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  • Claflin Student Athletes Lead All SIAC Schools With Six Team Academic Awards

    Jun 07, 2015
    Claflin University captured six Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) team academic awards as announced during the 2015 SIAC General Assembly on Friday (May 5). The Panthers captured the team awards in softball, men's track, men's basketball, women's cross country, men's cross country and volleyball. The six team awards were the most of all SIAC institutions.
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  • Six Claflin Students Selected For Summer Project In Puerto Rico

    Jun 03, 2015
    Six Claflin University students will travel to Puerto Rico from June 17-27 for a project designed to improve their communications skills in Spanish while serving as goodwill ambassadors. The students will participate in the “Spanish Language Immersion/African Influence in Puerto Rican Language and Culture Project “headed by Dr. Jason Youngkeit, an assistant professor of Spanish at Claflin.
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  • Claflin University Receives $30,000 UNCF/Mellon Faculty Teaching and Learning Grant

    May 27, 2015
    Claflin University announces the receipt of a $30,000 Teaching and Learning Institute Grant from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and the Mellon Foundation. The award will be used for a three-day institute at Clafin on June 1- 3, that includes an interdisciplinary group of scholars from other UNCF institutions. The purpose of the institute is to prepare students at HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) for global leadership through their engagement with world literature and culture.
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  • Claflin Online Expands to Offer Master of Education Program

    May 15, 2015
    A year after launching its first degree programs fully online, Claflin University will add the Master of Education in curriculum and instruction to its offerings this fall.
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  • Claflin Honors Golden Class of 1965

    May 11, 2015
    The annual President's Luncheon honoring Claflin University’s Golden Class of 1965 on Friday, May 8, provided classmates an opportunity to reminisce and renew relationships. Held in venerable Ministers’ Hall as part of Commencement Weekend, the luncheon celebrated alumni who graduated from Claflin University 50 years ago. Included in the class is Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, who returned to his alma mater as the University’s eighth president in1994
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