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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Meet Maggie Burton, Graduate School Tour Guide

Nothing is Impossible, the word itself says, “I’m Possible” ~ Audrey Hepburn Maggie Burton is a first year graduate student in the history Master of Arts program. Maggie moved to Charleston from London, Ontario, Canada where she did her undergraduate work in history at The University of Western Ontario. Maggie left Canada when she was two…

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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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Studying Abroad in Morocco

Salam wa lakum and thank you College of Charleston for allowing me to share my experiences as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to Morocco. I want to let readers know how study abroad is not just for undergraduates, we can achieve things that we would never in a million years imagine ourselves doing. BE READY TO…

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IT’S A BALANCING ACT!

           Cristen Flanagan and Family Guess What? I never thought I would be applying to Graduate School at the age of forty -three, but that’s exactly what I did. I substituted for three years (I was even lucky enough to teach all of our four children!), after having the opportunity to teach my own class, I realized…

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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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