Freshman Institute

Administration and Leadership Team

Phone: 803-705-4797

Dean: Dr. Ronnie Hopkins
Assistant Dean: Verna Mayers
Administrative Assistant: Karen McKenzie

Student Effort & Family Services: Danielle Whaley-Johnson
Students with Special Needs & Disabilities: Dr. Vivian Davis
Academic Coordinator: Emmie Davis

Professional Affiliations

Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First Year Students
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition
National Orientation Directors Association HBCU Summit on the First Year Experience
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Benedict College Association of Academics

Academic Support Department

The highly selected and trained Freshman Faculty, Lead Faculty members and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants comprise the Academic Support Department. The Academic Support Department ensures the design, implementation and evaluation of the first year curriculum to include: classes taught in Smart Classrooms, student based learning, technology driven instruction. Individual and Team Recognition for student academic effort and success will be frequently announced as a part of the Benedict College Association of Academics.


Message from the Dean of the Freshman Institute
Dr. Ronnie Hopkins

Freshman Institute:

Dr. Ronnie Hopkins

Upcoming Events

03/30/2017 - 7:00pm to 03/31/2017 - 7:00pm
04/08/2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
06/04/2017 - 8:00am to 06/29/2017 - 5:00pm
03/25/2018 - 12:00pm to 03/28/2018 - 12:00pm