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CCU students attend summer school in the country of Georgia
Earl is CCU’s first Boren Scholarship recipient
CCU students create labyrinth to promote mindfulness practices
CCU faculty member receives Fulbright IIE grant
CCU among team that receives award from Society for American Archaeology

Dr. Carolyn Dillian and Dr. Katie Stringer Clary Receive G. Wesley Johnson Award

Congratulations to Dr. Carolyn Dillian and Dr. Katie Stringer Clary, who received the G. Wesley Johnson Award through the National Council on Public History. They earned the Honorable Mention category of this prestigious award, which is named in honor of the founding editor of The Public Historian and recognizes the most outstanding article appearing in the National Council on Public History journal during the previous volume year.

The article, titled "Printing the Past: Building Accessibility and Engagement Through 3-D Technologies," is below (in two parts):

Printing the Past - Part 1

Printing the Past - Part 2

Dr. Susan Bergeron Recipient of Award from the American Association of Geographers

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Bergeron, Professor and Chair of the Anthropology and Geography Department, for being part of a team that received the Media Achievement Award from the American Association of Geographers (AAG)!

"The 2022 AAG Media Achievement Award goes to VerySpatial and its four co-founders and hosts: Jesse Rouse (Instructor, Department of Geology and Geography, UNC Pembroke), Sue Bergeron (Associate Professor, Department of Politics and Geography, Coastal Carolina University), Frank LaFone (Senior Internet Applications Programmer, WV GIS Technical Center) and Barbara MacLennan (Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fairmont State University). VerySpatial is an internationally known, award-winning podcast that has provided outstanding geographic content and teaching methods to geography enthusiasts and educators around the world for 15 years. VerySpatial was founded the same year as YouTube and before the first iPhone appeared, demonstrating the co-founders’ innovation in media achievement. Since then, the hosts have regularly produced topical podcasts appreciated by a loyal and dedicated worldwide following."

For more information on and to listen to the award-winning podcast, visit

Videos of Students' Fieldwork and Experiential Learning Activities

Archaeological Field School at Brookgreen Gardens

Students Create Labyrinth on Campus