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Fernandez named dean of College of Education

Charleston Southern University welcomes Dr. Julie Fernandez as dean of the College of Education. Fernandez will assume her duties Jan. 1, 2021. “We are looking forward to welcoming Dr. Julie Fernandez to the College of Education at Charleston Southern,” said Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president for academic affairs. “She has a heart and conviction for […]

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LIFE Scholarship now available to CSU Online bachelor’s students

South Carolina residents who qualify for the LIFE Scholarship are now able to apply the scholarship to full-time online undergraduate programs at Charleston Southern University. Charleston Southern’s online bachelor’s degree program is currently ranked No. 11 in the nation by U.S. News and is the top-ranked program in South Carolina. In addition, CSU is ranked No. 8 in […]

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CSU breaks another OCC national record

The challenges of the year 2020 did not hold the Charleston Southern University campus back from achieving another record-setting goal. Last night, students, faculty and staff packed Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes until every last stuffed animal, pencil, jump rope and toothbrush had a home. This year’s goal was set at 7,000 packed boxes. CSU packed […]

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Big South announces 2021 football spring schedule

Charleston Southern will take on four conference opponents on the gridiron this spring as the Big South Conference announced the 2021 spring schedule on Monday afternoon. The Buccaneers’ 2021 spring conference schedule is as follows: ·         Saturday, March 13 – at Kennesaw State ·         Saturday, March 20 – vs. Robert Morris ·         Saturday, March 27 – at Monmouth […]

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CSU sets OCC packing goal to 7,000 boxes

With the end of the fall semester in short range, students, faculty and staff sets sights on an exciting opportunity to give during the holiday season. Last year, the Charleston Southern University campus broke the national record for the most Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes packed by a university: 5,249 boxes. CSU’s goal this year? […]

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Former presidential advisor on socially conscious leadership

On Thursday, Oct.15, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charleston Southern University hosted a virtual forum to help students consider a Christian approach to the issues plaguing society today. The event featured guest speaker Anton Gunn, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, the world’s leading authority on Socially Conscious Leadership. Gunn’s presentation […]

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Big South Virtual 5K begins Oct. 18

The Hercules Tires Big South Virtual 5K race, which serves as a fundraising opportunity for youth athletics programs, will be held virtually from Oct. 18 through Nov. 15. Participants will have four weeks to complete the 5K–at home, on a track, on a trail, in a park or on a treadmill. They record and submit […]

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Cybersecurity program receives prestigious ABET accreditation

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computing Accreditation Commission accredited Charleston Southern University’s cybersecurity program this month, making it the only higher education institution in the Southeast with the designation. CSU is also only one of 14 cybersecurity programs with this accreditation in the world. “The ABET accreditation validates our cybersecurity program objectives, […]

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College of Nursing announces stellar NCLEX pass rate

The College of Nursing at Charleston Southern University announced an exceptional 95.3% NCLEX-RN pass rate for its 2019-2020 nursing graduates per the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Eighty-five CSU graduates took the NCLEX exam in December and May, the most of any other private university in the state of South Carolina.  “I am […]

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View from inside the new “normal”

Returning to school in the midst of a pandemic has impacted academic and student life at Charleston Southern University in more ways than one. In order to bring all students and employees back to campus this fall, the University Pandemic Task Force put new protocols in place—the BUCSAFE plan—for the health and safety of those […]

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