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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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South Carolina’s only collegiate Aeronautics program coming to CSU

South Carolina is one of only two states without a collegiate aeronautics program, but not for long. Charleston Southern University plans to offer a Bachelor of Science in aeronautics (Professional Pilot) beginning in fall of 2021. Students in the program will eventually be able to choose between three main tracks: Commercial, Military or Missionary Aviation. “As we look to […]

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CSU training next generation of cyberpatriots

The New York Times recently cited Cybersecurity Ventures’ prediction that more than three million cybersecurity jobs will go unfilled globally in 2021. Dr. Valerie Sessions, affiliate professor of computer science at Charleston Southern University, said, “CSU has degrees in cybersecurity and computer science. Women are underrepresented in this field, and we are working to increase participation […]

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Young Alumni: Stephanie and Steven Daniels

When Stephanie and Steven Daniels graduated from Charleston Southern University in 2013, they married and moved in with her parents to save money. Stephanie, a nursing major, and Steven, a computer science major, paid off more than $100,000 in student loan debt in just three years.  Recently, Steven called Cady Nell Keener, assistant vice president […]

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