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Benedict College Ramps Up Safety Measures As In-Person Classes Begin

Over the summer, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, president of Benedict College, spent as much time urging students to stay home and take their classes remotely this fall as she did preparing to welcome those students who told her they “need” to live and learn on the Columbia, South Carolina campus. Monday, August 10, is the …

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What Will ‘Back to Campus’ Mean? Analyzing Universities’ Plans for Reopening This Fall

While many schools are online-only, those returning in person get tough Want to return to a college campus this fall? You’ll have to strictly follow tough rules. Fail to wear a mask or follow other strict safety requirements at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., and “you will be excised from the community. You will be …

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To sync or async: Considerations for access in virtual learning

BY JAMES K. WINFIELD The sudden shift to all-online teaching has led many educators to wonder if they should avoid synchronous instruction altogether. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the health and economy of the world. The higher-ed landscape has seen a significant impact, as instructors are overwhelmingly utilizing remote conferencing services and are charged to …

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Love the Animals but Save the Children by Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis

I love animals…I really do. I grew up with cats as pets. “Puff” was my favorite – beautiful and serene. She was a calming presence, purring loudly when my brother and I expressed a willingness to “rub her chops.” Animal cruelty would never have been tolerated in our household or in the broader community within …

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Commencement Update Re: COVID-19 from the President

Dear Tiger Family, These last several weeks have been filled with unanticipated challenges and unavoidable change. Thank you for your patience as we navigated the closure of the campus and the transition to online learning.  On behalf of your professors, staff and the entire Benedict College family, we applaud your strength and resilience during this …

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Inside Benedict College’s effort to get more than 100 struggling students home amid COVID-19 outbreak

When South Carolina’s governor ordered all public schools closed in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Benedict College administrators had already started to prepare for a potential closure. Benedict, a small historically black private liberal arts college in Columbia, has a student population of just over 2,000. When the school decided to close, …

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Presidential Opinion – The Airport is Closed

Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis | Published to HBCU Digest HBCU campuses are typically as busy as most major airports.  Classes are in full swing, food service is up and running, the bookstore is open, and the student center is thriving.  Band, sports, chorales and Greek life add color to the teeming campus, while Student Government Association, debate, …

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Online and Virtual Course Instruction Update from the President – March 23

Tigers, Due to the continued rapid spread of the coronavirus in South Carolina, and across the country, resulting in curfews and shelter-in-place orders in American cities, including Columbia, SC, I have made the difficult decision to extend online and virtual instruction through the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. As you may be aware, our state …

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