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CSU to host virtual graduation experience for Class of 2020

Charleston Southern University, along with colleges and universities nationwide, faced unprecedented decisions this spring during the COVID-19 pandemic. One difficult decision: postponing commencement. In a March 23 release announcing the move to online courses for the remainder of the semester, President Dondi Costin said, “Amid the difficulties we all face during this challenging season, Charleston […]

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55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards

The 55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards was a bit different this year. As much of the world is doing during the pandemic, Charleston Southern University committed to social distancing last month which meant pushing everything online. Spring events were canceled or modified to a virtual platform – that includes this year’s awards day.  Dr. […]

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A closer look at Christian higher ed

“It matters who your son or daughter listens to every day in class, so I think the great value of a Christian education is that young minds and hearts and souls are looking up to godly men and women and learning from them,” said the Rev. Tom Clemmons, CSU’s vice president for enrollment management. Clemmons […]

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Voice students advance to national competition

Eight voice students from the Horton School of Music at Charleston Southern University have earned awards in two separate National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions, competing in nine different categories. Eight students advanced to compete at the Mid-Atlantic Region NATS Student Auditions, originally scheduled for mid-March at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the University of South Carolina. The auditions were moved […]

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DPT program coming to CSU

Another doctorate program is launching soon at CSU. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program will begin accepting applications in July 2021, with the first cohort of 48 students set to begin in May 2022. The full-time program is 120 credit hours and students will complete the DPT in 2 ½ years. In addition to the […]

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10-month online MBA to begin fall 2020

Changes are coming soon for Charleston Southern University’s College of Business. Starting fall 2020, prospective graduate students may choose between a 10-month accelerated online MBA or a flex MBA for those who desire a more traditional pace. These new options are a direct outcome of surveying current students and analyzing market trends, according to the […]

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Aeroponics: what’s growing on here?

There is a new class at Charleston Southern that is not offered at many other universities in the state. It pertains to the mysterious purple lights in the Science Building, and you will never guess what it is. CSU is offering aeroponics in the spring semester headed by Dr. Thomas Gurley, an adjunct professor. Aeroponic […]

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CSU named to 2020-2021 Military Friendly® Schools list

The Military Friendly® Schools list for the 2020-2021 academic year includes Charleston Southern University. CSU is currently educating 228 veterans and 114 veteran dependents. Paula Charls, veterans services coordinator and a U.S. Air Force veteran, said, “Our Veterans Services Office is committed to providing the best service for those who have served our country so […]

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Behind the scenes with coroner, former CSU professor

Charleston County Coroner Rae H. Wooten, former nursing professor at Charleston Southern University, gave a presentation Wednesday to current students about her job as coroner. The Alpha Nu Omega Student Nursing Organization hosted the presentation and question-and-answer session. Wooten shared her path to becoming a coroner, explaining that she started as a nurse. She said […]

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CSU names Fall 2019 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the 872 undergraduates who were named to the Dean’s List for fall 2019! 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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