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Campus packs record-breaking Operation Christmas Child boxes

For eight years, Charleston Southern University students have packed boxes for Operation Christmas Child, which are distributed around the world to needy children. That first year, CSU packed 300 boxes. This year, CSU students, faculty and staff packed a record-breaking 5,248 boxes. Laurie Diel, assistant to the dean of students, prompted the campus to dream […]

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WWII vet and founding trustee brings Veterans Day message

Charleston Southern students lined up to thank Dr. William L. “Bill” Palmer for his service in World War II and to share stories of grandparents and great-grandparents with him after Palmer delivered a Veterans Day message Nov. 11. Palmer was a staff sergeant in the U.S. 8th Army Air Force, 381st Heavy Bombardment Group which flew B-17s […]

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Retired General prompts students to ponder calling

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin gave CSU students a list of things to ponder at a meeting November 1. Dr. Dondi Costin introduced Boykin by saying Boykin has been involved in most of the major military events that have happened since the 1960s. Costin said, “We use the word hero a lot; […]

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Don’t miss CSU’s Career Expo

It’s time to polish up your resume, make sure you have a professional business outfit and mark March 21 on your calendar for CSU’s annual Career Expo. Dr. Nina Grant, assistant dean of students for the Career Center, encourages all students to attend, not just those graduating in May. More than 50 employers, including MUSC, […]

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It’s Arts Week at CSU!

The annual Arts Week at Charleston Southern University began today with a poetry writing workshop, with many more events scheduled throughout the week. Be sure to use #csuartsweek on social media to tag your experiences at these events! Monday, Feb. 25 Poetry Writing Workshop with Prof. Lisa Williams, 9 a.m. — Whitfield Center 202 Poetry […]

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Render Ministry meeting needs of women

“Our vision with Render, to put it simply, is to create community,” said Lindsey Jester, co-founder of Render. “We want to see community amongst all of our girls no matter their age, major or life story because deep down we all have the desire to belong.”  Render is the women’s ministry on campus that meets […]

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National opioid crisis town hall held at CSU

Last night, Charleston Southern University hosted a national town hall with sponsors Sinclair Broadcast Group, WCIV News 4 and Liberty University – a fourth installment in a series bringing awareness to the national opioid epidemic. Host Eric Bolling led the discussion, asking questions of a panel to explore possible solutions and responsibility. He spoke of […]

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CSU Comes to You!

Alumni, CSU parents, current students, prospective students and friends are invited for an evening of fellowship with President Dondi Costin and others from Athletics and Enrollment. Join us for one of the following events: May 6  |  Greenville, S.C. May 7 | Rock Hill, S.C.  May 20  |  Columbia, S.C. May 21  |  Florence, S.C. […]

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Led to be here for student mental health

“God called me to do this, and it was just the change I needed,” said Kimberly Perkins, the new director of counseling services at Charleston Southern University. “I love working with young adults because they hold such promise and potential.” Perkins’ vision for the counseling center at CSU is to implement more outreach on campus […]

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Carter receives MLK Jr. Humanitarian Award

Dean of Students Clark Carter was the Charleston Southern recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award at the recent Black History Intercollegiate Consortium’s MLK Celebration. Members of the consortium, CSU, Trident Tech, The Citadel, Medical University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston, each choose a person who exemplifies the values and […]

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