The Master of Public Administration Program Announces New Executive Format

On April 16th, 2019, the Master of Public Administration Program at the College of Charleston announced a new Executive format starting Fall 2019. “At its core,” the program’s official press release reads. “Executive education allows ambitious mid-career professionals to earn an advanced degree without having to withdraw from work and life commitments.” The new Executive…

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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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Apply for Fall 2019 for Free before January 31!

The new semester is just beginning, and application deadlines are looming for many of our graduate programs and certificates here at the University of Charleston, S.C. Applications for our Master of Science in Child Life close January 15, 2019. This program provides graduate level instruction and clinical experience that prepares students to become Certified Child…

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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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Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 Applications are Open!

The Fall 2018 semester has just begun, but the University of Charleston, S.C. is already looking forward to welcoming our Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 graduate students! The application period began on August 1, 2018 for all 24 degree and 10 certificate programs offered here at UCSC. Each degree and certificate program has their own…

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Graduate Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, ‘97

Alumna Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch is adding to our history books, one story at a time. Dr. Jones-Branch, a Charleston native, graduated from the College of Charleston with her B.A. in History in 1994, as well as her M.A. in History in 1997, and obtained her Ph.D in American History from The Ohio State University in…

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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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