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Athletic trainers essential to healthcare

When most hear the term athletic training, it is common to envision a man or woman running to the aid of an injured athlete on the field or court. Charleston Southern University student Amy Hoyt, currently in the Master of Athletic Training program, said it’s much more than that. “Along with injury prevention, evaluation and […]

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Foster kid to college VP

Pulling up to the dorm at Stanford University as a member of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship was a watershed moment for Dr. Kimberly Britt ’94. Britt is in a community college presidential leadership program run by Stanford University and the Aspen Institute.  Britt qualified for the program as the vice president of academic and student affairs at Reynolds Community College […]

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Big South announces 2021 football spring schedule

Charleston Southern will take on four conference opponents on the gridiron this spring as the Big South Conference announced the 2021 spring schedule on Monday afternoon. The Buccaneers’ 2021 spring conference schedule is as follows: ·         Saturday, March 13 – at Kennesaw State ·         Saturday, March 20 – vs. Robert Morris ·         Saturday, March 27 – at Monmouth […]

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Big South Virtual 5K begins Oct. 18

The Hercules Tires Big South Virtual 5K race, which serves as a fundraising opportunity for youth athletics programs, will be held virtually from Oct. 18 through Nov. 15. Participants will have four weeks to complete the 5K–at home, on a track, on a trail, in a park or on a treadmill. They record and submit […]

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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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CSU, Big South suspend all athletics-related activities until March 30

The Charleston Southern Athletic Department and the Big South Conference today announced that all competition and required athletics activities have been suspended through at least March 30 to mitigate the further spread of the COVID-19 virus. All Charleston Southern sporting events involving each of its 16 varsity sports programs, home and away, have been canceled […]

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Math professor, mascot wearer – you never know where Grieves will turn up

Dr. Justin Grieves, associate professor of mathematics, likes to have fun.  Outside the classroom, he has found a unique avenue for fun – dressing as a mascot. Grieves has been Chas the Crab at Charleston’s STEM Festival, Bucky at CSU football games, and Chelsea the Riverdog at the local minor league ballpark.  Despite the very […]

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Student-athlete to serve with Athletes in Action

Charleston Southern senior goalkeeper Jazmin Gonzalez is heading back to the mission field this summer as she joins Athletes in Action (AIA) for a trip to Portugal on May 14-30, 2019. Gonzalez is no stranger to the mission field after making the trip to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico last March with a group of CSU teammates. This […]

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New athletics logo unveiled

Charleston Southern Athletics today introduces a new branding framework that will set the visual direction of the department for the future. This innovative athletic identity pays tribute to Charleston Southern’s past while keeping a consistent look through logos, colors and lettering. “While the Cutlass serves as our primary logo, I believe it’s important to have more […]

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Coach Applin recognized at Women’s Final Four

Charleston Southern women’s basketball coach Fred Applin was recognized Friday evening as a collegiate coach and cancer survivor at the 2019 Women’s Final Four as part of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund’s recognition of the Play4Kay National Free Throw Challenge.  The on-court ceremony recognized current Division I coaches and staff members that are cancer survivors […]

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