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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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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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Pairing technology and other fields in applied computing

CSU’s new Bachelor of Arts in applied computing pairs a related discipline such as business, cybersecurity, or graphic arts with traditional computer science skills such as software development and computational problem-solving. Students gain a strong foundation in computer science and how to apply it in a particular field. Dr. Sean Hayes, associate professor and chair […]

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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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