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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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55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards

The 55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards was a bit different this year. As much of the world is doing during the pandemic, Charleston Southern University committed to social distancing last month which meant pushing everything online. Spring events were canceled or modified to a virtual platform – that includes this year’s awards day.  Dr. […]

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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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