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Dewees family experiences miracle

In Ezekiel 36:26 it says, “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you…” Charleston Southern University alum James Dewees lived through this promise in a much more literal way than most.  Dewees graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He has since then worked his way […]

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Marketplace Ministries Institute to host free leadership webinar

Charleston Southern University’s College of Business and Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership Marketplace Ministries Institute will host a webinar for business and church leaders on Wednesday, June 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. called “Stewarding Influence and Technology in the New Marketplace.” Two national marketplace ministry experts, Mike Sharrow of C12 Group and Lee Truax of […]

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Creative teamwork class lives up to its name

For the students enrolled in CSCI/BUSI 383 Creative Teamwork, the end result of their project designed to teach strategies for building and working in interdisciplinary teams looked like nothing they expected, but it definitely taught them creative teamwork. Taught jointly by Dr. Valerie Sessions of computer science and Prof. Emory Hiott of business, the course […]

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Finding the lost and broken

I grew up on a farm in Southwest Georgia. A peanut farm. After the harvest, on many a Sunday afternoon, my father and I would walk the plowed fields – looking for treasure. We were not looking for gold or coins; we were looking for arrowheads. Over the years, we found literally hundreds of these […]

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10-month online MBA to begin fall 2020

Changes are coming soon for Charleston Southern University’s College of Business. Starting fall 2020, prospective graduate students may choose between a 10-month accelerated online MBA or a flex MBA for those who desire a more traditional pace. These new options are a direct outcome of surveying current students and analyzing market trends, according to the […]

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A CSU Degree leads to individual freedom for Gamkredlize

At the intersection of Europe and Asia lies the Republic of Georgia. The country, most recently occupied by the Soviet Union, is known for its grand centuries-old cathedrals, ancient cities and vineyards, mighty mountain peaks and hospitable people. Georgians, like David Gamkredlize ’08, are eager to share their homeland’s history, culture and selfless desire for stability.  Gamkredlize spent his entire life in […]

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Ralissa DeJong completes Meraki internship

When Ralissa DeJong sent in her internship application to the Meraki Honors Program of King’s College, she had no idea that she had just set into motion a series of events that would lead to the summer of a lifetime. Born and raised in Arizona, DeJong came to visit CSU after a friend recommended the […]

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CSU launches Center for Personal Financial Management

The Charleston Southern University College of Business announces the launch of the CSU Center for Personal Financial Management in association with the Ron Blue Institute. The Center for Personal Financial Management is training and equipping CSU students and the greater CSU family with biblical principles of financial wisdom and money management. More than 600 students […]

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Alumni Q&A: Bowe Butler `05

Bowe Butler spends his days at Benefitfocus making sure the client is happy. As a delivery manager, he is involved with account project management that is client facing. His background is in ministry, working with nonprofits and groups such as Campus Outreach. Most recently he worked at Summit Church in North Carolina. But he felt a […]

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Alumni Q&A: Hope Harrison Avery `88

Hope Harrison Avery is an HR director with an agency providing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities. She uses her sociology degree every day in not only recruiting but in developing staff. She considers herself a servant leader who sees the value in empowering staff to do their best. Q. What skills did you learn […]

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