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Benedict Scholar Selected to Participate in a Roundtable Discussion with Vice President Kamala Harris

Benedict Scholar Selected to Participate in a Roundtable Discussion with Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday, January 17

Columbia, SC– January 13, 2023- Benedict College senior Jahavheed George will join his peers from across the country for a spirited roundtable discussion with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  Vice President Harris’ conversation with the students will focus on various topics from entrepreneurial ventures to the impact …

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Benedict College Receives Reaffirmation of SACSCOC Accreditation

Columbia, SC– Benedict College is pleased to announce the successful reaffirmation of its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  The 10-year reaffirmation was officially disclosed on December 6th at the Commission’s annual meeting.  This stellar achievement culminates a three-year process in which the college participated in an extensive self-study, external peer …

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Benedict College celebrates historic win streak, first season ever nationally ranked

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Benedict College is celebrating a historic win streak as Homecoming week is underway. Thursday night six alumni athletes are being inducted into the Benedict College Hall of Fame during a banquet at the Doubletree by Hilton on Bush River Road. Organizers said this year’s Homecoming game against the Clark Atlanta Panthers …

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Benedict College Receives a $525,000 Grant From the U.S. Department of Commerce as part of the “Build To Scale” Program

$47 Million Given to Support 51 Grant Recipients to Fuel Innovation and Tech-Based Economic Development Columbia, SC, October 10, 2022 –  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced recently that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding 51 “Build to Scale” grants – totaling $47 million – to organizations that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation …

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President Roslyn Clark Artis and Alumnus I.S. Leevy Johnson were Inducted into the 2022 National Black Alumni Hall of Fame

The College also received a check for $10,000 from the HBCU Change Foundation Columbia, SC, September 26, 2022 – The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. hosted its Annual Induction Ceremony on Friday, September 23, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Each year, Alumni of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) are …

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Sisters of Charity Foundation Announces 2022 Presidents Fellows

Sisters of Charity Foundation Announces 2022 President’s Fellows

SOUTH CAROLINA – (September 12, 2022) The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announced the start of a new class for the President’s Fellows program, an initiative in partnership with HBCUs in South Carolina that provides professional development experiences in philanthropy for African American males. The 2022-2023 President’s Fellows are: ● Marcus Alexander, Benedict …

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Benedict College Welcomes ACE Fellow Dr. Frankline “Frankie” Augustin

Columbia, SC -September 9, 2022- Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President, and CEO of Benedict College, announced today that Dr. Frankline “Frankie” Augustin, a 2022-2023 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow, will spend the academic year on the campus of Benedict College as an Academic Fellow. “The Benedict College family welcomes Dr. Frankie Augustin to the …

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