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CSU training next generation of cyberpatriots

The New York Times recently cited Cybersecurity Ventures’ prediction that more than three million cybersecurity jobs will go unfilled globally in 2021. Dr. Valerie Sessions, affiliate professor of computer science at Charleston Southern University, said, “CSU has degrees in cybersecurity and computer science. Women are underrepresented in this field, and we are working to increase participation […]

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Pinckney Scholars graduate, share program’s impact

Five years ago, during a Wednesday night Bible study, nine African American lives were taken by the hands of hate. In response to his mother’s and the other eight victims’ tragic deaths, Charleston Southern student Chris Singleton shared in a public statement heard around the globe that “love is stronger than hate.”  In memory of […]

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Summer II remains online; task force prepares for fall in-person instruction

Today Charleston Southern University announced that Summer II session will officially continue online per the recommendation of the University Pandemic Task Force. Exceptions to this include the Physician Assistant Program, Doctorate in Leadership Program, and Athletic Training Program—which will meet on campus for the remainder of the summer.  Summer II courses will begin June 29. […]

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New fall academic calendar begins early, ends by Thanksgiving

Charleston Southern University has modified the Fall 2020 Academic Calendar in an effort to minimize the risks of additional waves of COVID-19 cases. The accelerated schedule begins earlier in August and provides a seven-week winter break, a strategy adopted by many universities nationwide.   “CSU leaders recognize the challenges of keeping students and the entire CSU community safe,” said Dr. […]

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Diploma pickup for CSU Class of 2020

Recent graduates had a unique opportunity to pick up their diplomas earlier today. Donned in cap and gown, Charleston Southern University’s newest alumni trickled into the Health Science building—six feet apart and with masks—to grab a quick photo with President Dondi Costin and receive a Bible and alumni gift. More than 214 participated from 10 […]

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CSU names Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the 975 undergraduates who were named to the Dean’s List for spring 2020! To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.5 GPA or better and earn 12 or more credit hours for the semester.

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CSU announces new bookstore partnership

Charleston Southern University is pleased to announce a new partnership with Tree of Life Bookstores with a goal to enhance student readiness and success. The partnership will provide CSU students with more affordable course material solutions, now conveniently included in tuition and fees beginning this fall.*  As part of a planned first phase to the student center renovation […]

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A significant life of service can be yours

Beginning this fall you can enroll in an innovative 15-hour interdisciplinary minor in leadership at Charleston Southern University. The minor, offered jointly by the colleges of Business and Christian Studies, contains classes from the two and aims to provide a solid foundation for student leaders. Dr. Darin Gerdes, professor of management and designer of the […]

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Livestream Commencement on May 9

Charleston Southern University will livestream the 2020 Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. Log on to charlestonsouthern.edu/2020graduation to watch the YouTube Premiere (accessible from all devices). This ceremony will include:  Pomp & Circumstance by faculty and students virtually  Welcome & Introductory Remarks  National Anthem by CSU Marching Bucs  Invocation  SGA President’s Remarks  President Dondi Costin’s Remarks  […]

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Creative teamwork class lives up to its name

For the students enrolled in CSCI/BUSI 383 Creative Teamwork, the end result of their project designed to teach strategies for building and working in interdisciplinary teams looked like nothing they expected, but it definitely taught them creative teamwork. Taught jointly by Dr. Valerie Sessions of computer science and Prof. Emory Hiott of business, the course […]

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