Spring New Student Checklist

Believe it or not, Spring semester is rapidly approaching. If you’re a new graduate student, now might be the time you start panicking. One of the most common questions we receive in the Grad School Office at this point in the year is, “What should I do now?” To answer that question, we’ve compiled a…

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Weekend Roundup

Sure, you’re wrapping up those major papers, packing your bags for Thanksgiving, and prepping for exams, but who says you can’t have a little fun this weekend too? Here are a couple of grad school events that you shouldn’t miss: The Graduate Student Association is sponsoring the King Street Krawl, a pub crawl event that is…

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Update on Spring Tuition

The College of Charleston’s Board of Trustees voted this week to revise the Spring 2011 semester tuition for in-state students. Tuition for an in-state graduate student enrolled in twelve or more credit hours will decrease from the current rate of $5673 to $5290. This represents an overall decrease of $383. Similarly, in-state students enrolled in…

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GSA Research Grants

The College of Charleston Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the availability of grants for graduate students to conduct and/or present their research. The application for Graduate Student Association Research Grants is now available.  Full details are online here.  Please read the information on the blog post before following the blog’s link to the application…

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Halting On-Campus Construction: Make Your Voice Heard

Below is a message from undergraduate Student Body President Isaiah Nelson regarding Governor Sanford’s proposal to halt construction on all public college campuses in the state. Please read the message and respond to him with your comments on this urgent issue. It is important that graduate students’ voices are a part of this conversation as…

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Honors Faculty Lecture Series

The Honors College has announced their Fall 2010 Honors Faculty Lecture lineup. For those who don’t know, this series features some of the College’s most exciting and engaging faculty members lecturing on topics from a multitude of disciplines. It’s a great venue to learn from a professor outside of your discipline, or to get more…

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¡Adiós, España!

This is the fifth and final installment of Tiffany Dixon’s (M.Ed.- Languages) travel journal of her time studying abroad in Trujillo, Spain. She’s seen some amazing historical sites, danced until she dropped in a discoteca, and even dipped her toes in “the other side of the Atlantic” in Portugal. Now that she’s at her journey’s…

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Summer GSA Update

Walter Blair, the new Graduate Student Association (GSA) Treasurer, recently posted an update on the GSA Blog about all the hard work the GSA Executive Board has been up to this Summer. You can read that post below to catch up, and don’t forget to mark your calendar for the first GSA Meeting on September…

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Tiffany Sees the Other Side of the Atlantic

Can you believe we’re already at Week 4 of Tiffany Dixon’s (M.Ed.-Languages) study abroad experience in Trujillo, Spain? This week, she uses her undergraduate training in political science and Spanish to paint a vivid picture of the dramatic cultural shifts taking place in Spain, and she visits the stunningly beautiful city of Lisbon on her free…

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We’re Hiring!

The Graduate School Office is pleased to announce the availability of two graduate assistantships. Both positions are scheduled to start on August 16, 2010. To apply, send a Graduate Assistantship Application and resumé to the attention of Ms. Regina Semko, Assistant to the Dean, by fax at (843) 953-1434, by email at semkor@cofc.edu, or in…

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