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Irick’s Education Advances Her Career

Dr. Albany Cromer Irick’s career path is the perfect example of how a liberal arts major can transition to a high level job with a major impact.  Irick, who earned an English degree at the University of South Carolina, is inspired by a love of technology and teaching. Her liberal arts degree gave her a […]

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Sigma Beta Delta honors 12 students

The Hans A. Nielsen College of Business honored 12 students who attained superior academic records by inducting them into the international honor society, Sigma Beta Delta, on April 21, 2022. To qualify for an invitation to join Sigma Beta Delta, students majoring in business must be in the top 20% of their junior, senior or second-year […]

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CFP board registered personal finance degree now offered

Charleston Southern University has been approved by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) to provide a new financial planning degree, the BBA in Personal Financial Management.  “CFP Board is pleased to approve the program at Charleston Southern University as a CFP Board Registered Program,” said Kamila Elliott, CFP®, chair of CFP Board’s Board […]

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Alpha Chi inducts 43 students

Alpha Chi held its annual induction ceremony on March 22, 2022, to recognize students for their academic excellence at Charleston Southern University. This year, 43 students were inducted into the South Carolina Zeta Chapter of Alpha Chi. The achievements of these scholars indicate they understand and uphold the ideals of Alpha Chi – truth and […]

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CSU students teach financial literacy in low-income afterschool program

Students and faculty from Charleston Southern University are going beyond their four walls of a campus classroom to teach financial literacy to children in North Charleston. This semester the Hans A. Nielsen College of Business’s Center for Personal Financial Management began a partnership with local nonprofit Beyond Our Walls, which provides free afterschool and summer […]

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CSU nationally recognized for online programs by U.S. News

U.S. News and World Report lists Charleston Southern University on its Best Online Programs for 2022 rankings. Charleston Southern’s Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans is ranked No. 21 nationally, and is the top-ranked program in South Carolina. Additionally, CSU is ranked No. 29 nationally for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. Dr. Dondi E. Costin, president, said, “These […]

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Multimillion-dollar gift establishes Hans A. Nielsen College of Business at CSU

Charleston Southern University’s Board of Trustees approved the naming of its business school after receiving a $2 million dollar commitment from the Nielsen family. The gift, from alumnus Roger Nielsen and his wife, Joyce, and their children, Brian and Kristen, is in honor of Roger’s father, Hans A. Nielsen.   “Roger and his family have extended their legacy as difference makers by investing their resources to support generations of CSU students following in Roger’s footsteps,” President […]

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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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First accelerated MBA cohort crosses finish line

In 10 short months, six students in Charleston Southern University’s Accelerated MBA program have completed their degree. Alexander Andronica, Ana Brown, Yolanda Chang, Caitlyn Emberson, Alannah Peters and Owen Ravenel kicked off the new program last fall as its first cohort. From Charleston to California to Canada, these Buccaneers represent a wide variety of backgrounds […]

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Business students support nonprofit, fight human trafficking

Business students completed a semester-long project bringing awareness to a Latin American nonprofit that houses pregnant, sex-trafficked victims. Along the streets of Medellin, Colombia, are homeless women who wait for a helping hand to afford their next meal or fund their drug habit. Unfortunately, due to the country’s poverty and crime levels, the only people […]

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