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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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President of Jordan Brand for NIKE and Benedict Alumnus Craig A. Williams will be the Keynote Speaker at the 150th Commencement Convocation

The ceremony will be virtual and livestream on Benedict’s website and YouTube channel on Saturday, August 8th at 7 p.m COLUMBIA, SC – July 28, 2020 – Mr. Craig A. Williams, Class of 1990, will be the keynote speaker for the 150th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 7 p.m. Due to COVID-19 …

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Dominion Energy Announces 11 Schools to Benefit from $35 Million Promoting Higher Education Equity Initiative

Benedict College to Benefit from the “HBCU Promise” Program RICHMOND, Va. July 24, 2020 – Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced yesterday that 11 historically black colleges and universities in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina and South Carolina will receive support through a $35 million initiative aimed at promoting higher education equity. The six-year “HBCU Promise” program …

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What’s next for Benedict football? New coach staying positive despite no games in fall

First-year Benedict coach Chennis Berry was “heartbroken” with the news there would be no football in the fall. Since Berry arrived in Columbia in February, he used his infectious personality and unbridled energy to breathe life into the program. Now that momentum will be halted temporarily. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, which Benedict is a member …

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SIAC ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF 2020 FALL SPORTS AND CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS

Hello Tiger Family, We are sharing the SIAC Conference Press Release that announces the suspension of all 2020 Fall Sports. Benedict College supports the SIAC’s decision to ensure the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches and support staff are a top priority. We look forward to our spring teams returning to campus in 2021 …

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Benedict Professor Dr. Milton Morris Receives National Award for Advancements in Environmental Health

 2020 National Environmental Health Association Presents the Joe Beck Award for Educational Contributions   COLUMBIA, SC– (July 10, 2020) —The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Milton Morris is the recipient of the 2020 Joe Beck Educational Contribution Award. This award is given annually to a NEHA member for an educational contribution or …

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Governor McMaster invests $2.4M in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Governor McMaster announced today that he is allocating $2.4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to the state’s eight historically black colleges and universities. Originally a recommendation from accelerateSC, this investment will be used to support online instruction at each institution by upgrading hardware and by purchasing software, eLearning …

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