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The Best Is Yet to Come for Benedict College

Today, during the 149th Convocation of Benedict College, South Carolina State Senator Darrell Jackson, Sr., on behalf of the South Carolina Assembly, presented a special resolution honoring Dr. Roslyn C. Artis and Benedict College as the first Private HBCU and second HBCU in the country to receive the National ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation.

Eighth Annual 2019 Kickoff Campaign Revival of the Mind Luncheon

The Columbia Area College Campaign for The College Fund/UNCF will salute several outstanding supporters of the United Negro College Fund. The Eighth Annual Revival of the Mind 2019 Kickoff Campaign Luncheon will bring together educators, business, civic and political leaders in the Midlands community to raise funds and create awareness about the importance of Historically …

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Benedict College to Compete for Championship Title at 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) in Los Angeles, April 13-17

National Competition Celebrates HBCU Academic Excellence   Columbia, SC,March 13, 2019– After winning a series of regional competitions, Benedict Collegeis one of 48 schools that will vie for the championship title at the 30thannual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The HCASC National Championship Tournament …

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The Benedict College Receives the 2019 ACE/ Fidelity Investments Awards for Institutional Transformation

Columbia, SC – March 11, 2019 – The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today that Benedict College in South Carolina is a recipient of the ACE/Fidelity Investments Awards for Institutional Transformation. Presented at ACE2019, ACE’s 101st Annual Meeting, the award will be accepted by President Roslyn Clark Artis on behalf of Benedict College. The University …

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Benedict College Student Selected as a Mary Ellen Pleasant Entrepreneur Fellow

Monica Geter is one of 25 HBCU students selected to participate   Columbia, SC – February 26, 2019—The Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI), in partnership with The Whether, a minority-owned recruitment marketing platform, recently announced the inaugural cohort of fellows in the Mary Ellen Pleasant Entrepreneur (MEPE) Fellowship program. Benedict College Senior Monica Geter was …

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SBA Regional Administrator Ashley D. Bell visits Columbia to Engage Partnerships with Community Organizations

Contact:  Savannah.Wilburn@sba.gov(803) 253-3121 Release Number: 19-0220 Follow us onTwitter,Facebook,Blogs& Instagram Columbia, S.C. – On Tuesday, April  9,Ashley D. Bell, Region 4 Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will visit Columbia, SC to sign strategic alliances with three entities that assist small businesses in South Carolina. The purpose of a strategic alliance is to …

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Bitter Root Book Signing and Discussion

Marvel Comic Book Illustrator and Professor Sanford  Greene and Chuck Brown discuss the dynamic range of cultural traditions and southern folklore in their new comic book series, Bitter Root. The event will take place on February 28, 2019 at the Swinton Campus Center at 6:00 p.m.

The Kimpson Foundation Establishes Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Melton and Ruth Kimpson

Sharecroppers’ Dream Becomes a Reality at Benedict College Columbia, SC – February 4, 2019, Benedict College is pleased to announce The Kimpson Foundation, Incorporated has recently established the Melton and Ruth Kimpson Endowed Scholarship with an initial contribution of $15,000 and a commitment to grow the fund in the future. The need-based scholarship is available to …

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