Coastal Carolina University’s impact goes far beyond the classroom and far beyond the physical campus.
Explore the stories below to see how students, alumni and community members benefit from CCU’s dedication and commitment to tradition, integrity and academic excellence, and visit CCU in the News to read local and national media reports on the CCU impact.
Most of the time, I'm boasting about my students....but today it's all about my SON! He was accepted to his first choice school!! Coastal Carolina University, we can't wait to #ccusoon #gochants #tealnation pic.twitter.com/uSaQhz4yu9— Megan Sullivan (@MsullivanMegan) December 10, 2018
Today marks 4 years since I graduated from @CCUChanticleers and I am so thankful for my 3.5 years there and for the community that came with it!— Emma Johnson (@emmaj2011) December 13, 2018
TEAM EFFORT and an early Christmas gift for Coach Powers. I am very proud to announce that the MEN in TEAL earned an impressive 3.58 TEAM GPA for the Fall 2018 semester! @GoCCUsports #BLEEDTEAL pic.twitter.com/79FMu5PlhS— CCU Men's Tennis (@CoastalMTennis) December 21, 2018
The source for these figures is The Economic Impact of Coastal Carolina University on the South Carolina and Grand Strand Economics released in June 2017 by Robert Salvino, Ph.D., and Trevor Tarleton, MBA, and the report on Coastal Carolina Summer Orientations Impact. Salvino is CCU’s research economist and associate director of the Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development. Tarleton is the research assistant of the Grant Center. Salvino provides economic analysis for various industries, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. He has most recently been working with members of the real estate industry in the coastal region of South Carolina to develop new programs in commercial and investment real estate for the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration and for industry professionals. His research has been published in the Review of Law and Economics, Applied Economics, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy and other journals and books.