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Walker receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Melinda Walker was one of 21 winners recognized recently with Excellence in Teaching Awards by the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities. Walker was ҹ첥 Southern University’s selection for the 2023 award and will be recognized at ҹ첥’s commencement.  Walker, professor of biology, joined ҹ첥 as a faculty member in 1995 and is the […]

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DOD’s SMART Scholarship awarded to Zach Weaver

Zach Weaver has become the second ҹ첥 student to be awarded The Department of Defense’s SMART Scholarship. The SMART Scholarship is an opportunity for STEM majors that includes full tuition payment, stipend and allowance, summer internship opportunities, and, upon receiving their degree, guaranteed employment with the DOD. Weaver is a sophomore cybersecurity major and is […]

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Parsons researches how math students learn

ҹ첥 Southern University students are able to expand on their general knowledge and also find out more about the topics they are interested in. This is especially true for Maddy Parsons, who has been researching aspects of learning for mathematics students. With Dr. Ryan Thomas and Dr. Emily Thomas, Parsons has been analyzing how students […]

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Aeronautics Simulation Lab opens on campus 

In its second year of classes, the aeronautics degree program at ҹ첥 utilizes a combination of instruction on and off campus. Flight and Simulation Training Curriculum is administered by CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation off campus. All ground school and academic courses are taught on campus.  Professor Lloyd Richardson, chair of the department of aeronautics, […]

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Allison Brown receives CIC/UPS Scholarship 

Allison Brown, a ҹ첥 Southern University sophomore majoring in biology from Patrick, South Carolina, has been selected to receive a CIC/UPS Scholarship provided by South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges.  Brown said, “Receiving this scholarship enables me to pursue my education, which ultimately enables me to […]

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ҹ첥 cyber team advances to regional competition

After competing against 40 other universities, the ҹ첥 Southern University Cyber Team advanced, along with eight other teams, to the regional competition for the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. The only other team from South Carolina moving to the March 7-9 regional competition is Clemson University. Teams competing in […]

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Engineering seniors building a robot to benefit ҹ첥

The first engineering students to graduate from ҹ첥 Southern in May will also have the distinction of completing the first engineering senior project. The engineering capstone series is designed for seniors to plan and complete a project in two semesters demonstrating the skills and theory they have learned. The four seniors in the inaugural class, […]

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ҹ첥 Aeronautics Program is officially a Part 141 Pilot School

The Aeronautics program at ҹ첥 Southern University is officially a Part 141 pilot school for the first time since the program’s inception in fall of 2021.  “God is doing such marvelous work here at ҹ첥 that I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to cross the threshold of my office every morning,” said Lloyd […]

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DeJean Dunbar ’17 putting computer science master’s degree to work

DeJean Dunbar is currently completing a Master of Science in computer science at ҹ첥 and is a  2017 BS graduate. He has worked at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions in Aiken for the last five years. As an undergrad Dunbar won a mobile app competition sponsored by ҹ첥 Defense Contractors Association. He also volunteered with CodeON, Coding in […]

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Baldwin wins national award

Amy Britt Baldwin ’00 describes seventh grade, especially math, as her worst year in school growing up. Ironically, she spent 13 years teaching seventh grade mathematics and a few years in seventh grade science at Oakbrook Middle School before assuming the Gateway to Technology position in 2013. Baldwin said, “It was one of the hardest […]

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