The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Dr. Cathleen Cuppett leads the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. You’ll find her popping up throughout the semester with coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for students in between classes. Dr. Cuppett is the primary contact for Brightspace, Acadeum, and Rize partnerships.
Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
Dr. Julie Klimek heads the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, where students can combine disciplines into one major. She also offers an outdoor research class, a class on national parks and support for students in a variety of internships.
TRIO Student Support Services
TRIO SSS offers extra support to students with a designated academic counselor, workshops on skills like financial literacy and mindfulness, as well as trips to visit graduate programs and learn more about various cultures.
The Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
The Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship inspires and develops authentic, innovative student leaders who leave their mark on campus, in the community, and in their careers. The Center offers resources for students who want to start their own businesses and sponsors campus events during Women’s Entrepreneurship Day and Global Entrepreneurship Week.
The Center sponsors Coker Enactus, PeeDee Idea Challenge, and SC Innovates Statewide Pitch Competition.
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Looking for a job or an internship?
The Career Center educates and empowers our students and alumni in pursuing various professional endeavors. Our services include resume review, career coaching, job and internship assistance, networking events, Interview prep, and other professional tools to help our students achieve life and professional success.
Center of Diversity, Interfaith and Inclusion Education
The mission of the Center for Diversity, Interfaith and Inclusion Education (referred to as the Diversity Center) is to create a more inclusive campus where everyone feels welcome, safe, and respected.
The Center for Diversity plays an active role during the academic year. Activities include providing training and leading workshops on Diversity Center topics; collaborating with campus and community partners for programming; recognizing monthly national holidays and observances; advising and advocating for student organizations; and working with colleagues to establish new initiatives as well as being an additional resource and serving on committees that review, develop, implement and enhance the University policies and academic programs.
Lois Walters Coker Lecture Series
Interested in academic areas outside your major? The Lois Walters Coker Lecture Series is a program established in 2000 to bring internationally recognized experts in science, history and public affairs to campus. Various academic departments also offer unique presentations and workshops throughout the year, so look out for information on these events in Cobra Announcements.
The Undergraduate Research Symposium
Interested in doing your own research? The Undergraduate Research Symposium takes place the last week of spring semester. Here students share what they have learned through independent research with a faculty mentor across a variety of subjects.
The Writer’s Studio
Worried about doing well in your classes? We have a Writer’s Studio to help you navigate writing and reading for understanding as well as a QL Center to assist you with all things math-related. We offer peer tutoring in certain subjects and you can always hop on Tutor.com to get extra help 24-7. The Library Success Team also offers a variety of workshops on topics ranging from study techniques to MLA/APA formatting, and the Student Success Team offers coaching appointments to help you adjust to college.