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School of the Arts

The School of the Arts is a vibrant community of practicing artists who are also dedicated teacher-scholars. Collectively, our faculty and administrators strive to give students in this school the best possible arts education within a liberal arts curriculum while also meeting the diverse educational and cultural needs of the campus and community. You can read more about our outlook by viewing the school's mission statement. Learn about the academic and cultural opportunities at the School of the Arts.

Message from Dean Valerie B. Morris

Valerie B. Morris

As a winner of the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award – South Carolina's highest award in the arts, the School of the Arts has been recognized for its tremendous academic programming, dedicated artist-scholars and extensive community outreach.

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The School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs was born of a desire to formalize the College's commitment to global education. LCWA is home to the most comprehensive undergraduate foreign language program in the Southeast. 
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The School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs was born of a desire to formalize the College's commitment to global education. LCWA is home to the most comprehensive undergraduate foreign language program in the Southeast. 
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School of the Arts News

Revel in Renaissance Music at A Yuletide Madrigal Feast
Posted on 7 November 2016 | 11:26 am
Photo by Sara Grant The Department of Music in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present A Yuletide Madrigal Feast, on Thursday, Dec. 1, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Hall of Randolph Hall. The award-winning College of Charleston Madrigal Singers, conducted by Dr. Robert […]
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Magnetic South: The Finnish Line
Posted on 7 November 2016 | 9:56 am
Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the College of Charleston Department of Music, continues to present contemporary classical music to Charleston audiences during the 2016-2017 season. The fall concert, “The Finnish Line,” is an evening of music from Finnish composers. College of Charleston faculty member Yiorgos Vassilandonakis and CSO […]
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