Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar Visits Campus and Meets with Graduate Students!

On September 16, Presidential hopeful Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MO) visited campus as part of the College of Charleston’s Bully Pulpit Series. The Bully Pulpit series encourages and facilitates political participation on campus and in the community by providing a platform for dialogue with national leaders. As part of Klobuchar’s visit, she sat down with Interim…

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The Master of Public Administration Program Announces New Executive Format

On April 16th, 2019, the Master of Public Administration Program at the College of Charleston announced a new Executive format starting Fall 2019. “At its core,” the program’s official press release reads. “Executive education allows ambitious mid-career professionals to earn an advanced degree without having to withdraw from work and life commitments.” The new Executive…

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Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 Applications are Open!

The Fall 2018 semester has just begun, but the University of Charleston, S.C. is already looking forward to welcoming our Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 graduate students! The application period began on August 1, 2018 for all 24 degree and 10 certificate programs offered here at UCSC. Each degree and certificate program has their own…

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Graduate Student Highlight: Nicholas Mercer, MPA ’19

For the University of Charleston, SC student Nicholas Mercer, this summer was all about innovation and inclusion. Nicholas, a second-year student in the Master of Public Administration Program, has been working with the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a social justice non-profit that strives to achieve equality and acceptance for the LGBTQ community right here…

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Revised Academic Calendar for Fall 2017

The following message from College of Charleston Provost Brian McGee was sent to the campus community on Wednesday, Sept. 13: Dear students, faculty, and staff: After several days of evacuation, severe weather, and recovery efforts, I am pleased to welcome students, faculty, and staff back to the College of Charleston. As a result of our…

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College Issues Statement After Tragedy in Charlottesville, VA

The following statement was issued by the College of Charleston after events in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, and Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017: The College of Charleston offers it sincerest condolences to the victims and their families affected by the tragic events last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. The deaths and injuries from that…

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Husna Siddiqui

Tell me about yourself My name is Husna Siddiqui. I was born in Hyderabad, India. I’m currently pursuing a masters in Computer and Information Sciences with a concentration in Software Engineering. Right now, I work as a Software Engineer at Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company that powers social good. A few of my…

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Achille Parmentier, MBA in the Making

Achille Parmentier holds a B.S. in Economics from the College of Charleston.  This year he finds himself back at the College of Charleston, this time pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a focus in Finance.  Prior to seeking his Master’s degree, Achille started Three Sheets to the Wind Sailboats, a business that bought,…

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Alumni Spotlight: Catherine Willoughby ’12

Catherine Willoughby ’12 graduated from the University of Charleston, South Carolina with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Arts Management. During graduate school, Catherine was able to expand her passion for arts advocacy and administration through an internship position with the City of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs, a close…

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