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 […]

CSU to host Christian professionals workshop

Charleston Southern University will host Upward Call: Christian Professionals Workshop, Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Shawn Sommerkamp, a motivational speaker and an ICF certified executive coach, will present “Three Keys to Dynamic Career Growth.” The workshop will focus on exploring the dimensions of dynamic career […]

Air Force chief of chaplains to be next CSU president

Dondi E. Costin, who currently serves as U.S. Air Force chief of chaplains, has been named the third president of Charleston Southern University. This summer, Costin will succeed Jairy C. Hunter Jr., who will transition to the position of president emeritus on June 1 after serving as CSU president for 34 years. Costin, who was […]

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 […]