The Joys and Woes of Summer SchoolMay 9, 2019
Many summer classes are hybrid in-person/online or feature small class sizes. For those taking courses outside their core competencies, that can be extremely helpful. At the Lowcountry Graduate Center, classes generally contain no more than 20 students and many are much smaller.
Teaching Foreign Students English in CharlestonMar 14, 2019
Whether you’re a native speaker of these languages (Spanish, Mandarin, Hebrew and Polish), or any of the 6,904 others believed to be in use around the globe, you’ll need to speak English fluently if you want to attend an American university or just get along in the United States today.
The Altered State of Graduate EducationJan 28, 2019
In the fluid learning economy in which we operate today, more people than ever are seeking to update, or acquire new skills. The last 20 years have completely disrupted the fields of journalism, marketing, music, publishing, travel, retail and many others. The shift from a knowledge economy to a learning economy – i.e. one where…
The Value of an MBAJan 15, 2019
A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) is the single most common graduate degree in America. If so many people have earned this degree, how much value can it have? And is it worth the cost of going to graduate school? Fortunately, the MBA may be the most studied degree in America too, and it…
The Value of an Advanced Degree in HealthcareDec 17, 2018
Although policy makers lament the growing slice of the economic pie being consumed by healthcare, there is one group thrilled about it – people who work in healthcare. More healthcare means more opportunities for jobs, businesses and careers. Dr. Nancy Muller is the Associate Dean of the School of Professional Studies at the College…
Studying for FinalsDec 11, 2018
Photo by Angelina Litvin via Unsplash For many courses in graduate school, the final exam determines a substantial part of the overall grade. That means a semester of work can be undone by one bad exam. So what’s the secret to studying for finals? Three veteran exam takers with very different studying styles share this…
SC State University – Information Session MBA-Healthcare ManagementJul 24, 2018
South Carolina State University is hosting an information session on their Healthcare Management Concentration of the Masters in Business Administration program. Hear about admission requirements, application processes, curriculum, and career opportunities. The program features a possible 1-year completion, remote enabled capability from the LGC, evening and weekend classes, AACSB-accreditation, and placement assistance.
A Mother’s Journey to Become a Social Work ProfessionalAug 10, 2015
Dalina Rainey’s pursuit of a graduate degree first began almost four years ago while she was doing intensive in-home counseling in Virginia. She was working with at-risk youth and when she saw the type of impact she could have on the lives of her clients she was inspired. “I said to myself there has to…