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scnow.com|Florence, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 23, 2018
“I chose to enter ArtFields this year because it’s a wonderful opportunity to connect the community with the world of fine art. It’s also a wonderful competition to feature the scope and breath of so many talented Southern artists,” Charles Clary, assistant professor and Foundations Coordinator, Visual Arts at Coastal Carolina University.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 21, 2018
Are you a fisherman who would like to meet some former and current NFL players and have a chance at winning $30,000? Former Coastal Carolina standout running back Mike Tolbert is providing just that atmosphere through his non-profit, the SPADE Foundation, next month in Charleston.
The Checkered Flag|United Kingdom
Published: April 20, 2018
On Thursday evening, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Brandon Brown visited /r/NASCAR to answer fan questions in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session. The 24-year-old Brandonbilt Motorsports driver is currently running a part-time schedule in the series, finishing thirty-sixth in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, and is scheduled to race Friday night’s Richmond Raceway event.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 20, 2018
June 27, 2015 marked a day Bree Newsome said she couldn't stand to the side. That day, she climbed. "Putting myself at risk in that way was just me trying to demonstrate, 'This is how serious the issue is,'" she said Thursday in front of students at Coastal Carolina University as the school celebrated a civil rights icon, Ella Baker.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 19, 2018
Conway is planning a big welcome home event for poet, educator, advocate and National Book Award-winner Nikky Finney Friday at Coastal Carolina University and Saturday at the Conway City Hall and Whittemore Park Middle School.
Published: April 19, 2018
Coastal Carolina students in Robert Johnson’s Apex Predators class are making a difference and raising money to conserve land that is halfway around the world. At the beginning of the semester, Johnson gave his students a choice. “This fundraiser was something I came up with and asked my students if they were interested,” said Johnson. “A lot of the work I do is international conservation, and I was just in Sumatra back in December and I came up with the idea while I was over there. After discussing it with the people I worked with over in Sumatra, I brought up to my students.”
Charleston Chronicle|Charleston, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 18, 2018
Bree Newsome is the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Ella Baker Day Celebration at Coastal Carolina University, which will be held on April 19 at 6 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Caroline|United States
Published: April 18, 2018
On Nov. 12, 2017, the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team won the Sun Belt Tournament for the second straight season by defeating Georgia State 2-0. While senior forward Martin Melchor would score one of his seven season goals in the final five minutes of the Sun Belt Championship game, the other goal was scored by the unlikeliest of players. A five-foot-eight, 140-pound midfielder by the name of Saif AlHameli.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 18, 2018
The Coastal Carolina University Jazz Big Band and Carl Payne Big Band will team up for a dual performance on Saturday in honor of International Jazz Day, according to a press release.
myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 17, 2018
Twelve years, thousands of volunteers, countless hugs, tears and laughs, and an unwavering dedication to defeating cancer. Add all that up, and you get an organization that has raised $1 million since 2006 for the American Cancer Society. Two days ahead of its annual Relay For Life event that took place Saturday, the Coastal Carolina University student-run chapter of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) reached the million-dollar mark of lifetime funds raised.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 17, 2018
With a 23-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship, Coastal Carolina’s women’s golf team just needed to stay focused for their first Sun Belt title, and that they did.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 17, 2018
Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis has signed a pair of international players for his 2018-19 signing class. David Kralj comes to CCU after playing in Slovenia, where he led the Slovenian national team in scoring, and Ebrima Dibba is a 6-foot-5 point guard from Sweden who attended St. Benedict’s Prep School in New Jersey.
The Chanticleer|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 14, 2018
Since 2007, Coastal Carolina University has been raising money for the American Cancer Society (ACS) through Relay for Life. This year, just days before the event, they finally reached their $1 million goal. Each year, CCU partners with the ACS for the annual Relay for Life. The event invites students and community organizations to set up tables as vendors and raise funds to be donated towards cancer patients.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 13, 2018
Like many states across the country, South Carolina is facing a teacher shortage. To help find new educators, districts like Horry County are recruiting both in and out of state. Dr. Ed Jadallah, Dean of CCU’s College of Education, has decades of experience inside the classroom and said a lot of teachers don’t return after the first year because they don’t feel prepared.
WBTW TV 13|Myrtle Beach
Published: April 12, 2018
A Coastal Carolina University student turned dive instructor will be remembered in a very unique way. Christopher Chong was a crew member at Express Watersports and well-known around Murrells Inlet. After he passed away in a diving accident late last year, his friends and coworkers wanted to create a memorial in his honor.
WPDE|Conway, SC
Published: April 12, 2018
The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and ESPN announced today that a new college tournament is coming to our area. It's called the "Myrtle Beach Invitational." It will debut in November at Coastal Carolina University with eight teams.
ET Online|Los Angeles, Calif.
Published: April 12, 2018
ET Online reports that NFL star Josh Norman will be vying for the mirrorball trophy during the four-week, all-athlete edition of the dance competition show, Dancing With the Stars.
The Coastal Observer|Pawleys Island, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 12, 2018
Sustainable development is on the agenda in Georgetown County, and the next generation of county leaders are already tackling the challenge head-on. A group of Coastal Carolina University students spent the spring semester as interns for local government agencies and nonprofits in Georgetown County. They will be followed this summer by another group who will intern at area businesses.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 10, 2018
Nearly two years since Coastal Carolina won the NCAA national championship, it’s still a hot topic in baseball. Zach Remillard, now a member of the Winston-Salem Dash minor league baseball team in the Chicago White Sox organization, said he has even been asked about it by an opposing first baseman while he standing on first base following a single.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: April 9, 2018
Owning a small business or becoming an entrepreneur is about to get easier in North Myrtle Beach. A new initiative will bring the North Myrtle Beach Innovation Center to the area, a business incubation center, according to a press release from the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.