Passport to Purpose
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The experience of going to college includes values beyond earning a degree. Employees at CSU recently shared some specifics with me. Some similarities were seen in their responses, but the range of answers was evident, age and generation differences aside. Critical thinking was a specifically important value to Charleston Southern University President Dr. Dondi Costin […]| READ MORE: College offers more than an academic degree
An effective workplace environment should consist of diversity and inclusion. These two elements are vital for organizational success. This begins with leadership prioritizing an environment where individuals from different cultures, races, gender, age, and nationalities receive the respect they deserve. Creating a workplace structure that prioritizes diversity and inclusionLeaders can change the atmosphere through a […]| READ MORE: How to create a workplace that prioritizes diversity and inclusion
We’ve all heard it before; flashing a smile at someone or saying “hi” or even giving a simple compliment goes a long way to make someone’s day. An added bonus is the boost of serotonin! According to the Sisters of St. Mary Hospital and Health System, “Physiologically, kindness can positively change your brain. Being kind […]| READ MORE: Called to kindness: ways to serve your community on and off campus
“Some things just can’t be described. You just have to live them – to experience them for yourself.” Justin Baker ’07, music performance, begins his podcast featuring an interview with his mentor Emeritus Professor of Music Dr. Valerie Bullock. He went on to describe the powerful impact Bullock had on his life, including – in […]| READ MORE: Music students’ experiences broadened by HSM’s history of European tours
The university’s strategic plan for 2020-2025 outlines how Charleston Southern University prepares servant leaders to pursue significant lives. By equipping students with a biblical worldview, competencies to perform at the highest levels, godly character, and experiences to grow their grit, CSU’s mission includes guiding them to find their sweet spot in life. COVID-19 lockdowns, isolation, financial worries, constant screen […]| READ MORE: Passport to purpose: how gritty are you?