Graduate Student Spotlight: Laura Westby Cannon, MFA’18

We are excited to feature a graduate student in one of our newest graduate school programs- Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. The MFA in Creative Writing, a two-year program of graduate study for 12 students admitted annually for a total of 24 students, features separate Studio and Arts Management emphases. The program offers…

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Alumni Spotlight: Danna Stokes, M.S. Child Life

Danna Stokes grew up in Greenville, SC and completed her undergraduate degree at Clemson University (Go Tigers!). She always knew that she wanted to work with children, and after volunteering and interning with a few different organizations, she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in child life. As a kid, she hated going…

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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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Strategic Planner Maggie Dangerfield: Alum Spotlight

Maggie Harrelson Dangerfield is the Strategic Planning and Sustainability Officer for the Charleston County School District. Born and raised in Charleston, Maggie is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Economics, and a graduate of the College of Charleston with a Master in Environmental Studies, a Master in Public Administration,…

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Alum Spotlight: Rebecca Kukulka

As a military child growing up, I lived all over the country and the world. We came to Charleston every summer and Christmas to visit my grandparents and I was determined to live here. In 2003, I got my wish and came to College of Charleston as a freshman. I set my curriculum path toward…

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Alum Series: Our History is Safe With Mary Jo Fairchild

Mary Jo Fairchild is the Manager of Research Services in Special Collections and Archives at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library. Fairchild holds a MA in History from the College of Charleston, a MLIS from the University of South Carolina, and is a Certified Archivist. She has served on the Executive Boards of the South…

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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 Student Library Reception- September 25, 2015

The Graduate Student Association is co-hosting the biannual graduate student Library Reception THIS FRIDAY at  5:30 p.m. in Addlestone 207! Food, refreshments, and library resources just for graduate students! Hope to see you there! Your 2015-2016 Executive Board Joshua Bloodworth, President Erin Stubbs, Secretary Megan Gould, Treasurer    …

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Welcome Aaron Holly to the Gradaute School Office

Meet Aaron Holly, Graduate Assistant- Graduate School of the University of Charleston, S.C.-College of Charleston Hometown: Rome, Georgia. Aaron grew up in Northwest Georgia and moved laterally across the Southeast his entire life with stops in Auburn, AL, Atlanta, GA, and now Charleston, SC. Education:  Current student in the Master of Public Administration and Environmental Studies…

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