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South Strand News|Georgetown, SC|USA
Published: October 19, 2017
A Chinese delegation of 25 middle and high school principals and members of the Ministry of Education for the People’s Republic of China this week is visiting middle and high schools in Horry, Marion and Georgetown counties and participating in teacher education classrooms.
WBTW News 13|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 18, 2017
MARION, SC (WBTW) – Coastal Carolina University is hosting a delegation of education officials from China that will tour a number of local schools this week. Wednesday, the group visited middle and high schools in Marion County.The program is part of an effort to learn more about school administration, teacher education and school management.
South Strand News|Georgetown, SC|USA
Published: October 17, 2017
A Chinese delegation of 25 middle and high school principals and members of the Ministry of Education for the People’s Republic of China this week is visiting middle and high schools in Horry, Marion and Georgetown counties and participating in teacher education classrooms.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: October 16, 2017
Conway, S.C. (WPDE) — Imagine getting an alert saying your child has been told to 'shelter in place' on a college campus. A short time later, you get the 'all clear' alert, but nothing further. That's what happened to Coastal Carolina University parents and students. They were left wondering about a shooting victim that was found on Friday near campus.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: October 14, 2017
Horry County — Coastal Carolina University officials and state education officials discussed a growing question on campus Friday -- how to fill area teaching vacancies. Professors at CCU believe one of their programs can solve the problem in Horry County and across the Pee Dee.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 13, 2017
When Ja’ree Tolbert arrived at Coastal Carolina University as a freshman in 2014, he was prepared for four or five years of the college life. He was ready to experience Division I football, academics and the social life that revolves around a college campus.
My Horry News|Conway, SC|USA
Published: October 12, 2017
It won’t be long now before Conway’s critters will be crawling the streets of Conway. The eight critters, the brainchild of Conway City Councilwoman Jean Timbes, were crafted by three Coastal Carolina University students – Erin Ryan, Chris Kunk and Brittany Clark -- under the direction of Coastal Carolina University assistant professor of art Alexandra Knox.
South Strand News|Georgetown, SC|USA
Published: October 12, 2017
Coastal Carolina University baseball Coach Gary Gilmore discussed his faith recently at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church.
WMBF News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 12, 2017
Coastal Carolina University has coordinated a training program that will bring a Chinese delegation of middle and high school principals to Grand Strand classrooms.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 10, 2017
On Sept. 29, 2017, the Department of Public Safety at Coastal Carolina released the 2017 Clery Report. Captain Thomas Mezzapelle, training and compliance officer at the department of public safety, gave his thoughts on the recent report. “For the most part, we had less crimes across the board,” said Mezzapelle. “Some numbers went up and some numbers went down. As we grow, the numbers are going to go up.”
WMBF News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 6, 2017
Coastal Carolina University’s artist-in-residence previewed an epic new sculpture of the university’s mascot, “The Chanticleer.”
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 6, 2017
Coastal Carolina receiver Malcolm Williams discusses the shooting death of his 5-year-old nephew on July 30 and the role it played in his school-record 266 receiving yards Saturday at Louisiana-Monroe.
WBTW TV 13|Myrtle Beach, SC|USA
Published: October 5, 2017
The Coastal Carolina Track and Field program will be without a place to train on campus for the next month as the facility closes to get a facelift. However, once complete, the Chanticleers will have one of the most unique facility in the nation — a teal-colored track.
South Strand News|Georgetown, SC|USA
Published: October 5, 2017
Coastal Carolina University Baseball Coach Gary Gilmore will be the guest of honor for an event to support Students in the Word, a nonprofit religious education program that serves Waccamaw Middle and Waccamaw High school students.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 5, 2017
On Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, SōL hosted a campus-wide prayer on Prince Lawn, which started at 10:08 p.m., the time the Las Vegas shooting rampage started. The purpose of gathering was to collectively bring in a moment of unity on the University’s campus in an open, loving and diverse atmosphere. Over 60 people showed up for the event. SōL caters to college students and younger people in the community. Their motto is, “Where people are loved and Jesus is made known,”
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 4, 2017
Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — An Horry County teacher and Coastal Carolina University alum is being honored for always going above and beyond for his students. On Wednesday, the College Football Playoff Foundation honored Whittemore Park Middle School teacher Chad Hamilton with the Extra Yard Award. The award recognizes teachers who go above and beyond, inspiring students every step of the way. Hamilton currently teaches 6th grade. Before becoming a teacher, he attended CCU and played football for the Chants.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 2, 2017
James Arendt, director of the Bryan Art Gallery and assistant professor of art at Coastal Carolina University, is getting his chance to put his art in an exhibition in Baku, Azerbaijan. This exhibition, “From Waste to Art,” not only gives artists the chance to show their work, but also raises public awareness on waste problems.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 2, 2017
On Oct. 1, a gunman opened fire on a country music festival from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel, killing at least 58 people and injuring over 500 others, making it the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. Country music singer Jason Aldean was performing at the time when the shots rang out. Aldean stopped in the middle of the song he was performing and ran off stage after realizing what was happening. It was in that moment that all hell broke loose.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 2, 2017
Carson Berry, a marine science junior, is fundraising to get a robotic arm. Berry has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 2 and in the past few years, he has been robbed of his arm strength and upper-body strength. SMA is a disease that takes away people’s physical strength by affecting the motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, preventing the ability to walk, eat or breathe.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: September 29, 2017
On Sept. 28, Coastal Carolina participated in America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide, community-based campaign for action meant to increase emergency preparedness. This was the fourth year that Coastal Carolina participated and the event featured several local agencies in honor of National Preparedness Month.