Campus wide

Go back to all news

Charleston Southern named to U.S. News Best Colleges List

Charleston Southern University continues to draw national recognition for its education designed to issue students a Passport to Purpose enabling them to embark on a life of significance after graduation. U.S. News has once again named Charleston Southern to its Best Colleges rankings for 2022 in the Best Regional Universities in the South category. In the […]

| READ MORE: Charleston Southern named to U.S. News Best Colleges List

Decades-old Gospel Choir now offered as a course at CSU

Charleston Southern University’s Horton School of Music is expanding its music course opportunities by offering Gospel Choir each semester. With virtually no limit on capacity, students from any academic discipline can enroll.  Students will learn the history of traditional African-American gospel music and how it has become a progressive sound in the contemporary worship experience.   […]

| READ MORE: Decades-old Gospel Choir now offered as a course at CSU

CSU mourns loss of freshman football player in off-campus incident

The Charleston Southern University football ministry and CSU family mourn the tragic loss of freshman Lorvens Florestal due to an overnight incident off campus.   Florestal was shot and killed in a random act of violence outside of a West Ashley residence early Sunday morning. The gunman remains at large. Authorities are still investigating the incident, but witnesses confirm the CSU football walk-on […]

| READ MORE: CSU mourns loss of freshman football player in off-campus incident

Access to on-campus healthcare at CSU

Charleston Southern University continued its partnership with Fetter Health Care Network for the 2021-2022 academic year, offering students and employees access to healthcare on campus. Beginning September 1, Fetter, a nonprofit healthcare organization, will provide a mobile unit each Wednesday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Student Center parking lot.  Available to all […]

| READ MORE: Access to on-campus healthcare at CSU

Club drop-in days away

The start of a new academic year is a great time to get involved on campus. Meet new friends, serve the campus and community, and get plugged in to campus life through student organizations. Learn more at Club Drop-In Monday, Aug. 30 around the Reflection Pond from 5-6 p.m. Several new clubs are debuting this […]

| READ MORE: Club drop-in days away

CSU now FAA pilot school, kicks off professional pilot degree

On Thursday, August 12, Charleston Southern University and CRAFT Flight Training hosted the CSU Aeronautics Liftoff ribbon-cutting event to officially kick off the university’s new Professional Pilot degree program. The event was hosted at Summerville Airport with representatives from CSU, CRAFT, Boeing, and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as community members and elected officials.  […]

| READ MORE: CSU now FAA pilot school, kicks off professional pilot degree

New BUCSAFE operations effective Aug. 9

In early July, we shared our new protocols for the summer II session and our desired outlook for the fall semester—with the caveat that we would adjust our sails as needed along the way. Given the recent disappointing rise in COVID-19 cases locally, Charleston Southern University is slightly modifying our plan until this current surge […]

| READ MORE: New BUCSAFE operations effective Aug. 9

Staff emeritus designation established

Three staff members representing 101 years of service were the first to receive the designation of staff emeritus during a reception in May.  Ethel Croft, executive assistant emerita, served for 41 years at CSU. Croft was described as resourceful and long suffering. She arrived early and stayed late and was responsible for finding class locations […]

| READ MORE: Staff emeritus designation established

New dean carries on family legacy

Dr. John Edward Kuykendall has been named dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charleston Southern University. He has served the university for 18 years, first joining the CSU faculty as an assistant professor of history and, most recently, as the interim dean for the college. “I am absolutely confident in Dr. […]

| READ MORE: New dean carries on family legacy

CSU education grads, students receive free teaching supplies

Area teachers got a head start on the upcoming academic year after a supply giveaway provided by Charleston Southern University’s College of Education. On Saturday, July 24, 40 teachers—both recent graduates and current students at CSU—received a bag of office supplies and classroom teaching materials based on their grade level assignment. Included in each bag […]

| READ MORE: CSU education grads, students receive free teaching supplies