News ShortsAnnouncements and accomplishments.
CCU announces HTC partnership, names HTC Center
Coastal Carolina University and Horry Telephone Cooperative Inc., the local leader in communications services, have partnered for the naming rights to CCU’s new Student Recreation and Convocation Center, which will be called The HTC Center. In an agreement with the Chanticleer Athletic Foundation, HTC will receive exclusive naming privileges for 20 years.
Chauncey's Kids Club launches
The Coastal Carolina University Department of Athletics has launched Chauncey's Kids Club in an effort to engage children and their families with the university's sports teams and cheerleaders, and to allow children to experience Chanticleer athletics as a fan and friend.
Register now for fall lifelong learning
The fall course catalog for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Coastal Carolina University is now available at the three outreach centers in Conway (2431 U.S. 501 E.), Myrtle Beach (900 79th Ave. N.) and Litchfield (160 Willbrook Blvd.), as well as at area libraries and visitors centers.
HCHEC awards scholarships to 24 local students
The Horry County Higher Education Commission recently awarded its annual scholarships to 24 area high school seniors who are enrolled at Coastal Carolina University for the 2012-2013 academic year.
CCU establishes endowed professorship in archaeology
Friends of the late James L. Michie, a Coastal Carolina University history professor and archaeologist who died in 2004, have donated funds to create an endowed professorship in archaeology at CCU in Michie’s honor.
CCU seeks outstanding alumni nominations
Coastal Carolina University's Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2012 Outstanding Alumni awards. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, Sept. 14.
CCU helps monitor pier water quality and weather
Scientists from Coastal Carolina University’s Environmental Quality Laboratory are working with the City of North Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach and Horry County to establish ocean water quality and weather monitoring stations at three fishing piers along the Grand Strand.
CCU receives donation from Wal-Mart
Coastal Carolina University President David A. DeCenzo received a $7,500 donation from Grand Strand area Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores during a CCU Welcome Week event held on Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Carolina Forest Wal-Mart.
First convocation held at HTC Center
The new HTC Center's first official convocation occurred Friday, Aug. 17, when some 2,200 freshmen and transfer students and approximately 275 faculty members marched into the gymnasium for the 2012 New Student Convocation.
Artwork by CCU faculty showcased in exhibition
Coastal Carolina University will showcase the talents of its Department of Visual Arts at the Biennial Faculty Art Show from Monday, Sept. 3 to 28, at the Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Atlantic Stage Theatre presents "God of Carnage"
Atlantic Stage presents the comedy "God of Carnage" at the 79th Avenue Theatre in Coastal Carolina University's Myrtle Beach Higher Education Center Thursday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 23.
Bryan Information Commons officially opens
Coastal Carolina University recently hosted the official opening ceremonies for the Bryan Information Commons of Kimbel Library.
CCU to host Beach Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Coastal Carolina University will host the second annual Beach Music Hall of Fame Induction ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. in CCU's Wheelwright Auditorium. The seven artists to be honored are Chuck Berry, Earl Bostic, Ray Charles, The Coasters, The Embers, The Inkspots and The Platters. A tribute to the late Etta James is also planned.