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  • CCU cited for most beautiful coastal campus in rankings

    Coastal Carolina University has a new accolade to entice prospective students to its campus: It has been named one of the Most Beautiful Coastal College Campuses by “Best Value Schools,” a national website that provides rankings on different aspects of colleges and universities.

  • CCU starts food-compost recycling program

    Coastal Carolina University will begin a food-waste composting program at two of its dining halls this fall. The new program was developed by the TD Campus and Community Initiative and Aramark, CCU’s food service provider, in partnership with SMART Recycling.

  • Coastal Carolina University trustees approve new degree programs

    At its meeting Aug. 7, the Board of Trustees of Coastal Carolina University approved two new master’s degree programs, a master of arts in health communication and a master of arts in music technology. A new certificate program in applied ethics was also approved.

  • Rivenbark joins the CCU Office for Philanthropy

    Eric Rivenbark has been named a director for philanthropy at Coastal Carolina University. His area of responsibility will be increasing awareness and support for CCU’s E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.

  • Tickets go on sale for Lee Brice concert at CCU

    Country singer/songwriter Lee Brice will perform at Coastal Carolina University’s HTC Center on Friday, Oct. 16, at 7:15 p.m. Country singer Ricky Young will open the concert. Tickets, which go on sale Aug. 10 at, are $50 for standing room, $55 for back end zone seats, $60 for bronze seats and $65 for teal seats.

  • Coastal Carolina University honors summer graduates

    Professor Pamela Martin speaks to graduates at Coastal Carolina University's 2015 Summer Commencement. In her remarks to Coastal Carolina University’s summer graduates, commencement speaker Pamela Martin discussed the true value of their diplomas as they begin a new chapter in their lives. More than 300 students were eligible to walk in the ceremony today, held at the HTC Center on campus.

  • CCU student-athletes continue to excel academically

    The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers’ 2014-2015 athletic season was not only a big success on the sports fields, but it was also a success in the academic arena, with student-athletes taking top honors in many areas.

  • Williams’ gift establishes broadcast media internship program at CCU

    A new internship program at Coastal Carolina University established through a gift from political commentator Armstrong Williams will give students hands-on experience in broadcast journalism.

  • Athenaeum Press sponsors Gullah music concert

    The Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University will sponsor a free performance of Gullah music featuring the Freedom Readers Children’s Choir Saturday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. on the Kaminski House Museum lawn in Georgetown.

  • Provost names associate athletic director of academic services

    Jillian Weston has been appointed to the position of Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services for Coastal Carolina University.

  • Coastal Carolina University to join Sun Belt in 2016

    Coastal Carolina University President David A. DeCenzo announced on Sept. 1 that the CCU Chanticleers athletic programs will join the Sun Belt Conference effective July 1, 2016. During a news conference at the HTC Student Convocation and Recreation Center, DeCenzo expressed his appreciation to the Sun Belt Conference.

  • New book by two CCU faculty members revisits Conway football boycott

    Coastal Carolina University faculty members Joe Oestreich and Scott Pleasant have written a book about the 1989 Conway High School football boycott that caused racial tension in Conway.