Master of Arts in Teaching Information Session on Saturday, March 22, 2014

I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. This song brings music to my ears. The words are so true. Are you interested in becoming that positive influence for students? Do you wish you could teach, but might have…

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New Years Resolutions for Graduate Students

     The most popular New Year’s resolutions aren’t always practical for graduate students. Often we need to set the bar a little lower to accommodate our unusual lifestyles. Plus, many of the most common resolutions just can’t be top priority until we get a life we’ve moved on with our lives. For the moment, we’ve…

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Life at Versailles: A day in the life of Whitney Adams

                                                     During my last semester in the English Graduate Program at the College of Charleston, I applied for and was awarded the Versailles Fellowship. Although I would be pushing my graduation date forward an extra year, spending a year teaching in France outweighed any apprehension I had about graduating late. Yes, thats me at the…

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Three CofC Peace Corps Volunteers Survive Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Philippines

College of Charleston Peace Corps Masters International graduate students Laura Mudge, Andrew Wynne and Tyler Hassig  survived one of the strongest Typhoons (we call them hurricanes) ever to hit land.  The three are part of an innovative Peace Corps program in which the students take advanced courses first at the College, and then pursue a…

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ExCel Awards

So many times in an effort to make everyone feel special, we overlook the need to recognize those among us who go that extra mile, who make it a point to be there for those around them, who frankly make our lives a little brighter and better. The College of Charleston offers a program that…

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Enduring The Trials of Graduate School From Conception to Labor by Michele Stopera Freyhauf

 Michele Stopera Freyhauf With the new school year in full swing, I thought this post from almost two years ago would be an appropriate reflection, encouragement, and outward support to those returning to school or nearing the completion of their degree. Remember – do not give up – the sweat, sacrifices, and struggles are worth…

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Glad To Be Home Again!

There’s No Place Like Home! I graduated from the College of Charleston with a Master’s in History in May 2010. My time that was spent in graduate school is what solidified my love for higher education. I knew that whatever course my life took, my career would be in higher education.  As a student, you…

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IT’S A BALANCING ACT!

           Cristen Flanagan and Family Guess What? I never thought I would be applying to Graduate School at the age of forty -three, but that’s exactly what I did. I substituted for three years (I was even lucky enough to teach all of our four children!), after having the opportunity to teach my own class, I realized…

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The Graduate School Fall Orientation 2013

BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND. Graduate Orientation is that place where newly admitted Graduate Cougars start their careers by receiving comprehensive introduction to CofC. Orientation is open to all graduate students admitted for the Fall 2013 semester. As new students, you will take the first step to Master your Future during orientation, where you…

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Should You Go To Graduate School?

Employers want to pay you to go to Grad School. 4 of them are hiring in Charleston right now. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/10/tuition-reimbursement-10-companies-that-pay_n_1507188.html ADP: http://www.adp-jobs.com/job/Charleston-Associate-District-Manager-Job-SC-29401/2255531/ Deloitte: http://jobs.deloitte.com/charleston-jobs Lockheed Martin: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264790BR&codes=in-indeed Raytheon: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264790BR&codes=in-indeed Now, should you go to graduate school? I think you know the answer. 🙂  …

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