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  • Lookups for ‘chanticleer’ trending on Merriam-Webster site

    Coastal Carolina University’s Chanticleers have taken the world by storm. Since the baseball team became the NCAA College World Series Champions on Thursday, June 30, lookups for “chanticleer” on the Merriam-Webster site have spiked, making it a “Trending Now” topic.

  • CCU alum Michael Kelly earns Emmy nomination

    Coastal Carolina University alumnus and “House of Cards” actor Michael Kelly received his second Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama for his role on the hit Netflix show on July 14.

    Kelly came to CCU on a cross-country scholarship and graduated in 1992 as the first student to receive a bachelor’s degree in performing arts.

  • CCU lecturer receives Fulbright Award to study and teach in Madagascar

    Casey Woodling, a lecturer of philosophy at Coastal Carolina University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach humanities courses at the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar. He will also conduct research on the history of philosophy in Madagascar and on how the general worldview of the Malagasy (people of Madagascar) relates to happiness and the good life. The grant, announced recently by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, will extend from November 2016 to July 2017.

  • Coastal Carolina University trustees set tuition

    On June 29, Coastal Carolina University’s board of trustees officially approved a 3.29 percent increase in tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year. The new rate applies to in-state and out-of-state undergraduate and graduate students.