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Voorhees College Ends Fiscal Year with a Bang

DENMARK, S.C. – Voorhees College recently ended the fiscal year raising $1,150,850.35. The Voorhees College National Alumni Association (VCNAA) contributed more than $200,000 this fiscal year. The association has generated $1M in funds over the last five years. President W. Franklin Evans said Voorhees College alumni are second to non and one of the institution’s biggest… Continue reading Voorhees College Ends Fiscal Year with a Bang

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Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

ORANGEBURG, SC – The Claflin University Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Dwuan J. Warmack as the ninth president of the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in South Carolina, effective August 1, 2019. He succeeds Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, who is retiring after 25 years of tranformational leadership at the… Continue reading Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

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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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Clinton College Named Dr. Lester A. McCorn as 13th President

ROCK HILL, SC – The Clinton College Board of Trustees announced that it has completed its search and has removed the ‘Interim’ title from Dr. Lester A. McCorn as the 13th President of Clinton College on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Dr. McCorn’s has been acting president for the past year and has more than three… Continue reading Clinton College Named Dr. Lester A. McCorn as 13th President

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Voorhees College: The Last School Standing Founded By One of Booker T. Washington’s Students

DENMARK, SC – Voorhees College continually holds the distinct honor of being the last institution standing that was founded by one of Booker T. Washington’s students. Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, who was at the age of 23, began her studies at Booker T. Washington’s famed Tuskegee Institute. She said time at Tuskegee gave her a mission… Continue reading Voorhees College: The Last School Standing Founded By One of Booker T. Washington’s Students

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Rev. Dr. Bernice King to deliver the Commencement Address and receive an Honorary Degree from Clinton College

ROCK HILL, SC –  The Rev. Dr. Bernice King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will deliver the commencement address to the spring 2018 graduates at Clinton College. The commencement exercises will be held at the Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina on Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m.… Continue reading Rev. Dr. Bernice King to deliver the Commencement Address and receive an Honorary Degree from Clinton College

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Morris College Named Leroy Staggers as President

SUMTER, SC – Morris College has named Leroy Staggers as “president-elect” on March 29 at a special called meeting. Straggers as been serving as interim president since July 1, 2017, after succeeding former President Luns C. Richardson who retired on June 30. Morris College than announced the passing of Dr. Luns C. Richardson on January… Continue reading Morris College Named Leroy Staggers as President

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Benedict College welcomes Dr. Emmanuel Lalande as Vice President for Enrollment Management

COLUMBIA, SC – Benedict College has announced that Dr. Emmanuel Lalande has joined as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management. Dr. Lalande brings to the college over a decade of higher education and administration experience. According to a press release from the university, in his new role, he will be responsible for recruiting some… Continue reading Benedict College welcomes Dr. Emmanuel Lalande as Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Dr. Roslyn C. Artis selected as the 14th and First Female President of Benedict College

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College Board of Trustees announced Friday (June 30) that Dr. Roslyn Artis will become the 14th President of Benedict College on September 1, 2017. She will become the first female President in the College’s 147-year history. Dr. Artis appointment comes after the current president Dr. David H. Swinton announced that… Continue reading Dr. Roslyn C. Artis selected as the 14th and First Female President of Benedict College