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Voice students advance to national competition

Eight voice students from the Horton School of Music at Charleston Southern University have earned awards in two separate National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions, competing in nine different categories. Eight students advanced to compete at the Mid-Atlantic Region NATS Student Auditions, originally scheduled for mid-March at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the University of South Carolina. The auditions were moved […]

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CSU to maintain online courses through Summer I

Due to current COVID-19 projections, Charleston Southern University will deliver Summer I (May 11-June 28) courses online.   Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president for academic affairs, said, “We do not feel it will be safe for students to resume face-to-face classes by May 11. We pray that this pandemic will subside swiftly, and we look forward to welcoming students back to campus as soon as […]

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CSU employee tests negative for COVID-19

Charleston Southern University received notification today that the CSU employee tested for COVID-19 two weeks ago has tested negative for the virus. “We praise God for this good news for our valued teammate and continue to pray for a swift end to this virus and its effects,” President Dondi Costin said. At this time, there […]

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CSU offers board rebate to residential students

Charleston Southern University announced early Monday to its campus community that all currently registered residential students will receive a prorated board rebate for the spring 2020 semester. The credit will be calculated based on actual food service costs eliminated from the date the student vacated the residence hall—in most cases, Monday, March 16, 2020. Credits […]

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CSU creates COVID-19 student emergency care fund

Charleston Southern University has established a COVID-19 Student Emergency Care Fund for students who would benefit from additional financial assistance during this disruptive time. This fund will be used for students who demonstrate financial needs for food, housing, medicine, travel, education-related expenses, including scholarship support and other needs the Student Care Committee deems appropriate. Personnel […]

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COVID-19 response FAQs | April 1

Charleston Southern announced last week its decision to extend online instruction through the remainder of the spring 2020 semester in a proactive response to the COVID-19 threat. The campus will be closed to students during this time. Please see the following FAQs for additional information.

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Adapting to virtual campus life

Since going completely online last Monday, Charleston Southern University has worked tirelessly to make sure students retain as much of a college experience as they possibly can while keeping safety a top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, students can now access various student services from the comfort of their own homes. The following is a […]

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Finish strong for spring semester

Keeping your mind on your studies is always hard after midterms and Spring Break. Add in the sudden switch to online classes, and the constant news stories about COVID-19 and the flu, and it’s easy to see how you might be tempted to try to slide until the end of the semester. Whether you are […]

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Hunter Center closed until Monday, March 30

In an email sent to the campus community this evening, President Dondi Costin announced that the Hunter Center will close through the remainder of the week due to an employee’s potential exposure to COVID-19 off campus. Costin said: “CSU family, This timely warning is being sent to alert our community because we learned this afternoon that a […]

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CSU to finish spring semester online

After much prayerful consideration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic’s apparent course over the next few weeks, Charleston Southern University has decided to finish the spring semester online. Consistent with accreditation mandates, faculty are modifying certain experiential learning requirements when necessary, including those for student teachers and nursing students. “We know our traditional students will be deeply […]

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