Charleston is Silicon Harbor

The southern San Francisco Bay Area of California, known as Silicon Valley, is home to many global technology companies as well as thousands of start-ups, both some that have experienced tremendous success and some that have not. Recognized as the tech capitol of the world, Silicon Valley consistently attracts bright minds and exciting companies to…

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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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M.S. in Marine Biology Students Selected as Student Ambassadors to PRIMO20 Symposium

M.S. in Marine Biology students Danielle Beers and Sarah Kell were among those selected as Student Ambassadors to the 20th International Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMIO20) Symposium hosted in Charleston, SC this past May. The meeting brought together students and researchers from 22 countries to discuss marine pollution, mechanisms of toxicity, development of biomarkers,…

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Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 Applications are Open!

The Fall 2018 semester has just begun, but the University of Charleston, S.C. is already looking forward to welcoming our Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 graduate students! The application period began on August 1, 2018 for all 24 degree and 10 certificate programs offered here at UCSC. Each degree and certificate program has their own…

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Graduate Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, ‘97

Alumna Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch is adding to our history books, one story at a time. Dr. Jones-Branch, a Charleston native, graduated from the College of Charleston with her B.A. in History in 1994, as well as her M.A. in History in 1997, and obtained her Ph.D in American History from The Ohio State University in…

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Graduate Student Highlight: Nicholas Mercer, MPA ’19

For the University of Charleston, SC student Nicholas Mercer, this summer was all about innovation and inclusion. Nicholas, a second-year student in the Master of Public Administration Program, has been working with the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a social justice non-profit that strives to achieve equality and acceptance for the LGBTQ community right here…

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to CofC

They may be self-starters, trailblazers and pioneers in their respective industries, but just because entrepreneurs are forging their own paths doesn’t mean they have to do it alone. Especially not during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Nov. 13 through Nov. 19, 2017,  millions of entrepreneurs from 160 countries across the world connect through the spirit of entrepreneurship…

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