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Young Alumni: Trey Oakley ’09

Trey Oakley is the CEO of Williams YMCA of Avery County, North Carolina. In recent years the Williams YMCA of Avery County has been voted Fitness Center of the Year twice and Business of the Year once in Avery County. Trey currently serves on the Board of Directors for the N.C. State Alliance of YMCAs, the […]

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CSU graces Forty Under 40 list three times in 2020

Three people with ties to Charleston Southern made the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s 23rd annual Forty Under 40 list.   According to CRBJ, “The annual awards recognize the success and community involvement of 40 professionals under age 40 who are making their mark on the region from a mix of industry, professional, and community sectors.” Individuals and businesses nominate […]

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Athletic Training program announces perfect pass rate

The Master of Athletic Training program announced a 100% pass rate for 2019-2020 students taking the Board of Certification Inc. Examination for Athletic Training. In addition, all of the 2020 graduates are currently employed as athletic trainers. CSU’s rigorous didactic and clinical education program spans 22 months with a strong emphasis in evidence-based clinical examination […]

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DPT program coming to CSU

Another doctorate program is launching soon at CSU. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program will begin accepting applications in July 2021, with the first cohort of 48 students set to begin in May 2022. The full-time program is 120 credit hours and students will complete the DPT in 2 ½ years. In addition to the […]

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CSU alum’s NFL connection

Jordan Lane has covered a lot of ground since receiving his CSU athletic training degree in 2017. He’s earned a Master of Science in advanced athletic training from the University of South Carolina, worked with the USC football team and served as a graduate assistant at Benedict College, a Division II HBCU. Currently, Lane can […]

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A Christmas toy story

Two years ago, God spoke to Anna Covington’s heart about a big idea: to provide some joy in the lives of children battling cancer. The Charleston Southern University public health major drew inspiration from her four-year-old cousin, Jonathan – currently battling Leukemia. “He hopes to fully beat his cancer next month! Ever since he was […]

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Alum shares experience as athletic trainer, winning the Natty

Scott Crothers ’09, was an athletic training major at Charleston Southern University and worked for CSU. He now works for Clemson University as an assistant athletic trainer for football. Scott (pictured above on the left with fellow alumnus Bryan Hyder at CSU Comes to You) shared his experiences as a student, CSU employee and his […]

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Physician Assistant Program celebrates another milestone

The Physician Assistant Program at CSU began its first cohort in January 2018. The inaugural class of 25 students recently completed the didactic year of the program, which was celebrated with the program’s first White Coat Ceremony.  Similar to graduation, the White Coat Ceremony represents a new beginning. Unlike graduation, this ceremony does not symbolize the […]

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Interprofessional training for CSU healthcare students

Nursing, athletic training and physician assistant students wrapped up the fall semester at Charleston Southern University by participating in two days of interprofessional training exercises. College of Nursing instructor Karen Arnold reminded students that learning to format information in a classroom setting is easy compared to getting everything down in a hurry in a real […]

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Health Science Building dedicated

“This is a continuation of the university’s commitment to healthcare,” pronounced CSU President Dr. Jairy C. Hunter, Jr. at CSU’s new Health Science Building dedication on Friday morning. The $11 million facility meets the needs of Charleston Southern’s expanding undergraduate and graduate degree programs in healthcare and is designed to meet the growing need for […]

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