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  • Byington named provost at Coastal Carolina University

    J. Ralph Byington has been named to the position of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Coastal Carolina University, according to an announcement by CCU President David A. DeCenzo.

  • CCU’s Athenaeum Press accepting project proposals

    The Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University is seeking project proposals for development and publication. Unlike other university presses, The Athenaeum Press does not simply print already completed projects, but instead takes proposals for projects for development. Selected projects undergo an extensive development process, during which professors and students from across the humanities and fine arts will collaborate with the project initiator to design, build and produce high-quality content in a variety of unique media formats.  

  • CCU names new athletic leadership

    Matt Hogue has been named to the position of Interim Director of Athletics at Coastal Carolina University. Hogue, who serves as CCU’s associate vice president of marketing, moved into the position March 12, replacing Hunter Yurachek, who resigned recently to become the associate vice president and chief operating officer for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Houston.

  • CCU bands come together for a spring concert

    Students of the Coastal Carolina University Symphonic Band and The Coastal Winds come together for their season-ending concert on Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. General admission tickets are $5.

  • CCU to hold Day of Remembrance Ceremony

    Coastal Carolina University will hold its eighth annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, at noon in James P. Blanton Park in front of the Edward M. Singleton Building. The public is invited to attend. 

  • Visiting historian will speak on missionaries in early America

    Aaron Fogelman, professor of history at Northern Illinois University, will give a talk about European missionaries to the British colonies in America on Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall on the Coastal Carolina University campus.

  • CCU celebrates Library Week with authors, edible books

    Coastal Carolina University’s Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons joins libraries across the country to celebrate National Library Week, April 13 through 19. Events this year include the ever-popular Edible Book Fair and book discussions with two prominent authors, Batt Humphreys and Bret Lott. All events are free and open to the public.

  • S.C. naturalist will speak on the history of King’s Highway

    Dennis Chastain, an award-winning outdoor writer and naturalist, will give a talk on the “History of the King’s Highway from Little River to Charleston, S.C.” Thursday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium at Coastal Carolina University. The event, sponsored by CCU’s Horry County Archives Center, is free and open to the public.

  • St. Anthony and poverty discussion to be held at CCU

    St. Anthony, poverty and the origins of Christian monasticism are the topics of the next Ethics and Religion session at Coastal Carolina University on Wednesday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lackey Chapel. The public is invited to this free event; no ticket is required.

  • Five CCU writers to read from their works

    Five published faculty members at Coastal Carolina University will give a public reading from their works on Tuesday, April 8, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The Words to Say It Visiting Writers Series event is free and open to the public.