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Montreal Gazette|Montreal, Quebec|Canada
Published: November 4, 2020
A litttle-known college in South Carolina is starting to get NCAA football recognition and a player from Lachine is one of the team’s driving defensive forces. Enock Makonzo, a redshirt junior, has 36 tackles — 25 solo — through six games for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, along with six tackles for losses and two quarterback sacks. The 5-foot-11, 195-pounder is a hybrid linebacker and safety.
Forbes.com
Published: November 3, 2020
There has been plenty of heart-filled pride in Conway, S.C., during this 2020 college football season. Following a 51-0 thumping of Georgia State in Atlanta last Saturday, the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers, in only their third season as a full-fledged Football Bowl Subdivision program, improved to 6-0 and rose to No. 15/16 in the polls.
espn.com
Published: October 29, 2020
It was Tuesday, July 30, 2002, when Coastal Carolina University dignitaries - the chancellor, the athletic director, the football coach, a couple of trustees - gathered beneath a pop-up tent in the sweltering Grand Strand, South Carolina, sun. They smiled from beneath their hard hats, stuck their ceremonial shovels into the sandy soil of Conway, South Carolina, and broke the ground that would become the foundation for their new football stadium.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC
Published: October 19, 2020
Meghan Miller, a 2008 CCU graduate, has been promoted to co-anchor of News 13 at 5 and News 13 at 6.
wallethub.com
Published: July 28, 2020
Sourav Batabyal, Ph.D., an assistant professor of economics in CCU's Wall College of Business Administration, is featured in a Q&A about fair-credit credit cards.
MyHorryNews.com|Conway, SC
Published: July 20, 2020
Since the start of July, Tom Mullikin, a research professor at Coastal Carolina University and the commissioner of the South Carolina Floodwater Commission, and a handful of others, have been hiking, kayaking and sightseeing across the state of South Carolina in an effort to raise awareness of Floodwater Prevention and Resiliency across South Carolina and engage leaders and citizens in protection and enjoyment of South Carolina’s natural resources.
newswise.com
Published: July 16, 2020
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering (I-SENSE) and FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, in collaboration with Coastal Carolina University’s Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, are developing a warning system for more accurate and timely detection and forecasting of inland and coastal floods, under a variety of precipitation regimes. The technology will enable local and state governments to more effectively plan and respond to tropical storms.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: July 14, 2020
If you could use a break from your day-to-day COVID-19 routine that offers a beat and a groove, tune in to Coastal Carolina University’s Cultural Arts Facebook page. CCU’s own Steve Bailey, a prolific artist widely known for his pioneering work on the six-string fretless bass, will perform with five-time Grammy award-winning bassist Victor Wooten July 16 at noon on Edwards Live.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, SC
Published: July 8, 2020
Coastal Carolina University will hold a virtual summer commencement ceremony as the battle against COVID-19 continues. The decision was announced during a CCU Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: May 27, 2020
Coastal Carolina standout and Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year DJ Williams is taking her talents to Italy. On Friday, Williams signed with Gesam Gas Le Mura Lucca of the Serie A1, the top women’s basketball league in Italy.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, SC
Published: May 26, 2020
A fifth-grade teacher at Riverside Elementary School and a Coastal Carolina University graduate is this week’s Classroom Champion.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC
Published: May 21, 2020
Coastal Carolina University researchers are trying to improve Horry County’s coronavirus testing capacity by developing a test of their own.
Knowable Magazine
Published: April 7, 2020
Every owl fancier has a story of the first time they heard an owl — or, rather, didn’t hear one. It’s unforgettable to see an enormous bird, whose wingspan can reach more than six feet, slipping through the air without even a whisper.
Wallet Hub|United States
Published: March 2, 2020
Are credit scores truly fair assessments of a person’s credit worthiness? Darlene Booth-Bell Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Accounting, E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University
New Mexico Consortium|New Mexico
Published: March 2, 2020
Coastal Carolina University (CCU) and the Ultrascale Systems Research Center (USRC), a joint program between Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the New Mexico Consortium (NMC), in Los Alamos, New Mexico, have a strong relationship that has involved many CCU students over the past several years. This collaboration has resulted in multiple year-long research assistantships at CCU, summer internships and permanent job placements at the NMC and LANL.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: March 1, 2020
Kevin Schnall is settling into being the acting head baseball coach at Coastal Carolina, and based on their performance, the Chanticleers are settling into Schnall leading the team. With their 3-2 win over Maryland on Sunday at Springs Brooks Stadium, the Chanticleers have won five consecutive games to improve to 7-3 on the season.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: February 28, 2020
Drew Kurlowski is an assistant professor of politics at Coastal Carolina University who specializes in campaigns and elections. He tells News13, South Carolina is different from other early primary states like Iowa or Nevada. Kurlowski explains the democratic electorate here is more diverse and conservative. While the GOP aligns with the more conservative core of the party.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: February 27, 2020
Coastal Carolina University’s Saltwater Angler Club is hosting its 11th annual saltwater fishing seminar Saturday on campus.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: February 25, 2020
As Donovan Harris from our sister station WPDE found out, there wasn’t a shortage of cell phones in hands at Coastal Carolina University, and some political candidates are using this to their advantage.
The Advocate|Baton Rouge, Louisiana|United States
Published: February 17, 2020
Cameron Jackson may be young but he has a lot of big ideas. And the former college athlete has decided to bring one of them to Baton Rouge, in a part of town most developers don't take seriously for innovative business ideas.