Spring 2022 Events

 

  • The AALANA events will kick off with Palentine’s Art Night hosted by the Honors College with the theme Celebrating Community, Building and Belonging on February 10th. The Honors College will also host an Affinity Group Listening Session during an accepted student event on March 18th.
  • The Athletic Department will host a Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Open House and Tailgate on February 17th at the Men’s Basketball home game against James Madison University.
  • Student Affairs will host an AALANA Interactive Wellness Event.
  • The Graduate School will host Leadership in a Diverse World with AALANA graduates sharing the value of a graduate education and the challenges they had to overcome in their education. This important panel discussion will be held during Graduate Education Week, March 14 through 18.
  • The Libraries will host Beyond the Filter: Telling Stories with Photographs of Family and Community. For this, participants will bring their favorite digital or print photos and share their stories
  • University Communications will host a panel discussion with AALANA alumni to share their achievements and challenges with current students on Wednesday, March 23rd from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Stern Center Ballroom.
  • The School of the Arts will host Dreams of a New Day: Songs by Black Composers with internationally recognized operatic baritone Will Liverman and acclaimed pianist and CofC's Director of Piano Studies Paul Sánchez on April 19th at Sottile Theatre. Join some of the artists for a pre-concert talk, including Charleston's first Poet Laureate Marcus Amaker who wrote the text for part of the song, "Two Black Churches.” The pre-concert talk will begin at 7:30 p.m., with the concert at 8 p.m. FREE ADMISSION for CofC students, faculty and staff as well as youth (18 and under). All attendees must obtain tickets.
  • The School of Education, Health, and Human Performance will host a Summer Research Employment Student Information Session on February 16 (6:30 p.m.) with AALANA student panelists who will discuss their experience in the Summer Research Employment program. Faculty mentors will provide tips for approaching faculty for mentored research. Applications for Summer Research Employment will launch February 21 and close on March 21.
  • The School of Business and the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs will host Diversity and Global Fluency as Workforce Needs on Saturday, March 29th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop will include diversity training, a coaching session by representatives of a global company and student pairing for mentoring opportunities.  
  • Institutional Advancement will host mock interviews for students.
  • The School of Humanities and Social Sciences will host a scavenger hunt of historical places on campus.
  • Facilities Management will give students a tour and overview of the campus grounds
  • The School of Sciences and Mathematics is collaborating with AALANA student leaders in the school to create an annual student-run spring science event.