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CSU hires Christian Studies dean and director of church relations

Charleston Southern University has named Dr. Ben Phillips as dean of the College of Christian Studies and Tom Clemmons as director of church relations. Prior to coming to CSU, Phillips was director of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s undergraduate program in the Texas Prison System and was associate professor of systematic theology at Southwestern’s Houston campus. […]

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Know Safe Shelter Areas

It’s the time of year for thunderstorms and potential tornado outbreaks. Familiarize yourself with the safe shelter areas in the buildings you frequent on campus. Prepare now, so you can act quickly in the case of dangerous weather. Storm Shelter Areas Art Building: Interior rooms, restrooms. Ashby Hall: First floor restrooms, interior walls crouch and cover. Athletic […]

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Johnson and Keener named to Forty Under 40 list

The Charleston Regional Business Journal recently named two Charleston Southern employees to the 2019 class of Forty Under 40. Honorees are nominated by individuals and businesses. The CRBJ said, “The annual awards recognize the success and community involvement of 40 professionals under age 40 who are making their mark on the region from a mix […]

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Backman’s faith flourishing

“God doesn’t speak things deep in our hearts just to mess with us,” said Jemima Backman.“Pray about it, but if it’s not coming out then you need to take it seriously and trust Him to come through.”  Backman shared how learning to trust in the Lord was the only option for her life. In December, Jemima graduated with a master of […]

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Carter receives MLK Jr. Humanitarian Award

Dean of Students Clark Carter was the Charleston Southern recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award at the recent Black History Intercollegiate Consortium’s MLK Celebration. Members of the consortium, CSU, Trident Tech, The Citadel, Medical University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston, each choose a person who exemplifies the values and […]

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Staff, students restore Chapel organ; fully functional first time in 29 years

When the first notes from the organ in Lightsey Chapel sound at the HSM Faculty Recital Thursday, September 27, and the Combined Choral and Wind Ensemble Concert Friday, September 28, it will be the first time the organ has been fully functional since it was damaged during Hurricane Hugo 29 years and 1 week ago.  […]

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SACSCOC approves MS in Counseling Psychology accreditation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has approved accreditation of Charleston Southern University’s Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. Coursework is taught from a distinctive Christian worldview and develops students to be clinically competent and biblically sound counselors. Three possible areas of clinical emphasis are available: Marriage and Family, Addiction Treatment […]

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CSU College of Business receives continuing accreditation

The Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that, at its meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 16-17, 2018, Charleston Southern University in Charleston, South Carolina was granted reaffirmation of accreditation of the business and management programs offered through its College of Business. The College […]

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CSU AFROTC Det. 772 wins S.C. Unit of the Year

Charleston Southern University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 772 has been named the South Carolina Air Force Association AFROTC Unit of the Year for 2017. The award marks Det. 772’s successful year of transition from a 2-year program to a 4-year program, accepting freshman and sophomore cadets. The program experienced a 400 percent increase in size, […]

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CSU signs agreement with S.C. technical colleges to ease transfer process

Charleston Southern University and 16 other South Carolina private nonprofit colleges and universities have signed a partnership agreement with the state’s 16 technical colleges to ease the transfer process for technical school associate degree recipients. The agreement between South Carolina’s Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) and the S.C. Technical College System (SCTCS) will enhance transfer […]

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