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`13 graduate serves alumni and parents

Christian Hanley is CSU’s director of alumni and parent engagement. Hanley graduated from CSU in 2013 and was working at CEMS Engineering before returning to CSU. “I have a heart for things going on at CSU,” said Hanley. “I learned a lot here and met a lot of people who have continued to pour into […]

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CSU alumni make top business list

Two Charleston Southern University graduates have made FLEX College Prep’s 47 Top Entrepreneurs & CEOs with Liberal Arts Degrees list. Danny Nicholson ’84, president of Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, is listed at #31, and Millicent Brown Lann ’93, managing partner of Premier Care, is listed at #40. Both graduated with communication degrees. View the entire […]

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Young Alumni Series: Taylor Stevens `16

Taylor Stevens was an athletic training major at Charleston Southern University. See what this young CSU alumnus has been up to since graduation. What are you doing currently?I work for Major League Baseball at an international development center in Nanjing, China. I am a certified athletic trainer, caring for boys between the ages of 13-18. […]

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Young Alumni Series: J. Adam Kirtley `15

Adam Kirtley was a biology with a wildlife emphasis major at Charleston Southern University. Here’s a peek into the life of another young CSU alumnus. Where do you currently work?My current position is Engineering Integration Specialist for the Boeing Company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I am a project integrator for Boeing. I work specifically on […]

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Represent CSU on the Road!

Did you know that you can purchase a CSU specialty license plate in the state of South Carolina? Purchasing a CSU car tag supports student scholarships at CSU! To purchase your car tag today, go to scdmvonline.com/vehicle-owners/license-plates/plate-gallery and search for Charleston Southern University. Confidentiality laws prevent the SCDMV from releasing the names of car tag owners. Please contact Brittani Watkins at […]

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Alum shares experience as athletic trainer, winning the Natty

Scott Crothers ’09, was an athletic training major at Charleston Southern University and worked for CSU. He now works for Clemson University as an assistant athletic trainer for football. Scott (pictured above on the left with fellow alumnus Bryan Hyder at CSU Comes to You) shared his experiences as a student, CSU employee and his […]

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Rohrssen ’11 wins national award

Michia Rohrssen has been busy since graduating in 2011. He’s founded several startups and is currently co-founder & CEO of Prodigy and partner at Alchemist Accelerator.  His entrepreneurial spirit has gained national attention and placed him on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. In regard to starting businesses, Rohrssen has said, “You need to make sure your idea is painful enough to be […]

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Loan forgiveness hoax targets former students

A recent social media offer has confused alumni and former students of universities nationwide. Its claim? “Ripped off borrowers by Sallie Mae and Navient are now approved to remove all student loans with new 2019 Forgiveness Program. This happens once every 100 years – Apply Now before it’s too late!” One sponsored post on Facebook […]

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Alumnus donates $500,000 to baseball program

Charleston Southern University has received one of the largest donations in the school’s athletic history from one of its own. Roger Nielsen, a 1974 Baptist College at Charleston graduate and former Buccaneer catcher, committed $500,000 to the baseball program this week. The playing surface at CSU Ballpark will be named Nielsen Field to honor the […]

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The Harbor Entrepreneur Center director, CSU alum receives Distinguished Service Award

John Osborne, a successful Charleston entrepreneur, was presented the Distinguished Service Award at Charleston Southern University’s commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 5 at North Charleston Coliseum. Osborne is the executive administrator of Charleston Angel Partners, director of The Harbor Entrepreneur Center and managing partner of Good Growth Capital. In addition, he has a background in the […]

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