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COVID-19 Update from the President

The sun shines a bit brighter today, not just because of the large amount of rain we’ve seen here in recent days, but largely due to the decrease in COVID numbers on campus and off. Thank you for your continued commitment to our policies and procedures. This has helped significantly reduce the number of people […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

Thank you for your diligent response to the rise in COVID numbers on campus. Your commitment to our policies and procedures this past week helped reduce the number of people in isolation and quarantine. This success is a tremendous blessing for all of us. I thank God for you.  While we are not yet where we want to be, […]

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Vaccine available to ages 65+

DHEC announced that beginning today, February 8, any South Carolina resident aged 65 or older, regardless of health status or preexisting conditions, can begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments. You may use the following link to search for convenient locations currently accepting appointments: scdhec.gov/vaxlocator.  According to DHEC, 81.7% of COVID-19 deaths in our state have been among this age group. […]

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Local churches team up, provide isolation care packages

Wearing a mask and staying six feet apart has become the new norm in these times of COVID-19. In its best efforts, Charleston Southern University continues to maintain safe practices in avoiding the virus by implementing certain protocols, such as the LiveSafe app, limiting gatherings, and having students wipe down their desks.  Any time a resident student […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday morning, which means Pennsylvanians can count on 6 more weeks of winter. Thankfully, we aren’t bound by his prognostications, so we don’t have to participate in his bonus plans for winter. Thank the Lord.  We all agree that every day of COVID-19 feels a little bit like Groundhog Day. But […]

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Rooms available for testing, study use for spring

Reflective of the fall semester, vacant classrooms are available for students who seek space for small group study sessions or for synchronous online classes while on Charleston Southern’s campus. The classrooms may also be used for online testing.  In order for students to have fair access as well as ensure COVID-safe practices, a classroom schedule […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

As we rapidly approach the end of January, we are seeing campus COVID numbers hold steady. Should we see a decline into February, we can begin ramping up the number and type of social gatherings on campus, imitating what we did in the fall. Praise the Lord! Thank you for your continued diligence in following best […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

We have successfully completed our first week back on campus and look forward to the rest of the semester with great excitement. Praise the Lord! And thanks to you for your continued diligence in following best practices as we do our part to be good neighbors in our community. As expected, our community is still […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

We have officially kicked off the Spring 2021 semester! There’s so much to look forward to in the coming weeks and months, even in the midst of a pandemic: making memories that last a lifetime, gaining more experiences and skills to kick off your career, enjoying new spaces on campus, and, for some of you, […]

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COVID-19 Update from the President

Happy New Year, Bucs! Welcome back. Time to get our game faces on for one more semester. Lord willing, once this one’s in the books, we can all unmask for good. But, starting today, we’re making our way to the first of May. As we make our final preparations for this semester, it is important that everyone take a […]

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