2014-2015 Fellowships at Mount Vernon- Welcoming Residential Fellows to the Estate….

Mount Vernon is accepting applications for fellowships. Opportunities are available for short and long-term funded residential research focused on the life, leadership and legacy of George Washington, his place in the development of American civic life and culture, and the founding era. Scholars will enjoy unparalleled access to historical resources, on- site experts, and research…

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Graduate School Office Closed

Please note that the Graduate School Office will close on Friday, June 7, 2013 @ 12 noon. We are having a well needed Graduate School retreat! YAY!!!! Thank you for your attention in this matter…

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Meet Our Newest Advisory Board Member

M. Richard (Rick) DeVoe joined the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, an independent state agency, in 1980, and has served as its Executive Director since 1997. The Consortium is charged with managing and administering the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program and similar programs for the state of South Carolina, and as such generates and…

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White House Year-round Internship Program For African American Undergraduate and Graduate Students

The White House Initiative’s Year-round Internship Program offers an exciting experience for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in improving education outcomes for African Americans. This is an unpaid internship working for the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. This internship gives students an opportunity to learn about the White House Initiative on…

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Guest Blogger-Kristen Young

    I’m a second year graduate student in the MPA program at CofC. It’s awesome… I’m a lucky girl. Also, I am an Aries, I love Thai food, and baking, and basically food in general. And riding my bike. My Organization: A very brief articulation of events, from the beginning Once upon a time in…

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Volunteer Opportunity

The Graduate Education Organization invites you to volunteer with their next outreach opportunity: On Saturday, April 27th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, the Graduate Education Organization (GEO) will be volunteering with Charleston Miracle League, a baseball league for adults and youth with mental or physical challenges.  Those interested should email cofc.geo@gmail.com or whitwortha@g.cofc.edu if they are planning on attending for more…

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Making Connections

Welcome to graduate school. You can look at it this way: now, you know exactly why you are taking the classes you have to take. There are no more general education classes to sign up for even though you can’t see why you have to. Although I’m sure there will come a day when it will…

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Understanding the Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

In my introductory post, I mentioned that I am a candidate for the Maters of Arts in Teaching for Elementary Education. I wanted to take a few minutes to talk about the School of Education’s MAT programs.    What it is: The Graduate School and the School of Education offer MAT programs in: Early Childhood Education,…

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In a city near you

If you’re in graduate school already, you can skip this blog. Or, better yet, share it with a friend of yours who hasn’t gone back to college yet. For those of you still sticking around, I wonder where you’re from. Me? I’m from Charleston. Yep, right here on the coast of South Carolina where the…

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Attention Education Students

Students in the M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs at the College of Charleston have a new voice: the Graduate Education Organization (GEO).  The School of Education, Health and Human Performance is home to the largest concentration of graduate students on campus, and the GEO serves as the voice for these students. Join in the discussion this…

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