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Benedict Alumna, Felicia Clark of Blythewood, SC becomes first African American Mrs. South Carolina America

Benedict Alumna, Felicia Clark of Blythewood, SC has been crowned Mrs. South Carolina 2021. Clark competed as Mrs. Columbia America in the pageant and was crowned Ms. Palmetto Capital City Classic.  Clark is the first African American to win the title of Mrs. South Carolina. She is an Administrative Assistant for Fort Jackson’s Child and Youth Service Center …

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Top row left to right: Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, Joseph Bruce, Suzanne Hulst Clawson, and Hamilton R. Grant. Bottom row left to right: Therese Griffin, Cathy Love, Darrin Thomas, and Julian R. Williams. Photos provided.

Columbia Museum of Art’s board of trustees adds eight new members

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces eight members elected to serve on its board of trustees for the 2021 – 2022 term: Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, Joseph Bruce, Suzanne Hulst Clawson, Hamilton R. Grant, Therese Griffin, Cathy Love, Darrin Thomas, and Julian R. Williams. Artis has served as president of Benedict College …

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SIAC adopts vaccination policy

The Division II league requires all teams and subsequent staff must be vaccinated. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has adopted a policy that emphasizes an aggressive COVID-19 policy for the upcoming season. All SIAC student-athletes, athletic related staff, coaches, officials, and auxiliary groups (e.g., coaches, officials, marching bands, dance & cheer) participating in SIAC-sponsored sports …

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The School of Education, Health, and Human Services, and the Department of Health and Physical Education and Recreation Proudly Announce the NEW ESports Major | Minor | Micro-Credentialing Program

COLUMBIA, SC, July 19, 2021, Students at Benedict College can earn a bachelor’s degree in Esports Administration this fall. The new major consists of required core classes in Esports and Sports Management. Esports will be a part of the Health and Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Department in the School of Education, Health, and Human …

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Meet the Woman Behind the Benedict College Million Dollar Alumni Fundraising Streak

Ada Brown Belton has led the Tigers to Raise Over $1Million for the Seventh Consecutive Year Columbia, SC –July 2, 2021, Thanks to the world’s most generous alumni, the Benedict College Tigers proved there is financial strength in numbers.  Amid the recovery from a worldwide pandemic, the BC Alumni broke their own record.  Leading the …

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‘They don’t make them like him.’ Benedict mourns football player killed in crash

Benedict College is mourning the loss of a student. Marlon Black, also a football player at the college in Columbia, was killed in a Sunday morning car crash. “My focus today is to focus on the life he lived, not the death. He lived an amazing life,” Benedict football coach Chennis Berry said Monday. “He was an …

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Benedict College Remembers Marlon Black as a Talented Football Player

The Benedict College family is heartbroken about the untimely death of Mr. Marlon Black. Unfortunately, Mr. Black succumbed to his injuries after an early Sunday morning car accident on I-77. Please join Benedict College in praying for its fallen Tiger, Mr. Black, #55. He was an offensive tackle on the Benedict College Football team.  The …

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Morgan Hall, the Oldest Building on the Campus of Benedict College is Featured in Experience Columbia SC First History Tourism Trail

Built in 1895, Morgan Hall was the home of five Benedict College Presidents. COLUMBIA, SC, May 19, 2021 Experience Columbia recently announced the destination’s first history-centered tourism trail.  – Reconstructed: A Journey Through the Reconstruction Era in Columbia SC.  The trail features eight stops including Benedict College, and highlights 10 post-Civil War trailblazers who provide a new perspective …

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Gospel Singer, Entrepreneur, and Author Kierra Sheard-Kelly will give the Keynote Address at the 2021 Benedict College Virtual Baccalaureate Service

 The service will be virtual and streamed on the Benedict College website and social media pages on Friday, May 7th at 3 p.m. COLUMBIA, SC., April 30, 2021 Today, Benedict College announced that Gospel Singer, Entrepreneur, and Author Kierra Sheard-Kelly will be the Guest Speaker at the 2021 Benedict College Virtual Baccalaureate Services on Friday, May …

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