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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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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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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Ten-Step New Student Checklist

It’s officially less than one month until the start of classes. 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?” Well, to answer that question,…

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Betsy Sutherland’s South African Trek

We’re pleased to announce that Betsy Sutherland (M.A.T. Elementary Education) was accepted for the prestigious Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Betsy was recently featured in the Post & Courier’s Moxie section, and she’s also been busy informing readers of her travel preparations on her blog. She…

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Get to Know Eileen Callahan

Anyone who’s ever had to do any research here at the College of Charleston is familiar with Eileen Callahan. She’s a ubiquitous presence on campus, ensuring that the College upholds the highest ethical standards for our research in every discipline. If you’ve ever attended a Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar here, then you know how…

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Spoleto for Broke Grad Students

It’s that time of year again in Charleston. At the end of every May, the city becomes a mecca for the visual and performing arts for three weeks as the city buzzes with artists and tourists from all over the world. The Spoleto Festival and the city’s Piccolo Spoleto Festival become the nexus for the…

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Meet Your GSA Candidates

Voting for Graduate Student Association offices opens on Monday, April 5th and closes on Tuesday, April 6th on CougarTrail. Votes will be certified at the GSA Meeting on April 9th at 5:00 PM (Stern Center 409).  Rachel Collins, the current GSA President, has posted these Candidate Bios on the GSA blog. Get to know them…

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The Quest for a Scholarship

Douglas Wurster is a Revenue Specialist for Charleston County, and a current grad student in the Public Administration program. We recently received the good news that Doug was selected for a prestigious scholarship from the South Carolina City and County Management Association. Since Doug was successful in his search for a scholarship, we asked him…

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