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CSU hosting 3rd annual criminal justice summer camp

University Relations

CSI@CSUCharleston Southern University will host the third annual CSI@CSU summer camp June 17-21 on campus. The week-long camp is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors.

Students attending CSI@CSU will complete classroom lectures, participate in hands-on crime scene investigation; work in small groups and individually. The program is taught by Charleston Southern University criminal justice professors, members of the Charleston Police CSI team, Berkeley, Dorchester and North Charleston police departments and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED).

“CSI@CSU is an opportunity for prospective students interested in crime scene investigation as a career to work hand in hand with today’s local crime scene techs,” said CSU professor Alan Fix.

As part of the program, the instructors will stage a mock crime scene with assistance from camp instructors and CSU criminal justice students.

“Students come in thinking TV and leave with a real-world understanding of what crime scene investigation work really is,” added Fix. “I’m going to get them dirty. Crime scenes aren’t always done on sunny days. Students will see and smell a crime scene.”

For more information, visit CharlestonSouthern.edu/csicamp or call Alan Fix, assistant professor of criminal justice, at 843-863-7763.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • Complete the Application and Pay Online
  • Limited to 25 Participants
  • Registration: $150.00

Charleston Southern University/Science Bldg. Room 125 Campers must arrive on campus of Charleston Southern University between 8:45 and 9 each morning. Campers will report to the Science Building Room 125. CSI Campers must be picked up promptly after class is dismissed at 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and by noon on Friday. 

 

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Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern University is a private, four-year liberal arts college. CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University’s vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.

 

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