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COVID-19 Update from the President

We made it. Exams are over, friends are heading home for the summer, and we can’t wait to cheer on several hundred Buccaneers as they stroll the stage and turn their tassels this Friday and Saturday. Thank God!  From March 2020 through today, our faculty/staff colleagues and students have exhibited the grit of a true […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

Today marks the first day of final exams. For several hundred of you, this week symbolizes your final stop before donning a cap and gown next week. And, for all of you, it checks one more box on a long list of to-dos.  Students, you may feel overwhelmed, stressed, and anxious, but remember that final […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

It’s the last week of classes for the semester! Final exams are only days away, and we’re making our way to the first of May. COVID-19 cases remain low within our campus community, and we currently have zero positive cases on campus. I am thankful for each one of you who continue the pledge to stay #BUCSAFE for the […]

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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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