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    Dr. Carolyn Hart Joins Coker University as Dean of Nursing

    Coker University recently appointed Carolyn Hart, Ph.D., as Dean of Nursing.  Dr. Hart will develop and launch the institution’s inaugural bachelor’s degree in nursing program, which is planned to start in the fall of 2022, pending approval from the South Carolina Board of Nursing. 
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    Kalmia Gardens Opens Observation Platform

    Kalmia Gardens of Coker University recently celebrated the completion of its new observation platform, which was made possible thanks to generous grants from The Byerly Foundation, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, The Charles and Elizabeth Coker Foundation, The Charles and Joan Coker Foundation, The Kooken Family Foundation, and The Sonoco Community Foundation. 
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    Coker University Celebrates 2020 Graduates with Multiple Ceremonies

    Coker University celebrated its 2020 commencement with five separate ceremonies: a ceremony on Friday evening, December 11, for graduate students and four separate ceremonies on Saturday, December 12, for its undergraduate students. Across all five ceremonies, approximately 150 students attended. 
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    Coker University Faculty Highlighted in External Events, Publications

    From technology to set design, Coker faculty have been asked to present their expertise to regional, national, and international organizations. 
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    Coker University Freezes Tuition for 2021-2022 Academic Year

    During what has been a difficult year for many, Coker University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously at their fall meeting to freeze tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year. In previous years, the university allowed for a standard, annual incremental tuition increase. 
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    Dr. Tyson J. Beale Joins Coker University as Vice President of Student Services

    Coker University recently announced Tyson J. Beale, Ph.D., is the institution’s new Vice President of Student Services. The Vice President of Student Services is the chief student services officer of the University, an invaluable part of the Executive Leadership Team, and a position that reports directly to Coker University President Dr. Natalie Harder. In his role, Dr. Beale is responsible for providing leadership, management, and supervision for student services programs, student services ...
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    Coker University Elects John Florence, Jr., to its Board of Trustees

    John Florence, Jr., Vice President Human Resources, General Counsel, and Secretary for Sonoco Products Company, was recently elected to the Coker University Board of Trustees. Florence’s three year term began with the Board’s July meeting. "Mr. Florence brings thoughtful experience and unique perspectives to the board,” said Dr. Natalie Harder, President of Coker University. “His knowledge and skills will contribute greatly to navigating the current and future Coker University environment. We ...
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    Kalmia Gardens to make Boardwalk Improvements with Help from Duke Energy Foundation

    Kalmia Gardens of Coker University recently received a generous grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for improvements to a section of its boardwalk, making it easier for visitors to enjoy the gardens.
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    Steve Terry Receives Special Recognition Award from Coker University Alumni Association

    Dr. Steve Terry, a member of the Coker community for 40 years, is the winner of a special recognition award given this year by the Coker University Alumni Association.
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    Joe Randolph Receives Coker University Alumni Association’s 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award

    Joe E. Randolph, II, Coker class of 1999, is the winner of Coker University Alumni Association’s 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award. This prestigious award is given annually by the Alumni Association to a graduate who has reached an outstanding level of achievement in his or her profession.
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