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CSU mourns passing of W. Floyd Whitfield, former Trustee

Charleston Southern University mourns the passing of a friend and former Trustee of the university, W. Floyd Whitfield, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Longtime supporters of Charleston Southern, Whitfield and his wife, Shirley, have continuously provided strong leadership and generous financial support for the university. Whitfield, president of The Whitfield Company, was a member of the […]

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Kistler named director of the library

Eric Kistler is the new director of Charleston Southern University’s Rivers Library effective July 1. He most recently served as Associate Librarian for Collection Management of the Ehrhorn Law Library at Liberty University. Having worked in the academic library world in a Christian environment, Kistler was drawn to Charleston Southern and the chance to help […]

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Taiwan teens complete ESL Summer Camp at CSU

Seven teens from Taiwan received certificates of completion from Charleston Southern University’s English as a Second Language Summer Camp Monday, July 23. ESL campers had English sessions with Kristi Hixon, a CSU professor in the English department, and also experienced typical American outings such as bowling, pizza making and kayaking. Director of International Programs Stephanie […]

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Higher ed/business partnership offers computer instruction for middle schoolers

As the tech industry in Charleston continues to grow, higher education and the business community are offering opportunities for young students to learn about career possibilities.  Charleston Southern University, Trident Technical College and Charleston Women in Tech partnered to provide a group of middle school students from Robert Mills Manor in Charleston with a day […]

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New president holds prayer service on first day

Dr. Dondi Costin began his first business day as Charleston Southern University’s third president with a corporate prayer service. Faculty, staff, students, trustees, alumni and community members joined Dr. Costin and his wife, Vickey, for a morning of worship and prayer. “We have not because we ask not. We must ask more,” Dr. Costin shared. […]

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CSU honored among national Colleges of Distinction

Charleston Southern University has proven itself to be at the forefront of American higher education with a modern, student-centered approach to teaching. With a unique learning environment, its programming engages students with character-building first-year seminars, community-based learning programs, service-learning programs, diversity and global learning programs, collaborative assignments and projects, undergraduate research, common intellectual experiences, capstone […]

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CSU students advance to top 14 in national singing competition

Charleston Southern University seniors Timmi Winston and Jairus McClanahan have both earned spots in the top 14 in their respective categories for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Student Auditions, and have advanced to the Semifinals to be held in Las Vegas at the end of June. Both students have advanced in […]

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CSU students give back through mentoring

Time is a precious commodity, especially for college students. How to budget time is not a course that’s taught at the university level, but it’s definitely something most college students admit to learning somewhere along the way during their college experience. During the spring semester of 2018, eight students and one staff member decided to […]

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Honoring the Hunters

The university celebrated President Jairy C. Hunter Jr. and First Lady Sissy Hunter for their 34 years of leadership to Charleston Southern the week of April 16-21. Highlights of the week included a special presentation from the Student Government Association at the annual Awards Day, a drop-in reception, and the unveiling of a granite marker […]

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CSU to host Christian professionals workshop

Charleston Southern University will host Upward Call: Christian Professionals Workshop Saturday, May 5 from 9 until noon in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Shawn Sommerkamp, a motivational speaker and an ICF Certified Executive Coach, will present Three Keys to Dynamic Career Growth. The workshop will focus on exploring the dimensions of dynamic career success: […]

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