Three CofC Peace Corps Volunteers Survive Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Philippines

College of Charleston Peace Corps Masters International graduate students Laura Mudge, Andrew Wynne and Tyler Hassig  survived one of the strongest Typhoons (we call them hurricanes) ever to hit land.  The three are part of an innovative Peace Corps program in which the students take advanced courses first at the College, and then pursue a…

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ExCel Awards

So many times in an effort to make everyone feel special, we overlook the need to recognize those among us who go that extra mile, who make it a point to be there for those around them, who frankly make our lives a little brighter and better. The College of Charleston offers a program that…

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Glad To Be Home Again!

There’s No Place Like Home! I graduated from the College of Charleston with a Master’s in History in May 2010. My time that was spent in graduate school is what solidified my love for higher education. I knew that whatever course my life took, my career would be in higher education.  As a student, you…

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The Graduate School Fall Orientation 2013

BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND. Graduate Orientation is that place where newly admitted Graduate Cougars start their careers by receiving comprehensive introduction to CofC. Orientation is open to all graduate students admitted for the Fall 2013 semester. As new students, you will take the first step to Master your Future during orientation, where you…

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Should You Go To Graduate School?

Employers want to pay you to go to Grad School. 4 of them are hiring in Charleston right now. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/10/tuition-reimbursement-10-companies-that-pay_n_1507188.html ADP: http://www.adp-jobs.com/job/Charleston-Associate-District-Manager-Job-SC-29401/2255531/ Deloitte: http://jobs.deloitte.com/charleston-jobs Lockheed Martin: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264790BR&codes=in-indeed Raytheon: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25037&siteid=5010&AReq=264790BR&codes=in-indeed Now, should you go to graduate school? I think you know the answer. 🙂  …

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2014-2015 Fellowships at Mount Vernon- Welcoming Residential Fellows to the Estate….

Mount Vernon is accepting applications for fellowships. Opportunities are available for short and long-term funded residential research focused on the life, leadership and legacy of George Washington, his place in the development of American civic life and culture, and the founding era. Scholars will enjoy unparalleled access to historical resources, on- site experts, and research…

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Graduate School Office Closed

Please note that the Graduate School Office will close on Friday, June 7, 2013 @ 12 noon. We are having a well needed Graduate School retreat! YAY!!!! Thank you for your attention in this matter…

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Meet Our Newest Advisory Board Member

M. Richard (Rick) DeVoe joined the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, an independent state agency, in 1980, and has served as its Executive Director since 1997. The Consortium is charged with managing and administering the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program and similar programs for the state of South Carolina, and as such generates and…

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In a city near you

If you’re in graduate school already, you can skip this blog. Or, better yet, share it with a friend of yours who hasn’t gone back to college yet. For those of you still sticking around, I wonder where you’re from. Me? I’m from Charleston. Yep, right here on the coast of South Carolina where the…

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