Another networking site for grad students

Our Dean returned this weekend from Washington, D.C. for her annual Council of Graduate Schools conference.  As always, she has goodies to share like the new GradShare beta site. GradShare is a networking site designed to unite graduate students of all disciplines.  Topics and subtopics are filtered according to users’ disciplines (Arts, Business, Education, Engineering,…

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8K for H20

The Master of Environmental Studies Student Association at College of Charleston is accepting applications for its 8th Annual 8K for H20 at Folly Beach.  The race, scheduled for February 21, 2009, supports a local non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and improving water quality. While registrants who submit their form by January 15 will receive a…

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Breaking News: Graduate Student Housing Opportunity

BREAKING NEWS Beginning in Fall 2009, College of Charleston’s Residence Life Office will begin offering Residence Hall Director Positions as assistantships.  While these positions require living on campus and managing an undergraduate dorm, they include an on campus apartment.  These positions will come with abatements for out-of-state students provided that funds are available.  Residence Life…

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Presenting Susan Hallatt – Our Resident Actress

College of Charleston publishes a monthly in-house newsletter called The Portico. Each month, the editor spotlights two or three faculty and staff and their contributions to the college and the city.  Susan Hallatt, our director of admissions, is featured in this month’s Portico for her thriving acting career.  She’s performed in over 250 productions in…

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Update on The Road Less Traveled

A few weeks ago, I blogged about Environmental Studies student Nikki Seibert and her award for being a “green catalyst of change.”  Charleston’s local newspaper, The Post & Courier, also caught wind of Nikki’s accomplishments and put her on the front page of Saturday’s People Section.  Congrats Nikki!…

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Shellfish on Treadmills

Our very own Dr. Lou Burnett was featured with Pacific University’s David Scholnick on NBC’s Today Show last Tuesday!  This all started with a blue crab and a treadmill. Then social media took over, and now shrimp and blue crab are seen running along a treadmill set to classic themes from Rocky and even Benny…

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