Benedict College

Benedict College students express concern over being in dorms during President’s visit

Students were asked to stay in their dorms while President Trump was on campus

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –It’s been three days since President Trump stopped by the Midlands, but several Benedict College students have mixed feelings about how the weekend’s events were carried out. A handful of students said they thought it was cool that President Trump came down to visit the campus, but the one part they wish they could change was how…

President Donald Trump on criminal justice reform: ‘I’m very proud of being involved”

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–President Donald Trump delivered his speech on criminal justice reform Friday at the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum in Columbia. The President received the Bipartisan Justice Award at the opening of the forum at Benedict College. During his address, President Trump discussed what he called the historic coalition that was founded to create criminal justice reform. You can…

President Donald Trump arrives in Columbia: Air Force one has landed

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– President Donald Trump has arrived in Columbia. The President landed in Columbia Friday, he was greeted by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, U.S. Representative Tim Scott , Congressman Joe Wilson and other state and local leaders. President Donald Trump will  speak at the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College. He is expected to address a…

President Trump’s Visit to Columbia: Live update from protest site

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– President Donald Trump will arrive in Columbia on Friday. The President is scheduled to speak at the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College. He is expected to address a number of issues,  including criminal justice reform and opportunity zones. But as Columbia prepares for the Presidential visit, there are groups holding a protest. ABC Columbia’s…

President Donald Trump visits Columbia: What you need to know, traffic delays, road closures

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–President Donald Trump will be in Columbia Friday and you can expect some traffic delays. According to Columbia Police, they will provide support for Friday afternoon’s Presidential visit to Benedict College. Columbia Police announced, drivers should expect short time road closures while the Presidential motorcade travels through the City of Columbia to its final destination. Due to security…

President Donald Trump in Columbia Friday

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- President Donald Trump will be in Columbia Friday. President Trump is set to deliver the keynote speech at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum in Columbia, SC at Benedict College. Stay with ABC Columbia News for Live coverage on air and online. Our Alexis Frazier spoke with White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Executive Director Scott Turner…

President Donald Trump set to visit Columbia, SC next week

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–ABC Columbia News has learned that President Donald Trump is expected to be in South Carolina next week. According to a spokesperson from the White House, President Donald Trump will deliver the keynote speech at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum. The forum is set to take place in Columbia, next Friday, October 25 at Benedict College….

Benedict College student one of only 10 across the country to get full scholarship to study abroad

(photo: Benedict College) Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Benedict College student is one of ten students from across the country chosen to earn the prestigious Frederick Douglas Global Fellowship. 2022 graduate, Henry Seyu is the first Benedict College student to be awarded the honor that will give Seyu a full scholarship to study abroad in London, England this summer. While across…