News ShortsAnnouncements and accomplishments.
CCU hosts Chinese educational delegation
A delegation of top administrators from 11 Chinese universities recently visited Coastal Carolina University to discuss expanding study abroad programs to China, increasing the number of Chinese students at Coastal Carolina University, and broadening cooperation between CCU and top universities in China. The delegation comes as a part of CCU’s participation in programs jointly operated through the American Association of State College and Universities (AASCU) and the China Council for International Educational Exchange (CCIEE).
CCU board takes measures to avoid tuition increase
At its quarterly meeting Oct. 11, Coastal Carolina University’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to request an additional $3 million in state appropriations in order to avoid increasing in-state tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year. CCU has not raised in-state tuition for two consecutive years.
Coastal Carolina has significant impact on state economy
The economic impact of Coastal Carolina University on South Carolina was near $498 million in 2012, according to a study just released by the Center for Economic and Community Development in CCU’s E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.
CCU crowns a new Miss Coastal Carolina University
Shannon Pierson, a sophomore biology major from Phoenix, Ariz., was crowned the 2013 Miss Coastal Carolina University on Sunday, Oct. 27, in Wheelwright Auditorium. The first runner up was Renee Williams, and second runner up went to Nicole Moody.
CCU Saxophone Ensemble shows versatility
Coastal Carolina University presents an intimate chamber performance from the Saxophone Ensemble on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall.
CCU hosts Native American Celebration
Coastal Carolina University will present the dance and storytelling of Larry Yazzie and the Native Pride Dancers at the annual Native American Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. at Edwards Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.