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Alumnus gets four-chair turn on “The Voice”

From an 8th grade talent show to large music venues, Aaron Hines ’16 has performed on stages of all sizes—but none bigger than the one he walked on recently at Universal Studios in Hollywood.  Hines is currently competing on Season 21 of “The Voice,” an NBC Emmy Award-winning musical competition series that showcases vocalists from across […]

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CSU mourns golden employee of 55 years

Barbara “Binky” Mead, age 77, passed Sunday afternoon after a lengthy illness. A 55-year veteran staffer at Charleston Southern, Mead was well known for her impactful work with students and her unwavering commitment to the university. She began her time at CSU in admissions in 1967 and worked her way up to assistant dean of […]

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Hispanic heritage celebrated on and off campus

Echoed throughout the campus of Charleston Southern University and North Charleston’s cultural core, Feliz Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana resonates within citizens. Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month serves as the reminder that maintaining one’s culture, specific values, and heritage traditions are the significant factors that keep the United States of […]

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PA students focus on pediatrics in outdoor class

Physician assistant students at Charleston Southern University participated in COVID-safe pediatric examinations on Friday—outside of the Health Science building. Every fall semester, the PA program offers a Fundamentals of Pediatrics course that focuses on teaching how to approach the well child visit, including developmental milestones, immunizations, screenings, and physical exams. Children of CSU faculty members […]

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CSU class ring event offers special discount this week

Charleston Southern University students will have the opportunity to order class rings at a discounted rate this week at the Jostens Ring Event. Interested students may stop by the Jostens booth in the Student Center lobby on October 4-6 and again November 15-17 to take advantage of the special pricing of $354 per ring.  Participants […]

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Prospective Bucs can earn $1000 with CSU campus visit

Prospective students have an opportunity to receive $1,000 after touring Charleston Southern University, the Lowcountry’s only Christian higher education institution. The $1,000 Tour Treasure Grant is provided to a student if they attend an official visit such as a personal tour, Saturday Session, or First Look event with the Office of Admissions between June 2021 […]

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COVID-19 student relief available

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, was signed into law and awarded  $4,202,625 to Charleston Southern University in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (referred to as HEERF III). The purpose of this funding is to provide students that may have experienced loss of employment or other financial support due to […]

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Be prepared: hurricanes

Between June 1 and November 30, eyes of native and longtime residents of South Carolina turn toward the Atlantic. The Emergency Operations Center at Charleston Southern University keeps a close watch on any system that could remotely look like a hurricane. Before and during hurricane season, it’s always a good idea to brush up on […]

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A missionary’s journey to “professor”

Ryan Gimple’s journey to becoming a Charleston Southern University professor is anything but simple.  Gimple was born in midwest Topeka, Kansas. Two states over, he began college at Wheaton, outside of Chicago, and spent the next six to seven years of his life there. Gimple married his wife in their last year of college in […]

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Overcoming homelessness: how two Bucs defied the odds

Homeless. It is a word packed with stereotypes and visuals of tent cities, stranded shopping carts by the woods, or cardboard sign-clad beggars on the street. Every night, thousands of young people experience homelessness alone in the United States. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, approximately 550,000 unaccompanied youth under the age of 24 […]

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