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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History MA Student Maggie Burton Awarded GKF Scholarship!

I was invited to attend a reception at the Avery Research Center on September 9th to receive my award and honor the other twenty recipients of the Gavalas-Kolanko Foundation Scholarship. The Gavalas-Kolanko Foundation was founded in 1999 by Nicholas Gavalas and Dr. Ronald Kolanko to help disabled students finance their post-secondary education. In the last 15…

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!Hola Amigos!

My name is Hayley DeHart and I just finished my first year as a graduate student in the marine biology program here at CofC. My thesis project will involve population genetics in sharks, so my advisor sent me to Costa Rica to attend a class in conservation genetics offered by the Organization of Tropical Studies…

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Bon Voyage, Margaret: Versailles Program Fellow 2014-2015

Since 1994, the Graduate School at the College of Charleston and the Université de Versailles – Saint Quentin have maintained an exchange program that provides graduate students with the opportunity to teach and conduct research abroad for one year in the picturesque campus south of Paris. The Versailles program is a wonderful opportunity for graduate students to…

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10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year about Graduate School

10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year Of Grad School 1. I might be able to still pull all-nighters but I do not nearly enjoy them as much. In undergrad, I’d have a genuine sense of accomplishment after I pulled an all-nighter. And I pulled several to the point it was the norm, not…

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Library Improvement Summer Project 2014

Please take note of the important dates and associated activities as the library undergoes a significant improvements this summer. IMPORTANT DATES: 5/3/14 – 2nd & 3rd Floors closed. Special Collections closed. Book Stacks unavailable until August 18. Faculty Resource Room closed. 8/18/14 – Estimated completion date. All floors open, all collections available, all departments open…

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