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Law enforcement background benefits Ashleigh Wojslawowicz’s doctoral research

Charleston Southern University’s trifecta alumnus, Ashleigh Newell Wojslawowicz ’10, ’13, ’21, is living her life’s purpose in God’s perfect plan. Currently a Master Crime Scene Investigator, Wojslawowicz, 33, holds the highest tier level of certification by the International Association of Identification as a Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst. She recently shared her research at the […]

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For the love of teaching

Even as a child growing up in Illinois, Amanda Butler knew she wanted to be a teacher. “I loved school. I wanted to live there. I wanted to be there all the time,” she says. That dream of being a teacher was ignited into a passion in 2006 when Butler moved to Bartow County, Georgia, […]

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Humbled by the Himalayas: Dr. Don Lauer ’21 climbs Everest with son

What most would only dream of doing, three-time alumnus and adventurer Don Lauer has likely achieved it. When his son Matthew was only 8 years old, Lauer made a promise he intended to keep. “We free climbed a mountain peak about 1,000-feet high, and I was explaining to him some of the mountain structures. I […]

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ESOL courses starting summer 2022

English to Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, is at a huge demand due to the changing population in the Low country. Dr. Julie Fernandez, dean of the College of Education, explains this growing need.  “More and more schools are working with students whose primary language is not English,” said Fernandez. She said it was, […]

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College of Education recognizes 23 master’s, nine EdD grads

Twenty-three Master of Education and nine Doctor of Education in leadership graduates were honored at a Friday evening Charleston Southern University College of Education Commencement event. This was the second EdD cohort to graduate from CSU.  Listed below are the newest Charleston Southern alumni, along with the dissertation titles of doctoral graduates.  Master of Education […]

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EdD grad receives prestigious awards

Recent Doctor of Education graduate Tammy Thompson is one of three 2021 Institute Patient Experience Scholars for the Beryl Institute, and the only American to receive the award. According to their website, the Beryl Institute is a global community of healthcare professionals committed to transforming the human experience in healthcare. Thompson also started a three-year fellowship […]

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CSU students tutor elementary students with Heart Math

Charleston Southern students are volunteering with Heart Math Tutoring in an effort to give back and provide academic assistance to students in need. Heart Math Tutoring is an organization passionate about empowering young students to improve their math skills. Each student has unique challenges they face and the one-on-one attention provides specialized help. Since 2013, […]

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First doctoral graduates from CSU turn tassels, make history

Twenty-three professionals walked the stage of Lightsey Chapel on Saturday to be hooded and become the first doctoral graduates of Charleston Southern University. The Doctor of Education (EdD) in leadership launched in January 2019 and is designed to provide current and aspiring leaders from a variety of disciplines the opportunity to attain a doctoral degree while […]

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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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CSU education grads, students receive free teaching supplies

Area teachers got a head start on the upcoming academic year after a supply giveaway provided by Charleston Southern University’s College of Education. On Saturday, July 24, 40 teachers—both recent graduates and current students at CSU—received a bag of office supplies and classroom teaching materials based on their grade level assignment. Included in each bag […]

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