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    Kalmia Gardens of Coker University Launches Kalmia Club for Kids

    Beginning this summer, with the help of a generous grant from the F. Allen and Louise K. Turner Foundation, Kalmia Gardens of Coker University is launching the Kalmia Club for Kids (KCK), a subscription-based club where local children can access STEAM-based educational projects bi-monthly through an assigned mailbox located outside of Kalmia’s Joslin Education Center. 
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    Coker University Awards 2020 Excellence in Teaching Scholarships

    Coker University recently awarded full-tuition Excellence in Teaching scholarships to two deserving Teachers of the Year: a M.Ed. in Literacy Studies scholarship was awarded to Sarah Watts-Spivey, an elementary teacher at York Preparatory Academy and York Preparatory’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, and a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instructional Technology scholarship was awarded to Nichole Scipio, Biology and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) biomedical science teacher at West Florence High School and ...
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    Coker University Names Dr. Natalie Harder as Its 17th President

    On behalf of Coker University and its Board of Trustees, Angie Stanland, Chairman of the Board, announced today the election of Dr. Natalie Harder as the institution’s 17th president. Dr. Harder, Chancellor of South Louisiana Community College (SLCC), will begin her term as president of Coker University on June 1. 
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    Coker University a Best College for Financial Aid

    LendEdu, a website that helps consumers learn about and compare financial products, including student loans, recently released its Best Colleges for Financial Aid rankings, where it ranks Coker University in its top 50 out of more than 800 colleges and universities in the United States.
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    Coker University to Guarantee at Least Half Off Tuition for Local Students

    Today Coker University launched its Coker Within Reach initiative guaranteeing at least 50% off tuition for high school seniors from Darlington County or neighboring counties. Residents from Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Kershaw, Lee, and Marlboro counties with at least a 3.0 GPA applying as a first-time, full-time freshman residential or commuter student for fall 2020 are guaranteed at least 50% off tuition through combinations of merit, need-based, and other awards. Residents of ...
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    Coker University Confers 49 Master’s Degrees and 74 Bachelor’s Degrees at Winter 2019 Commencement Ceremonies


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    Coker University Hires Six New Faculty Members


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    Mr. P.L. “Roy” McCall, Jr., Gives $1.2 Million to Coker University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts

    Earlier this month, Society Hill, S.C., resident and philanthropist Mr. P.L. “Roy” McCall, Jr., gave an outright gift of $1.2 million to Coker University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts. McCall’s generous gift is one of the largest in Coker University’s history. 
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    Coker Elects Four New Members to Its Board of Trustees

    Four new members have been elected to Coker University’s Board of Trustees: Dr. Michael Harless, a physician specializing in family medicine; Jason Perkey, ‘97, Vice President of JVA Campaigns in Louisville, Kentucky; Brian Risinger, Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for Sonoco Products Company; and Lewis Sharp, ‘93, Vice President and Co-owner of Premier Growers, Inc.
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    Coker’s STEM Scholars in Biology Program Accepting Applications for its 2020 Cohort

    Coker University is adding a third cohort of 18 students to its STEM Scholars in Biology (SSB) program for high-achieving students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields and who are in need of financial assistance to attend college, and is now accepting applications for its SSB 2020 cohort (starting Coker in the fall of 2020 with an expected graduation date of spring of 2024).
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