Charleston Southern University launches presidential search

The Charleston Southern University board of trustees has formed a 17-person search committee to find the institution’s next president. The new president will succeed retiring president Jairy C. Hunter Jr. and will be the third chief executive in the school’s history. The university announced in March that Hunter, who has served as CSU’s president for […]

SCBC president visits Charleston Southern University

South Carolina Baptist Convention president Keith Shorter was 229 miles from his family’s home in Easley, but he was feeling right at home at Charleston Southern University. “Four weeks ago, my granddaughter was born right across the street here,” said Shorter, pointing toward the Trident Medical Center. Shorter’s daughter and son-in-law recently celebrated the birth […]

CSU to hold faith-and-science discussion opportunity for teachers

Charleston Southern University will host “Welcoming Faith into the Science Classroom,” a day of discussion and conversation on faith integration and the sciences, on April 8. CSU faculty members will lead panel discussions and breakout sessions on topics such as evolution and creation, the age of the earth, and where Scripture overlaps with science. The […]

CSU Operation Christmas Child packs 1,823 shoeboxes

Charleston Southern University Students packed 1,823 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at CSU’s sixth annual packing party. At the packing party, students weave in and out of the aisles of the chapel, selecting toys, school supplies and necessities such as soap and toothpaste, hand packing each box one by one. Prior to 2011, several clubs and organizations […]

Charleston Southern names Marcus Bryant diversity officer

Marcus Bryant has been named the diversity officer for Charleston Southern University. He will continue in his duties as director of operations for the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Bryant has been on the staff at CSU since 2014. In his new duties, Bryant will serve as the university’s diversity representative and will serve in […]

CSU student, athletics receive Campus Compact honors

Charleston Southern University students and athletic program were honored at the Campus Compact Civic Engagement Leadership Summit and Awards Ceremony, hosted at the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership on campus April 8. The Charleston Southern University baseball program received the South Carolina Student Service Achievement Award for their work with children with disabilities. The CSU baseball […]

Bryant named executive VP at CSU

Michael L. Bryant, dean of the School of Christian Studies and associate professor, has been named executive vice president at Charleston Southern University. Bryant’s responsibilities will include Strategic Planning, Student Services, Denominational Relations, Campus Ministries, the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Diversity and University Relations. After earning his doctorate, he returned as a faculty member […]

Metz named VP for enrollment at CSU

George Metz, dean of the School of Education, has been named vice president for enrollment management at Charleston Southern University, effective March 1. Metz has been at Charleston Southern since 2013. He was previously a professor of education at Bluffton University of Ohio. “The Lord has blessed me with the opportunity to not only lead […]

CSU weight room to get new equipment, enlarged space

A surprise announcement during Charleston Southern University’s homecoming weekend earned a standing ovation from the Buccaneer football team. Sam and Angie Kelly of Greenville announced they were donating funding to establish the Angie & Sam Kelly Strength and Conditioning Center in the field house. The Kellys’ donation, combined with university funding, will enhance and enlarge the […]