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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

In nearly 25 years, we have grown from a fine arts department to a full school, which now consists of seven academic departments and programs.

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School of the Arts News

College of Charleston School of the Arts to Receive Prestigious Verner Award
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 2:23 pm
The College of Charleston School of the Arts is proud to be a recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s 2015 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts, which recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. The School’s Dean, Valerie Morris, expresses, “It is an honor that our school has been recognized for […]
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CofC Theatre: Home on the Mornin’ Train
Posted on 23 February 2015 | 12:53 pm
The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Kim Hines’ moving drama, Home on the Mornin’ Train. The kindness of strangers amidst great danger has kept the Underground Railroad alive to this day. In this play, the audience sees the freedom train in action as two […]
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