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Commanding a learning legacy: Alumnus leads the way in world-renowned museum

With a name like Dr. Commander, one may visualize a modern-day superhero who seeks justice for the defenseless—or who leads an army as the top-ranked official. For one particular Charleston Southern alumnus, her cape may be figurative, but her climb to the top as a protector of our nation’s treasures and history is reality. Dr. Michelle Commander ’00 is […]

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CSU Athletics takes second in Sasser Cup; ties highest finish in school history

The Big South Conference announced the results for the 2023-2024 George F. “Buddy” Sasser Cup Trophy on Friday morning, recognizing the top overall athletic seasons in the Big South. Charleston Southern claimed second overall in this year’s standings for just the second time ever, matching the program’s best finish which came in 1994-1995. In 2023-2024, […]

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Happy Memorial Day?

Just a day or so ago, as I was leaving the grocery store, one of the cashiers kindly and, I’m sure, with good intentions, thanked me for shopping with them and casually said to me, “And Happy Memorial Day!” I paused for a minute, considering if I had the time, the patience or the emotional […]

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CSU and KION North America form tuition discount partnership

On Wednesday, May 1, KION North America and Charleston Southern University held a signing ceremony at KION NA’s stateside headquarters in Summerville celebrating a new tuition discount program. The memorandum of understanding offers KION NA employees a 25 percent discount for a degree program at Charleston Southern. “This opportunity extended to KION NA employees is […]

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Newest residence hall named Barbara C. Mead Hall

Charleston Southern University is honoring the late Barbara “Binky” C. Mead on what would have been her 80th birthday on May 4 by naming the university’s newest residence hall Barbara C. Mead Hall.  This spring, the CSU Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Mead Hall in honor of Mead’s 55 years as a servant […]

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Commencement is almost here!

It’s Commencement Week! Are you ready?! We are preparing for a wonderful outdoor event on Buccaneer Field this Friday evening and Saturday morning. Praise God!  Here are some quick reminders to best prepare you for this momentous occasion. ScheduleFriday, May 3                  11:30 a.m. Bucky’s Bon Voyage (RSVP here)                  1:30 p.m. Undergraduate Rehearsal at Lightsey Chapel                  5 p.m. Graduates Arrive/Rehearsal at Field House/Buc […]

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Metts wins Big South Women’s Golf Coach of the Year in first season

After earning the No. 2 seed in the Big South Tournament and winning the program’s first conference title in 14 years, first-year Head Coach Chan Metts was named Big South Women’s Coach of the Year. The conference announced this on Thursday. Metts led the Buccaneers to a nail-biting victory in the Big South semifinals against No. […]

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Charleston Southern NAfME student representative

The annual National Association for Music Education Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit (CLAS) is an exciting multiday event from June 10th to June 12th that brings together NAfME Collegiate members from across the nation for leadership learning sessions, advocacy training, and professional networking in Washington, D.C. As part of the 2024 National Leadership Assembly, NAfME leaders and advocates will be […]

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Bucs take home 2024 Women’s Golf Big South Championship

Charleston Southern Women’s Golf claimed their seventh title in program history and first since the 2010 season on Wednesday afternoon. They defeated #2 USC Upstate in the finals of the event by a final score of 4-1 after taking down #4 Longwood in the semifinals earlier in the day. The Buccaneers were able to claim […]

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Mayo family donates Dr. S.M. Mayo’s books to CSU

The family of Dr. S.M. Mayo, former chair of the BCC/CSU religion department, has donated his personal library to Charleston Southern. Mayo was a professor from 1976 until his death in 1997. Something of a Renaissance man, Mayo set out to become an aeronautical engineer until God changed his pathway. He was a graduate of […]

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