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Benedict College Partners with Propel Center, a New Global HBCU Headquarters for Innovation

Propel Center will provide students and faculty with world-class skills and leadership development opportunities through virtual and in-person instruction COLUMBIA, S.C.,  January 13, 2021 – Benedict College is proud to announce its partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta that will support innovative learning and development for Historically Black Colleges and …

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Benedict College Remembers Joseph Simmons as a Bright, Kind, and Talented Student

Photo: Joseph Simmons (L) and Dr. Samuel Darko during the 2019 SURI presentation. Columbia, SC,  January 12, 2021, The Benedict College family is heartbroken about the tragic loss of one of its bright and talented students. Mr. Joseph Simmons was killed Sunday, January 3, 2021 in Washington, DC.    Please join Benedict College in praying for …

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Dr. Tracy H. Dunn Named First Female Dean of the Benedict College Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business and Entrepreneurship

COLUMBIA, S.C.,January 7, 2020 Eighteen years after joining the faculty at Benedict College, Dr. Tracy H. Dunn has become the first woman to be named dean of the Benedict College Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business and Entrepreneurship. She is the fourth dean to head the College’s business school. “Over the past three years, Dr. …

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Benedict College is Named One of the Top 10 Smaller HBCUs for STEM program

HBCUs graduate 25% of African Americans who earn degrees in STEM COLUMBIA, S.C., December 20, 2020 – The Hundred-Seven recently announced that Benedict College is one of the Top 10 Smaller HBCUs for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). While African Americans make up less than 5% of the STEM workforce, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) …

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A Taste of Harambee

Benedict College “A Taste of Harambee” Drive-In Food Truck Festival (Trial Run Event) We are very excited to announce that the Benedict College “A Taste of Harambee” Drive-In Food Truck Festival (Trial Run Event) will take place this Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Charlie W. Johnson Stadium.  Full …

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Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis Selected as President of the Year by Higher Ed Dive for the 2020 Dive Awards

Industry Dive recognizes companies and people who led through the unprecedented challenges of 2020 The Dive Awards of 2020 highlight what leadership means in a time of crisis On December 9, 2020, Dr. Roslyn Artis was announced as the President of the Year by Higher Ed Dive, a publication of Industry Dive. Leveraging its in-depth …

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Benedict College Receives a $3.5 Million Gift from Dominion Energy to Strengthen its STEM Programs

Students will also benefit from scholarship support and Dominion Energy Scholars paid summer internships program Dominion Energy has committed $25 million to be shared by 11 HBCUs Students at Benedict College will benefit from upgraded equipment in their classrooms and research labs thanks to a $3.5 million gift from Dominion Energy. Benedict College is one …

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