Congratulations To Our Very Own Niki DeWeese Leiva!

Excitement has been high here at the Graduate School Office as we congratulate our Director of Information and Recruitment for winning the 2012 Office of Institutional Diversity’s “Diversity Woman of the Year Award”. Niki Deweese Leiva was given this award last Thursday in honor of her effort to increase diversity at the college and for…

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ExCEL Award Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 ExCEL Awards.  The Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honor faculty, staff, students, community groups, and/or individuals for promoting excellence and diversity at the College of Charleston. Nominations may highlight excellence in academic achievement, teaching, student learning/leadership, athleticism, individual contributions to the campus community,…

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Class Notes: Quin Stinchfield

Congratulations to Quin Stinchfield (Master of Public Administration candidate) who was awarded a scholarship to attend the annual International City Managers’ Association conference. She will spend three days in September in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This year’s overall theme, “Leading Communities to Success in the New Global Economy,” reflects the focus of six theme tracks developed…

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Submit your ExCEL Award Nomination

Call for ExCEL Award Nominations Nominations due Friday, February 27 We hope that you will also help the Graduate School in recognizing our outstanding graduate students and faculty by sending us nominations for those two awards. We must have your nominations in our office no later than Friday morning, February 27th. You should send your…

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Students: Social Innovation Competition for $50,000 Prize

Social Innovation Competition for $50,000 Prize As mentioned in the MPA Weekly Newsletter Inventors come up with ideas; innovators put them into practice. The Social Innovation Competition provides a vehicle for taking a student innovation from idea to reality. The competition is a real-world exercise in developing skills in plan development, pitching ideas to investors,…

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Graduate Student Wins Award at Carolinas Convention

A College of Charleston communication graduate student, Anna-Fiona Cooke, won first place in the 2008 Carolinas Communication Association’s Mary E. Jarrard Graduate Paper Award competition. The Jarrard Award winners were named at the Annual Convention of the Carolinas Communication Association, which was held Oct. 3-4, 2008, in Columbia, SC. Cooke won first place honors for…

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