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Suspect in custody in CCU shooting
A Conway man has surrendered to authorities in connection with the shooting death of a Coastal Carolina University student Tuesday evening. Marquis Spencer McDonald, 20, of Conway surrendered to agents of the State Law Enforcement Division and the Coastal Carolina University Department of Public Safety Friday afternoon in connection with the death of Anthony Darnell Liddell. Liddell was shot at University Place on the school’s campus.
Swimming lessons available to the community at CCU
Registration is now open for the American Red Cross swimming lessons program at the Williams-Brice Recreation Center on the Coastal Carolina University campus.
Glaze appointed Clark Chair at CCU
Eliza Glaze has been named the second Clark Chair in History at Coastal Carolina University effective August 2013. The Clark Chair was established in 2010 as the result of a gift from the late Lawrence and Jane Clark. CCU history professor Roy Talbert Jr. was the first recipient of the chair.
CCU welcomes the University of Comoros
Seven delegates from the University of Comoros visited Coastal Carolina University Feb. 1 to 3. The delegates were escorted by U.S. Department of State official Eric Atkins as a part of a U.S. Agency for International Development Program (USAID). The program was established to help institutional development in developing markets.
CCU shares third place in Quiz Bowl
Coastal Carolina University's Academic Quiz Bowl team competed in the Big South Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament championship recently on the campus of Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C.
CCU students win big at the ADDY Regional Awards
Coastal Carolina University graphic design students won 20 ADDY Awards in the Student Division for print design, web design, packaging and illustration at the 2013 ADDY Awards Gala, held Feb. 16 at Ripley’s Aquarium. In addition to the Silver and Gold Awards, Travis Rogers brought home special honors by receiving the Judges Choice Award for his sake bottle design.
Coastal Carolina University trustees set student fees
At its quarterly meeting, the Board of Trustees of Coastal Carolina University set new student fees for the 2013-2014 academic year. For the second consecutive year, in-state undergraduate tuition will not increase at Coastal Carolina University.
Bryan Gallery exhibit showcases letterpress artwork
Works by three trend-setting typography artists are on display in the new exhibition, “Imperfect Letterpress x3,” at Coastal Carolina University’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery from March 4 through April 5.
CCU professor to expound on gender, crime and infanticide
Keira Williams, a lecturer in Coastal Carolina University’s Women’s and Gender Studies and Honors Programs presents “Susan Smith and the Mommy Myth: Infanticide and the Politics of Gender” on Monday, March. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. Williams will also host a 30-minute Q&A session following the discussion. The public is invited to this free event.
Digital storyteller Moffett to speak at CCU
Kevin Moffett, writer and co-collaborator on the digital storytelling project "Silent History," will speak on Monday, March 4 at 4 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University’s Thomas W. & Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts, room 152. The talk is part of the Master of Arts in Writing’s speaker series. The event is free and open to the public.
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