Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Socastee High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Socastee High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Socastee High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Socastee High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
More than 2,000 Coastal Carolina University students were named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2018 semester. Students who make the Dean's List have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher during the semester. CCU has a student population of 10,600.
The Elections and Nominations Committee of Campus Union announces the election of officers.
Approximately 1,183 students were eligible to walk in Coastal Carolina University's graduation exercises, held on campus at the HTC Student Recreation Center and Convocation Center in three separate ceremonies May 4-5.
Each academic department at Coastal Carolina University selects one student to win the departmental award each year, and that student is recognized at Honors Convocation, this year held on May 3. This year, more than 50 graduate and undergraduate students were recognized with this honor. Departmental awards recognize outstanding academic accomplishments by students as well as contributions to the academic quality of the department. Candidates are nominated and selected by the college faculty.
The Rotaract Club at Coastal Carolina University has more than 20 regularly attending members who participate in a variety of events, including beach cleanups every two weeks and packaging weekend meals for elementary school-age students in the area in conjunction with Conway Medical Center's Smart Snacks program. The club also participated in CCU's Relay for Life event in March and the Carolina Forest Sunrise Rotary Club's Putting for Pupils Golf Classic on April 14.
This year, 48 students were inducted into Coastal Carolina University's chapter of Phi Sigma Pi, a social service fraternity. Phi Sigma Pi is a gender-inclusive fraternity that focuses on scholarship, leadership and fellowship. The organization was founded in 1916 and has more than 125 chapters in the United States.
Musical theatre students at Coastal Carolina University brought "35MM," a musical exhibition, to the stage April 19-21. The production was billed as "a groundbreaking reimagining of what the modern American musical can be," and was directed by Robin Edwards Russell.
More than 40 Coastal Carolina University students volunteered during the eighth annual Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women Feb. 5-6 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Nearly 800 women attended the conference to hear keynote speakers Jenna Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, author Cara Brookins, Boeing's Joan Robinson-Berry and NASCAR driver Julia Landauer. The conference is presented by Women in Philanthropy and Leadership (WIPL) at Coastal Carolina University.
Shane Peters is one of 106 students enrolled in CCU's PGA Golf Management Program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
One hundred and six students out of 210 enrolled in the PGA Golf Management Program at Coastal Carolina University currently have GPAs above a 3.0. The minimum GPA to remain eligible for the program is a 2.0.
Coastal Carolina University is now home to the Gamma Mu chapter of Chi Omega, established in Fall 2017. The founding members are already laying a foundation of philanthropy across the community for future members to build upon.
"Twelve Phenomenal Women of the '90s," the inaugural Miss Teal and Bronze Pageant, was held recently at Coastal Carolina University as part of Homecoming Week. The contestants were judged on their talent performances, public speaking skills and their poise in swimwear and evening gowns. Previously, the pageant was called Miss Coastal Carolina University. The Miss Teal and Bronze pageant was a part of Homecoming Week and was sponsored by Coastal Activities Board.
Coastal Carolina University's Equestrian Team is having a successful 2016-2017 show season competing in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) for the region. Taylor Landis, a CCU senior from Hershey, Pa., won the Cacchione Cup at the recent meet held at the College of Charleston. The Cacchione Cup is awarded to open riders with the highest combined points in the entire region, which includes 11 colleges and universities in South Carolina and Georgia. The coach for CCU's equestrian club sport team is Kristi Rae Grigg from Myrtle Beach.
Eight Coastal Carolina University students have participated in the European Union (EU) Simulation program hosted by the State University of New York. The program involves more than 20 universities from the United States and Europe and brings more than 140 students to the annual Model EU Conference in New York City. Participating students are from CCU's Department of Politics in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
Wofford's Interim is a time for exploration and experiential learning away from the rigors of traditional academic courses for students and faculty alike. Students may choose from a variety of on-campus courses, professional internships and research projects, study abroad opportunities or their own independent study project, approved and guided by a faculty advisor. More than 200 students chose to study abroad during Interim 2017.
George Williams, a member Wofford's Orientation Staff, greeted members of the Class of 2020 on Aug. 31.
Members of the Wofford College Orientation Staff welcomed the Class of 2020 on Aug. 31, 2016. The Orientation Staff leadership team helps plan, organize and manage activities designed to help first-year college students make the transition from high school to college. They foster supportive relationships, serve as role models and offer peer mentoring.
Wofford College has awarded the following scholarships to incoming first-year students, members of the class of 2016: