Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar Visits Campus and Meets with Graduate Students!

On September 16, Presidential hopeful Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MO) visited campus as part of the College of Charleston’s Bully Pulpit Series. The Bully Pulpit series encourages and facilitates political participation on campus and in the community by providing a platform for dialogue with national leaders. As part of Klobuchar’s visit, she sat down with Interim…

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Don’t Forget Tomorrow’s Oyster Roast

Tomorrow is the Graduate Student Association’s annual spring oyster roast. If you haven’t purchased your tickets, you can get them at the door for $15 if you’re a student, $20 if you’re the average Joe. Tickets include all you can eat oysters and the ticket sales will benefit the Charleston Parks Conservancy. There will be…

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A Charleston Affair

Spring time is in the air, and Charleston is busy with events. One of the most important events to happen at the College of Charleston, other than orientation and graduation of course, is A Charleston Affair.This gala draws alumni from across the nation back to The Cistern Yard to celebrate the graduating class each April,…

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Applying to Graduate School

Last week, I shared some tips on how to find a graduate school that fits your personality and your academic goals. This week, I cover the general timeline in applying to any graduate program. Below is a basic foundation of everything that needs to be done, stretched over twelve months. This is mostly to keep…

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Sometimes, Grad School’s A Drag

You’re invited to join the Graduate Open Alliance for their semester kick-off social and Drag Show! Come join us for a fun, informal get together at Dudley’s (42 Ann Street Downtown) before we head over as a group to see the drag show at Pantheon (28 Ann Street) at midnight. There will be a $5-10…

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Give the Gift of Grad School This Year

And no, we don’t mean tuition (but if you want to pay that for us, we won’t argue)! Just in time for the holidays, the College of Charleston Bookstore is stocking two brand-new items with The Graduate School logo: an embossed metal keychain, and a ceramic coffee mug (not yet available online). They’re both less…

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Have you Considered Studying Abroad?

Did you know that taking study abroad courses isn’t just for undergraduates? The College of Charleston’s Center for International Education offers a wide array of study abroad programs catering to every discipline and interest. Many of these are open to graduate students as well!  Tiffany, a graduate assistant in our office, still raves about her…

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