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They Call Him Mr. OCC

When David Greenwood was sentenced to 46 hours of community service helping with Operation Christmas Child his sophomore year, he thought, it won’t be as bad as picking up trash. At the time, he didn’t know much about OCC. Laurie Diel, CSU’s OCC coordinator, assigned him to the Charleston Room assembling the boxes that arrive […]

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Irick’s Education Advances Her Career

Dr. Albany Cromer Irick’s career path is the perfect example of how a liberal arts major can transition to a high level job with a major impact.  Irick, who earned an English degree at the University of South Carolina, is inspired by a love of technology and teaching. Her liberal arts degree gave her a […]

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ESOL courses starting summer 2022

English to Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, is at a huge demand due to the changing population in the Low country. Dr. Julie Fernandez, dean of the College of Education, explains this growing need.  “More and more schools are working with students whose primary language is not English,” said Fernandez. She said it was, […]

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The gift of adventure: a lifetime with students

Adventures are great, especially when looking back. Nothing is more fun than re-telling stories of past adventures. The more they are repeated, the better the stories become. But, at the time of the adventure, things can seem very different.  I’ve been lost a few times, disoriented, and uncertain which way to go. I’ve been freezing cold […]

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Alum running her own race

Only 0.0013% of individuals make an individual spot on an Olympic Team, but Mulern Jean ’15 beat the odds and found herself a part of the statistic in 2016 and 2020, competing for Team Haiti because her parents are Haitian. Today, the spotlight continues to vibrantly shine on former Charleston Southern University student-athlete, Jean. She […]

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Hurricane season begins for the Atlantic

Every year in South Carolina, June 1 through November 30 marks a season critical for hurricane preparedness. Make sure you have a plan, know your area, have a kit prepared and have viable plans for everyone in your house for when disasters strike. Make a Plan Having a personal safety plan in place will help […]

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Statement regarding incoming student’s social post

Charleston Southern University Athletics and administration is aware of an incoming freshman student-athlete who shared a social media post with a racial slur. There is no circumstance in which any racist language is acceptable, especially as a representative of our Christian university. We condemn racism—through actions and words—in the strongest possible terms. After thorough review, […]

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This is our Golden Hour. Ticktock.

Almost everyone who has seen combat up close would affirm General William T. Sherman’s observation that “war is hell.” But in case my childhood Sunday School teacher is inclined to wash out my mouth with soap for using the “H” word in polite company, I want her to know that I am among those who agree […]

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CSU names Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Charleston Southern University had 795 students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester. In order to be named to the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must have earned a 3.5 GPA or better and have earned 12 or more credit hours for the semester.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy opens doors

After years of planning and preparation, the Charleston Southern University Doctor of Physical Therapy program hosted an Open House this week and welcomed visitors to tour the classrooms and clinical spaces.  President Dondi Costin welcomed the guests which included clinical partners, advisory board members, and members of the community. Costin said, “It’s a day to […]

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