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WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: June 20, 2018
A Coastal Carolina University professor recently received a Fulbright Award to teach in Poland. A press release says William Hills, a professor of psychology in the university's College of Science, received a Fulbright Award to teach gerontology at the Medical University of Lublin for the 2018-19 school year.
Golf.com|United States
Published: June 17, 2018
What you got to love about this D.J. Johnson is that he's a jock. He does not care. Or not excessively, anyhow. His South Florida workout buddy won the U.S. Open, right in front of him. Do you think DJ was, like, moved? Oh, please. Johnson just about walked off the 18th green without shaking Brooks Koepka's hand before remembering the be-nice code of the modern PGA Tour.
Index-Journal|Greenwood, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 8, 2018
Greeenwood native Josh Norman has one more accolade to add to his quickly growing list: recipient of an honorary doctorate of public service from Coastal Carolina University. CCU president David A. DeCenzo surprised Norman with the honorary degree Wednesday.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 6, 2018
Brookgreen Gardens is the site of an archaeological dig by Coastal Carolina University students.
India West|India
Published: June 6, 2018
Coastal Carolina University May 15 announced that, in recognition of a gift received by retired CCU mathematics faculty member Subhash C. Saxena to the College of Science, it has established the Dr. Subhash Saxena Math Suite.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 5, 2018
She crossed her fingers and waited for the call. Nikko Austen Smith, a 2018 Coastal Carolina University graduate, had already been through the first step - sending in a self-taped audition in hopes of landing a spot on her dream show "Queen Sugar."
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 4, 2018
After about a year of research and planning, all 45 police officers within the Department of Public Safety at Coastal Carolina University are sporting new uniforms that add comfort and professionalism to their appearance while not skimping on safety.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 4, 2018
South Carolina is currently dealing with a teacher shortage. According to the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement (CERRA), 6,705 teachers left their jobs in the 2016-17 school year. Low pay and lack of support in the classroom were some of the main issues cited by departing teachers. As the school year wraps up, a new program at Coastal Carolina University is looking at the future and fill teacher vacancies in our area.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 4, 2018
Public Safety officers at Coastal Carolina University are sporting some new uniforms Monday! All 45 officers now have their own set of Armorskin, which adds comfort and professionalism to their appearance, as well as extra safety.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 1, 2018
The Myrtle Beach Fire Department has announced a new fire chief, as current Fire Chief Alvin Payne prepares for retirement. Deputy Chief Tom Gwyer, a 25-year veteran of the department, will take the position in early July.
The Island Packet|Hilton Head , SC
Published: May 30, 2018
The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season is just days away, and scientists at Coastal Carolina University predict it may be a bit busier compared to last year's initial projections.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: May 30, 2018
Coastal Carolina University officials have a plan for improving pedestrian and bike safety on S.C. 544 near the university.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: May 30, 2018
Jay Causey had an opportunity to walk on at Coastal Carolina after graduating from Conway High School in 2015. So why did it take him two more years to find his way to his hometown college’s campus?
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Published: May 29, 2018
The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season is just days away, and scientists at Coastal Carolina University predict it may be a bit busier compared to last year's initial projections.
ESPN
Published: May 28, 2018
For months after Coastal Carolina surfaced out of the Big South in 2016 to win an NCAA baseball regional at NC State, then a super regional at LSU before rolling Florida, Texas Tech, TCU and Arizona in the College World Series to earn its first national title, coach Gary Gilmore accepted thanks at almost every turn.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: May 24, 2018
Waccamaw Getaway Festival is at Bucksport Marina in Conway this weekend. The three day music festival kicks off tomorrow night with a local band Oracle Blue's album release party. It started as a dream for these college friends, grouped together for the music program at Coastal Carolina University.
Post and Courier|Charleston, South Carolina|United States
Published: May 24, 2018
A new housing program for teaching students at Coastal Carolina University is aimed at helping alleviate one South Carolina's biggest challenges: a shortage of public school teachers. CCU's educator in residence program, launched for the first time last fall, places student teachers and first-year teachers in apartments on Georgetown's Front Street. The residents, who are all master's students at CCU, work or have an internship in the Georgetown County School District.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: May 22, 2018
Kevin Woodall Jr. said he believes attending Coastal Carolina for three years is “one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.” The fourth year at CCU wasn’t necessarily his decision, as he went undrafted last June despite putting up some of the best power-hitting numbers in the NCAA during the 2017 regular season.
ESPN - NFL Nation|United States
Published: May 21, 2018
Josh Norman and partner Sharna Burgess were on a couch at the far end of the dance studio devouring a late-afternoon snack. They were laughing and being playful, oozing with the same chemistry that shines on the ballroom floor.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: May 21, 2018
After leading Coastal Carolina to a regular-season conference championship, coach Gary Gilmore has been named Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year. Gilmore was recognized via a vote by conference coaches after leading the Chanticleers to a 23-7 league record in 2018. CCU enters the conference tournament Wednesday with a 38-17 overall record.