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  • CCU sponsors Setting the Table Program civic project

    October 5 2015

    Civic Engagement at Coastal Carolina University and Catholic Charities-Pee Dee will donate holiday baskets to families in need in the Grand Strand community for the fifth semester in a row.

    Any individual, group, department or office can participate to fill a basket of food and/or any Christmas items that will be distributed at Catholic Charities’ Thanksgiving Turkey and Trimmings Drive and Christmas Assistance Program. If you choose to help, please fill a reusable plastic or wicker laundry basket with items from the list below.

    To register, complete the “Setting the Table Intent Form” on Coastal Connections: Forms must be received by Monday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. Once you have completed the form, you will receive an email on Wednesday, Nov. 4, with more information about what to include in your basket, the delivery time and date, and delivery instructions.

    Food Items
    • Canned corn
    • Canned green beans
    • Canned peas
    • Pie crusts and canned pie filling (cherry, apple, lemon, pumpkin, etc.)
    • Fresh potatoes
    • Fresh yams
    • Fresh carrots
    • Stuffing mix
    • Bottled or canned gravy
    • grocery store gift cards

    • Gifts for teens (13-18): hats, gloves, ear muffs, lip balm, $10 fast food gift cards and stocking stuffers.
    • Wrapping paper
    • Tape
    • Bows or ribbons

    For more information about Setting the Table,  contact Elaine Giles at or 843-349-2939.

    For more information about Catholic Charities - Pee Dee, contact Kelly Kaminski at or 843-531-5535.


  • Speed limit decreases to 30 on University Boulevard

    September 30 2015

    CCU'S Department of Public Safety announced that the speed limit has been decreased on University Boulevard.
    In the interest of safety, the speed limit is now 30 mph. Please take note of this change and reduce your speed accordingly.

  • Art professor published in Italian publication

    October 2 2015

    CCU’s Department of Art foundations coordinator, Charles Clary, was recently published in an international Italian publication about contemporary paper artists.

    Clary, assistant professor of visual arts, earned a BFA in painting with honors from Middle Tennessee State University and an MFA in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

    He has shown in exhibitions at Galerie EVOLUTION-Pierre Cardin in Paris, France, completed a three-week residency in Lacoste, France, completed a painting assistantship with Joe Amrhein of Pierogi Gallery in Brooklyn, NYC, and had work acquired by fashion designer Pierre Cardin and gallery owner James Cohan. Clary has been featured in numerous print and Internet interviews including, This is Colossal, WIRED magazine (US and UK), Hi Fructose,, Bluecanavs Magazine and This Is Colossal. He has also been featured in publications including 500 Paper Objects, Paper Works, Paper Art, Papercraft 2, PUSH: Paper and The New Twenties.

    Clary has exhibited regionally, nationally and internationally in numerous solo and group shows.

  • Sign up for the Coastal Fall Golf League

    October 5 2015

    The Coastal Fall Golf League at The Hackler Course begins the week of Oct. 5. Sign-ups for the league are now being taken. The league will be 13 weeks long and run October through February (approximately). This will be a nine-hole, handicapped, individual league using a Stableford scoring system. You can play any time from Sunday to Saturday, as long as you are with someone else from the league to be your marker.

    The cost is $40 initiation and $20 per week. The $20 includes nine holes of golf with cart, and a chance for weekly prizes.

    To sign up, fill out a registration card at the Hackler Course, or you may print one from the link below.

    Find more information about the Coastal Fall League at:

    For more information, contact Joe M. Marosz, PGA first assistant golf professional, at he Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University, 843-349-2639, or