CONWAY, SC (10/13/2019)-- Seven Coastal Carolina University students were selected as scholars for the Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values. The Jackson Center aims to cultivate ethical awareness within the University and surrounding community. The scholars will take part in the program through 2021.
The leadership program lasts two years and assists students in developing a strong foundation for ethics and a clear awareness for their own values. The program began in 2004 and is open to students of all majors. Scholars take a variety of philosophy and leadership courses throughout the program and participate in campus and community events, including an ethics academy for middle schoolers and an intercollegiate ethics bowl.
Among the students accepted into this program is Sarah Bartholomew, a English major from Medford, NJ, 08055.
Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees in 73 major fields of study. Among CCU's 25 graduate-level programs are 21 master's degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and the doctorates in education and marine science: coastal and marine systems science. The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, communication and psychology. CCU boasts a growing array of internship, research and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.
More than 10,600 students from across the country and around the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 160 student clubs and organizations.
Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.
For more information, visit coastal.edu.