Master of Public Administration Named Among Top 100 in the Nation

In the most recent rankings from U.S. News & World Report, the Master of Public Administration program has been ranked in the top 100 schools in the nation! U.S. News & World Report is a media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions. The U.S. News rankings of…

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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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Making Connections

Welcome to graduate school. You can look at it this way: now, you know exactly why you are taking the classes you have to take. There are no more general education classes to sign up for even though you can’t see why you have to. Although I’m sure there will come a day when it will…

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Empowering Women

The Omar Shrine Auditorium in Mount Pleasant hosted the seventh annual Women in Business Conference on February 24. This day-long conference brings together women business owners and professionals for a day of learning, empowerment, and inspiration. The Graduate School of the College of Charleston provided three master’s candidates with tickets to attend this conference, hosted…

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What Our Alumni Do

As much as we like to extol the virtues of a graduate degree on our blog and social media sites, nothing speaks louder than the actions of our alumni. They’re prominent leaders, educators, and scholars, and they’re working to change the world in the South Carolina Lowcountry and beyond. Here’s what a few of them…

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More than just a degree

The Graduate School of the College of Charleston now offers the opportunity to earn two master’s degrees in an abbreviated amount of time. Having both a Master of Environmental Studies (MES) and Master of Public Administration (MPA)  “will provide graduates with both the skills and the credentials to be successful in public and nonprofit organizations…

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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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Keeping Charleston’s Streets Safe

I am always impressed by the outstanding grad students here at The Graduate School of the College of Charleston. Our students and graduates are comprised of some of the finest public servants, scholars, and activists that you’ll find anywhere. David Wojslawowicz is certainly no exception. A 2008 graduate of our M.A. in  History program, and…

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