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CSU mourns passing of Dr. Franklin Mason

The university is mourning the passing of Dr. Franklin Mason, age 94, of Mullins, S.C., Jan. 11, 2019. Affectionately known as “Doc Mason,” he served several terms on the CSU Board of Trustees and was a longtime supporter of the university. Reflecting on their shared love of running, CSU President, Dr. Dondi E. Costin, said, […]

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CSU hosting Dr. Billy Kim and Korean Children’s Choir

Charleston Southern University will host Dr. Billy (Jang Hwan) Kim and the Korean Children’s Choir Wednesday, Jan. 16 in Lightsey Chapel at 11 a.m. and at the Charleston Korean United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m.  Kim, a world-renowned evangelist and broadcaster, is often referred to as the Billy Graham of South Korea. He is pastor […]

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Mark Tucker resigns as CSU Head Football Coach

Charleston Southern University Athletic Director Jeff Barber announced today that Head Football Coach Mark Tucker has resigned, effective immediately.  “I want to thank Mark for his hard work and commitment to CSU and the Buccaneers for the past six seasons and we wish him nothing but the very best,” Barber commented. In two seasons at […]

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Costin formally installed as CSU’s third president

On October 29, 2018, the Charleston Southern University Board of Trustees installed President Dondi Costin as the university’s third president. The Honorable Timothy E. Scott, U.S. senator and 1988 graduate of Charleston Southern, presented the charge to the president. He said, “What a wonderful time to be home. I’m so excited about your new leadership, […]

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Campus kicks off Inauguration Week

Events leading up to the Inauguration of CSU’s 3rd president, Dr. Dondi Costin, included a Concert and Prayer Service on Sunday, Oct. 29. Dr. John Kuykendall, professor of history, prayed for the Costins and used Psalm 121 in his prayer. He prayed the Costins would never forget to look to the Lord, their helper, in their […]

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CSU Mourns Former Trustee Inabinet

Former CSU president, Jairy C. Hunter Jr., (left) with the late Rev. Daniel J. Inabinet (right) in 2011. The university is mourning the passing of former Board of Trustees member, the Rev. Daniel J. Inabinet, who died October 11 at his home in Marion, South Carolina. Inabinet graduated from Charleston Southern in 1984 and served […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated

CSU celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a luncheon Oct. 4 featuring guest speaker Dr. Sara Fernandez Medina, a professor from The Citadel. Medina encouraged keeping an open mind when talking with people from different cultures and digging deeper to find out who people really are. She said something happens to your brain when you travel […]

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Hundreds attend the annual Volunteer & Mission Fair

Nearly 400 Charleston Southern University students attended the Volunteer and Mission Fair on Thursday, September 20 in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Employers from a broad spectrum of nonprofits, churches and community organizations discussed volunteer, mission and internship opportunities in our community and beyond – including the Red Cross, Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity […]

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Retired NASA Astronaut to visit CSU

The community is invited to attend a presentation by retired NASA Astronaut Dr. Don Thomas on Friday, August 31 at 3 p.m. at Charleston Southern University’s Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Room 110. He will share his experience as a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights and will discuss NASA’s newest rocket, the Space Launch […]

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Get to know CSU’s new president – Dr. Dondi Costin

Did you know? His name really is Dondi. His parents named him for a movie about a comic strip character, a war orphan named Dondi. He came to CSU from the Pentagon where he was Air Force Chief of Chaplains and a two-star general. He was the Parade Grand Marshal for the North Carolina Azalea […]

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