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Author, Inspirational Speaker, and Social Advocate Sybrina Fulton will be the Commencement Speaker at the Benedict College Winter Convocation

The mother of Trayvon Martin dedicates her life to transforming a family tragedy into social change. Columbia, SC – November 20, 2018, Ms. Sybrina Fulton will deliver the commencement address during the Benedict College Winter Commencement Convocation. The ceremony is set for Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 9 a.m. in the Benjamin E. Mays Human …

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The Benedict College Board of Trustees Demonstrate Confidence in the College’s Transformative Leadership and Announce a Contract Extension for Dr. Roslyn C. Artis

Columbia, SC, The Benedict College Board of Trustees announced a contract extension through June of 2026 for the college’s 14th and first female President and CEO, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis. In June 2017, a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, led by Chairman, Dr. Charlie W. Johnson, placed Dr. Artis at the helm of the private, 148-year old, historically black college …

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Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis Participates in the International Educational Exchange and Center for Minority Serving Institutions Presidential Leadership Workshop in Barcelona, Spain

 Columbia, SC– November 13, 2018 – The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) hosted the fourth annual Presidential Leadership Workshop in Barcelona, Spain. The executive level workshop was designed for university presidents from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) looking to expand study abroad opportunities for their students. Project …

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Honoring All Who Served

On behalf of the entire Benedict College Family, we extend our sincere gratitude on this Veteran’s Day 2018.  Thank you to every Veteran engaged with Benedict College.  Through your service to our nation, each of you-Trustees, Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni alike have demonstrated your willingness to answer the call to sacrifice in service to …

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 Benedict College Celebrates American Education Week: November 12-16, 2018

Columbia, SC—November 9, 2018–Benedict College School of Education, Health and Human Services will join school districts nationwide in celebrating American Education Week (AEW) November 12-16, 2018, a celebration of public education and the people who make a difference in ensuring every child receives a quality education. American Education Week was created at the National Education …

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Statement On Recent Incident

The incident during the scrimmage tonight between Benedict College and Voorhees College does not represent the behavior nor the athletic conduct that we support at Benedict. To our guests, students, families and fans, we apologize that your experience tonight was not enjoyable. Please know that an investigation is taking place now and we are committed …

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Benedict College Receives Donation for SGA Computers

Benedict College received a generous donation from Borden Dairies Chief Strategy Office Richard Thomas and Alumni Networking Ambassador Trystin Kier Francis to purchase new computers for the Student Government Association.  The check was presented to Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn C. Artis and Benedict College Career Pathways Initiative Executive Director Tondaleya Jackson.

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