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Benedict’s Baseball Head Coach Selwyn Young Explains His Station To Station System

by Michael Coker | Black College Nines The Benedict College baseball program has put up staggering stolen base numbers over the past ten years under Head Coach Selwyn Young. In 2018, the Tigers stole their 2,000th base during coach’s ninth season. He builds his teams to go station to station in a heartbeat, which has resulted …

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Clayton school leaders work to get more students into HBCUs

By Eric Stirgus, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hydeia Thomas saw recruiters and officials from several historically black colleges and universities at North Clayton High School during her senior year. The visits had an impact. Thomas enrolled at one of the schools, Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, this fall. Her grade-point average this semester, she said, …

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Visual Art Scholarships

Benedict College Communication & Art Department is offering $15,000.00 in scholarships to incoming freshmen who are majoring in Studio Art. Application to this award must include the submission of a portfolio of artworks, an inventory sheet, a written artist statement, and this completed application form. All scholarships are competitive and awarded on a yearly basis. …

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National Radio Host, Tom Joyner Donates $1,000.00 to 15 Benedict College Graduating Seniors

COLUMBIA, SC – December 18, 2019 – This week, 15 Benedict College graduating seniors were recipients of a generous donation of $1,000 from the hardest working man in radio and philanthropist, Mr. Tom Joyner.  Before signing off on his final nationally syndicated radio show of 25 years,  The Tom Joyner Morning Show,  Joyner announced the 15 need-based …

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How The Legacy Of Black Entrepreneurship And Innovation Continues At Benedict College

by Dr. Roslyn Artis | BLAVITY: Opinion Bathsheba Benedict clearly had a plan for the future in mind (vision) and she demonstrated that she was willing to risk her financial investment during those turbulent times, when many who tried to create educational opportunities for the descendants of the former enslaved were met with violence. However, …

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