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Creative teamwork class lives up to its name

For the students enrolled in CSCI/BUSI 383 Creative Teamwork, the end result of their project designed to teach strategies for building and working in interdisciplinary teams looked like nothing they expected, but it definitely taught them creative teamwork. Taught jointly by Dr. Valerie Sessions of computer science and Prof. Emory Hiott of business, the course […]

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CSU to host virtual graduation experience for Class of 2020

Charleston Southern University, along with colleges and universities nationwide, faced unprecedented decisions this spring during the COVID-19 pandemic. One difficult decision: postponing commencement. In a March 23 release announcing the move to online courses for the remainder of the semester, President Dondi Costin said, “Amid the difficulties we all face during this challenging season, Charleston […]

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55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards

The 55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards was a bit different this year. As much of the world is doing during the pandemic, Charleston Southern University committed to social distancing last month which meant pushing everything online. Spring events were canceled or modified to a virtual platform – that includes this year’s awards day.  Dr. […]

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CSU recognized as premier blood partner; hosts blood drive in May

Charleston Southern University has been recognized by the American Red Cross as one of its Premier Blood Partners for 2020 for its support of the community and national blood supply. Last year, CSU helped the Red Cross collect 368 units of blood as part of its commitment to save lives of patients in our communities. […]

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Beyond the box

After a February trip to Trinidad and Tobago with Operation Christmas Child, Laurie Diel said, “The box is actually a small part of what they do.” Diel, executive administrative assistant for the vice president of student life, was invited to go on the vision trip to the Caribbean to see how boxes are distributed. Operation […]

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Growing hometown heroes – right before our eyes

I went to high school with a guy who was good at any sport he ever tried. Baseball, football, basketball, golf, track and field, ping pong. You name it, he was good at it.  You know the type. The kind of athlete who makes you wonder if he siphoned off some of your talent as […]

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A closer look at Christian higher ed

“It matters who your son or daughter listens to every day in class, so I think the great value of a Christian education is that young minds and hearts and souls are looking up to godly men and women and learning from them,” said the Rev. Tom Clemmons, CSU’s vice president for enrollment management. Clemmons […]

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Voice students advance to national competition

Eight voice students from the Horton School of Music at Charleston Southern University have earned awards in two separate National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions, competing in nine different categories. Eight students advanced to compete at the Mid-Atlantic Region NATS Student Auditions, originally scheduled for mid-March at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the University of South Carolina. The auditions were moved […]

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CSU to maintain online courses through Summer I

Due to current COVID-19 projections, Charleston Southern University will deliver Summer I (May 11-June 28) courses online.   Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president for academic affairs, said, “We do not feel it will be safe for students to resume face-to-face classes by May 11. We pray that this pandemic will subside swiftly, and we look forward to welcoming students back to campus as soon as […]

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CSU employee tests negative for COVID-19

Charleston Southern University received notification today that the CSU employee tested for COVID-19 two weeks ago has tested negative for the virus. “We praise God for this good news for our valued teammate and continue to pray for a swift end to this virus and its effects,” President Dondi Costin said. At this time, there […]

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