Columbia, SC –Benedict College announced today that journalist, activist and humanitarian Shaun King will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 Spring Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in the Charlie W. Johnson Stadium located at 2047 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29204. The Commencement activities will begin at 9 a.m. King will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for his civic and humanitarian work. 

Columbia, SC --- December 8, 2017 --- Mr. Bakari Sellers, attorney with Strom Law Firm and political analysis for CNN, will deliver the commencement address during the Benedict College Winter Commencement Convocation. The ceremony is set for 9 a.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017, in the Benjamin E. Mays Human Resources Center Arena on the main campus.