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CSU offers area’s only SEVP-certified IEP course

Non-English speakers in the Lowcountry may better prepare for higher education in the United States through the Intensive English Program (IEP) at Charleston Southern University. Beginning January 10, participants in the program will take 18 hours of instruction per week with additional optional courses to gain better English-speaking skills.  An IEP serves students who are […]

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Students perform at CSO’s 2021 Tour of Homes

A few weeks before Christmas break, students and faculty from Charleston Southern University’s Horton School of Music performed in the 2021 Symphony Tour of Homes. The 24th annual event hosted by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League is a self-guided tour of five stunning homes on Kiawah Island. Nearly 1,000 tickets were sold. Dr. Soohyun Yun, director […]

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CSU names Fall 2021 Dean’s List

Charleston Southern University had 851 students on the Dean’s List for fall 2021 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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First doctoral graduates from CSU turn tassels, make history

Twenty-three professionals walked the stage of Lightsey Chapel on Saturday to be hooded and become the first doctoral graduates of Charleston Southern University. The Doctor of Education (EdD) in leadership launched in January 2019 and is designed to provide current and aspiring leaders from a variety of disciplines the opportunity to attain a doctoral degree while […]

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Lab offers education students real-life experience

Students in Charleston Southern University’s College of Education had a new way to learn and apply teaching techniques in the brand-new Learning Teaching Lab this semester.  Dr. Julie Fernandez, dean of the College of Education, said that aspiring early childhood and elementary teachers now have a place that mimics most elementary school classrooms. “They love […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Smith

Katherine Smith, PT, DPT, PCS is an assistant professor of physical therapy at Charleston Southern University. She earned her Master of Physical Therapy in 2002 from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Science. Smith is currently working toward a […]

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PA students focus on pediatrics in outdoor class

Physician assistant students at Charleston Southern University participated in COVID-safe pediatric examinations on Friday—outside of the Health Science building. Every fall semester, the PA program offers a Fundamentals of Pediatrics course that focuses on teaching how to approach the well child visit, including developmental milestones, immunizations, screenings, and physical exams. Children of CSU faculty members […]

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A missionary’s journey to “professor”

This story has been relocated to the Charleston Southern University blog found here!

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Charleston Southern named to U.S. News Best Colleges List

Charleston Southern University continues to draw national recognition for its education designed to issue students a Passport to Purpose enabling them to embark on a life of significance after graduation. U.S. News has once again named Charleston Southern to its Best Colleges rankings for 2022 in the Best Regional Universities in the South category. In the […]

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Decades-old Gospel Choir now offered as a course at CSU

Charleston Southern University’s Horton School of Music is expanding its music course opportunities by offering Gospel Choir each semester. With virtually no limit on capacity, students from any academic discipline can enroll.  Students will learn the history of traditional African-American gospel music and how it has become a progressive sound in the contemporary worship experience.   […]

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