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Alumni: Dr. Ashley Milner ’89

Dr. Ashley Milner ’89 is an Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama. She is also an Early Childhood Specialist and is a National Board Certified Teacher.  Teaching and Learning I love working with children because they are curious, uninhibited, genuine, and enthusiastic about life and learning. I thrive on knowing that I have made a […]

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Alumni: Angela Morrall ’84

Angela Morrall ’84 is an Enterprise Architect in the Chief Information Office G-6 at the Office of the Secretary of Defense at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. She has served 33 years in Federal Civil Service. She holds a master’s degree in computer resources and information management from Webster University and has earned numerous leadership certificates.  Staying current in […]

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Alumni: Cliff Marshall ’91

Cliff Marshall is Team Leader for the Start Team (church planters) for the South Carolina Baptist Convention. He has a background in student ministry. In 2004, he worked on planting a church, Freedom Fellowship in Greer, South Carolina. He served as pastor of Freedom Fellowship until joining the SCBC in 2015. He and his wife, Sherry Mathis Marshall […]

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Young Alumni: Trey Oakley ’09

Trey Oakley is the CEO of Williams YMCA of Avery County, North Carolina. In recent years the Williams YMCA of Avery County has been voted Fitness Center of the Year twice and Business of the Year once in Avery County. Trey currently serves on the Board of Directors for the N.C. State Alliance of YMCAs, the […]

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CSU graces Forty Under 40 list three times in 2020

Three people with ties to Charleston Southern made the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s 23rd annual Forty Under 40 list.   According to CRBJ, “The annual awards recognize the success and community involvement of 40 professionals under age 40 who are making their mark on the region from a mix of industry, professional, and community sectors.” Individuals and businesses nominate […]

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Young Alumni: Heather Crothers

Heather Crothers ’09 is Vice President and Human Resources Innovation Manager at South State Bank and holds SHRM-SCP, senior certified professional status. She and her husband, fellow 2009 CSU alum Scott Crothers, have two children, a 3-year-old son and an 18-month-old daughter. Scott is an athletic trainer with the Clemson University football team and is […]

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Dewees family experiences miracle

In Ezekiel 36:26 it says, “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you…” Charleston Southern University alum James Dewees lived through this promise in a much more literal way than most.  Dewees graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He has since then worked his way […]

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Words and meanings inspire alum to establish Dictionary Project

Mary French ’95 never dreamed that responding to a letter in the newspaper requesting help distributing dictionaries to school children would lead to establishing a nonprofit and traveling the globe. Initially, she was just looking for a way to use her English degree, but The Dictionary Project has grown into a major enterprise with dictionaries […]

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Young Alumni: Smith perseveres after life-changing car accident

In the midst of spring training of her junior year, the last place Rachel Smith thought she would end up was a hospital bed being told she would never play volleyball again. Smith was a junior on the volleyball team at Charleston Southern University when she was driving home from working at a restaurant in downtown Charleston on Feb. […]

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Joseph W. Stewart Jr. Endowed Scholarship established

The family of Joe Stewart, a member of the Class of 1969, presented a gift from Stewart’s estate to establish the Joseph W. Stewart Jr. Endowed Scholarship. Stewart died in 2001. He was an educator and spent his entire career teaching at Remount Road Elementary School in North Charleston. His cousin, William E. Spaulding Jr., […]

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