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Benedict College, Synovus Bank provide free financial literacy camp through partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) – Training up the next generation of business leaders and giving them the tools to reach their goals. That is the mission at hand for educational leaders at Benedict College and executives with Synovus Bank. “I feel like this has given me knowledge beyond my years,” Saniyya Boykin told WACH FOX News …

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Summer Transportation Institute aims to mold the next generation of transportation workers

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Summer Transportation Institute at Benedict College looks to expose high school students across South Carolina to educational and career opportunities in the transportation industry. “Transportation is often times thought of to be just only engineers but transportation is such a vast industry,” said program director Dr. Vareva Harris. The four-week residential program is …

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Eboni K. Williams Shares an Exciting Update About Her Career

A big mazel goes out to The Real Housewives of New York City’s Eboni K. Williams. She recently received an honorary doctorate from Benedict College, where she gave the keynote address at the 2022 commencement convocation on Friday, May 6. Eboni posted photos from the graduation ceremony and reflected on the experience: “It’s my privilege and my honor to be the …

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National Park Service awards $16.2M to help preserve African American civil rights history

WASHINGTON – Following a tour of Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, New Jersey, National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams announced the award of $16,247,500 in African American Civil Rights grants. Listed as a National Historic Landmark, Hinchcliffe Stadium is one of a few surviving Negro League baseball stadiums and previously received an African American Civil Rights Grant in 2018. This years’ awards will benefit …

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Changing Lives

Once a practicing attorney in West Virginia, Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis found her destiny in higher education when a stint as an adjunct professor proved higher education was her true calling. “The idea that you can change someone’s life in an hour and fifteen minutes twice a week was a heady notion …

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Southern Regional Education Board Launches HBCU-MSI Course-Sharing Consortium

To help students across the degree finish line, the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has announced an online course-sharing consortium for several public and private historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) as well as other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) in five Southern states. SREB is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization focused on improving education at all levels …

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The Persistent Value of an HBCU Education: An Interview with Roslyn Clark Artis

Mark Brown, the executive director at the Student Freedom Initiative, sat down with Roslyn Clark Artis, the president of Benedict College, to discuss some of the challenges that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) face and the persistent value of the HBCU experience and education. While some Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were formed …

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