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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Studying Abroad in Morocco

Salam wa lakum and thank you College of Charleston for allowing me to share my experiences as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to Morocco. I want to let readers know how study abroad is not just for undergraduates, we can achieve things that we would never in a million years imagine ourselves doing. BE READY TO…

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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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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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