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  • Hackler Course recognized by Carolinas PGA

    Charles Johns IV, general manager of the General James Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University, has been recognized as the 2016 Merchandiser of the Year in the Carolinas PGA, public category, by the organization’s Special Awards Committee.

  • Ethics standards created for real estate industry

    Standards governing ethical conduct in the real estate industry were created recently by the International Ethics Standards Coalition (IESC), according to Tony Grant, deputy chair of the IESC and founder of the Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development at Coastal Carolina University.

  • Women in Philanthropy and Leadership at CCU announces 2017 conference dates

    The seventh annual Women’s Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel in Myrtle Beach, S.C. This signature event is hosted by Women in Philanthropy and Leadership (WIPL) at Coastal Carolina University. The Women’s Leadership Conference seeks to educate, motivate and challenge women to lead change in their own lives, their communities and the world. The 2017 program builds upon six previous successful events and features notable speakers from the fields of business, entertainment, media and more.

  • CCU graduate students release online literary journal

    Waccamaw, the online literary journal at Coastal Carolina University, has just released its 17th edition.

  • Conference room named in memory of Waddell brothers

    Tommy Lee Waddell of Loris has made a gift in memory of his two sons to the Department of History at Coastal Carolina University. A second-floor conference room in CCU’s Brittain Hall has been named the Waddell Conference Room in memory of Christopher Lee Waddell, a 2012 CCU graduate, and Miles Thomas Waddell. In addition, an established history department scholarship will now bear the names of the Waddell brothers.

  • Scearce named AP All-America

    After being one of the most productive linebackers in the nation this past season, Coastal Carolina’s Alex Scearce (Huntersville, N.C./Lake Norman Charter HS) was rewarded by being voted first team NCAA FCS All-America by the Associated Press.

  • CCU honors fall graduating class

    Speaking to Coastal Carolina University’s largest class of fall semester graduation candidates, commencement speaker Susan O’Malley advised the graduates to follow their passions.

    “If you follow your passion, you’ll find your purpose,” said O’Malley, who, following her own early goals, became the first female president of a professional sports franchise at age 29 when she assumed the leadership of the NBA’s Washington Bullets (now the Wizards).

  • 2018 Wall Fellows named

    Coastal Carolina University has selected nine students for the Wall Fellows class of 2018. The Wall Fellows is a two-year program sponsored by the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration that helps prepare select students from CCU’s five colleges for high-level careers in major U.S. and international organizations.

  • OLLI@CCU receives its second $1 million endowed grant from Osher Foundation

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Coastal Carolina University (OLLI@CCU) has received its second $1 million endowed grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation to support the operations of the institute. The initial grant was received in 2013.