CSU to host fourth presidential inauguration next Monday

B. Keith Faulkner, who was appointed the fourth president of Charleston Southern University in July 2023, will be formally installed through a presidential inauguration Monday, March 25. Faulkner earned his Juris Doctor degree and a Master of Business Administration from Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. He also holds an LLM in litigation […]

CSU’s Dewey Center for Chaplaincy partners with ICISF

The Dewey Center for Chaplaincy at Charleston Southern University recently entered into a strategic partnership with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc., of Ellicott City, Md. Ron Harvell, director of the Dewey Center, said, “Together, we will provide accessible training for those serving, or preparing to serve, in environments where crisis intervention skills are […]

CSU pivots to online learning in wake of Hurricane Idalia

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Charleston area. Out of an abundance of caution, Charleston Southern University will pivot to online learning on Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Thursday, Aug. 31. Students are expected to consult Blackboard for specific directions from their professor(s) related to course requirements. The dining hall […]

Charleston Southern sees 1,300-plus residential students moving to its campus

Charleston Southern University welcomed more than 1,300 students to campus during its annual Move-In Weekend. Having exceeded goals for enrollment and resident housing, CSU projects to have over 2,400 full-time traditional undergraduates joining the campus family this fall. Close to 1,000 graduate and online students will pursue their purpose and degree at CSU as well. […]

Charleston Southern selects Keith Faulkner as 4th president

The Charleston Southern University board of trustees has unanimously approved the appointment of B. Keith Faulkner as CSU’s fourth president. Faulkner, a 1998 Charleston Southern alumnus, will begin in early October 2023. The selection and announcement followed an extensive nationwide search led by CarterBaldwin — the same executive search firm that landed Dondi Costin at […]

First CSU doctoral candidates graduating Saturday

Twenty-three professionals from a variety of disciplines will receive their doctoral degree and hood this weekend — the first to graduate from Charleston Southern University’s inaugural doctoral program. The Doctor of Education (EdD) in leadership began in January 2019. The 60-hour program offers courses in traditional on-campus and hybrid formats and is designed to provide […]

CSU offers board rebate to residential students

Charleston Southern University announced April 6 to its campus community that all currently registered residential students will receive a prorated board rebate for the spring 2020 semester. The credit will be calculated based on actual food service costs eliminated from the date the student vacated the residence hall — in most cases, Monday, March 16, […]

CSU cuts ribbon on residence hall

Charleston Southern University held a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for a new residence hall on March 26.  The three-story, 50,000-square-foot building offers amenities such as a community kitchen, personal study areas, communal meeting space, and spacious apartment-style suites. The residence hall, known informally as “The Suites,” opened to students March 1. Reflective of […]

Student Leadership University founder receives honorary doctorate from CSU

Jay Strack graduated from (then) Baptist College of Charleston in 1975 Charleston Southern University bestowed an honorary doctorate of Christian leadership degree upon Jay Strack, president and founder of Student Leadership University, at commencement ceremonies May 5 at North Charleston Coliseum. Based in Orlando, Fla., Student Leadership University provides leadership training for students ages 13 […]

Mom of special needs children wins CSU college tuition giveaway

Charleston Southern University announced the winner of the College Tuition Giveaway in partnership with HIS Radio on May 14. Ashley Shaw of Anderson won a full year of college tuition at CSU. Her father, Doug Hoard, nominated his daughter for the contest, noting that she is a young wife and mother of three, two of […]