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CSU Aeronautics Program is officially a Part 141 Pilot School

The Aeronautics program at Charleston Southern University is officially a Part 141 pilot school for the first time since the program’s inception in fall of 2021.  “God is doing such marvelous work here at CSU that I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to cross the threshold of my office every morning,” said Lloyd […]

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DeJean Dunbar ’17 putting computer science master’s degree to work

DeJean Dunbar is currently completing a Master of Science in computer science at CSU and is a  2017 BS graduate. He has worked at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions in Aiken for the last five years. As an undergrad Dunbar won a mobile app competition sponsored by Charleston Defense Contractors Association. He also volunteered with CodeON, Coding in […]

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Baldwin wins national award

Amy Britt Baldwin ’00 describes seventh grade, especially math, as her worst year in school growing up. Ironically, she spent 13 years teaching seventh grade mathematics and a few years in seventh grade science at Oakbrook Middle School before assuming the Gateway to Technology position in 2013. Baldwin said, “It was one of the hardest […]

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CSU view: herbarium celebrates 10 year anniversary

It’s been 10 years since the Charleston Southern Herbarium was registered with the New York Botanical Garden.  Curator Kevin Jones says the herbarium started as a project of Dr. Jim Barrier and Professor Steve Best in 1994. In recent years, Jones has worked with students and research assistants in his Plant Taxonomy class to expand […]

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Caring for creatures big and small

When Professor of Biology Dr. Todd Heldreth walks through the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing, he wears a smile and carries a bag of treats ready for his furry friends Memphis, Clark, and Darla. Outside of teaching full time in the classroom at Charleston Southern University, he puts on his proverbial veterinarian hat each […]

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Carver delves into aeroponics

Heather Carver, a senior biology major from Waynesville, North Carolina, discovered a love for aeroponics in a class in 2021. Aeroponics is a system of growing plants in air, without soil. Carver has  finished her biology major requirements and is studying abroad in Ecuador in fall 2022 to finish up minors in Spanish and criminal justice. Upon […]

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Parsons exploring world of mathematics through research

As a Campus Ambassador, Maddy Parsons gives tours to prospective students and their families. She is honest and tells her tour groups she had a hard time deciding where to go to college. She said, “I tell them CSU is the best thing that ever happened to me. It’s my job to share what I […]

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Students receive funding for research projects

Three Charleston Southern students were among the 21 student presenters at the 2022 Research Symposium of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. The 21 students represented 18 research projects from eight of the SCICU’s 21 institutions. The research grants were awarded in 2021, and students presented their findings last month. Amber Alliston and Colton […]

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Women in Industry honor CSU dean

The recent Charleston Women in Industry Conference included a panel of men who were nominated and chosen based on their record of supporting and empowering women in the workplace. Dr. Todd Ashby, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, joined three men from Boeing and Volvo to discuss how they empower women in the […]

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Charleston Southern student receives CIC/UPS scholarship

Charleston Southern University student Allison Brown, a sophomore biology major from Patrick, South Carolina, has been selected to receive a CIC/UPS Scholarship provided by the SC Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC. Brown said she is deeply appreciative of this financial support. “I’ve been provided an […]

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