Upcoming Events

05/01/2014 - 8:00am to 05/09/2014 - 8:30pm
10/23/2014 - 8:00am to 10/26/2014 - 11:00pm

Freshman Institute

Administration and Leadership Team

Phone: 803-705-4797

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

Academic Success Coach: Elva Arrington
Academic Success Coach: George Buggs, III
Academic Success Coach: Annette McCoy

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

The Learning Support Department, comprised of professional Learning Specialists and Peer Tutors, will supplement classroom instruction and ensure that students get any tutorial support and out of class guidance needed for their academic success. To maximize the Learning Support effort, the Learning Labs will consist of technology designed to supplement all Freshmen. The Learning Labs will be open for extended hours to meet the needs of our Freshman students.

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