Give to the Department

The faculty and students of the Department of Classics are fortunate to have a number of supporters who see our work worthy of support.  We realize that often contributors want to concentrate their support in a specific area, and we have several options to meet this need.  A number of directed contributions to specific areas can be made, as well as contributions to our general Classics Fund.



Harold A. Mouzon Scholarship

The Mouzon Scholarship, established by Mrs. Elizabeth Mouzon Sadler, Class of 1946, in memory of her father Harold A. Mouzon, Class of 1913, a distinguished alumnus and former Board of Trustees Chairman, recognizes outstanding students who are majoring in Classics, minoring in Greek or Latin, or are candidates for the A.B. degree. The scholarship is awarded annually, and may be renewed.

Johnson-Vest Scholarship

The Johnson-Vest Scholarship, established by Lucia Johnson Vest and Edward Nelson Vest in honor of Irene Ebert Johnson and George Arthur Ziozias Johnson who instilled in their children a love of Greek and Roman culture, encourages students to study Latin and Greek. Scholarships are awarded to students majoring in Classics, and may be renewed.

Robert H. Duryea, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Duryea Scholarship was created by Emma-Louise Duryea Mellichamp, class of 1937, in honor of her brother Robert H. Duryea, Jr., first honors graduate of the Class of 1927. Scholarships are awarded to students majoring in the Classical languages, with preference given to those studying Latin. Awards may be renewed.


Research and Programming

In addition to funds to support the formal education of students, several funds have been established to support research activities of students and faculty and departmental programming.

The Theodore Guérard Fund

Each year, members of the Classics faculty invite to campus a visiting scholar to deliver a public lecture on a Classical topic.  The lecture fund was established in honor of Theodore Guérard, a distinguished alumnus of the College of Charleston.  Most recently, the fund has has formed the cornerstone of the 'Classical Charleston' lecture series. Classics majors are encouraged to attend the lectures and meet with the visiting scholars.

The Classics Fund

The Classics Fund supports a wide array of activities related to the mission of the Department, including partial support of lectures by internationally-recognized scholars.

The Classical Archaeology Fund

This fund is used in support of research and educational opportunities for students and faculty as they pertain to archaeological research.  In the recent past, the fund has been used in support of student research in GIS modeling, obtaining baseline data and equipment in support of departmentally-sponsored field projects, and travel to fieldwork opportunities in the Mediterranean.


For more information about giving to the Department of Classics, please contact:

Andrew T. Alwine
Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Classics
308C Randolph Hall
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC  29424