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Naming Sponsor

  • CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veteran Studies at CCU logo
  • Rod O. Gragg, Director
    Coastal Science Center 110
    843-234-3431
    rgragg@coastal.edu
  • Coastal Carolina University
    P.O. Box 261954
    Conway, S.C. 29528-6054

Our naming sponsor is CresCom Bank, a leader in community banking with 34 branch locations in the Carolinas and a history of specialized services to American veterans and their families. The bank’s mortgage operation, CresCom Mortgages Company originates loans in 47 states with partnering banks, credit unions and mortgage brokers.

“CresCom Bank’s longtime support for our center makes our mission to the veterans’ community possible,” explains center director Rod Gragg. “CresCom Bank was the center’s first contributing sponsor in 2010, and its support was critical to the center’s success. In 2014, the bank became the naming sponsor of the CresCom Bank Center for Military & Veterans Studies. We are grateful for CresCom Bank’s sustaining support – and its heart for veterans.” Learn more about the naming of the center »

More information about CresCom Bank and its outreach to veterans is available here »

Five-Star Sponsors

Agape Hospice provides comprehensive end-of-life care to individuals and their families in a compassionate, faith-based and dignified environment at more than 18 locations throughout South Carolina. Agape Hospice is known for its respectful, compassionate care and service to American military veterans in South Carolina. More information about Agape Hospice and its service to veterans is available here »

PGBA, a Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiary company, is proud and privileged to serve American military veterans, active-duty members of the U.S. military and their families in 50 states. PGBA is the nation’s largest TRICARE processor of insurance claims for the U.S. Department of Defense with 2,400 employees and four offices in South Carolina, including the PGBA center in Surfside Beach. More information about PGBA and its service to American veterans and active-duty military is available here »