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Campus celebrates annual Awards Day

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, Charleston Southern University celebrated the achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the 57th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards. Historically, this event fulfills the last chapel service of each academic year. More than 40 students received recognition for academic performance within individual programs as well as special scholarship awards […]

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CSU makes Giving Day history with more than $1 million raised

History was made on Wednesday for Charleston Southern University when the college raised more than $1 million in 24 hours during its annual Giving Day.   Gifts from over 400 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of Charleston Southern totaled an extraordinary $1,003,632.05. Previously, the highest amount raised in 24 hours was in 2021 with $238,000.  […]

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CSU alum bringing autism arts camp to Charleston

Observations made while working summer camps for Parks and Recreation in Columbia during Ashley Drayton’s high school and college years laid the groundwork for the creation of Camp Artism. Drayton, a 2010 communication with theatre emphasis graduate of Charleston Southern University, observed during her years with Parks and Rec that those with special needs were […]

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CSU once again named Silver-level Military Friendly® School

Charleston Southern University announced today that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation—Silver level. CSU is currently educating 248 veterans and 159 veteran dependents. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with 665 earning special […]

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Johnson named executive director of marketing and communication

Charleston Southern University has promoted Jenna Johnson to Executive Director of Marketing and Communication. She served as Associate Director of Marketing and Communication at CSU since 2017. “After conducting an exhaustive search, Johnson rose to the top as our new CSU Marketing and Communication executive director. Johnson’s past accomplishments and vision for marketing and communication at […]

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Campus offices close at 3, pivot to virtual learning

Due to the severe weather forecasted for this afternoon, Charleston Southern University will close campus offices at 3 p.m. and pivot to online learning for the remainder of the day. Students scheduled to attend in-person classes should log into Blackboard for further instruction. CSU will return to normal operations on Wednesday, April 6.  CSU is […]

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CSU partners with six seminaries to offer accelerated track

New partnerships with six seminaries nationwide will give Charleston Southern University prospective and current students an accelerated and affordable track to advanced theological and ministerial training.  The agreement with Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary (Los Angeles, Calif.), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, Mo.), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (New Orleans, La.), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, N.C.), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, […]

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Athletic trainers provide multi-skilled care

National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work that athletic trainers do. This year’s theme is “Providing Health Care Everywhere” which celebrates the multi-skilled approach that athletic trainers take to care for and treat patients. Charleston Southern University’s athletic training program is the backbone of the […]

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Paglia ’11 lives life to the fullest

Place kicker and kickoff specialist for the CSU Bucs from 2007-2011 John Paglia III ’11 uses something he learned from Coach Chuck Kelly on a hot summer day in his day-to-day business dealings.  Kelly got in Paglia’s face in the 100+ degree heat and yelled “one for one” when Paglia was stuck in a rut […]

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Alpha Chi inducts 43 students

Alpha Chi held its annual induction ceremony on March 22, 2022, to recognize students for their academic excellence at Charleston Southern University. This year, 43 students were inducted into the South Carolina Zeta Chapter of Alpha Chi. The achievements of these scholars indicate they understand and uphold the ideals of Alpha Chi – truth and […]

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