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CCU student achievement recognized at honors convocation
Awards were presented to Coastal Carolina University students and faculty for academic achievement and recognition at the annual Honors Convocation, held Friday, May 10, in Wheelwright Auditorium.
Holley Tankersley was named Distinguished Professor of the Year.
Coastal Carolina University board restores budget cuts
At its quarterly meeting on May 10, Coastal Carolina University's board of trustees rescinded its decision directing the University administration to identify $1 million in savings from the University's 2013-2014 budget. The decision by the board gives CCU President David A. DeCenzo and the University administration the opportunity to preserve programs identified to be eliminated or restructured, including academic centers and programs as well as the men's cross country and track and field program, which had been scheduled to be discontinued after the 2013-2014 season.
Coastal Carolina University honors graduates at Spring Commencement
A total of 739 candidates for graduation marched across the stage May 11 in Coastal Carolina University's spring commencement ceremony at Brooks Stadium.
WIPL awards scholarships for two CCU students for internships
Women in Philanthropy and Leadership for Coastal Carolina University has selected two students to attend the Washington Internship Institute’s (WII) prestigious new Global Women’s Leadership Development program. Anastasia Rhodes and Alana Thornton, both political science majors, will each receive a $5,000 scholarship, funded by a private donor, to offset expenses for the semester-long internship in Washington, D.C.
CCU launches internal search for interim provost
Coastal Carolina University announces that an internal search for an interim provost to lead the academic and student divisions of the university is under way.
‘I Live At Zoo Valdes’ exhibition comes to CCU
“I Live At Zoo Valdes,” an exhibit featuring works by graphic artist Marius Valdes, is on display at the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery at Coastal Carolina University through June 14. It is free and open to the public.
Coastal Carolina University announces summer hours
As of Monday, May 13, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 9, the administrative offices of Coastal Carolina University will operate on the following schedule: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. During the Memorial Day (May 28) and July 4 holidays, the Friday schedule will be adjusted.
CCU to host summer 2013 RoboCamp for kids
Coastal Carolina University will host the 2013 RoboCamp for rising sixth- to eighth-grade students from June 17 to 28 at the Coastal Science Center on campus.