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CCU extends deadline for new Ed.S. program
The application deadline for the Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) program at Coastal Carolina University’s Spadoni College of Education has been extended until July 23. The program, which will be offered beginning in the Fall 2014 semester, is designed to provide advanced graduate study for educators interested in district level leadership positions or in updating professional skills and knowledge.
CCU releases Gullah spirituals CD project on July 11
“Gullah: The Voice of an Island,” a CD and digital publication featuring Gullah spirituals produced by The Athenaeum Press of Coastal Carolina University, was released and celebrated Friday, July 11 at Bethesda Christian Fellowship on St. Helena Island, S.C. The multimedia, multidimensional project is a collaboration involving students, CCU faculty and the residents of St. Helena Island.
CCU gallery director is finalist for Southern art prize
Coastal Carolina University art gallery director James Arendt is one of seven finalists for the Gibbes Museum’s Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. He was the only South Carolina artist selected from more than 250 applicants.
Veterans Center gets new name
Representatives of Coastal Carolina University and CresCom Bank hosted a naming ceremony July 21 to announce the name of the university’s Military and Veterans Studies Center -- the CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veterans Studies at Coastal Carolina University. The new name is the result of long-term support CresCom Bank has committed to the center over the course of the next 10 years. Since 2010, the bank has also been a sponsor of the center’s cable television program “Military Memoirs,” which showcases oral history interviews with American veterans.
CCU promotes Teal Transportation for new students
Coastal Carolina University’s Office of Sustainability is offering alternative transportation options through a new program, “Teal Transportation,” launching this fall semester.