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Month: May 2019

Holocaust Education Initiative at Benedict College

Just in case you missed it on January 22, 2019, The Benedict College Comparative Religion and Introduction to African American History students joined student representatives from the National Council of Negro Women, Benedict-Byrd College Section and Alpha Eta Chi to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, and Am Yisrael Chai …

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Benedict commencement speaker champions the college’s civil rights role

(Published in The State  – May 21, 2019) Bobby Donaldson was the keynote speaker for the Benedict College graduation ceremony on Saturday at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium. Donaldson is the head of the Center for Civil Rights History, housed in the Hollings Special Collections Library at the University of South Carolina, and the lead scholar …

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Benedict College’s 2nd Lieutenant Clifton J. Burns Voted the Top Cadet of Gamecock Battalion

Burn is graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Benedict College and is the Distinguished Military Graduate from USC Army ROTC   COLUMBIA, SC – May 10, 2019 – Today, Benedict College graduating senior 2nd Lieutenant Clifton J. Burns was commissioned at the University of South Carolina and voted the …

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Benedict College announces the 2019 Honorary Degree Recipients

Lead Scholar and Director of the Columbia SC 63 and one of the Longest-Serving Pastors of Columbia’s First Baptist Church will be hooded at the 149th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 11 COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2019 – Benedict College Board of Trustees announced today that Civil Rights Historian, Dr. Bobby Donaldson will be conferred the …

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Alarms.org ranks Benedict College as one of the Safest Colleges in America

Alarms.org ranks Benedict College as one of the Safest Colleges in America. Scores for each college were determined based on a number of factors, including FBI crime data, reports from local law enforcement, and police adequacy. See the full ranking here: https://www.alarms.org/safest-colleges Alarms.org is the official site of the National Council for Home Safety and …

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Congratulations to the New Members of Delta Mu Delta  National Honors Society (DMD) Beta Gamma Chapter

Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society (DMD) is a business honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges and universities to create a DMD community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through life-time. DMD is the International Honor Society for business programs accredited by ACBSP …

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Dr. Gwenda Richburg Greene Receives 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Greene is one of 20 Faculty Members Honored by South Carolina Independent Colleges and University     COLUMBIA, SC – May 6, 2019 – – Benedict College is pleased to announce that Gwenda Richburg Greene has been selected as a 2019 Excellence In Teaching Award recipient. Greene has devoted more than 33 years to academia …

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Civil Rights Historian Dr. Bobby Donaldson To Give The Keynote Address for the 149th Commencement Ceremony at Benedict College

Graduation will take place at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 11th at the Charlie W. Johnson Stadium COLUMBIA, SC – May 3, 2019 – Benedict College President, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis announced that Civil Rights Historian, Dr. Bobby Donaldson will give the keynote address during the149th Commencement ceremony that will take place on Saturday, May …

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