 in Prize Money at the 2019 P.E.E. D.E.E. Idea Challenge

    Last night, ten semi-finalist teams from Coker College, Florence-Darlington Technical College, and Francis Marion University competed for $7500 in prize money at the third annual P.E.E. D.E.E. Idea Challenge, with Coker College well-represented with seven teams winning $5000 in prize money.
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    Coker College to Host Annual Earth Day Celebration at Kalmia Gardens April 13

    Coker College will host its annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 13, from 9:30am to 1:30pm at Kalmia Gardens. The event, which is free and open to the public, will host activities for all ages including falconry, beekeeping, nature walks, a reptile collection, a plant sale, acoustic music with Jim Money, reggae music with Levi and Lucia Byrd., arts and crafts, games, as well as displays on sustainability, alternative energy, recycling, and environmental research.
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    Dr. Marlene Ross, Expert and Consultant on Leadership in Higher Education, to Address the Last Graduating Class of Coker College

    Coker College and its Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Dr. Marlene Ross, a higher education consultant and former longtime director of the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Program, will give the college’s 111th commencement address on Saturday, May 11. The class of May 2019 will be the last graduating class of Coker College as the institution’s name changes to Coker University on July 1, 2019.
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    Angie Stanland to Lead Coker College Board of Trustees

    Angie Stanland, retired Vice President of Associate Services and Recruiting for Cerner in Kansas City, Missouri, is the new chair of the Coker College Board of Trustees. Stanland previously served as vice chair of the Board. “It’s an exciting time to be involved in Coker’s leadership, with the transition to Coker University and the institution’s ongoing investment in graduate programs, online learning, and innovative teaching,” says Stanland. “I’m looking forward to furthering the college’s ...
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    Coker Partners with Richmond Community College to Offer Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Management, Criminology, and Psychology

    Coker College, soon to be Coker University, has partnered with Richmond Community College (RCC) in Hamlet, N.C., to offer 100% online bachelor’s degree programs in business management, criminology, and psychology for RCC graduates.
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    Coker’s Qi Dong Receives CIC/UPS Scholarship

    Coker senior Qi (Tommy) Dong (‘19), an interdisciplinary studies major from Hartsville, S.C., has been selected to receive a CIC/UPS Scholarship provided by the SC Independent College & Universities, Inc., and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC.
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    Coker Offers $2,000 Scholarship to NCAA Division II Athletics Program Professionals Interested in Pursuing a Master’s in College Athletic Administration

    Coker College is offering a $2,000 scholarship to professionals currently employed at any NCAA Division II athletics program that are interested in pursuing their Master of Science in College Athletic Administration (M.S.C.A.A.) degree. This scholarship opportunity is open to staff members in any area of DII athletics—from coaching to sports information to compliance—who enroll in Coker’s M.S.C.A.A. program.
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    Coker College to Become Coker University July 1, 2019

    Coker College announced today it will begin operating as Coker University on July 1, 2019, giving the institution a name that adequately reflects its growth as a graduate degree-granting institution, an innovator in online learning, and a viable higher education option for international students.
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    Coker Enactus Launches New Community Service Projects to Empower Hartsville Residents

    Coker College Enactus is introducing a few new Hartsville-based community service projects that focus on partnerships and sustainable outcomes. The Coker team hopes to defend their spot as one of the top three Enactus teams in the nation at the national competition in May.
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    Coker’s Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery Presents the Work of Michael Benevenia

    The Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery presents the work of artist Michael Benevenia. Benevenia’s exhibit of drawings, paintings, and sculptures, titled “Gravity and other fistfights,” opens Monday, March 11, with a reception in the Cecelia Coker Bell gallery from 7-8pm. Light refreshments will be served, and the reception is free and open to the public. The show runs through April 5, 2019.
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