CSU welcomes record number of students

As the new academic year begins at Charleston Southern University, faculty and staff are welcoming a record number of students — an 18 percent increase in new freshmen and a 5 percent increase in overall enrollment over fall 2014. “We are excited to welcome approximately 3,580 students to campus this fall,” said Debbie Williamson, vice […]

Charleston Southern creates Singleton Memorial Fund

Charleston Southern University has created the Singleton Memorial Fund in memory of Chris Singleton’s mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton. Ms. Singleton was one of the nine individuals killed June 17 at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Chris is a rising sophomore at Charleston Southern and a member of the Buccaneer Baseball team. Funds will be used to […]

CSU student’s mother killed in Charleston church shooting

The mother of a baseball player at Charleston Southern University was among the victims of a mass shooting June 17 at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. A news release from the university June 18 stated that the CSU “family’s thoughts and prayers go out to all the individuals affected by the shooting.” School president Jairy […]

Class of 2015 prepared for life after CSU

Charleston Southern University’s Class of 2015 graduated May 9 at the North Charleston Coliseum, the culminating event in the university’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration. Approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate students received degrees at the ceremony. Student Government Association president and Class of 2015 graduate Dylan Gunnels addressed his classmates, saying, “You will never experience undying […]

At CSU, Dockery advocates rebuilding community on Christian campuses

David Dockery, president of Trinity International University, was the speaker for the annual Lens conference at Charleston Southern University, hosted by the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Dockery, speaking on spiritual, theological and character formation, said one of the key issues facing Christian higher education is the need to rebuild community on campuses. We live […]

Charleston Southern professor Dr. Celeste McMaster recognized for Excellence in Teaching

Faculty from 20 private colleges were recognized this week at an awards dinner for their dedication to teaching by South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. Dr. Celeste McMaster, associate professor of English, is Charleston Southern’s Excellence in Teaching winner. Each recipient is chosen by his or her institution according to rigorous criteria and receives a $3,000 […]

Ruth Graham speaks at Charleston Southern University

Ruth Graham, author, speaker and daughter of evangelist Billy Graham, spoke in chapel at Charleston Southern University on March 18. She used the example of the Apostle Paul to illustrate an effective life. Paul had many experiences and was broken but not defeated. “Paul admired the toughness of the military and athletes,” she said. “He went […]