March 17, 2016

Obtaining an Affordable Education

When entertaining the idea of completing their education, students have to consider many factors, such as work and family obligations, scheduling, and personal motivation.  However, it […]
March 9, 2016

Retired Faculty and Staff Find Opportunities to Connect

In the realm of popular culture, retirement is portrayed as the ultimate reward, something we should spend our lives working toward.  Yet for some older adults, […]
February 25, 2016

SPS Co-Sponsoring the Carifest Salute to Women

On March 8th, 2016, SC Caribbean Culture and Heritage Inc. will be presenting the third biennial Carifest Salute to Women event, co-sponsored this year by the […]
February 23, 2016

Race to the Finish Line

When a goal is within reach, it is often in our nature to find the quickest path to realization.  For Linda Meehan, the decision to enroll […]
February 18, 2016

A Guide to U.S. Classroom Culture

Students who come to the United States to study, whether in English-language programs or degree-conferring programs, often find that the American education system differs considerably from […]
February 16, 2016

Forging a Path in Sustainable Agriculture

Growing up surrounded by gardeners, Laura Mewbourn enjoyed the fruits of her family’s agricultural labors, and tended to her own tiny plot.  While Mewbourn longed for […]
February 12, 2016

Avoiding the 4 Skill-Gaps Common to First Time Managers

According to research compiled by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), fifty-percent of managers are regarded as “ineffective” in their roles: a failure that may be […]
February 4, 2016

Writing an Effective Cover Letter: The Art of Tailoring

tailor ˈtā-lər : to make or change (something) so that it meets a special need or purpose. Job postings are basically wish lists: employers will describe […]
January 28, 2016

4 Reasons to Consider Online Certificate Courses

Many of us lead hectic lives, and the notion of a long-term commitment is often greeted with anxiety.  You may desperately want a promotion, but do […]
January 26, 2016

Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel

“When you go back as an adult, you know what you want to do. As an adult, you use your degree.” When Julie Floyd first enrolled […]
January 21, 2016

Writing an Effective Cover Letter

You’ve found an ideal job opening, you’ve carefully crafted and tailored your resume. Then you’re faced with what many people consider to be the most unpleasant […]
January 19, 2016
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Charleston Population Growth Brings Career Opportunities

According to recent U.S. Census Bureau reports, South Carolina ranks among the Top 10 states for total population growth, with four-fifths of this growth being attributed […]