Retired Employees group (REG)

REG's Brief History

Robert "Dr. Bob" Squatriglia, CCU's Vice President Emertius for student affairs, organized REG in 2008 as a way to CCU retirees to stay connected with each other and the University. When he moved out of the area in 2017, the REG board of advisers was formed. The current board includes Wendy Dannelly, Cookie Elston, Poppy Hepp, Nyoka Hucks, Porter Medley, David Parker, Pat Singleton-Young, Sharon Sluys, Pat Taylor, Charmaine Tomczyk and John Vrooman.

REG's Mission

  • To encourage ongoing contact among the CCU retirees and the University
  • To support an REG annual scholarship at CCU
  • To foster continuing relationships and the diverse interests and activities of CCU retirees
  • To inform members of their REG retirement benefits and privileges

Why Join REG?

No matter how many years you worked at CCU, you made lasting friendships and memories. Stay connected or reconnect to enjoy a shared past, and catch up on what's new. REG activities and benefits can help you remain socially active. As membership grows, special interests can be identified for collaborative activities. Your input is valuable.

Visit our contact page to join: 

REG Benefits May Include:

  • Annual spring social (May)
  • Kimbel Library privileges*
  • University bookstore discount*
  • Faculty/Staff parking with approved decal
  • Wheelwright Box Office ticket and Coastal Theater movie ticket discounts*
  • Limited-access membership at HTC Recreation Center*
  • Discount at Pro Shop and reduced green fees and cart at Hackler Golf Course

*Requires a CCU CINO ID card, which you can get in the CINO Card Office located in Sands Hall, Room 101 (Post Office on Founders Drive).

Annual Scholarship

As per the gift agreement between the REG and the Coastal Educational Foundation (CEF), the REG provides this gift in recognition of the value of higher education and its public good as well as in memory of the many types of contributions made by the retirees of Coastal Carolina University to advance the mission of the university.

The CEF administers this gift and selection is made annually through the University Financial Aid Office and its protocol, including review by the University Scholarship Committee.

In order to support broad categories of eligible students, the criteria for this scholarship award is for new, continuing or transfer students, full or part timers, undergraduate (at least 2.0 GPA) or graduate (at least 3.0 GPA), and the student must demonstrate financial need. Further, an award recipient may receive the scholarship one time only.

Donating a gift to the CCU REG Student Scholarship Fund

There are two ways to donate to the CCU REG Student Scholarship Fund:

  • Give online at 
  • Pay by check
    • Make checks payable to: Coastal Educational Foundation
    • Mail payment to: Coastal Educational Foundation and mail your payment to Coastal Education Foundation, P.O. Box 261954, Conway SC 29528

Contact Charmaine B. Tomczyk at or Pat Taylor with questions regarding REG.