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Irick’s Education Advances Her Career

Dr. Albany Cromer Irick’s career path is the perfect example of how a liberal arts major can transition to a high level job with a major impact.  Irick, who earned an English degree at the University of South Carolina, is inspired by a love of technology and teaching. Her liberal arts degree gave her a […]

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ESOL courses starting summer 2022

English to Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, is at a huge demand due to the changing population in the Low country. Dr. Julie Fernandez, dean of the College of Education, explains this growing need.  “More and more schools are working with students whose primary language is not English,” said Fernandez. She said it was, […]

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The gift of adventure: a lifetime with students

Adventures are great, especially when looking back. Nothing is more fun than re-telling stories of past adventures. The more they are repeated, the better the stories become. But, at the time of the adventure, things can seem very different.  I’ve been lost a few times, disoriented, and uncertain which way to go. I’ve been freezing cold […]

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CSU names Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Charleston Southern University had 795 students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester. In order to be named to the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must have earned a 3.5 GPA or better and have earned 12 or more credit hours for the semester.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy opens doors

After years of planning and preparation, the Charleston Southern University Doctor of Physical Therapy program hosted an Open House this week and welcomed visitors to tour the classrooms and clinical spaces.  President Dondi Costin welcomed the guests which included clinical partners, advisory board members, and members of the community. Costin said, “It’s a day to […]

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Four employees earn emeritus distinction

Three faculty members and one staff member received the Emeritus title at the annual employee luncheon May 5, and the faculty were recognized at the May 7 Commencement. President Dondi Costin said, “Imagine how many students’ lives were impacted by this group.”  Dr. Arnold Hite, emeritus professor of business, served CSU for 32 years. During […]

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College of Education recognizes 23 master’s, nine EdD grads

Twenty-three Master of Education and nine Doctor of Education in leadership graduates were honored at a Friday evening Charleston Southern University College of Education Commencement event. This was the second EdD cohort to graduate from CSU.  Listed below are the newest Charleston Southern alumni, along with the dissertation titles of doctoral graduates.  Master of Education […]

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Largest graduating class walks stage

The largest Charleston Southern University graduating class ever, with 776 graduates, was recognized Saturday, May 7 at North Charleston Coliseum. Ceremonies for the Classes of 2021 and 2020 were held on Buccaneer Field last spring due to COVID. Legendary Coach Lou Holtz addressed the graduates and received an Honorary Doctor of Public Service from the […]

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CFP board registered personal finance degree now offered

Charleston Southern University has been approved by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) to provide a new financial planning degree, the BBA in Personal Financial Management.  “CFP Board is pleased to approve the program at Charleston Southern University as a CFP Board Registered Program,” said Kamila Elliott, CFP®, chair of CFP Board’s Board […]

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Women in Industry honor CSU dean

The recent Charleston Women in Industry Conference included a panel of men who were nominated and chosen based on their record of supporting and empowering women in the workplace. Dr. Todd Ashby, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, joined three men from Boeing and Volvo to discuss how they empower women in the […]

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