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  • CCU trustees move forward with proposal for new academic building

    Coastal Carolina University’s board of trustees approved a motion to proceed with the planning for a new campus building, the Academic Enrichment Center and Auditorium. The administration was directed to reconfigure some aspects of the project, which will be presented to the board at its October meeting.

  • BMW executive to speak at CCU Economic Growth and Real Estate Summit

    Max Metcalf, manager of government and community relations at BMW Manufacturing Company in Spartanburg, S.C., will speak at the 21st Annual Economic Growth and Real Estate Summit hosted by the Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development at Coastal Carolina University.

  • Holliday family establishes marine science endowed program fund in sustainability at CCU

    The family of Joseph W. and Frances F. Holliday of Galivants Ferry has made a generous financial contribution to the College of Science at Coastal Carolina University. In recognition of the establishment of the Department of Marine Science Endowed Program Fund in Sustainability, the dean’s suite in the Science II building will be named the Joseph William and Frances Fields Holliday Dean’s Suite in memory of the parents of William and Judson Holliday and Betty Holliday McLeod. The gift supports the University’s I’M IN endowment campaign, which to date has secured more than $22 million for CCU’s endowment. Learn more about the campaign at

  • Updated CCU outlook forecasts significantly lower probability of hurricane landfalls for 2018 season

    An updated report by the Hurricane Genesis & Outlook (HUGO) Project at Coastal Carolina University is forecasting a lower probability of Atlantic hurricane activity for the reminder of the 2018 hurricane season than was indicated in its initial outlook released in May.

  • Walmart donates $6,000 to CCU LiveWell initiative during Move-in Weekend

    Coastal Carolina University received a $6,000 donation from Myrtle Beach area Walmart stores during CCU’s recent Back-to-School event at the Carolina Forest Walmart on Myrtle Ridge Drive.

  • CCU student Madison Scholar wins Rotary Global Grant to study in the UK

    Coastal Carolina University student Madison Scholar has been awarded a Rotary Global Grant for up to $50,000 to study in the United Kingdom during the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Office of Student Life rolls out new events app: Corq

    Coastal Carolina University’s Office of Student Life is promoting a marketing app that allows faculty and staff to easily publicize their CCU events to students across the campus, as well as find out what other events are planned they might want to attend.

    The app is called Corq, and it is considered a companion app to Engage, which is commonly known on campus as Coastal Connections. 

    To find out more information about Corq, Coastal Connections or other training, contact the Office of Student Life at Corq is available to download for free on the App Store and Google Play. Visit Coastal Connections at

    -Connor Uptegrove