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As part of our series on South Carolina’s HBCUs and how they responded to the Coronavirus outbreak, we interviewed Dr. W. Franklin Evans, president of Voorhees College. Dr. Evans was also one of the few college presidents nationwide with first-hand experience with the Coronavirus.

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Richland One’s annual college fair for high school juniors, seniors and their parents goes virtual this year with live and recorded sessions with representatives from colleges and universities around the world. District students and parents are encouraged to register now for the free Virtual…

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For 144 years young women have found Bennett to be the ideal place to foster the constant rhythm of ideas. Each student’s individual need for self-expression and desire for achievement is constantly nurtured. The College offers 24 areas of study in Education, Sciences, the Humanities, and in…

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Benedict College and CVS Health today announced the launch of rapid COVID-19 testing on the College’s Columbia campus. CVS Pharmacists and pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation, which will be available at no cost to patients.

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Voorhees College was recently awarded a $850,000 grant by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina (BCBS) as a part of their efforts to demonstrate community investment and corporate citizenship to meet the critical financial needs of the institution as result of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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Andre Sojourner, SC State University alumnus, helped to develop the latest cookie flavor for the Girl Scouts French-toast-inspired cookies, which are icing-dipped & shaped like mini pieces of toast.

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Reginald Thompson, a junior psychology major, spent his summer integrating his love of technology and psychology as a member of the 2020 Ronald E. McNair Scholars. The Orangeburg native is among the collegiate scholars who participated in the statewide Ronald E. McNair Scholars program, whic…

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With the creation of a new regional office, SC State University 1890 Research & Extension will better serve its clientele in the newly formed Santee-Wateree region office, now based in Sumter. Formerly known as Williamsburg Cluster, the Santee-Wateree region office will continue to serve…

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Chymaine Guinyard, who graduated from Claflin University in 2016, has been appointed head volleyball coach at Claflin University. Guinyard, who served as the interim head coach last season, has been a member of the coaching staff for four seasons. She was an assistant coach during the 2017 a…

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The Benedict College men's tennis team was selected as an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, one of 95 NCAA Division II programs to achieve this honor. The Benedict College women's tennis team was also selected as an All-Academic Team. It was one of 129 NCAA Divisio…

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As part of our series on how South Carolina's Historically Black Colleges and Universities deal with the Coronavirus outbreak, this week we are publishing our interview with Dr Leroy Staggers, President of Morris College in Sumter, SC.

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Former Claflin University track and field standout Faith McKie, '20, is among 605 female student-athletes nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. A former hurdler/sprinter for the Lady Panthers, McKie was crowned Miss CIAA 2020 and Miss Claflin University 2019-2020. A 2020 Summa…

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Claflin University announced it will become a regional hub for Coding and Creativity as part of Apple's Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University's HBCU C2 initiative designed to bring coding and creativity experiences to historically black colleges and universities (HBCU…

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2020 graduates everywhere have a unique story to pass down to generations that follow. Although technology has been a significant part of everyday life for quite some time, in the age of Coronavirus, its use has become a necessity across all facets.

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said that he is allocating $2.4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to the state’s eight historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Originally a recommendation from accelerateSC, this investment will be used to …

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Benedict College announced that it is canceling plans for the school’s in-person homecoming events amid the ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The College’s weeklong homecoming festivities were slated for October 11 – 18, 2020, and typically bring more than 10,000 supporters an…

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Allen University hires Anika Cobb as the director of marketing and communications. Cobb will be responsible for developing and implementing the long-term marketing and communications strategy for Allen's brand. Additional duties and responsibilities include cultivating and managing all socia…

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The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) recently announced the names of 44 students from 33 historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) selected as 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – the Initiative's highest student recognition.

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The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. The announced was made on Thursday afternoon on June 9, 2020. Benedict College supports the SIAC' s decision…

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Former South Carolina State basketball standout Tyrone Williams, Sr., a member of the Bulldog scheduled 2020 Hall of Fame Class, was memorialized during a livestreamed Celebration of Life Service Monday (Jun. 22, 2020) at Ridout’s Gardendale Funeral Chapel, Gardendale, Alabama. Williams, 71,…