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Nubuya begins scholarship to assist black women studying computers and technology

Junior, senior, and graduate black women enrolled in computer science or a technology-related degree or a graduate program within the College of Math and Science with financial need may be eligible for a new scholarship, The NEXT IT GIRL in Memory of Karen Vaughn Endowed Scholarship. Funded by alumnus Napiya Nubuya ’14 and her organization, […]

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CSU presents endowed scholarship in honor of Keith and Deborah Summey

Charleston Southern University announces the establishment of The Keith and Deborah Summey Family Endowed Scholarship to honor the Summey’s record of public service. Keith Summey is retiring this month after serving as Mayor of North Charleston for 29 years. The endowment will provide financial assistance to numerous students from the Charleston tri-county region. The Summeys […]

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Trustees honored for service

Five trustees representing approximately 50 years of service completed terms on the CSU Board of Trustees. Gloria Thiem accounts for 30 of those years herself. Thiem’s first term on the Board was from 1987-1991. In addition to serving on the Board of Trustees, she has been a member of the Board of Visitors Scholarship Program, […]

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CSU dedicates intramural plaza for third president

On Friday, November 17, 2023, Charleston Southern University held a dedication of the new intramural plaza along Alumni Drive.   Costin Plaza is named for Dr. Dondi Costin and his wife, Vickey, for their dedication to student-centered projects during their tenure as the third president and first lady of Charleston Southern. Joining the Costins in […]

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Ward and Goulding families establish endowed scholarships

Two recent scholarship donations honoring family members will impact CSU students for years to come. Johnny and Sandra Ward established the Johnny and Sandra Ward Family Christian Studies Endowed Scholarship in honor of their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The scholarship will benefit students enrolled in a major course of study leading to a degree in […]

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Barbara Mead’s legacy lives on through Endowed Scholarship

A gift from the estate of a longtime Charleston Southern University employee will bless studentsfor years to come. The gift of nearly $1.5 million from the late Barbara “Binky” Mead is the largest single gift to endow scholarships in the history of the university. Each year, multiple students will benefit from Mead’s generosity through The […]

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CSU honored as Relay for Life host

American Cancer Society officials presented President Dr. Dondi Costin and Associate Director of Student Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer Tim Grant a token of appreciation for Charleston Southern University hosting the recent annual Relay for Life event. The event, which features involvement from elementary school students through adults, has raised more than $67,000 this year […]

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Hal Adams honors lessons learned from business professor  

A project completed for the late Dr. Royce Breland’s business class in the late 1960s led to the success of one of Harold H. Adams Jr.’s biggest business proposals 25 years later.   Reflecting on his time spent at Baptist College at Charleston, now CSU, Adams realized the leadership and influence Breland had on him and […]

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Swain’s $2 million legacy lives on through CSU students

Lifetime donations and gifts from the estate of the late Ken Swain will impact the lives of Charleston Southern University students for years to come. Swain was a Myrtle Beach pharmacist, philanthropist, and an active Baptist layman. Swain’s involvement with Charleston Southern demonstrates the power of word of mouth. Swain learned of the mission of […]

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CSU makes Giving Day history with more than $1 million raised

History was made on Wednesday for Charleston Southern University when the college raised more than $1 million in 24 hours during its annual Giving Day.   Gifts from over 400 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of Charleston Southern totaled an extraordinary $1,003,632.05. Previously, the highest amount raised in 24 hours was in 2021 with $238,000.  […]

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