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Hispanic heritage celebrated on and off campus

Echoed throughout the campus of Charleston Southern University and North Charleston’s cultural core, Feliz Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana resonates within citizens. Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month serves as the reminder that maintaining one’s culture, specific values, and heritage traditions are the significant factors that keep the United States of […]

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Program at CSU encourages future minority male educators

African American students make up approximately 16% of K-12 public school enrollment in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. Even fewer are the available African American teachers in public schools. Although South Carolina’s African American K-12 students make up almost 50% of the public classroom, less than 20 […]

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Campus furthers diversity, unity initiatives

Black History Month may be drawing to a close, but there are exciting plans on the horizon for diversity programming at Charleston Southern University. The Office of Diversity has partnered with many areas of campus to provide resources that educate on pains of the past, examine issues of the present, and emphasize opportunities for the future in our community and nation.   In recent months, the Diversity office has provided […]

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CSU celebrates Black History

The celebration of Black History in America has changed drastically over the past century. In 1926, only half a century after the 13th Amendment abolished U.S. slavery, Dr. Carter G. Woodson coined the second week of February as Negro History Week. The week lines up with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass—one a presidential […]

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Together Forward: CSU’s commitment to diversity

Charleston Southern believes that God values every human life because everyone is made in His image. As one of the most diverse university populations in South Carolina, CSU stands with a unified voice to say that we stand with God against all forms of racism, hate and violence. And we believe that the lives of our black […]

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