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CSU launches Center for Personal Financial Management

The Charleston Southern University College of Business announces the launch of the CSU Center for Personal Financial Management in association with the Ron Blue Institute. The Center for Personal Financial Management is training and equipping CSU students and the greater CSU family with biblical principles of financial wisdom and money management. More than 600 students […]

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Overcoming obstacles on the way to an MBA

Antwione McKinney earned his MBA with a management information systems emphasis in 2018. He’s grateful for the opportunity, but nothing about earning his master’s degree was easy. McKinney has worked in the IT field for nearly two decades and currently is the director of technology for a private academy in the Mount Pleasant area. He […]

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How to thrive in college: CSU edition

Maybe it is your first semester of college, and you are knee-deep in studying and starting to become overwhelmed. Maybe it is your fifth semester of college and you are starting to realize you never quite figured out the best way to excel in classes and not feel like you are drowning in school. Or maybe you […]

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Math professor, mascot wearer – you never know where Grieves will turn up

Dr. Justin Grieves, associate professor of mathematics, likes to have fun.  Outside the classroom, he has found a unique avenue for fun – dressing as a mascot. Grieves has been Chas the Crab at Charleston’s STEM Festival, Bucky at CSU football games, and Chelsea the Riverdog at the local minor league ballpark.  Despite the very […]

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3+2 Athletic Training Program leads to 2 degrees in 5 years

In response to nationwide changes, Charleston Southern University’s undergraduate athletic training program has transitioned to a graduate program with the option of a 3+2 program, allowing a student to complete a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology and a Master of Athletic Training in just five years. Dr. Brian Smith, director of the athletic training program, says the benefit of the […]

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Gorsky practices music therapy abroad

Melinda Gorsky’s study abroad trip to Jamaica this summer included working in Jamaican schools, care centers, orphanages and hospitals and living and studying in rural Jamaica. Gorsky, a music therapy major, learned of the program through CSU’s director of music therapy, Dr. Jennifer Whipple. She applied and was accepted to the Jamaica Field Service Project, […]

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CSU hires Christian Studies dean and director of church relations

Charleston Southern University has named Dr. Ben Phillips as dean of the College of Christian Studies and Tom Clemmons as director of church relations. Prior to coming to CSU, Phillips was director of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s undergraduate program in the Texas Prison System and was associate professor of systematic theology at Southwestern’s Houston campus. […]

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PA students serve more than 800 patients in the Dominican Republic

Last week, eight second-year physician assistant (PA) students and two faculty members from Charleston Southern University, along with four members of nonprofit Sowers of the Kingdom, traveled to the Dominican Republic to provide medical care and food to more than 800 patients. The weeklong medical mission trip was an option for PA students, who only […]

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Faculty and students engage in research projects

As we look toward the start of a new academic year, it’s a great time to recognize some of the research projects Charleston Southern professors are conducting. Undergraduate students enjoy the opportunity to interact with professors in completing research projects. Here are some of the highlights: Ricard Bordas, assistant professor of music Professor Bordas serves […]

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CSU announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

Charleston Southern University had 898 students named to the Dean’s List for spring 2019. In order to be named to the Dean’s List, students must have earned a 3.5 GPA or better, and have earned 12 or more credit hours for the semester. For the full list of spring 2019 Dean’s List students, click here […]

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