Lowcountry Mayor’s Breakfast

I attended the UNCF 1st Lowcountry Mayor’s Breakfast on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. That’s me and City of Charleston Mayor Joe P. Riley Jr. 🙂 It was a pleasure to see all three of our mayors- Mayor Joe Riley Jr., Mayor Keith Summey and Mayor William “Bill” Collins in one room together discussing the future of our schools…

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Growing Professionalism by Kristen Young, MPA graduate c/o 2013

These days, being professional is about a lot more than a shiny resume and strong educational background. Luckily, the College of Charleston is here to help. We all know the Graduate School offers top-notch education in a variety of programs to offer students with a competitive edge in the workforce. Excitingly, it also offers resources…

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Celebrate Independence Day !

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence  on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics,…

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!Hola Amigos!

My name is Hayley DeHart and I just finished my first year as a graduate student in the marine biology program here at CofC. My thesis project will involve population genetics in sharks, so my advisor sent me to Costa Rica to attend a class in conservation genetics offered by the Organization of Tropical Studies…

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Travel Blog Post from Kelly Mielke…..

In March 2014, I was part of a group of undergraduate and graduate students that travelled abroad to the United Kingdom as Part of an interdisciplinary course, “In Search of King Arthur and the Holy Grail.” Over the course of a ten day trip that encompassed various locations across southern England and Wales, the group travelled…

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Ready To Resume Workshop

Mark your calendars! Join the Graduate School and Career Center for “Ready to Resume: Resumes That Get The Job” workshop on Wednesday June 11, 2014 in the Career Center.  Please be in your seat by NOON.  The workshop will walk students through effective  resume styles; teach them how to maximizing their work experiences and highlight unique skill sets…

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10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year about Graduate School

10 Lessons I Learned In My First Year Of Grad School 1. I might be able to still pull all-nighters but I do not nearly enjoy them as much. In undergrad, I’d have a genuine sense of accomplishment after I pulled an all-nighter. And I pulled several to the point it was the norm, not…

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Library Improvement Summer Project 2014

Please take note of the important dates and associated activities as the library undergoes a significant improvements this summer. IMPORTANT DATES: 5/3/14 – 2nd & 3rd Floors closed. Special Collections closed. Book Stacks unavailable until August 18. Faculty Resource Room closed. 8/18/14 – Estimated completion date. All floors open, all collections available, all departments open…

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Master of Arts in Teaching Information Session on Saturday, March 22, 2014

I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. This song brings music to my ears. The words are so true. Are you interested in becoming that positive influence for students? Do you wish you could teach, but might have…

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New Years Resolutions for Graduate Students

     The most popular New Year’s resolutions aren’t always practical for graduate students. Often we need to set the bar a little lower to accommodate our unusual lifestyles. Plus, many of the most common resolutions just can’t be top priority until we get a life we’ve moved on with our lives. For the moment, we’ve…

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