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Carver delves into aeroponics

Heather Carver, a senior biology major from Waynesville, North Carolina, discovered a love for aeroponics in a class in 2021. Aeroponics is a system of growing plants in air, without soil. Carver has  finished her biology major requirements and is studying abroad in Ecuador in fall 2022 to finish up minors in Spanish and criminal justice. Upon […]

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Parsons exploring world of mathematics through research

As a Campus Ambassador, Maddy Parsons gives tours to prospective students and their families. She is honest and tells her tour groups she had a hard time deciding where to go to college. She said, “I tell them CSU is the best thing that ever happened to me. It’s my job to share what I […]

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Ball named College of Nursing Dean

Dr. Vicki Ball’s specialty is teaching nursing leadership. When the position of interim dean of the CSU College of Nursing came available in January, she realized she needed to be willing to step out and lead. She planned to go back to her role as director of the Master of Science in Nursing program once a […]

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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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