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Dr. Echol Nix, Jr. will become an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Claflin University, effective August 13, 2018. Nix joined the faculty in January 2016 after serving as an Assistant Professor at Furman University and a Stated Pulpit Supply Minister at Nicholtown Presbyteria…

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The Morris College Criminal Justice program has been named number 8 on the “Top Ten Law Enforcement Degree Programs 2017-2018” by Schools.com. Ranked with the likes of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Columbia College, and fellow South Carolina institution, Citadel Military College…

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Denmark Technical College is seeking information about South Carolina Area Trade School alumni. Planned is an upcoming event that will honor these individuals and information is being collected at (803) 290-6461 or mcdaniely@denmarktech.edu. “We are proud to be able to provide an evening in …

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Distinguished author and White House correspondent April Ryan challenged the Claflin's Class of 2018 to make their mark on society through political and social engagement, as they begin the next chapter of their lives.  She also told the graduates to look back from where they came to see the…

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Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded more than 2,200 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students from more than 100 academic programs during its commencement May 9, 2018, at the Colonial Life Arena. At the ceremony, 92-year-old Annie Dillard set the record as the oldest person to eve…

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Reverend Dr. Shaundra Cunningham delivered the Baccalaureate address to the Ursinus College graduating class of 2018, on Friday, May 11, 2018, and was conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity from Ursinus College on May 12, 2018.

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Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., retired NASA astronaut and administrator and Columbia, South Carolina, native, was at the University of South Carolina on Monday, May 14, to address high school students, speak at the University Libraries’ Thomas Cooper Society annual dinner and discuss the recent…

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Morris College Sophomore, Kenton Kelley, recently traveled to Washington, DC to advocate for congressional leadership in reinstating funding of programs that support after-school and mentoring of students identified to be cut from the President’s National Budget. Mr. Kelley along with studen…

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Mrs. Joan Robinson-Berry currently leads BOEING’s North Charleston, South Carolina site as Vice President and General Manager. Her inspiration to become an engineer began in high school where a classmate encouraged her to study engineering. While her high school counselor discouraged her fro…

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Dr. Jacob E. Butler, Jr., Chairperson and Professor of Political Science in the Division of Religion, Humanities and Social Sciences at Morris College, has been appointed Interim Academic Dean, effective immediately. In his new appointment, Dr. Butler will supervise all academic programs, al…

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Benedict College kicked-off a week-long celebration leading up to the installation of its 14th president, Dr. Roslyn Clark-Artis, on Sunday, April 8. The celebration began with Benedict College Family Day, featuring an 11 a.m. worship service followed by the Benedict Family Picnic, held at t…

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The Columbia College Alumnae Association recognized four alumnae for exceptional service to the College and their communities following the annual fashion show. The fashion show is a traditional highlight of Alumnae Weekend, held in April. Columbia College President, Carol Moore, and Alumnae…

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After serving Claflin University as its eighth president for over two decades, Dr. Henry N. Tisdale announced his retirement effective June 30, 2019. His tenure at his alma mater is marked by visionary leadership and remarkable accomplishments for the historically black institution.

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By unanimous decision, the Morris College Board of Trustees named Dr. Leroy Staggers, President Elect until July 1, 2018, at which point he will assume the full office of the Presidency. The board of trustees identified a Presidential Search Committee and initiated a search for a permanent p…

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Benedict College is pleased to announce that Dr. Emmanuel Lalande has joined Benedict College Family as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management. Dr. Lalande brings to the College over a decade of higher education and administration experience. In his new role, he will be responsible…

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The South Carolina State University Alumni Band will sponsor the 2nd Annual S.C. State Bulldog Band Fest to be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The purpose of this event is to bring instrumentalists, color guard, and dancers in grades 7-12 together from across the state and beyond to the ca…

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Midlands Technical College is now enrolling students for its summer and fall semesters and is inviting all prospective students to learn about MTC’s 120+ academic and career programs, see what financial aid options might be available, and apply to the college for free. You can learn all abou…

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Benedict College is rolling back its cost of attendance by $5,830 starting in the fall of 2018, the college announced on Tuesday. Reversing the trend of increasing cost for education each year, Benedict College is lowering the cost to be a Tiger from $28,630 to $22,800 a year. Additionally, …

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Morris College announces Mr. Lorne Lee, as Director of Summer School. Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master’s degree from Howard University. He taught in higher education since 2004 and has been with Morris College since 2010.

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Morris College graduating seniors Antwan Moore and Patrick Paul are dedicated to a life of service. The two have a combined 10 years of service in the armed forces. Moore, a sociology major from Sumter, SC, is an Army Veteran while Paul, a recreation administration major from Florence, SC, i…

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Claflin is in the running for the grand prize in the Home Depot Retool Your School Grant program. First place is $50K, second place is $40K and third place is $30K. Claflin is currently in second place and the contest ends on April 15.

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If South Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were a corporation, it would be one of the 25 largest companies in the state. South Carolina’s eight HBCUs have an annual economic impact of $463 million. These institutions employ over 5,000 employees.

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After notifying the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) of its decision to exit, Claflin University is pleased to announce that it is joining the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), commencing July 1, 2018. President Henry N. Tisdale said the decision to move…

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Allen University will host the 13th Annual UNCF Scholarship Gala on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

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On March 29, 2018 Morris College will hold a dedication for the Solomon Jackson, Jr. Administration Building at 10:00 A.M. in conjunction with the annual Pre-Easter worship service. The ceremony will be held in the Neal-Jones Auditorium at 10:00 AM and Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. will deliver t…