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Hurricane Ian Update – Move to Virtual Learning

Due to Hurricane Ian’s potential impact to the Charleston region this week, Charleston Southern University will move to virtual learning on Thursday and Friday. Though the storm’s path isn’t currently projected to be a direct hit on the South Carolina coast, tropical storm conditions are expected.  What to Expect: Currently a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Ian […]

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President Costin to serve on Big South Conference Executive Committee

Charleston Southern University President Dr. Dondi Costin is the new vice president of the Big South Conference Executive Committee for 2022-23. The Big South Conference Executive Committee has the authority to make decisions, when necessary, for the Big South Council of Chief Executive Officers. Additionally, the Executive Committee hears any appeals regarding penalties imposed by the […]

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Monitoring Hurricane Ian

The Charleston Southern University Emergency Management Team is monitoring the path and projected impacts of Hurricane Ian. According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm will rapidly intensify as it heads toward Cuba and the western Florida coast this week. It’s likely the storm will lose strength as it approaches the United States later in […]

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CSU view: A brief history of the CSU Women’s Council

In 1966 there was a group called Baptist College at Charleston Women’s Club. The founding members were: Charlene Kirk, chairman; Mary Dobbins, Mattie Leigh Francese, Faye Hester, Margaret Mack, Epsie Reeves, Judy Stewart, and Marcia Wilson.  Those eight women had concern for scholarships for students in need as well as beautification projects for the university […]

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CSU partners with Roper St. Francis Express Care

Charleston Southern University has partnered with Roper St. Francis Express Care to provide convenient access to healthcare for full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Roper St. Francis Express Care on University Boulevard is less than one mile from residential students on CSU’s campus.   All full-time […]

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CSU named to U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges List

U.S. News & World Report has once again named Charleston Southern University to its Best Colleges list for 2022-2023 in the Best Regional Universities in the South category. In the Best Colleges category, CSU is ranked No. 49, up from No. 57 last year; in the Best Colleges for Veterans, CSU is ranked No. 23, up […]

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Baldwin wins national award

Amy Britt Baldwin ’00 describes seventh grade, especially math, as her worst year in school growing up. Ironically, she spent 13 years teaching seventh grade mathematics and a few years in seventh grade science at Oakbrook Middle School before assuming the Gateway to Technology position in 2013. Baldwin said, “It was one of the hardest […]

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CSU mourns beloved former provost, professor

The CSU family is mourning the loss of former provost and professor Dr. A. Kennerley “Kenny” Bonnette Jr., who died Monday, Sept. 5 in Summerville. He was 77 years old. Bonnette began his career at Charleston Southern University, then Baptist College at Charleston, in January 1971. He earned a PhD in nuclear chemistry at Clemson […]

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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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CSU welcomes more than 1000 new students this fall

Charleston Southern University welcomed its largest incoming freshman class since 2016 last week—beating both enrollment and housing goals. In addition to over 1,000 new traditional undergraduate students, CSU’s total enrollment increased 5% since last year at 3,537 students in its undergraduate, graduate and online programs. Notable stats from this year’s class include: 1,052 freshmen/transfers 39% […]

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