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 […]
January 14, 2016

K-12 Education Careers Open House

On Thursday, January 14th, the College of Charleston North Campus and the Lowcountry Graduate Center(LGC) will be co-sponsoring an Education Open House, providing information about graduate […]
January 14, 2016

Carla Stewart Joins the Tri-County Human Resource Management Association Board

SPS academic advisor Carla Stewart is always seeking new avenues to connect with students.  This past December, she was able to add another path, as she […]
January 5, 2016

Resume Writing for Non-Traditional Students: Arrangement and Content

In the previous installment in our job-search series, we looked at resume writing basics – applicable to most job seekers. In this second installment, we give […]
December 24, 2015

Embracing Opportunities

“It is important to always continue learning, and obtaining a college education will allow you to reach dreams and set goals that you would never be […]