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  • NASA’s Wyche to be honored at WIPL’s Celebration of Inspiring Women

    Vanessa E. Wyche, a longtime executive with the NASA Johnson Space Center, will be honored at the 2017 Celebration of Inspiring Women on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Conference Center. The event is part of the seventh annual Women’s Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women presented by Women in Philanthropy and Leadership (WIPL) for Coastal Carolina University.

  • Artist Rhodes featured in CCU exhibition “Swarm’’

    Artist Adrian Rhodes’ work will be featured in her solo exhibition “Swarm,” which runs through Friday, Feb. 17, in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery at Coastal Carolina University. The artist will give a public lecture on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m., with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

  • CCU welcomes new group of Dyer Fellows

    Six Coastal Carolina University seniors have been named Dyer Fellows 2017 as selected by the Edgar Dyer Institute for Leadership and Public Policy: Bethany Bebik, Celeste Benson, Maggie Carr, Rachel Houston, Ariel Lasher and Maria Karahalios.

  • Two CCU math students win prestigious certificates

    Two Coastal Carolina University students recently placed in the top 15 percent of student competitors at the Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM) in Atlanta, Ga., a combined gathering of the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society featuring undergraduate and graduate student competitions. Shaquille Dixon and Rachael Wagner were awarded winner’s certificates from the Mathematical Association of America.

  • CCU offers free tax assistance through VITA

    Free tax assistance will be available at Coastal Carolina University beginning Tuesday, Feb. 14, through Wednesday, March 29, through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. The University’s accounting students will prepare and e-file basic tax returns for taxpayers with annual earnings of less than $54,000.

  • Kearns Palmetto Professor receives Fulbright Award to study tidal behaviors in Norway

    Var Limpasuvan, Kearns Palmetto Professor of applied physics and coastal and marine systems science at Coastal Carolina University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research on the atmospheric tidal behaviors under conditions of major stratospheric sudden warming (SSW). Limpasuvan’s award, which will enable him to work with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and atmospheric physicists across Norway, was recently announced by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Limpasuvan’s grant will extend from late fall 2017 through spring 2018. He joins 17 current CCU faculty and 12 retired CCU faculty who have also received Fulbright awards.