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CSU mourns longtime employee

The university is saddened to report that Louise O’Neal passed away Sunday, Dec. 12. She was 77 years old. O’Neal was employed at CSU for 34 years before her retirement in May 2021. She was hired as a cashier in the business office and later joined the development office as a data entry specialist and […]

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Alumnus leading top real estate team

Brad Baker ’15 graduated with a music performance degree, but these days you will find him leading the No. 1 Realty One Group Coastal team in South Carolina. He is also a Dave Ramsey endorsed real estate provider in the Charleston market.  Baker got his start in real estate back in 2016 with a local firm and was drawn to the […]

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Lab offers education students real-life experience

Students in Charleston Southern University’s College of Education had a new way to learn and apply teaching techniques in the brand-new Learning Teaching Lab this semester.  Dr. Julie Fernandez, dean of the College of Education, said that aspiring early childhood and elementary teachers now have a place that mimics most elementary school classrooms. “They love […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Smith

Katherine Smith, PT, DPT, PCS is an assistant professor of physical therapy at Charleston Southern University. She earned her Master of Physical Therapy in 2002 from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Science. Smith is currently working toward a […]

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CSU beats 10k shoebox goal, sets new national record

Charleston Southern University students, faculty and staff set a 10,000-gift goal for its Operation Christmas Child initiative this year. And, in their 10th year of packing boxes, the campus exceeded that goal with an astounding 10,924. Laurie Diel, executive assistant for the VP of Student Life, is the coordinator for the OCC project at CSU. “I […]

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New Miss CSU crowned for first time in 2 years

After a night of sparkle, song and science experiments on Saturday, a new Miss Charleston Southern University shined through to gain the coveted title and scholarship. Six young women showcased their social platform, red carpet style and unique talents to become the face of the university in 2022. Hanahan native Brittany Priester, a senior business […]

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Nursing student publishes Christmas book

For the plethora of individuals who have bought one of over six million copies of The Polar Express since 1986, the traditional and nostalgic telling of Christmas books are the core factors that truly keep the spirit of Christmas thriving through generational ages. Though The Polar Express, A Christmas Carol, or even The Christmas Miracle, are prime representations of priceless literature, […]

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COVID vaccine now available to ages 5-11

Parents and families with children 5 through 11 years old now have the opportunity to add a layer of protection against COVID-19. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the younger age group. Pfizer may be administered as a two-dose primary series at three weeks apart. The […]

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Charleston Southern sets a 10k shoebox goal

For two years in a row, Charleston Southern University has packed more Operation Christmas Child boxes than any other college or university in the nation. Students, faculty and staff packed 5,249 boxes in 2019 and more than 7,100 boxes in 2020. Thousands of items are donated throughout the year to this cause through student-led initiatives, […]

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Intramural complex construction begins soon

Charleston Southern University students and employees will soon see and hear construction behind Buc Park in the coming days. The long-awaited intramural complex was originally planned for a groundbreaking last summer, with trees in and around Buc Park already marked for removal in early 2020. However, the pandemic and birds—yes, birds—put construction on hold for […]

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