Fall 2018 Graduate School Grants Roundup

Another Fall semester is coming to an end, and campus has emptied out for the winter holidays. Here at the Graduate School, we’re looking back at all the great opportunities we helped students make happen through our Graduate School Grants! We granted a total of $8,480 to fund 34 students for 13 projects. Below are…

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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 Student Spotlight: Heather Roberts, M.A.T. Performing Arts

Tell me about yourself: Originally, I’m from Cross, SC and I was 25 when I entered the program. Previously I earned my undergraduate degree in Theater for Youth at the College of Charleston. Through this program I was able to have many hands-on teaching experiences including working with the special-needs theater program called “The Unified…

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Graduate School Office Spotlight: Dr. Jon Hakkila, Professor and Associate Dean

I grew up and attended college between New Mexico and California (with some time in Hawaii), and spent many years working in Minnesota and Alabama before coming to the College of Charleston. My undergraduate degrees are in Physics and English/American Literature, and my M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are in Astronomy. I briefly wrote poetry and worked in industry as a…

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Alumni Spotlight: Catherine Willoughby ’12

Catherine Willoughby ’12 graduated from the University of Charleston, South Carolina with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Arts Management. During graduate school, Catherine was able to expand her passion for arts advocacy and administration through an internship position with the City of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs, a close…

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Graduate Admissions Spotlight: Susan Hallatt, Director of Graduate Admissions

What I really wanted to study, when I first started thinking about college, was ACTING. I wanted to be a star, to be the next Bette Davis or Angela Lansbury. I wrote my Oscar’s acceptance speech; I could see myself sailing elegantly down those red-carpeted stairs in my black velvet dress with the long gloves…

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Graduate Student Orientation 2016

To help you prepare for your graduate studies here at the University of Charleston, S.C., we encourage you to attend The Graduate School orientation on Monday August 22, 2016. This event brings together entering students from a wide range of disciplines and provides key information on topics such as campus and community resources, campus health services…

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10 Things Every Graduate Student Should Do This Summer

Check out these 10 great tips every graduate student should do over the summer: 1. Get to know the faculty Graduate programs are the mecca of expert professionals in your field or industry. Colleges and universities really focus on having incredibly intelligent, influential, and experienced faculty and adjunct professors to train and teach the next…

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Town Hall Event with Senator Marco Rubio

Stern Center Gardens will set the stage for another town hall event hosted by the Bully Pulpit Series. The Series welcomes Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to the College of Charleston on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. Senator Rubio will share a few remarks before opening for questions. The town hall audience will have the opportunity to ask…

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Graduate Alum Kendy Altizer

Kendy Altizer graduated from the University of Texas in Arlington with a double degree, Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology. After graduating from college, she spent a number of years in Cultural Resource Management,  and worked her way up the ladder in a variety of capacities in a number of different states. She eventually began spending more…

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