SC State Board of Trustees has named successful business person James Clark the 12th president of South Carolina State University. His appointment began July 1, 2016.
The Magic Johnson Endowed Scholarship Fund will support scholars who are working toward earning their degrees from the South Carolina State University School of Business.
The Black male teacher pipeline (PreK-12) is in need of repair. While the nation continues to educate an increasingly diverse student population, retaining Black males teachers has reached a tipping point. Nationally, no more than two percent of public school teachers are Black males. The percentage pales in comparison to the overall number of teachers […]
APLU Names Inaugural Recipients of the 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards, Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named 19 recipients of its inaugural 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards. The recipients, distinguished alumni representing each of the 19 historically black land-grant universities, have achieved […]
South Carolina State University sophomore Keith Gillard, known as KG the Artist, is helping raise money for his HBCU through music. KG, a dean’s list student studying mass communications wrote the original song “#HBCU” as an anthem for SCSU, and Historically Black Colleges Universities as a whole. The anthem features the SCSU’s Marching 101 Band […]
In its first meeting since the start of a new academic year, the SC State University Board of Trustees received positive news from Interim President Dr. W. Franklin Evans. The university, announced Evans, has exceeded its projected enrollment of 2,650. “As of today, August 26, we have 2,862 students enrolled,” Evans announced while giving his […]
“South Carolina State University is open for business!” Those were the words of the university’s acting president when he announced the decision handed down by the university’s regional accrediting body at a press conference on Thursday, June 11, 2015. “We have good news,” said Dr. W. Franklin Evans. “SC State University is open for business […]
This special edition of the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast is dedicated to South Carolina State University as the state’s only public HBCU fights for its survival. Upon South Carolina lawmakers’ proposal for temporary closure due to a reported $17.5 million debt, students, alumni, and supporters are rallying to save S.C. State. Dr. Charlie Nelms, a frequent […]