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Tropical Storm Idalia Update

The Charleston Southern University Emergency Management Team continues to monitor the path and projected impacts of Tropical Storm Idalia. The National Weather Service expects the storm to become a Category 1 hurricane tonight, making landfall as a possible Category 3 along Florida’s Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning. Its path continues moving northeast, and Idalia is expected […]

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Monitoring Tropical Storm Idalia

The Charleston Southern University Emergency Management Team is monitoring the path and projected impacts of a tropical storm currently making its way northeast through the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Depression 10 strengthened to Tropical Storm Idalia this morning and is currently bringing heavy rains to portions of western Cuba and the Yucatan Peninsula.   According to the […]

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Buccaneer takes the helm as CSU’s next president

The Charleston Southern University Board of Trustees unanimously approved and announced the appointment of B. Keith Faulkner, JD, LLM, MBA, as CSU’s fourth president. Faulkner, a 1998 Charleston Southern alumnus, will begin in early October 2023.  The selection and announcement followed an extensive nationwide search led by CarterBaldwin—the same executive search firm that landed Dr. Dondi Costin […]

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CSU names interim president; presidential search continues

The Board of Trustees at Charleston Southern University has named Dr. Michael Bryant as interim president as the university continues the presidential search process. Beginning July 1, Bryant will reprise this role in which he previously served during CSU’s 2018 presidential transition.  A 1995 graduate of Charleston Southern, Bryant has served the university for more […]

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CSU promotes two to senior leadership team

Charleston Southern University has selected two of its own to serve in two new vice president roles at the university. On July 1, Janelle Fox will begin serving as the vice president for finance and operations and Dr. Scott Yarbrough in the inaugural vice president for student success position.  Fox promoted as CSU’s new VP […]

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Poole appointed dean for CSU’s College of Health Sciences

Dr. Gabby Poole has been selected as the dean of the College of Health Sciences at Charleston Southern University. Having served as interim dean since January 2022, Poole previously served as the founding program director for the Physician Assistant Program.  Poole shared her plan to build upon the work during her time as interim, noting […]

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Chaplaincy and nursing: Where faith meets healthcare

What CSU program strives to provide care and healing to patients while simultaneously instilling Christianity?  If you selected C, all the above, then you are correct. The chaplaincy and nursing programs at Charleston Southern University share a common goal: provide care to those in need with Christianity at the forefront. Upon graduation, students from either […]

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Steele named PA Program Director

Dr. Ami Steele has joined Charleston Southern University as program director of the physician assistant program. She previously served as a program director of a PA program in North Carolina. Steele began her PA career in primary care and also has clinically practiced in general and subspecialty surgical medicine and women’s healthcare. She most recently served […]

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CSU earns Gold rank in 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School Designation

Charleston Southern University announced that it has earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School designation yet again, this year hitting Gold status. CSU moved up the ranks to Silver a few years ago.  “As a military retiree, I can say from more than three decades of experience that our military and veteran communities are worthy of our best […]

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New VP for Student Life announced at CSU

Charleston Southern University has selected Rev. Jody Jennings as its next vice president for student life.  Jennings currently serves as the vice president for campus ministries and student engagement at North Greenville University, where he has invested 15 years of service and leadership. He will begin his new role at Charleston Southern on August 14, […]

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