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CSU’s Dewey Center for Chaplaincy partners with ICISF

The Dewey Center for Chaplaincy at Charleston Southern University recently entered into a strategic partnership with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc., of Ellicott City, Maryland.  Dr. Ron Harvell, director of the Dewey Center, said, “Together, we will provide accessible training for those serving, or preparing to serve, in environments where crisis intervention skills […]

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CSU partners with Logos for Christian Studies

The College of Christian Studies announces a partnership with Logos Bible Software which started with fall semester. The Logos partnership will give Christian Studies majors, minors, and students enrolling in courses beyond the survey-level courses access to a powerful Bible study and research platform. Dean of the College of Christian Studies Dr. Ben Phillips said, […]

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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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Faith integration: C.S. Lewis Institute book group at CSU

“All art is about the presence or absence of God in someone’s life, about how our lives are filled or empty based on what we know or don’t know about Him,” said Dr. Cole Jeffrey. Religion is a constant topic of discussion in literature, especially at a school like Charleston Southern University and with an […]

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New $17k Christian studies scholarship available to 25 recipients this fall

The College of Christian Studies at Charleston Southern University has a new scholarship opportunity for prospective students interested in Christian ministry degrees. The Call to Ministry Scholarship is an annual award of $17,000 and will be offered to 25 recipients in fall 2023. Dean of the College of Christian Studies Dr. Ben Phillips said this scholarship is […]

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CSU partners with six seminaries to offer accelerated track

New partnerships with six seminaries nationwide will give Charleston Southern University prospective and current students an accelerated and affordable track to advanced theological and ministerial training.  The agreement with Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary (Los Angeles, Calif.), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, Mo.), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (New Orleans, La.), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, N.C.), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, […]

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Ott Fellowship enhances faculty research at CSU

Professors within the College of Christian Studies have participated in a fellowship the last few years that has enhanced faculty research beyond the scope of a normal classroom setting. The Ott Fellowship was generated by a donation from Gene and Freda Ott to Charleston Southern University. The fellowship supports a professor over a three-year term […]

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A missionary’s journey to “professor”

This story has been relocated to the Charleston Southern University blog found here!

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Alumna brings beauty to her world

Taylor Irby ‘09 runs East of These, a nonprofit; Courtney Taylor Styled, an interior design business; co-founded June Taylor Shop, a home brand, and is mom to 10-year-old Inslee and 8-year-old Anderson. She has lived in Lakeland, Florida, for eight years and uses her creativity to write and style for local publications through Courtney Taylor […]

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Changing lives through hope

Derek Brown, PhD, LPC ‘04 is executive director of the Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries. He holds a Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and a Doctor of Philosophy, all specializing in psychology and counseling. He is thankful to CSU for spiritual and academic growth, and because it is where he met the […]

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