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COVID-19 Update from the President

All semester we have had the goal to make our way to the first of May—which is the day our 2021 graduates walk across the stage on Buccaneer Field. Though we may have limited guest tickets, physical distancing, and masked faces, it will be our first “normal” graduation experience since 2019. We have also invited our 2020 grads […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

I pray God’s very best to you during this Passion Week. The days approaching Easter are a welcome reminder of the virtuous life, vicarious death, and victorious resurrection of Jesus Christ, our Lord. To think that God Himself become one of us to save us from our sins is a mind-blowing, life-altering reality that never […]

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S.C. opens vaccination to all aged 16 and older

Beginning March 31, all South Carolinians aged 16 and older will be eligible to make COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Currently, Pfizer is the only vaccine available to teens 16 to 18 years old. All three vaccines—Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen—are available to all adults.  Students, faculty, and staff who would like to make an appointment may use […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

We are well on our way to the first of May, Bucs! Today marks one month until final exams—can you believe it? One year ago, we made the decision to finish out the spring 2020 semester online as COVID-19 cases began to surge in the U.S. We locked down for safety and in prayer for our […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

On this Saint Patrick’s Day, I am thankful for the pot of gold (and blue) that is Charleston Southern University. At the end of the rainbow, there are no leprechauns, but instead mighty Bucs who take their place at the foot of the Cross. Our low COVID numbers are proof of God’s sovereignty and your […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

With midterms behind us, we are now in the home stretch until the semester’s end. Because of the faithful Bucs who follow the BUCSAFE Pledge and live out Jesus’s commands in Matthew 22:37-39, our campus continues to see low numbers in quarantine and isolation. We are now enjoying the fruits of your labor and grit, with […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

After a taste of the spring weather a few days ago, we anxiously await the coming weeks as the chilly air (and pollen) gives way to warmer temperatures and time outdoors. Most of you are in midterm mode right now. Remember to take care of yourself mentally, physically, and spiritually: pace your study sessions, eat […]

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S.C. begins Phase 1b on March 8

According to Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccination plan. Beginning Monday, March 8, the following groups are eligible to make COVID-19 vaccination appointments: ages 55+, ages 16-64 with high-risk medical conditions, special needs persons, and frontline workers (i.e. K-12 and […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

On Monday, we announced our intent to resume a normal collegiate experience this fall. I know we’re all anxiously awaiting the day that we can toss the mask, give high fives, and do normal life things. Let’s pray and plan for it together.It’s hard to believe that midterms are fast approaching in a fourth COVID semester—nearly one […]

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CSU plans for in-person classes this fall

Charleston Southern University intends to resume on-campus, in-person instruction for the Fall 2021 semester. According to the University Pandemic Task Force, evidence from this year’s careful adherence to classroom health protocols shows CSU classrooms among the safest spaces on campus. In fact, there are zero cases on campus at this time.  “With our campus community adhering to our BUCSAFE protocols, […]

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