Colleges across the country are recognizing students from North Myrtle Beach High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from North Myrtle Beach High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from North Myrtle Beach High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from North Myrtle Beach 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.
Dr. Anita K. Bowles, Vice President for Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce the students included on the Dean's List for grades earned during the spring 2018 academic semester. Dean's List students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
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.
Eighty-one Coastal Carolina University students are graduating from the institution's Honors Program. Each graduate has completed a rigorous curriculum composed of at least 24 hours of honors work, including a final honors thesis/project achieving a cumulating grade point average of at least 3.50. The cumulative GPA of the spring graduating class is 3.79. Students presented their work in public forums more than 75 times at conferences or research competitions and have earned numerous awards.
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.
A group of about a dozen Coastal Carolina University students wrapped up spring paid internships with various businesses in Georgetown County as part of Georgetown RISE (resilience, innovation, sustainbility, education), a United Nations regional development center.
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.
More than 15 Coastal Carolina University students have been inducted into the Sigma Tau Delta English honor society, which is dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the discipline of the English language. The induction ceremony was held on Feb. 22, 2018.
Four Coastal Carolina University music students have been awarded an Herron-Carleton-Talbert scholarship from the Grand Strand Opera Workshop. The students are soprano Megan Hoffman, tenor Kevin Arnold, mezzo-soprano Hannah Battley and baritone Walter Tucker. The scholarships were presented at a dinner held at Brother's Grill in Myrtle Beach that was co-sponsored by the Leo Darrigo Lodge 2868 Order of the Sons of Italy.
Bob Jones University recently announced the latest recipients of the BJU Legacy Scholarship. The BJU Legacy Scholarship is awarded to students who have at least one parent who graduated from BJU. The award provides up to $1,000 per year, for a maximum of $4,000 over eight semesters.
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.
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 Department of Music presented its 18th annual Choral and Holiday Concert recently at the First United Methodist Church of Conway. Directed by Timothy Koch, teaching associate in the Department of Music at CCU, students performed classic Christmas pieces as well as international pieces including Italian, Nigerian, French and Moravian carols.
The Coastal Carolina University student ensemble Acoustic Songbook performed a concert of unplugged versions of popular songs on Nov. 28. The ensemble was directed by David Bankston, a professor of music at CCU. The student performers showcased their skills on piano, guitar and vocals.
Coastal Carolina University welcomes 2,373 first-time freshmen as its Class of 2021 for Fall 2017. Go, Chants!
Thirty-six students were honored at Coastal Carolina University's 2017 Student Invovlement Leadership Awards (SILA), which were held recently. The event featured the outstanding achievements and intiatives that CCU students and student orgnaizaitons have created and participated in during the 2016-2017 academic year.
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.
Nineteen graduating seniors from Coastal Carolina University's Department of Visual Arts: Graphic Design will present their thesis work in "Portfolios I: Senior Exhibition" from Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 21, in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
Eleven Coastal Carolina University students in sororities and fraternities spent their Spring Break volunteering in a homeless shelter in downtown Atlanta, Ga., doing service for the estimated 14,000 homeless in the city. The Greek student volunteers worked from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily in the Central Night Shelter, assisting as needed.
Coastal Carolina University's Dalton and Linda Floyd Family Mentoring Program recognizes CCU students who have served as a mentor to children in Horry and Georgetown County Schools for more than one year.
Incoming members of the freshman class at Bob Jones University participated in summer orientation June 21-22. Students and their parents attended informational sessions about the BJU experience, asked questions regarding academics, financial aid and student life and became familiar with the campus. Students were also able to receive academic and career counsel from faculty and register for their fall classes.