Columbia, SC -- October 5, 2016 -- As we prepare for Hurricane Matthew, the Benedict College campus, Child Development Center, and Continuing Education Program will close from Thursday, October 6 through Sunday, October 9, and will re-open on Monday, October 10.

Only essential personnel should report to campus from Thursday to Sunday.

Columbia, SC -- October 5, 2016 -- The Benedict College Board of Trustees Chairman, Dr. Charlie W. Johnson, announced today the names of the Benedict College Presidential Search Committee. The Presidential Search Committee will be responsible for reviewing applications, participating in interviews with the potential candidates and presenting recommendations for consideration by the Board of Trustees. The Committee consists of members of the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, student leaders, and community leaders.

Columbia, SC -- September 9, 2016 -- Benedict College recently was awarded full re-accreditation for its Environmental Health Science Program from the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC) for a term of six years. The Council found that Benedict College EHS program to be a solid undergraduate environmental health academic program that turns out alumni well prepared in the principles and practice of environment health. EHAC will conduct its next evaluation of the program in 2022.