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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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Interwoven: Williams finding commonalities that unite

It’s an unlikely story – how a young white man brought the Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum and Educational Center, a project started by the last living people who attended the school, to life. But, maybe not, when you consider that Will Williams, a Charleston Southern junior marketing major, says that God made His presence […]

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Young Alumni: Heather Crothers

Heather Crothers ’09 is Vice President and Human Resources Innovation Manager at South State Bank and holds SHRM-SCP, senior certified professional status. She and her husband, fellow 2009 CSU alum Scott Crothers, have two children, a 3-year-old son and an 18-month-old daughter. Scott is an athletic trainer with the Clemson University football team and is […]

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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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