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Benedict College Receives a $400,000 Grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation as Part of the First-ever Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) Program

Columbia, SC, November 16, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation announced the first-ever Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) investment of $19.6 million to nearly 50 teams at U.S. institutions of higher education, including teams from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, minority-serving institutions, and community colleges. Each institution will receive up to $400,000 over three years. “I applaud Dr. …

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Benedict’s Jamila S. Lyn to be Honored by Warner Bros. Pictures as the Outstanding Educator of the Year during ESSENCE’s Annual Holiday Special featuring Tyrese, Tamar Braxton, and Kim Burrell

The Annual Holiday Special will air online at ESSENCE on Black Friday, November 24th at 8 p.m. ET   Columbia, SC, November 20, 2023  – ESSENCE will host A Journey of Joy on Black Friday, November 24, 2023. The Holiday Special, presented by Target, will air online at Essence.com at 8 p.m. ET. During the …

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National Football Foundation and Fidelity Investments®Highlight 2023 NFF Faculty Athletics Representative Honorees

The NFF and Fidelity Investments recognize the critical role of faculty in supporting the interests of student-athletes nationwide. IRVING, Texas (Nov. 15, 2023) – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the names of the 16 Faculty Athletics Representatives (FARs) who will be honored as part of the 2023 NFF …

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Tigers Win Back-To-Back SIAC Championships With 47-10 Victory Over Albany State

ATLANTA, Ga. — The sixth-ranked Benedict College Tigers won their second straight SIAC Football Championship with a dominating 47-10 victory over Albany State University on Saturday, securing their second straight 11-0 season. The Benedict defense held the Golden Rams to a season-low 193 yards of total offense, while the Tigers racked up a season-high 563 …

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Christian Mills joins the Benedict College team as the new QEP Director

Christian Mills is a strategic and innovative thinker with experience in project management, education, and civic engagement, who has used her skills and expertise in these areas to achieve and exceed outcomes in the realms of Higher Education, K-12 education, and community organizations serving diverse and/or underserved populations of K-12 students, college students, and adults. …

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The National Black College Hall of Fame Foundation Selects Ada Brown Belton of Benedict College as the 2023 Alumni Director of the Year

Belton has led the BC Tigers’ $1 Million Fundraising Streak for the last Nine Consecutive Years Columbia, SC, September 26, 2023, The National Black College Hall of Fame Foundation recently announced that Ada Brown Belton has been selected as the 2023 Alumni Director of the Year. Belton is a successful fundraising professional and proud Cum …

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Benedict College Announces the Launch of a Statewide Accelerator Program in Partnership with Black@ Labs to Empower a Diverse Community of Entrepreneurs

Columbia, South Carolina, September 18, 2023 — Benedict College in partnership with Black@ Labs is proud to unveil its inaugural accelerator program aimed at empowering and uplifting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds across South Carolina. The program marks a significant milestone in fostering a vibrant and inclusive ecosystem, providing aspiring entrepreneurs with the resources, support, and …

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Benedict College Names Sharron Taylor Burnett the New Vice President for Finance and Operation

Dr. Burnett has 34 years of professional experience in business affairs and operations, of which 30 years were spent in higher education. Columbia, SC, September 14, 2023, Today, Benedict College announced Dr. Sharron Taylor Burnett as the new Chief Financial Officer (VPFO). Burnett has an impressive record as a distinguished higher education leader. She will …

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Benedict College Names Jacob Koon the New Vice President of Student Affairs

Koon has held multiple positions at the College during his tenure, including Residential Life Coordinator, Area Coordinator, Assistant Director for Residential Life, Director of Residential Life, Dean of Students, and Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. Columbia, SC, September 6, 2023, Today, Benedict College announces Mr. Jacob Koon as the new Vice President for Student …

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New Artist-in-Residence and Director of Choirs to Propel Benedict College’s Musical Excellence to New Heights

The gifted songwriter of the Platinum Gospel Hit “Every Praise” J. David Bratton brings his talents back home to his Alma Mater Columbia, SC, August 29, 2023, Benedict College announces the appointment of J. David Bratton, a renowned and award-winning choir conductor, as the new Artist-in-Residence and Director of Choirs. In his role, Director Bratton will …

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