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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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Friendship and a CSU diploma reconnect alums

After long careers working at Westvaco, what many refer to as The Paper Mill, three Lowcountry women embraced something else they shared in common.  All three were graduates, at different times and under individual circumstances, from Charleston Southern. Meet Esther Wilkins, class of ’91; Victoria Montgomery, an ’04 AND ’09 MBA graduate, and Shellie Snider, […]

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Simple gesture of encouragement still impactful years later

When Amy Lewis Nolan-Roney graduated from Charleston Southern University in 1994, she was accepted into a research program at MUSC.  The biology major had graduated in three years, but even though her grades were obviously good enough, her confidence needed a major boost. “I kept questioning myself, can I do this? Will I be able […]

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