Tiffany Sees the Other Side of the Atlantic

Can you believe we’re already at Week 4 of Tiffany Dixon’s (M.Ed.-Languages) study abroad experience in Trujillo, Spain? This week, she uses her undergraduate training in political science and Spanish to paint a vivid picture of the dramatic cultural shifts taking place in Spain, and she visits the stunningly beautiful city of Lisbon on her free…

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We’re Hiring!

The Graduate School Office is pleased to announce the availability of two graduate assistantships. Both positions are scheduled to start on August 16, 2010. To apply, send a Graduate Assistantship Application and resumé to the attention of Ms. Regina Semko, Assistant to the Dean, by fax at (843) 953-1434, by email at semkor@cofc.edu, or in…

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Tiffany Travels to Andalusia

Part 3 of Tiffany Dixon’s (Candidate- M.Ed. Languages) travel journal continues. In her third week studying abroad in Trujillo, Spain, Tiffany finds  her normally gregarious nature tested by conducting interviews in Spanish with strangers, and she travels to some amazing historical sites from Spain’s Moorish Period in Andalusia— plus, she sees an authentic flamenco show…

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Tiffany’s Trujillo Travels, Part 2

When we last left Tiffany Dixon (Candidate- M.Ed. Languages), she was getting acclimated to her study abroad experience in Trujillo, Spain. Here is week two of Tiffany’s travel journal, where she discusses classroom life in Trujillo and her first excursion outside the city: Classes were well underway and were going very well.  Because we only…

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Not Bon Voyage, but Buen Viaje!

Remember, study abroad is not just for undergraduate students, but graduate students too! Tiffany Dixon, a candidate for the M.Ed. in Languages (Spanish) and a graduate assistant in our office, recently packed her bags and headed off to the historic village of Trujillo in Spain to study Spanish language and culture in depth. Once she…

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Our Website is Going Mobile!

Do you live on your Blackberry, iPhone, or Android Smartphone? The College recently announced that it has created a streamlined, more nimble version of our website designed for smartphone browsing. Now, you can get the information you need, even when you’re away from your computer. In addition to the new mobile version of our website,…

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2010-2011 Tuition Announced

Earlier this week, the College of Charleston’s Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition for the 2010-2011 academic year. Starting with the fall semester, graduate tuition will increase by $1,460 per year for all full-time graduate students. The College is raising tuition to cope with large-scale budget cuts from the South Carolina legislature. Our current…

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The Graduate Open Alliance Shows Our Pride

It’s been a whirlwind month for the members of the Graduate Open Alliance! Since mid-April, we’ve developed a list of goals for our organization, started compiling plans for our formal recognition in August, and even participated in Charleston’s first-ever Pride Festival. I personally felt that it was a fitting experience to be involved in Charleston’s…

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Graduate Open Alliance Update

I was overwhelmed and delighted by the response to the Graduate Open Alliance’s meeting last Friday. Students from a wide variety of programs came together to discuss how we can make our campus a more welcoming and inclusive environment for GLBTQ students and their Straight allies. Some of the initiatives we pledged to work on…

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Graduate Open Alliance Meeting

GOA Meeting, Friday at 5:30, Stern Center 409 The Graduate Open Alliance will be having another organizational meeting this Friday, April 16th at 5:30 PM in Stern Center Room 409. We realize that many of you were unable to attend the original meeting because of scheduling conflicts or due to the heavy traffic caused by…

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