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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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Creative teamwork class lives up to its name

For the students enrolled in CSCI/BUSI 383 Creative Teamwork, the end result of their project designed to teach strategies for building and working in interdisciplinary teams looked like nothing they expected, but it definitely taught them creative teamwork. Taught jointly by Dr. Valerie Sessions of computer science and Prof. Emory Hiott of business, the course […]

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Charleston org growing a strong community of women in tech

As the world turns more and more towards technology, the field of computer science has absolutely exploded in popularity. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a growth rate of over 15% in the next ten years for fields related to technology, and so there has been significant interest in the field from students and professionals […]

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Cybersecurity program continues to grow

The world of cybersecurity is rapidly evolving, and Charleston Southern University is at the forefront of this new frontier with its cybersecurity major, which graduated its first class in the spring.   Dr. Yu-Ju Lin has been working at CSU for over 16 years and is the director of graduate studies in computer science. In 2017 […]

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Computer science interns learn by doing

Six computer science majors and minors share the lessons they learned during internships this year.  Kaitlyn M. Vinson, a senior majoring in computer science with an art minor, interned at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions in Aiken in the Process Control and Automation Engineering group helping to develop a web application using Javascript, HTML and C#. She said, “I learned how to use […]

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