Mark Your Calendars: Professional Development Series Starts September 22!

The University of Charleston, South Carolina at the College of Charleston is partnering with other departments on campus to provide numerous professional development opportunities: one-time events, workshop series, and career skills for graduate students. This variety of offerings allows students to develop a broad array of transferable skills while focusing on particular skill sets of interest throughout their…

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Lowcountry Mayor’s Breakfast

I attended the UNCF 1st Lowcountry Mayor’s Breakfast on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. That’s me and City of Charleston Mayor Joe P. Riley Jr. 🙂 It was a pleasure to see all three of our mayors- Mayor Joe Riley Jr., Mayor Keith Summey and Mayor William “Bill” Collins in one room together discussing the future of our schools…

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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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MAT Graduate Named “Rookie Teacher of the Year”

Outstanding educators are found throughout Dorchester District 2’s cadre of first-year teachers, and many are our graduates! Congratulations to Jackie Radabaugh, MAT Special Education ‘13. She was awarded “Rookie Teacher of the Year Award” by Newington Elementary School in Summerville, SC. Nominees for Rookie Teacher of the Year must meet impressive criteria; candidates must be…

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Graduate Education Week 2014

The Graduate School is very pleased to announce our upcoming Graduate Education Week, a week-long series of events dedicated to promoting graduate education and highlighting the achievements of our current graduate students here at the College of Charleston. Graduate Education Week will start on Wednesday, January 22 with an Open House Breakfast hosted by the Graduate Studies…

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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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Michelle Mapp, CofC Graduate Making an Impact in the Lowcountry

There are so many women making a difference to enhance the quality of life in the Lowcountry. Michelle Mapp, a 2006 graduate of the Masters in Public Administration program, is one such woman. Michelle is Executive Director of the Lowcountry Housing Trust (LHT), a statewide non-profit community development loan fund whose mission is to build vibrant,…

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“Life after CofC”: Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, ’94, ‘97

Hi, I’m Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch. I graduated from the College of Charleston with my Bachelor of Arts in 1994 and a Master’s Degree in 1997.  Both of my degrees are in history.  During my time at the College of Charleston, I had the pleasure of working with Drs. Amy T. McCandless, Alpha Bah, Bernard Powers,…

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MTLA Program Graduate is Making a Big Impact in Local School System!

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can change the world. ~ Nelson Mandela For the College of Charleston’s Teaching, Learning, and Advocacy Master’s Program, there is nothing more essential than preparing students to be “agents of change in their classrooms, schools, and districts” in their future pursuits as educators and administrators. That future…

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