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Former presidential advisor on socially conscious leadership

On Thursday, Oct.15, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charleston Southern University hosted a virtual forum to help students consider a Christian approach to the issues plaguing society today. The event featured guest speaker Anton Gunn, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, the world’s leading authority on Socially Conscious Leadership. Gunn’s presentation […]

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Big South Virtual 5K begins Oct. 18

The Hercules Tires Big South Virtual 5K race, which serves as a fundraising opportunity for youth athletics programs, will be held virtually from Oct. 18 through Nov. 15. Participants will have four weeks to complete the 5K–at home, on a track, on a trail, in a park or on a treadmill. They record and submit […]

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Cybersecurity program receives prestigious ABET accreditation

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computing Accreditation Commission accredited Charleston Southern University’s cybersecurity program this month, making it the only higher education institution in the Southeast with the designation. CSU is also only one of 14 cybersecurity programs with this accreditation in the world. “The ABET accreditation validates our cybersecurity program objectives, […]

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College of Nursing announces stellar NCLEX pass rate

The College of Nursing at Charleston Southern University announced an exceptional 95.3% NCLEX-RN pass rate for its 2019-2020 nursing graduates per the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Eighty-five CSU graduates took the NCLEX exam in December and May, the most of any other private university in the state of South Carolina.  “I am […]

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View from inside the new “normal”

Returning to school in the midst of a pandemic has impacted academic and student life at Charleston Southern University in more ways than one. In order to bring all students and employees back to campus this fall, the University Pandemic Task Force put new protocols in place—the BUCSAFE plan—for the health and safety of those […]

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New chaplaincy center director named

Following the announcement of the new Charleston Southern Dewey Center for Chaplaincy this summer, Dr. Ron Harvell joined the CSU team as founding director of the center.  Harvell recently retired from 34 years as a North American Mission Board missionary to the U.S. Air Force. He was promoted to Brigadier General and served as the […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Emily Thomas

Dr. Emily Thomas, assistant professor of mathematics, has dedicated her research to  topology and knot theory.  Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Thomas joined the Buc family in the fall of 2016 after receiving her PhD. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Samford University and a master’s degree and PhD in mathematics from the University […]

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Internships prepare students for success post-graduation

Traditional CSU students are required to complete one Experiential Learning Requirement in order to graduate. Dr. Melissa Parker, new coordinator of internships, is available to assist students in preparing for success after graduation.  Experiential Learning Requirements can include internships, clinicals, practicums, field courses, travel courses, applied learning, career planning courses, and more. Parker said, “Internship requirements […]

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Making room for science, engineering growth

Charleston Southern University broke ground this summer on a new science and engineering building to house its growing academic programs. The 17,500-square-foot space will be completed in phases and includes labs, office space and work rooms. CSU plans to expand the building in future phasing to 28,000-square-feet total. The project is a result of the launch […]

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Rooms available for testing, study use

Beginning Monday, September 14, vacant classrooms will be available for students who seek space for small group study sessions or for synchronous online classes while on campus. The classrooms may also be used for online testing.  Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president of academic affairs, said this decision conveys “our best efforts to ensure students can […]

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