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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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Campus celebrates annual Awards Day

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, Charleston Southern University celebrated the achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the 57th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards. Historically, this event fulfills the last chapel service of each academic year. More than 40 students received recognition for academic performance within individual programs as well as special scholarship awards […]

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Alpha Chi inducts 43 students

Alpha Chi held its annual induction ceremony on March 22, 2022, to recognize students for their academic excellence at Charleston Southern University. This year, 43 students were inducted into the South Carolina Zeta Chapter of Alpha Chi. The achievements of these scholars indicate they understand and uphold the ideals of Alpha Chi – truth and […]

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Professor and alumnus advance in conducting competition

Dr. Dustin Ousley, director of the Charleston Southern choral program, and the CSU Concert Singers were recently recognized as semifinalists in The American Prize – Choral Performance division. In addition, a 2019 graduate choral program graduate, Timmi Winston, was also selected with her Philip Simmons High School Choir. Ousley and the CSU Concert Singers were […]

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Charleston Southern student receives CIC/UPS scholarship

Charleston Southern University student Allison Brown, a sophomore biology major from Patrick, South Carolina, has been selected to receive a CIC/UPS Scholarship provided by the SC Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC. Brown said she is deeply appreciative of this financial support. “I’ve been provided an […]

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EdD grad receives prestigious awards

Recent Doctor of Education graduate Tammy Thompson is one of three 2021 Institute Patient Experience Scholars for the Beryl Institute, and the only American to receive the award. According to their website, the Beryl Institute is a global community of healthcare professionals committed to transforming the human experience in healthcare. Thompson also started a three-year fellowship […]

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CSU students teach financial literacy in low-income afterschool program

Students and faculty from Charleston Southern University are going beyond their four walls of a campus classroom to teach financial literacy to children in North Charleston. This semester the Hans A. Nielsen College of Business’s Center for Personal Financial Management began a partnership with local nonprofit Beyond Our Walls, which provides free afterschool and summer […]

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CSU nationally recognized for online programs by U.S. News

U.S. News and World Report lists Charleston Southern University on its Best Online Programs for 2022 rankings. Charleston Southern’s Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans is ranked No. 21 nationally, and is the top-ranked program in South Carolina. Additionally, CSU is ranked No. 29 nationally for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. Dr. Dondi E. Costin, president, said, “These […]

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