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The Horry Independent|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: August 17, 2018
Coastal Carolina University is hopping today, as freshmen begin to move into their dorms for the start of the Fall 2018 semester.
South Strand News|Georgetown, South Carolina|United States
Published: August 17, 2018
The family of Joseph W. and Frances F. Holliday of Galivants Ferry has made a financial contribution to the College of Science at Coastal Carolina University. The gift supports the University’s I’M IN endowment campaign, which to date has secured more than $22 million for CCU’s endowment. The newly established endowed fund will support research by marine science students working on sustainability issues related to oceans. Preference will be given to projects by students who are formally enrolled in the sustainability certification program.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: August 14, 2018
Coastal Carolina University's bike rental program gets a makeover and new name - fitting to the process.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC
Published: August 13, 2018
Matt Hazel is back in the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts signed the Coastal Carolina alumnus Sunday. Hazel will provide receiver depth for the Colts, who lost rookie Deon Cain to a torn ACL following their preseason opener.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: August 3, 2018
Former Conway High coach Chuck Jordan is back in football, and Coastal Carolina has a new football staff member.
The Coastal Observer|Pawleys Island, SC|United States
Published: August 2, 2018
With up to 3.6 inches of rain falling in the Pawleys Island area, Monday was a good day to talk about coastal flooding. On average, there are about six storms a year that produce at least 2 inches of rain in 48 hours, according to 30-year survey of weather data for the county. In the last week, there were two such storms.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 30, 2018
Florence-Darlington Technical College and Coastal Carolina University have been ranked by Onlinecolleges.com for having one of the best online degree programs in the state.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 17, 2018
A Professor of Sociology at Coastal Carolina University has been working with her students for nearly two years on a program that will supply free bike rentals for the homeless population in Horry County.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 17, 2018
Joe Moglia will be fielding questions about college football on Monday at the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day in New Orleans. First, you can wake up to Coastal Carolina’s head football coach talking business as a guest host on the CNBC morning show Squawk Box from 7-9 a.m. Thursday.
Columbus Alive|Columbus, Ohio
Published: July 11, 2018
About 20 years ago, Joe Oestreich and his bandmates in Columbus rock act Watershed were playing a Cheap Trick cover at a venue called the Brewery in Raleigh, North Carolina. “We saw one guy out in the crowd who was loving it, just going nuts,” Oestreich said recently by phone from his office at Coastal Carolina University, where he now chairs the English department.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: July 3, 2018
Monday was World UFO Day and people all over the world looked up at the sky to see if they could spot something that's out of this world.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 29, 2018
While you were likely sleeping at 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Coastal Carolina alumnus Josh Norman was in a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, on a shopping spree. But he wasn’t shopping for himself.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: June 27, 2018
Enrollment for Coastal Carolina University's new Early Childhood Development and Literacy Center is now open for the upcoming 2018 fall school year. Program leaders say the scheduled opening date is August 13. The new center will be inside the Kingston Hall building.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: June 25, 2018
Individual South Carolina artists working in prose, poetry, and theatre acting and playwriting have won $5,000 fellowships based on recommendations made by out-of-state review panelists, who select these fellows based solely on a review of anonymous work samples, according to a news release from the S.C. Arts Commission board.
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."