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Senator Cory Booker to serve as SC State University Commencement Speaker

ORANGEBURG, SC – SC State University will hold its Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10, at 6 p.m. at the Oliver C. Dawson Stadium. New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate, Cory Booker, will deliver the commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class. A native of Washington, D.C, Booker has dedicated his life to… Continue reading Senator Cory Booker to serve as SC State University Commencement Speaker

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HBCU graduates publishes reference book on addressing Student Retention and Engagement Strategies

Providing research on the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in its today’s role in higher education and various research methods addressing student retention rates, success levels, and engagement. IGI Global announced the release of “Examining Student Retention and Engagement Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” edited by Samuel L. Hinton, Ed.… Continue reading HBCU graduates publishes reference book on addressing Student Retention and Engagement Strategies

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82 year-old U.S. Army Veteran Achieves Lifetime Goal of Earning Bachelor’s Degree from South Carolina State University

ORANGEBURG, SC – After serving 22 years in the U.S. Army and overcoming various obstacles, James Robinson, earned his Bachelor’s of Science in family and consumer sciences from South Carolina State University on May 11 at 82-years-old, according to the university. Born and raised in Coward, South Carolina, Robinson love for education sparked when he… Continue reading 82 year-old U.S. Army Veteran Achieves Lifetime Goal of Earning Bachelor’s Degree from South Carolina State University

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South Carolina State University awarded $6.2 million for cancer research

ORANGEBURG, SC – South Carolina State University, a historically black university, was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $6.2 million by the National Cancer Institute, to establish the South Carolina Disparities Research Center. According to www.thetandd.com, a portion of the total $12.5 million award will fund the Medical University of South Carolina’s cancer… Continue reading South Carolina State University awarded $6.2 million for cancer research

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South Carolina State University Commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, Bakari Sellers served as keynote speaker

ORANGEBURG, SC – South Carolina State University (SCSU) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center (SHM). The University will pause to remember those martyrs whose lives were taken that February night in 1968, and those that were wounded during the most… Continue reading South Carolina State University Commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, Bakari Sellers served as keynote speaker

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – Fifty years ago, on February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre events happened in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University.  HBCU Campaign Fund organization and the Office of the President and CEO, Founder Demetrius Johnson Jr., stand in commemorates with the Orangeburg community in recognizing the martyrs whose lives were taken… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

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HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus… Continue reading HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – On February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre took place in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University. In the fall of 1967, some of the black leaders within the community tried to convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley to allow African-Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate which… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – On February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre took place in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University. In the fall of 1967, some of the black leaders within the community tried to convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley to allow African-Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate which… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students