Meet Maggie Burton, Graduate School Tour Guide

Nothing is Impossible, the word itself says, “I’m Possible” ~ Audrey Hepburn Maggie Burton is a first year graduate student in the history Master of Arts program. Maggie moved to Charleston from London, Ontario, Canada where she did her undergraduate work in history at The University of Western Ontario. Maggie left Canada when she was two…

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Restoration Paints Picture of Rose Hill Plantation

The color palette of the Gov. William H. Gist mansion at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site is coming alive, taking on what historians believe are its true colors, said park manager Trampas Alderman. A restoration artist, Grace Washam of Clinton, recently finished painting the door, mantle, chair rails and walls of the parlor, where…

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SECOND NATURE By Natalie Montanaro

Change is inevitable-especially in the Peace Corps. This being my fourth year, I already expect it. Heck, I even tend to welcome it. It’s almost like it’s better to just accept things coming and going, breaking and working, appearing and disappearing, etc., etc. So when I went from more than three years in Peace Corps…

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First Year Graduate Student Cara Howley is Dominating on the Court and in the Classroom

                                                                                               Eat. Sleep. Study. Volleyball.  Cara Howley from McKinney, Texas has been playing volleyball since she was in the seventh grade, which brought her to the University of South Carolina for her undergraduate studies. After she graduated from USC with dual degrees in Human Resources and International Business, Cara transferred to the College of Charleston to continue her volleyball…

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Studying Abroad in Morocco

Salam wa lakum and thank you College of Charleston for allowing me to share my experiences as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to Morocco. I want to let readers know how study abroad is not just for undergraduates, we can achieve things that we would never in a million years imagine ourselves doing. BE READY TO…

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The Graduate School Fall Orientation 2013

BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND. Graduate Orientation is that place where newly admitted Graduate Cougars start their careers by receiving comprehensive introduction to CofC. Orientation is open to all graduate students admitted for the Fall 2013 semester. As new students, you will take the first step to Master your Future during orientation, where you…

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2014-2015 Fellowships at Mount Vernon- Welcoming Residential Fellows to the Estate….

Mount Vernon is accepting applications for fellowships. Opportunities are available for short and long-term funded residential research focused on the life, leadership and legacy of George Washington, his place in the development of American civic life and culture, and the founding era. Scholars will enjoy unparalleled access to historical resources, on- site experts, and research…

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I PRESERVE

  After I graduated from Clemson with my B.S. in Marketing, I took a job as an account executive at a large Greenville advertising firm servicing a large communications client (“Can you hear me now?”). When I realized the best part of my day was taking lunch so that I could drive through the historic…

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Graduate School Office Closed

Please note that the Graduate School Office will close on Friday, June 7, 2013 @ 12 noon. We are having a well needed Graduate School retreat! YAY!!!! Thank you for your attention in this matter…

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Tomorrow: World Cultures Fair

  There are so many great opportunities of things to do this week at the College of Charleston. Here’s another! On Thursday, join the Center for International Education and others as they host the 2013 World Cultures Fair. This event will happen rain or shine (rain location: Stern Center Ballroom)! Hope to see you there!…

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