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 Athletics Year of Women Coach Series: Linda Kalafatis

College of Charleston Head Softball Coach Linda Kalafatis is in her 30th season as a collegiate head coach and has contributed greatly to the tremendous growth of the game.

To commemorate the centennial of women attending the College of Charleston, CofC is celebrating the 2018-19 academic year as the “Year of Women.” Throughout the year, CofC will host a series of events, speakers, seminars and more to commemorate this anniversary. The events are designed to encourage dialogue about the admission and history of women students at The College, and to highlight their many contributions over the last 100 years.