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CSU plans to reopen for in-person classes this fall

Charleston Southern University plans to resume on-campus instruction for the fall 2020 semester while implementing appropriately strict safety protocols to protect the campus and our local community.  “Since the first day of this pandemic, we have closely monitored its trajectory with an eye toward safely returning students to campus. As always, we want them to […]

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CSU announces COVID-19 student relief programs

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our world in more ways than one: physical health, mental health, economics, jobs, personal finances, and life as usual. In order to meet the needs of our campus community during this historic time, Charleston Southern University established four areas of financial assistance for residential and commuter students experiencing financial strain due to […]

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Livestream Commencement on May 9

Charleston Southern University will livestream the 2020 Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. Log on to charlestonsouthern.edu/2020graduation to watch the YouTube Premiere (accessible from all devices). This ceremony will include:  Pomp & Circumstance by faculty and students virtually  Welcome & Introductory Remarks  National Anthem by CSU Marching Bucs  Invocation  SGA President’s Remarks  President Dondi Costin’s Remarks  […]

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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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