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  • African American veterans focus of Athenaeum Press project

    Coastal Carolina University’s Athenaeum Press will produce a multimedia project on African American veterans as the flagship production for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

  • CCU policy regarding the Ebola virus

    CCU is taking all preventive measures to ensure that the Ebola virus does not reach the campus.

    Any CCU faculty, staff or students who have traveled in or through areas of West Africa affected by Ebola, including Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, will only be permitted back to campus following the 21-day incubation period and with no symptoms of the Ebola virus.

  • Award-winning futurist artist to speak and present work at CCU

    “Progressions,” an exhibition by the award-winning futuristic concept artist Syd Mead will be on display from Aug. 18 until Oct. 18 in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery at Coastal Carolina University. The exhibit is free and open to the public. 

  • CCU trustees move to purchase University Place property

    At its quarterly board meeting, the trustees of Coastal Carolina University approved the purchase of the University Place residence facility from CCU’s Student Housing Foundation. The acquisition of the 54-acre property, which CCU currently leases from the foundation, will result in significant financial benefits for the university. 

  • CCU honors summer graduates

    A total of 202 students marched across the stage at Coastal Carolina University’s HTC Center in CCU’s summer commencement ceremony. 

  • CCU art professor elected to European Academy

    Arne R. Flaten, professor of art history and chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Coastal Carolina University, has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA). He is the first professor in CCU’s history, and the first in the state of South Carolina, to receive this distinction. 

  • CCU dean to assume academic outreach duties

    Daniel Ennis, dean of the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, has been named vice president for academic outreach at Coastal Carolina University. 

  • Class of 2018 welcomed at New Student Convocation

    Coastal Carolina University’s 2014 New Student Convocation, held Sunday, Aug. 17, at the HTC Center, welcomed approximately 2,400 freshmen to campus.

  • CCU history professor wins Japan Study Award

    Brandon Palmer, associate professor of Asian history at Coastal Carolina University, has been awarded the Terada Mari Japan Study Award by the Japan Institute for National Fundamentals (JINF). 

  • CCU to offer English program for international students

    Coastal Carolina University will offer an Academic English program for international students who want to study at CCU and other colleges and universities but lack the level of English to be successful. Operated in collaboration with ELS Language Center in Princeton, N,J., the center is slated to open in April 2015 and will provide four-week intensive English instruction to international students in four-week cycles year-round. 

  • Check out OLLI during Free Week

    The goal of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Coastal Carolina University is to provide seasoned adults with intellectual, physical, cultural and social stimulation. More than 350 fee courses -- in art and photography, computer technology, foreign languages, history and government, literature and writing, music, theater and film, personal growth and skills, philosophy and religion, and science and nature -- help accomplish this goal. 

  • Thompson and Rashid join the CCU Office for Philanthropy

    Marjorie Thompson and Jerry Rashid have joined the Coastal Carolina University Office for Philanthropy as director for philanthropy and director of communication and marketing, respectively, according to Mark Roach, vice president for philanthropy. 

  • Registration is open for CCU’s lifelong learners

    Registration is underway for the fall term of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Coastal Carolina University’s premier noncredit program for adult education opportunities. The course schedule is available online at Classes will be held at four outreach centers: Conway at the Coastal Science Center (301 Allied Drive); Georgetown (909 Front Street); Litchfield (14427 Ocean Highway); and Myrtle Beach (900 79th Avenue N.). 

  • CCU co-sponsors small business workshop

    Myrtle Beach Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are co-sponsoring a free seminar covering federal government contracts for small businesses on Thursday, Sept. 4. 

  • Darius Rucker rocks CCU

    Darius Rucker performed to a packed house at CCU Saturday night, the biggest night yet for the HTC Center. A crowd of 3,300 students and community members turned out to see the former Hootie & the Blowfish frontman from Charleston who has reinvented himself as a country star. The concert will benefit CCU student scholarships. 

  • Breaking ground for Science II

    A groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 27, cleared the way for Science II, the final addition to a three-building complex that will encompass most of the activities of the College of Science at Coastal Carolina University.