Spring 2019 Graduate School Grants Roundup

As we move into the summer months, we look back on the travel and projects funded through the Graduate School’s Student Research, Presentation, and Professional Development Grants! 27 students were funded a combined total of $7,942.56! Here’s a look at the students and projects funded through the grants program during the Spring 2019 semester: Luz…

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13th Annual Graduate Research Poster Session Winners!

On Wednesday, March 13th, the University of Charleston, S.C. held our 13th Annual Graduate Research Poster Session! The Graduate Student Poster Session provides an introduction to the impressive research activities currently taking place in our graduate programs. Students are encouraged to participate even if they are only in the beginning stages of their studies. The…

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Fall 2018 Graduate School Grants Roundup

Another Fall semester is coming to an end, and campus has emptied out for the winter holidays. Here at the Graduate School, we’re looking back at all the great opportunities we helped students make happen through our Graduate School Grants! We granted a total of $8,480 to fund 34 students for 13 projects. Below are…

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Graduate Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, ‘97

Alumna Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch is adding to our history books, one story at a time. Dr. Jones-Branch, a Charleston native, graduated from the College of Charleston with her B.A. in History in 1994, as well as her M.A. in History in 1997, and obtained her Ph.D in American History from The Ohio State University in…

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Alumni Spotlight: Danna Stokes, M.S. Child Life

Danna Stokes grew up in Greenville, SC and completed her undergraduate degree at Clemson University (Go Tigers!). She always knew that she wanted to work with children, and after volunteering and interning with a few different organizations, she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in child life. As a kid, she hated going…

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Graduate Spotlight: Abbie Cain

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Abbie Cain to the M.S. in Environmental Studies (MES) program. Abbie is our new Program Coordinator and Director of the Student Garden at Dixie Plantation. Abbie has been at the College of Charleston since 2014, previously in the Center for International Education. Prior to that, she held various positions at…

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Strategic Planner Maggie Dangerfield: Alum Spotlight

Maggie Harrelson Dangerfield is the Strategic Planning and Sustainability Officer for the Charleston County School District. Born and raised in Charleston, Maggie is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Economics, and a graduate of the College of Charleston with a Master in Environmental Studies, a Master in Public Administration,…

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Alum Series: Our History is Safe With Mary Jo Fairchild

Mary Jo Fairchild is the Manager of Research Services in Special Collections and Archives at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library. Fairchild holds a MA in History from the College of Charleston, a MLIS from the University of South Carolina, and is a Certified Archivist. She has served on the Executive Boards of the South…

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CofC Alumna Wins Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award!

Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, B.A. ’94 and M.A. ’97, Associate Professor of History at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, was recently awarded the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award for her manuscript Crossing the Line: Women’s Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and After World War II (University Press of Florida, 2014), by the Association of Black Women Historians…

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