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CSU promotes two to senior leadership team

Charleston Southern University has selected two of its own to serve in two new vice president roles at the university. On July 1, Janelle Fox will begin serving as the vice president for finance and operations and Dr. Scott Yarbrough in the inaugural vice president for student success position.  Fox promoted as CSU’s new VP […]

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Steele named PA Program Director

Dr. Ami Steele has joined Charleston Southern University as program director of the physician assistant program. She previously served as a program director of a PA program in North Carolina. Steele began her PA career in primary care and also has clinically practiced in general and subspecialty surgical medicine and women’s healthcare. She most recently served […]

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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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Dawson leading alumni engagement

C. Denise Dawson ’93 is Charleston Southern’s new director of alumni engagement. She was formerly an enrollment counselor for CSU in the enrollment and marketing division.  “My favorite part of working in enrollment was talking about CSU,” said Dawson. She brings that love for Charleston Southern to her work with alumni. “Denise brings great enthusiasm […]

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OCC: Library’s labor of love

For two consecutive years, the Rivers Library team has shown up and out in a friendly Operation Christmas Child competition among faculty and staff departments on campus. Team members credit library ladies Christine Petty and Marla Bunn for leading the way to reaching 34 boxes per person in 2020 and a grand total of 1,045 […]

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Johnson named executive director of marketing and communication

Charleston Southern University has promoted Jenna Johnson to Executive Director of Marketing and Communication. She served as Associate Director of Marketing and Communication at CSU since 2017. “After conducting an exhaustive search, Johnson rose to the top as our new CSU Marketing and Communication executive director. Johnson’s past accomplishments and vision for marketing and communication at […]

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CSU mourns longtime employee

The university is saddened to report that Louise O’Neal passed away Sunday, Dec. 12. She was 77 years old. O’Neal was employed at CSU for 34 years before her retirement in May 2021. She was hired as a cashier in the business office and later joined the development office as a data entry specialist and […]

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CSU mourns golden employee of 55 years

Barbara “Binky” Mead, age 77, passed Sunday afternoon after a lengthy illness. A 55-year veteran staffer at Charleston Southern, Mead was well known for her impactful work with students and her unwavering commitment to the university. She began her time at CSU in admissions in 1967 and worked her way up to assistant dean of […]

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Staff emeritus designation established

Three staff members representing 101 years of service were the first to receive the designation of staff emeritus during a reception in May.  Ethel Croft, executive assistant emerita, served for 41 years at CSU. Croft was described as resourceful and long suffering. She arrived early and stayed late and was responsible for finding class locations […]

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New VP of enrollment and marketing chosen for CSU

After a nationwide search this spring, Charleston Southern University is pleased to announce Dr. Anthony Turner as its new vice president of enrollment and marketing. “The Lord has answered our prayers in sending us a highly experienced professional to lead CSU to new heights in Enrollment and Marketing,” Interim VP of Enrollment Services and Marketing […]

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