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SC historically Black colleges awarded $1.5M in federal historic preservation grants

COLUMBIA – A college library that was once a gathering center for Civil Rights activists in Columbia and a historic campus building in rural Bamberg County are among preservation projects awarded a federal grant in the latest round from the National Park Service. Benedict College and Voorhees University, both small private schools, are each receiving […]

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Friendship 9’s John Gaines dies at 83. SC civil rights group pioneered ‘jail, no bail’

South Carolina civil rights legend John Alexander Gaines, who spent a month in the York County jail in 1961 after protesting segregation in his hometown of Rock Hill, has died in Florence. Gaines, 83, died June 5, according to the Florence County Coroner’s Office. A retired lawyer, Gaines lived in Florence for much of his

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Benedict College Hosts Summer Camp for STEM Students

High schoolers prepare to soar this summer at Benedict College

COLUMBIA, SC ( WACH) — Calling all incoming 9th, 10th and 11th grade students. Benedict College is helping to host the Summer Transportation Institute. It’s a summer program aimed toward careers in STEM and transportation. Through the program, students will take part in field trips to places like Boeing, BMW, and the Charleston International Airport

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Clarendon County School District hosts inspiring visit from Benedict College president and Marching Band of Distinction

Clarendon County School District was honored to welcome Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis. President of Benedict College, along with the electrifying Marching Band of Distinction, to F.E. DuBose Career Center for the Clarendon to Benedict College Gateway Tour filled with excitement and educational enrichment. “Dr. Artis’ visit to our district was a testament to our commitment

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Benedict College 2024 Graduation Ceremony

Hundreds of students expected to walk the stage at Benedict College and the University of South Carolina during weekend graduation ceremonies

With Benedict College and the University of South Carolina hosting ceremonies this weekend, many families are in town. COLUMBIA, S.C. — Benedict College and some schools at the University of South Carolina are holding graduation ceremonies this weekend, with families and friends traveling in from around the country. It was graduation day for over 300 graduates at Benedict

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Building Named after College President

Benedict College honors college president with building naming ceremony

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)– Founded in 1870 by Northern Baptists, Benedict College was originally a teacher’s college. Today the school has expanded into a private historically Black college focused on the liberal arts. Benedict now enrolls around 18 hundred students. Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis is the school’s 14th president and the first woman to hold the

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