The Riley Center in the News

Union Pier Redevelopment

SC Ports, City of Charleston Share New Plan for Union Pier

Union Pier Announcement: City-Led, Community Driven Planning Process

College of Charleston Center Explains Role as Third Party to Union Pier Redevelopment

Riley Center Forms Stakeholder Advisory Committee for Union Pier Planning

Park Policy with Trust for Public Land

CofC faculty partner with Trust for Public Land to promote access to public parks

College of Charleston announce partnership to Identify Pathways to Park Equity

Park access varies across the Lowcountry but Charleston research aims to help cities do better

Partnership Between TPL and CofC to Identify Pathways to Park Equity Through Policy

New Framework Provides Insight Into Closing the Park Equity Gap Through Policy Change

A Policy Roadmap for Building Equitable Park Systems


Find more ways to help South Carolina's struggling non-profits

Two-thirds of SC non-profits say they'll run out of cash in 6 months. Some already have.

Nonprofits on the brink: One-third in Greenville County will be out of money by year's end

Many Greenville nonprofits in a cash crunch because of COVID-19

The Riley Center 

CofC's New Presence on the Ashley River

Charleston YOUth Count

30% of College of Charleston students do not have access to adequate food or housing

Charleston is a ‘destination city’ for homeless youth, new report finds

Homeless youths are hiding in plain sight in Charleston

Charleston shelter launches one of the Lowcountry's only youth-specific homeless programs

The Illumination Project

The Illumination Project: Further strengthening relationships between police and citizens

Charleston police aim to bridge "trust gaps" 

Riley Center Fellows

Former Charleston mayor to share his urban legend

Former Charleston mayor Joe Riley to bring expertise to the College 

Parting words: Bob O'Neill shares lessons learned and what's next 

Bob O'Neill to Receive the 2023 ICMA Distinguished Service Award

Farm-to-School Initiatives

Planting progress

New garden a sensory delight for children and adults

Boeing funds CofC farm-to-school initiative for sixth year

The Riley Center and Food Banks

As demand for free meals grows, new map makes finding Charleston food pantries easier