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Criminal Justice Department

Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership
9200 University Blvd., Charleston, SC 29406
P843-863-7763
Eafix@csuniv.edu

Spend some time with CSU this summer

Are you a high school student age 14-18 interested in criminal justice? Would you like to gain hands-on experience in criminal justice? Would you like to meet law enforcement agents, professors, and other students that share your interest? Would you like to learn about C.S.I. techniques, K-9 patrol, bomb and arson investigations, court proceedings, drone patrol, and prisons? Would you like to investigate a mock crime scene?

If you have dreams of a career in criminal justice, come get a glimpse of the real world of criminal justice from the people who work in it every day. Visit with law enforcement agents, professors, and criminal justice students, as well as learn the procedures of a prisons, crime labs, and the coroner’s office. Participate in activities that give you hands-on experience, such as investigating a mock crime scene, being arrested, arresting someone else, and the like.

Past camps have had speakers from the SLED Firearms and Fire Investigation Divisions, Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester County, Sheriff’s Departments, S.C. Department of Public Safety, Charleston and Berkeley County Medical Examiner’s offices, Charleston, North Charleston, Summerville, and Mt. Pleasant Police Departments, and Charleston Southern University Criminal Justice Department professors.

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Lightsey Chapel Auditorium

Our auditorium seats up to 1,500 people. The Lightsey Chapel is designed for large scale events and has been the location for concerts, statewide political debates and cooking shows.

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Drew Conference Center

The Whitfield Center is located at the heart of campus and is a perfect location for conferences and events, and the Drew Conference Center can accommodate up to 200 people. The Whitfield Center offers flexible space to accommodate your next event. With multimedia projectors, staging and comfortable seating and located at the heart of campus, the space serves as a unique option for event hosting.

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Dining Hall

The recently expanded Dining Hall, with its floor-to-ceiling atrium style windows overlooking the center of campus and the Reflection Pond, is designed for large events (up to 600).

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Wingate by Wyndham

The Wingate hotel is conveniently located on the campus of Charleston Southern University and has space available for small to medium conferences and gatherings. The hotel also serves as a perfect location to host guests for extended events. For more information, click here.

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Gold Room

The Charleston Southern University Gold Room is located on the second floor of the Thurmond Center. It’s a convenient location to parking and is a great space to host an event or conference. The Gold Room holds up to 200 people and is technology-friendly.

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