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 […]

Focusing on Christ at center of Kelly’s message

“Keeping Your Focus on Christ” was Tommy Kelly’s chapel message at Charleston Southern University Oct. 28. He used Matthew 14:22-33 to demonstrate how to keep your focus on Christ: Alone time with God. “You expect God to do great things with you, but you aren’t spending time with Him,” said Kelly. Jesus demonstrated how to […]

When a Shoebox Contains Eternity

When Izabella McMillon was a young child in Communist Romania, a pastor in a secret church she attended told her one day God was going to do something big with her, but for the moment she needed to be quiet. Today McMillon lives in the U.S. and works for Operation Christmas Child, which provides gifts […]

‘Capital to the Coast Walk’ to end at CSU Sept. 29

Ron Jackson, founder of Parson’s Pantry, Inc., will finish his fourth annual Parson’s Pantry Walk at Charleston Southern University Sept. 29. Jackson, a retired minister and 1970 graduate of Charleston Southern, plans to begin his walk Sept. 21 at the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia and complete his Capital to the Coast Walk Sept. 29 […]

Javis Howard reflects on time in Philippines with Athletes in Action

Writer: Kevin O’Rourke, Assistant Sports Information Director, CSU Charleston Southern sophomore forward Javis Howard is preparing for the 2015-16 season with an added sense of perspective. Howard spent 12 days in the Philippines this summer with Athletes in Action, and the experience impacted him both on and off the basketball court. Howard and nine teammates from Division […]