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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Guest Blogger: Ciera Gordon, Co-Founder of Graduate Students of Color Association

Greetings! My name is Ciera Michele Gordon’16. I am a proud native of Florence, South Carolina. I am a proud graduate of the University of South Carolina. Go Gamecocks!  I am currently studying African American History at the Graduate School of the University of Charleston, SC. My family is filled with stories of black history. All families have…

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MPA/Arts Management Graduate Student Research Featured in Campus Exhibit

You might see some familiar faces if you find yourself passing by the student art exhibition case in the  Stern Student Center in the coming weeks. Nancy Cooper, a graduate student in the Public Administration and Arts Management programs, was recently invited to display her research outreach project in the Stern Center in celebration of…

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PCMI Graduate Student Andrew Wynne Featured as Guest Blogger for Ocean Conservancy

Andrew Wynne is a graduate student in Environmental Studies at the University of Charleston, South Carolina and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. He served in the Philippines (2012-2014) as a Coastal Resource Management Advisor, and hopes to continue to educate and inspire others to create healthy coastal environments. A SCUBA diver and former college athlete,…

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Graduate Education Week 2015!

The Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South Carolina is excited to present a week of informational sessions about various aspects of graduate education here at the College of Charleston.  Throughout the week, we will be hosting a variety of events that all highlight aspects of graduate education. We hope that you can join…

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“Go Get ‘Em” Alumni Blog Series: Azikiwe Chandler, Elementary Education

Azikiwe Chandler ’14 recently began teaching at Veritas Preparatory Charter School in Springfield, Massachusetts. Veritas Preparatory Charter School opened in August 2012 with Grade 5 and adds one grade with each successive year. To learn more about the mission and educational philosophy of Veritas prep, visit their website. From Azikiwe Chandler: Greetings from frigid and snowy…

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In Celebration of Black History Month, OID Presents Rep. Bakari Sellers as Keynote Speaker

This Thursday, February 5, the Office of Institutional Diversity will be hosting a presentation by South Carolina Representative Bakari Sellers in celebration of  2015 Black History Month. Representative Sellers will present “How far have we come and where do we go from here?: A Journey to excellence….” at 5:00 pm in the Stern Center Ballroom. This event…

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Greetings from Our Versailles Exchange Student, Margaret Edling!

The University of Charleston, South Carolina at the College of Charleston and the Université de Versailles – Saint Quentin have an exchange program which affords a unique opportunity for graduate students to teach and conduct independent research at a university in the southwest suburbs of Paris.  Established in 1994 by Dr. Olejniczak of the History department,…

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“Go Get ‘Em” Alumni Blog Series: Lisa Vandiver, Environmental Studies

Lisa Vandiver, Ph.D., graduated from the College of Charleston’s MSc Environmental Studies program and now works at NOAA’s Restoration Center in Charleston. Originally from Athens, Georgia, Lisa moved to Charleston in 1997 to pursue a BSc in Marine Biology. After working at Kiawah Resort as a naturalist as an  undergraduate, Lisa enrolled in the Environmental Studies…

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