February 6, 2019

Patrick Bucksot Awarded Safety Scholarship

Patrick Bucksot of New Bern, North Carolina, was awarded an occupational safety and health scholarship from Columbia Southern University. Each year, CSU offers two safety scholarships that cover up to 60 credit hours toward one online degree program. The scholarship will be applied to the Bucksot’s tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the associate degree.


December 11, 2018

Fire Chief and Alumnus Robert Jackson Awarded VFW Gold Medal

Robert Jackson is passionate about fire service and being a first responder. Twenty years ago, he was beginning his career as a green firefighter; he has since served as fire chief for the City of Daleville, Alabama, and today works as a firefighter EMT and hazmat technician at Ft. Rucker Fire and Emergency Services. He also works with local emergency management as a disaster volunteer coordinator. Because of his passion and strides in the industry, as well as his dedication to honoring veterans, Jackson was awarded the Emergency Services Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Firefighter of the Year through the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Department of Alabama.

November 6, 2018

Pensacola Military and Families Invited to Complimentary Thanksgiving Dinner

Active-duty military members and their families in the Pensacola area are invited to dine at a special Thanksgiving event in downtown Pensacola courtesy of Columbia Southern University (CSU) and Seville Quarter. The day before Thanksgiving, Nov. 21, 2018, 100 active-duty military members and their families can attend a complimentary Pensacola military appreciation Thanksgiving meal on Government Street in front of Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St., from 4-7 p.m. The street will be closed to thru traffic for the duration of the event.