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Dewees family experiences miracle

In Ezekiel 36:26 it says, “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you…” Charleston Southern University alum James Dewees lived through this promise in a much more literal way than most.  Dewees graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He has since then worked his way […]

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CSU training next generation of cyberpatriots

The New York Times recently cited Cybersecurity Ventures’ prediction that more than three million cybersecurity jobs will go unfilled globally in 2021. Dr. Valerie Sessions, affiliate professor of computer science at Charleston Southern University, said, “CSU has degrees in cybersecurity and computer science. Women are underrepresented in this field, and we are working to increase participation […]

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Esports emerging at CSU

Esports is a growing phenomenon in our society, and Charleston Southern University is jumping onto the bandwagon by providing more esports options; such as Fortnite, Madden, NBA 2K and Rocket League. What started as a couple of small tournaments in NBA 2k and Madden has turned into a full-on push to create a full college esports experience. “Esports would allow for more […]

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Pinckney Scholars graduate, share program’s impact

Five years ago, during a Wednesday night Bible study, nine African American lives were taken by the hands of hate. In response to his mother’s and the other eight victims’ tragic deaths, Charleston Southern student Chris Singleton shared in a public statement heard around the globe that “love is stronger than hate.”  In memory of […]

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Words and meanings inspire alum to establish Dictionary Project

Mary French ’95 never dreamed that responding to a letter in the newspaper requesting help distributing dictionaries to school children would lead to establishing a nonprofit and traveling the globe. Initially, she was just looking for a way to use her English degree, but The Dictionary Project has grown into a major enterprise with dictionaries […]

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Young Alumni: Smith perseveres after life-changing car accident

In the midst of spring training of her junior year, the last place Rachel Smith thought she would end up was a hospital bed being told she would never play volleyball again. Smith was a junior on the volleyball team at Charleston Southern University when she was driving home from working at a restaurant in downtown Charleston on Feb. […]

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Summer II remains online; task force prepares for fall in-person instruction

Today Charleston Southern University announced that Summer II session will officially continue online per the recommendation of the University Pandemic Task Force. Exceptions to this include the Physician Assistant Program, Doctorate in Leadership Program, and Athletic Training Program—which will meet on campus for the remainder of the summer.  Summer II courses will begin June 29. […]

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Together Forward: CSU’s commitment to diversity

Charleston Southern believes that God values every human life because everyone is made in His image. As one of the most diverse university populations in South Carolina, CSU stands with a unified voice to say that we stand with God against all forms of racism, hate and violence. And we believe that the lives of our black […]

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Joseph W. Stewart Jr. Endowed Scholarship established

The family of Joe Stewart, a member of the Class of 1969, presented a gift from Stewart’s estate to establish the Joseph W. Stewart Jr. Endowed Scholarship. Stewart died in 2001. He was an educator and spent his entire career teaching at Remount Road Elementary School in North Charleston. His cousin, William E. Spaulding Jr., […]

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Words mean something

Words. They mean something. They reveal a glimpse about who we are, where we come from, what is in our heart. Jesus said it this way, “…the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, […]

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