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The Reverend Dr. Lillie A. Burgess Makes History as Benedict College’s First Female Campus Minister

 The first virtual campus worship service will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 1 p.m. COLUMBIA, SC– (August 12, 2020) – Benedict  College announced today that the Reverend Dr. Lillie A. Burgess was appointed the campus minister for Benedict College. Dr. Burgess will be the first female to lead the campus ministry in …

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Benedict College Ramps Up Safety Measures As In-Person Classes Begin

Over the summer, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, president of Benedict College, spent as much time urging students to stay home and take their classes remotely this fall as she did preparing to welcome those students who told her they “need” to live and learn on the Columbia, South Carolina campus. Monday, August 10, is the …

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What Will ‘Back to Campus’ Mean? Analyzing Universities’ Plans for Reopening This Fall

While many schools are online-only, those returning in person get tough Want to return to a college campus this fall? You’ll have to strictly follow tough rules. Fail to wear a mask or follow other strict safety requirements at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., and “you will be excised from the community. You will be …

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Grocery gift card drive aimed at helping area college students

A grocery gift card drive is focusing on helping college students combat food insecurity and improve access to nutritious food as area schools prepare to reopen this fall. The Columbia Food Policy Committee, a municipal group that addresses area food system issues, is sponsoring the drive, with support from Richland County Council and the county’s Department …

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Benedict Women’s Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College women’s tennis team was selected as an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, one of 129 NCAA Division II programs to achieve this honor. The Lady Tigers also had all seven student-athletes named ITA Scholar Athletes. The recognized student-athletes are: Shakendra Alston, Catina Gamo, Sofia Gomez, Karina Izakova, Beverly Matiswe, Oliva Simms, …

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Benedict Men’s Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College men’s tennis team was selected as an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, one of 95 NCAA Division II programs to achieve this honor. The Tigers also had three student-athletes named ITA Scholar Athletes. The recognized student-athletes are: Mark Chigaazria, Nikola Aleksic, and Taj Ballantyne. To be selected as an …

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Trailblazer, Author, and the First Female Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Vashti Murphy McKenzie to be the Guest Speaker at the 2020 Virtual Baccalaureate Service and 30th Annual Honors Program Capstone Ceremony

The traditional service will be virtual and will air on Benedict’s website and YouTube channel on Friday, August 7th at 3 p.m. Columbia, SC – July 29, 2020- Dr. Vashti Murphy McKenzie will be the guest speaker for Benedict College’s Baccalaureate Service on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 3 p.m. Due to COVID-19 safety measures, …

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