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CCU Cares

Coastal Carolina University cares about its students, faculty, staff, and the entire Teal Nation community, even when circumstances require us to be away from campus.

We want you to know that we are here and committed to teach, support, engage, and enrich your lives as much as the situation allows. Here are just a few of the ways #CCUcares for you!

SC7 Expedition Showcases Coastal Leadership

July 16, 2020

An expedition taking place this month, which originated in the mountains and will end at the sea, is being influenced greatly by Coastal Carolina University. Research professor, Tom Mullikin, who also chairs the South Carolina Floodwater Commission, created and is leading the expedition. CCU is also involved by way of producing and conducting a survey on climate change that will gauge the attitudes of those who join the journey along the way.

Project SEARCH Graduation

June 9, 2020

Five individuals who have gone through the LIFE Program at Coastal Carolina University are now also graduates of Project SEARCH. This was the first year for Project Search, which entailed full-time internships for the students at Conway Medical Center. It's another element of the LIFE Program, which has a stated goal of 100% employment for those who complete the program. The LIFE Program provides individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to live and study on campus.

CCU Produces Law Enforcement PSA

June 3, 2020

In light of recent events around the country, local law enforcement leaders wanted to send a unified message to the community. They chose Coastal Carolina University to produce the public service announcement. CCU was also represented by Public Safety Director, David Roper. The effort comes at the same time that President David DeCenzo sent a letter to members of Teal Nation, restating the commitment that Coastal is a place of inclusivity.

CCU trustees freeze tuition, housing fees, meal plans for next two academic years

May 15, 2020

During a special meeting of the Coastal Carolina University board of trustees on May 15, the board approved a motion to freeze tuition, housing costs, and meal plans at the current level for the 2021-2022 academic year for all in-state and out-of-state students.

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CCU trustees keep tuition, housing fees, meal plans level for 2020-2021

May 8, 2020

The Coastal Carolina University board of trustees voted to keep tuition, housing, and meal plan costs at the current level for the 2020-21 academic year for all in-state and out-of-state students.

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If you are a member of Teal Nation and have been demonstrating care and the true Chanticleer spirit in your community, we want to hear about it!

Email ccustory@coastal.edu and tell us all about what you have been doing to help or support others during the pandemic.

Tell us how you've been helping

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