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WMBF News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: February 24, 2017
Two Coastal Carolina University students are joining the community’s fight against heroin with The Horry Hope Initiative. For a CCU Swain Scholars program, Sydney Brown and Ashley Lynch are going to be surveying people on their perceptions and experiences with drugs, particularly heroin and opioids, in an effort to help spur educational programs and raise awareness about their dangers.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: February 24, 2017
The boys are back in town. That was the theme of the national championship ring ceremony at Springs-Brooks Stadium on Saturday as the 2016 Chanticleer baseball players finally received their rings. The stadium was filled to the brim with a record crowd of 3,222 there to witness Coastal’s finest receive their rings. But no one there could’ve predicted the famous faces that would congratulate the Chanticleers.
WMBF News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: February 22, 2017
Across college campuses around the U.S., more than 1,000 students commit suicide annually, according to a report from Emory University. Beyond campuses, one person attempts suicide in this country every 38 seconds. Many of these people struggle in silence, feeling like they have nowhere else to turn. Twin sisters at Coastal Carolina University are wanting to change that notion. They have made it their mission to let those hurting know that there is another way.
Omaha World-Herald|Omaha, Neb. , Nebraska|USA
Published: February 16, 2017
The reigning national champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. You can say it over and over again. Gary Gilmore won’t complain. “It’s still music to my ears.”
Georgia World|Georgia|USA
Published: February 9, 2017
Joe Moglia has been the subject of profile pieces from the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and Grantland, to name a few. If there’s one thing he knows, it’s taking an uncertain leap.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: February 8, 2017
“Just survive.” “Be strong.” “Don’t give up.” Those thoughts frequently channeled out the fear or inevitable negativity floating around the mind of Di’Janai “DJ” Williams, a teenager who was dealing with rounds of chemotherapy treatments from a cancer diagnosis she learned of just upon starting a new chapter in her life as a student-athlete for the Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team. Williams found out in September 2015, just prior to the start of preseason practice last season that she had a rare form of cancer – a teratoma of the ovary – that needed to be treated right away.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: January 23, 2017
Once a community of several hundred people, Sandy Island’s isolated population has dwindled down to between 50 and 60 at any given time. But Coastal Carolina University is making sure the undeveloped river island’s legacy of freedom, self-governance, education and political power within its African-American population is protected.
Myrtle Beach Online|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: November 14, 2016
The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team scored a 1-0 victory against third-seeded Georgia State in the Sun Belt tournament championship match in Atlanta.
Arts Daily|Columbia, SC|USA
Published: November 14, 2016
SPARTANBURG, SC .- UPSTATE Gallery on Main presents “Frayed,” a selection of denim drawings by prominent Conway, S.C., multidisciplinary artist, Jim Arendt. The exhibition, which opened on November 8 and runs through December 30, features approximately a dozen of Arendt’s recent works. An artist’s reception will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. November 17.
Northwest Herald|Crystal Lake, Illinois|USA
Published: November 1, 2016
CCU graduate Brooks Marzka '01 is being called the “Most Interesting Fan in the World.” He snagged the home run hit by the Cleveland Indians’ Jose Ramirez in the second inning of World Series Game 5 at Wrigley Field. The former NCAA Division I outfielder chucked the ball back onto the field. It went all the way to Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, but Marzka claimed he missed his target.
DVIDS: Defense Video Imagery Distribution System|Washington D.C.|USA
Published: October 24, 2016
From football to the Marines—one man who once led men on the gridiron defending the legacy of his team now embraces a legacy of leading Marines. A former NCAA Division I student athlete who played linebacker for Coastal Carolina University, 2nd Lt. Tyler R. Watkins, transitioned from leading men on the gridiron to leading Marines in the Corps. Watkins is currently assigned to the Plans and Research section at Marine Corps Recruiting Command aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 13, 2016
Hurricane Matthew made landfall in South Carolina on Saturday, with residents either evacuating or opting to stick it out as flooding, power outages and strong winds ensued. The storm would leave in its wake enormous amounts damage across the state, as well as a large portion of the East Coast. And the Coastal Carolina football team found itself in the middle of it all.
Eco: Environment coastal and offshore|Stuart, FL|USA
Published: September 16, 2016
Imagine taking the pulse of a remote area of the ocean in real time to understand trends, anticipate problems, and devise mitigation measures for immediate corrective actions. Imagine if ocean technology pioneers had a platform to rapidly prove new marine technologies in the field. Six miles off the coast of Southern California, Catalina Sea Ranch is doing exactly that.
WPDE ABC 15|Conway, SC|USA
Published: September 9, 2016
Coastal Carolina University Athletes are doing their part to help Louisiana flood victims.

The CCU Athletic Department teamed up with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to plan a flood relief drive, and on Thursday the students held a day of giving on campus. They collected everything from cleaning and school supplies to toiletries.

Grand Strand Magazine|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: August 29, 2016
Hard work pays off for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on their road to the World Series championship
WMBF News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|USA
Published: August 25, 2016
Students at Coastal Carolina University are settling into the new year, and for some, the new college lifestyle. One group of students and faculty is trying to push a theme heading into the new semester.
ABC News 8|Jonesboro, Arizona|USA
Published: August 25, 2016
Coastal Carolina enters the 2016 season as the favorite to claim the Sun Belt Conference men’s soccer title as it earned the top spot in the preseason poll released on Tuesday morning.
Live 5 News CBS|Charleston, South Carolina|USA
Published: August 25, 2016
While students caught up and reminisced with each other about their summers on the first day of class Monday, Coastal Carolina University administrators continued to work on the university's plan in the event of a hurricane evacuation.

Carissa Medeiros, the director of emergency management at CCU, is in charge of a plan to get students from outside the area - roughly half the student body - prepared in the event they have to be evacuated.

WPDE ABC 15|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: August 18, 2016
Conway, S.C. (WPDE) — Most incoming freshmen at Coastal Carolina University will move in Friday, but some students were able to move in early on Wednesday.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: August 10, 2016
Sharks populations are growing, and they're biting more than ever.