Claflin University

FBI launches mentor program, teams up with local HBCU’s

The FBI Columbia field office is teaming up with six local HBCU’s to launch its first ever mentoring program. Mentors will provide professional guidance to their selected students by meeting with them at least once a month for the rest of the fall semester. Mentees are expected to initiate discussions with their mentor, seek feedback for areas of development, set goals, and ask for guidance regarding professional growth.

Congressman James Clyburn announces $40 million in community funding

Orangeburg, S.C. (WOLO)–U.S. Congressman Jim Clyburn was in Orangeburg Monday to announce $40 million in funding from the US Dept. of Agriculture for three rural development projects in the county. Congressman Clyburn says around $18 million will go to Claflin University to develop a student activity center in Orangeburg that will include a movie theater for the public. Construction for the…

Congressman Jim Clyburn announces rural development funding

Photo:Rich Wandover Orangeburg, S.C. (WOLO)–U.S. Congressman Jim Clyburn was in Orangeburg Monday to announce $40 million in funding from the US Dept. of Agriculture for three rural development projects in the county. Congressman Clyburn says around $18 million will go to Claflin University to develop a student activity center in Orangeburg that will include a movie theater for the public. Construction…

Oscar-Nominee Angela Bassett to Visit Claflin, SC State

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) — Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett will be at two HBCUs Tuesday afternoon in an effort to promote voter registration throughout the Palmetto State. Bassett will be at South Carolina State University at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium for the Get Out the Vote (GOTV) rally. Following the event at S.C. State, the What’s Love…