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Campus reopens post-Florence, classes resume Tuesday

All classes at Charleston Southern University will resume on Tuesday, September 18 at 8 a.m. Professors will show leniency to students whose return is delayed by heavy traffic, obstructed roadways or travel from long distances. Students who are unable to return to class on Tuesday, September 18 will not be penalized. The safe return of […]

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Hurricane Florence Updates

The university leadership is assessing the condition of the campus and roads and will make an announcement tomorrow afternoon regarding the campus reopening. The safety of our students is our greatest concern. Leniency will be shown to all students, faculty and staff who are unable to return to campus on time due to unsafe road conditions, […]

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Hurricane Florence Updates

At this time, Charleston Southern University is officially closed in preparation for Hurricane Florence. The decision to reopen the campus will depend on the hurricane’s severity and assessments by state and local government officials. Once it is safe to return, university leaders will communicate the specific date and time that the campus will reopen. Professors will […]

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Hurricane Watch or Warning – what’s the difference?

The South Carolina coast is halfway through hurricane season, which is officially June 1 – November 1. As Florence now approaches and other potential storms swirl in the Atlantic, it is important to know the difference between a hurricane watch and a hurricane warning. According to NOAA, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, “A warning means […]

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Hurricane Florence Updates

Due to the approach of Hurricane Florence, all classes at Charleston Southern will end today, September 10, 2018 at 2 p.m. Students must use Blackboard to keep up with assignments until classes resume. All campus offices will close today at 4 p.m. and remain closed until further notice. All sporting events, campus activities and campus […]

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Hurricane Florence Updates

Campus officials continue to monitor the track of Hurricane Florence. The safety of our campus community is of paramount concern. While no official evacuation has been issued to date, should campus officials determine that Hurricane Florence may threaten CSU directly, residential students may be required to evacuate the campus. Only essential personnel will be allowed […]

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Rest assured, CSU has an emergency plan

Did you know CSU has an Emergency Operations Plan to guide the response of CSU personnel and resources during an emergency? The plan is designed to protect the health and safety of the campus population. If an emergency arises, you will be notified through Buc Alert. If you haven’t already signed up for Buc Alert, […]

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Updates on campus construction projects

As you’ve noticed there is a lot happening on campus. Luke Blackmon, vice president for business affairs and athletics, has provided an update on the projects.  “We are happy to announce that both resident students and faculty and staff will benefit from the additional spaces created with the redesign of the Thurmond Center parking lot,” […]

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Semester begins with Prayer First

The campus community is invited to Prayer First on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. in Lightsey Chapel Auditorium. The Reverend Jon Davis, associate dean of students for Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, said, “Students can expect to be prayed for, see our CSU leaders demonstrate their faith in the Lordship of Jesus, and be encouraged that […]

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Get to know CSU’s new president – Dr. Dondi Costin

Did you know? His name really is Dondi. His parents named him for a movie about a comic strip character, a war orphan named Dondi. He came to CSU from the Pentagon where he was Air Force Chief of Chaplains and a two-star general. He was the Parade Grand Marshal for the North Carolina Azalea […]

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