As the Year of Women, CofC’s year-long celebration marking the centennial anniversary of the first admission of female students to the College in 1918, comes to a close this month, we highlight eight trailblazing alumnae who have made a difference from the Lowcountry to the stars above and everywhere in between.


College of Charleston public health professor Leslie Hart ’03 (M.E.S) researches how personal care products expose both students and dolphins to a chemical associated with reproductive problems.