March 26, 2020

Inside Benedict College’s effort to get more than 100 struggling students home amid COVID-19 outbreak

When South Carolina’s governor ordered all public schools closed in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Benedict College administrators had already started to prepare for a potential closure. Benedict, a small historically black private liberal arts college in Columbia, has a student population of just over 2,000. When the school decided to close, …

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Operation Exodus: Benedict College faced a massive problem when the Coronavirus outbreak left over 400 students stranded on campus

It is often said that how a person reacts in times of crisis reveals who they really are. That adage also applies to institutions. Benedict College’s response to the worldwide Coronavirus outbreak revealed that the phrase “Benedict Family” is more than just a saying. It is the core of what the institution is all about. …

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