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CSU now FAA pilot school, kicks off professional pilot degree

On Thursday, August 12, Charleston Southern University and CRAFT Flight Training hosted the CSU Aeronautics Liftoff ribbon-cutting event to officially kick off the university’s new Professional Pilot degree program. The event was hosted at Summerville Airport with representatives from CSU, CRAFT, Boeing, and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as community members and elected officials.  […]

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CSU sophomore awarded prestigious DOD scholarship, job

The Department of Defense has awarded a SMART Scholarship to Logan Ferguson, a sophomore cybersecurity major, with a focus on information systems. Ferguson is the first Charleston Southern student to win the Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Scholarship. The SMART Scholarship will provide Ferguson with full tuition, summer internships, a stipend and full-time […]

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First aeronautics student takes solo flight

Harrison Hunt made history a few days ago, making his mark as Charleston Southern University’s first aeronautics student to take a solo flight. The flight—in a Diamond DA-20 aircraft—was next level for Hunt in what he recounted as a liberating experience. “I was a bit anxious at first because I knew I would be by myself with […]

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Creation care a responsibility

From the first book of Genesis to the final book of Revelation, we find Scripture that speaks of God’s great power in creating the heavens and the earth and all that is within. God created Earth for humankind to dwell in it, and He charged us with taking care of it.  According to Dr. Ben […]

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Endowed scholarship honors memory of national icon

The Rosemary Wenchel Memorial Scholarship has been fully funded and will be available to a female cybersecurity student seeking a career in supporting national security.  Wenchel was known to many as a “national cybersecurity icon.” Palmetto Roost, a frequent supporter of CSU computer science and cybersecurity programs, initiated raising funds to establish an endowed scholarship in Wenchel’s memory. The Young […]

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Woman Wednesday Series: Busola and Gabrielle

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting women from across the Charleston Southern University campus and beyond. This week’s Woman Wednesday spotlight is on two female movers and shakers who happen to be current students. Here’s a glimpse into the hearts of Busola Oseni and Gabrielle Axson. International roots, lasting CSU connections Busola […]

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Silicon Harbor: local opportunities for CSU grads

Familiar with Silicon Valley? No, not the television series, though that is what it’s based on. Silicon Valley refers to a region in southern San Francisco that serves as a global center for innovative technology and a leading hub for high-tech development. Its birth came from the development of the silicon-based integrated circuit—the first of […]

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Cybersecurity program receives prestigious ABET accreditation

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computing Accreditation Commission accredited Charleston Southern University’s cybersecurity program this month, making it the only higher education institution in the Southeast with the designation. CSU is also only one of 14 cybersecurity programs with this accreditation in the world. “The ABET accreditation validates our cybersecurity program objectives, […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Emily Thomas

Dr. Emily Thomas, assistant professor of mathematics, has dedicated her research to  topology and knot theory.  Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Thomas joined the Buc family in the fall of 2016 after receiving her PhD. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Samford University and a master’s degree and PhD in mathematics from the University […]

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Making room for science, engineering growth

Charleston Southern University broke ground this summer on a new science and engineering building to house its growing academic programs. The 17,500-square-foot space will be completed in phases and includes labs, office space and work rooms. CSU plans to expand the building in future phasing to 28,000-square-feet total. The project is a result of the launch […]

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