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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Alum Spotlight: Rebecca Kukulka

As a military child growing up, I lived all over the country and the world. We came to Charleston every summer and Christmas to visit my grandparents and I was determined to live here. In 2003, I got my wish and came to College of Charleston as a freshman. I set my curriculum path toward…

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Alum Series: Our History is Safe With Mary Jo Fairchild

Mary Jo Fairchild is the Manager of Research Services in Special Collections and Archives at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library. Fairchild holds a MA in History from the College of Charleston, a MLIS from the University of South Carolina, and is a Certified Archivist. She has served on the Executive Boards of the South…

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Board of Trustees Approves Tuition for 2015-2016

The College of Charleston Board of Trustees voted to approve a tuition increase of 3.25 percent for the 2015-2016 academic year. Beginning fall semester 2015, full-time undergraduate South Carolina students will pay $10,900 in annual tuition. Out-of-state, full-time undergraduate students will pay $28,444. In-state students in the Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South…

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Interested in Joining the 2015-2016 Graduate Student Assocation Executive Board?

As the spring semester ends soon, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) is running the annual election for all the officer positions for the 2015-2016 GSA executive board.  The following positions will be vacant: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. What is GSA? The GSA is composed of all University of Charleston, S.C. graduate students. We participate in major administrative committees, act as an advocate…

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