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CSU view: herbarium celebrates 10 year anniversary

It’s been 10 years since the Charleston Southern Herbarium was registered with the New York Botanical Garden.  Curator Kevin Jones says the herbarium started as a project of Dr. Jim Barrier and Professor Steve Best in 1994. In recent years, Jones has worked with students and research assistants in his Plant Taxonomy class to expand […]

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Caring for creatures big and small

When Professor of Biology Dr. Todd Heldreth walks through the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing, he wears a smile and carries a bag of treats ready for his furry friends Memphis, Clark, and Darla. Outside of teaching full time in the classroom at Charleston Southern University, he puts on his proverbial veterinarian hat each […]

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Carver delves into aeroponics

Heather Carver, a senior biology major from Waynesville, North Carolina, discovered a love for aeroponics in a class in 2021. Aeroponics is a system of growing plants in air, without soil. Carver has  finished her biology major requirements and is studying abroad in Ecuador in fall 2022 to finish up minors in Spanish and criminal justice. Upon […]

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Alum’s work rooted in call to help low-income

Bernie Mazyck ’81 helped found the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development in 1994. He is currently the president and CEO of SCACED. Previously, he worked with a number of local grassroots nonprofit organizations who were working in low-income communities trying to help them develop affordable housing, create jobs, start businesses,  and attract capital to […]

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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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Bonilla continues quest to kill cancer

Ingrid Bonilla ’16 dreams big. But she will admit that living her dream is even more than she ever imagined. She has wanted to be a doctor since she was a child. Her mother’s battle with breast cancer further fueled those dreams and gave her the tenacity to pursue every avenue to attend the Medical […]

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