RECENT FACULTY PUBLISHING

Book, Full Court Press, by Dr. Jason Peterson, assistant professor of communication

During the civil rights era, Mississippi was cloaked in the hateful embrace of the Closed Society, historian James Silver’s description of the white caste system that enforced segregation and promoted the subservient treatment of blacks. Surprisingly, challenges from Mississippi’s college basketball courts brought into question the validity of the Closed Society and its unwritten law, a gentleman’s agreement that prevented college teams in the Magnolia State from playing against integrated foes.

THE BAPTIST COLLEGE CONNECTION TO THE COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN

To understand what motivates Irv Batten ’86, a man who has spent most of his life running 70 miles per week, you have to know his story.

Batten was awarded a track and cross country scholarship in the early 1980s to Charleston Southern, or as he still calls it, Baptist College. He knew he was in for a special experience when his parents dropped him off at his new home: a trailer in the back of campus sitting on dirt that’s now home to the Quads.

COLLEGE EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS COLLEGE OF DISTINCTION

Innovative application of high impact educational practices at CSU earned the university recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction.

CSU students earn college credit and valuable life experience while participating in study abroad programs, as well as through service learning and our new Experiential Learning Initiative.