M.S. in Marine Biology Students Selected as Student Ambassadors to PRIMO20 Symposium

M.S. in Marine Biology students Danielle Beers and Sarah Kell were among those selected as Student Ambassadors to the 20th International Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMIO20) Symposium hosted in Charleston, SC this past May. The meeting brought together students and researchers from 22 countries to discuss marine pollution, mechanisms of toxicity, development of biomarkers,…

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Spring 2019 Graduate School Grants Roundup

As we move into the summer months, we look back on the travel and projects funded through the Graduate School’s Student Research, Presentation, and Professional Development Grants! 27 students were funded a combined total of $7,942.56! Here’s a look at the students and projects funded through the grants program during the Spring 2019 semester: Luz…

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13th Annual Graduate Research Poster Session Winners!

On Wednesday, March 13th, the University of Charleston, S.C. held our 13th Annual Graduate Research Poster Session! The Graduate Student Poster Session provides an introduction to the impressive research activities currently taking place in our graduate programs. Students are encouraged to participate even if they are only in the beginning stages of their studies. The…

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Fall 2018 Graduate School Grants Roundup

Another Fall semester is coming to an end, and campus has emptied out for the winter holidays. Here at the Graduate School, we’re looking back at all the great opportunities we helped students make happen through our Graduate School Grants! We granted a total of $8,480 to fund 34 students for 13 projects. Below are…

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Graduate Student Spotlight – Macy Adams, M.P.A. ’19

As fall makes its entrance here in the Lowcountry, University of Charleston, S.C. student Macy Adams is reflecting on a summer spent helping to a local community foundation. Macy, a second-year student in the Master of Public Administration Program was recruited by Program Director Dr. Judith Millesen to act as a boots-on-the-ground consultant to Incourage…

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Vaughn Estate Gift Establishes Three Endowed Professorships

We are so proud of our awesome alum Dr. Cherisse Jones- Branch’97  who was one of the first recipients of the  Vaughn Endowed Professorships at Arkansas State University. The professorships have been created through the generosity of an estate gift from James E. and Wanda Lee Vaughn of Jonesboro, formerly of Delaplaine. Inducted in 1999 into the…

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CofC Students Offer a Bird’s Eye View of Eclipse

Astronomical science – live and in living color: that’s what a group of College of Charleston faculty, students and recent alumni will offer the masses as the Palmetto State goes dark on Aug. 21, 2017, during the first total solar eclipse to be visible across the United States in nearly a century. Ashley Turner, Annie…

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Spoleto, Italy through the eyes of Bret Lott, Director, MFA Creative Writing

Buongiorno! Bret Lott here, and yes, it’s that time of year again: The College of Charleston’s month long program of study we hold each year in our sister city of Spoleto, Italy. I want you the ready to enjoy vicariously our course of study here in Umbria. This is our eighth year in the villa,…

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Graduate Alum Kendy Altizer

Kendy Altizer graduated from the University of Texas in Arlington with a double degree, Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology. After graduating from college, she spent a number of years in Cultural Resource Management,  and worked her way up the ladder in a variety of capacities in a number of different states. She eventually began spending more…

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Famous Blogger Sarah Byce

Sarah Byce, a student of the environmental studies: Peace Corps master’s international program at the University of Charleston, South Carolina, is one of eight winners of the Peace Corps’ annual “Blog It Home” contest. The four-year program allows her to take coursework in Charleston the first and fourth years of the program, and to serve for two years with…

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