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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.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: December 23, 2019
Among the hundreds of individuals who graduated from Coastal Carolina University during Fall 2019 Commencement was Doris Glass. What makes Doris stand out from all the others is that she just turned 89.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: December 3, 2019
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Coastal Carolina University is one of just 120 in the country. OLLI classes are held for a variety of subjects like writing, technology, cooking, knitting and the most popular, history. The classes average about $5 an hour after a membership fee.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: November 13, 2019
ith the rise of careers in music technology, young people don’t have to wait to travel to Nashville to get their start in the industry. One new Masters program at Coastal Carolina University is music to the ears of some who want to make their mark in music.
Billboard Insider
Published: October 3, 2019
Insider is always looking for examples of how our industry works with their communities in innovative ways. We noticed an article on the WPDE TV news site featuring a Coastal Carolina student, Nicolas Rosa, and an internship he recently started with Coastal Outdoor. You can read the full article through this link, but we went ahead and contacted Pudge Roberts at Coastal Outdoor for more details.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: August 15, 2019
Students with the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand created rap videos this week. They did it during the Each 1 Teach 1 Entrepreneurship Institute business course at Coastal Carolina University.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, SC|United States
Published: July 30, 2019
Back in the late 1980s when Coastal Carolina University offered Sunny Gupta a scholarship to attend the school, they never imagined they would be renaming the College of Science for him years later. CCU President David DeCenzo said that when Sunny Gupta was applying to college, out of the six or seven very well-known universities he sent information to, only one saw his potential.
Albuquerque Journal|New Mexico|United States
Published: July 26, 2019
After nearly a year of waiting, the actress is finally getting a chance to see the fruits of her labor with the TV series “Grand Hotel.” “It’s been kind of crazy,” she says. “We filmed the pilot for the show over a year ago, and it’s finally airing. The anticipation kept building, and I didn’t know what to expect because this is my first real lead role.”
myhorrynews.com|Conway, SC|United States
Published: July 15, 2019
Sometimes Facebook is good for something. For retired Coastal Carolina University professor Rev. Dr. Preston McKever-Floyd, sharing inspirational memes on social media gained him a Facebook friend that ended up changing his life.
South Strand News|Georgetown, South Carolina|United States
Published: July 10, 2019
Veterans of Foreign Wars participated in overseas military operations in the past. Now, Coastal Carolina University students are conducting their own operation with a goal to outfit the Murrells Inlet VFW Post 10420 with solar panels for their facility.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 10, 2019
A group of Coastal Carolina University alumni are making it their mission to protect the ocean. The former students have formed a nonprofit, hoping to make a difference in the marine environment. “Every single action that you do, whether small or big as it be, you can be a hero in that sense," said Kyle Massie, executive director of Ocean Heroes Project.
Live Science|United States
Published: July 8, 2019
You've seen the heartbreaking video of the turtle with a straw caught in its nose, and you've heard about fish pumped with microplastics. But there are bigger casualties of the plastic problem, according to scientists. Sharks and rays are also suffering as a result of plastic pollution.
New York Daily News|United States
Published: July 8, 2019
Twitter is on the case. While the limited-character data the social media site generates is just a starting point, it goes where academic papers fail to tread. Scanning both academic papers and Twitter, researchers at the University of Exeter in England found more than 1,000 cases of “entangled individuals” among sharks and rays.
Halo Hangout|United States
Published: July 3, 2019
Stellar is exactly what LA Angels’ Tommy La Stella’s 2019 campaign has become. From disposable bench option for the Cubs, to infield institution for the Angels, it’s been a pretty wild last several months for Tommy Boy.