Welcome Aaron Holly to the Gradaute School Office

Meet Aaron Holly, Graduate Assistant- Graduate School of the University of Charleston, S.C.-College of Charleston Hometown: Rome, Georgia. Aaron grew up in Northwest Georgia and moved laterally across the Southeast his entire life with stops in Auburn, AL, Atlanta, GA, and now Charleston, SC. Education:  Current student in the Master of Public Administration and Environmental Studies…

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Public Speaking Pointers

We all have to present our work to others at some point in our graduate careers, and this commitment to public speaking can lead to real anxiety for some individuals. I know this because I used to be in that group. I have been so anxious before a 12 minute talk that my hands actually went numb…

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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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Feeling French?

Dust off your red, white and blue again tonight for Charleston’s sixth celebration of Bastille Day! Bastille Day or Fete Nationale began on July 14 1790 to commemorate the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 and the unity of the French nation. At 6pm tonight, Charlestonian’s dressed as Patriots and Princes will march in…

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!Hola Amigos!

My name is Hayley DeHart and I just finished my first year as a graduate student in the marine biology program here at CofC. My thesis project will involve population genetics in sharks, so my advisor sent me to Costa Rica to attend a class in conservation genetics offered by the Organization of Tropical Studies…

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10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year about Graduate School

10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year Of Grad School 1. I might be able to still pull all-nighters but I do not nearly enjoy them as much. In undergrad, I’d have a genuine sense of accomplishment after I pulled an all-nighter. And I pulled several to the point it was the norm, not…

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Library Improvement Summer Project 2014

Please take note of the important dates and associated activities as the library undergoes a significant improvements this summer. IMPORTANT DATES: 5/3/14 – 2nd & 3rd Floors closed. Special Collections closed. Book Stacks unavailable until August 18. Faculty Resource Room closed. 8/18/14 – Estimated completion date. All floors open, all collections available, all departments open…

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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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