Claflin News

  • 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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  • Your Lives Matter: Graduating Class Urged to Commit to Excellence, Give Back

    May 09, 2015
    Claflin Commencement speaker Marc Morial, CEO and President of the National Urban League, told graduates Saturday that though a Claflin degree may lead to crystal stairs, there will be obstacles along the way. “That stair case will have broken floor boards and be rough and stormy in some spots,” he said. “Claflin has prepared you to walk that crystal stair.” Claflin conferred 380 undergraduate and graduate degrees to students for across the nation and world, with three percent of the graduating class being international students. Morial used the theme “Black Lives Matter, Your Lives Matter, All Lives Matter” to encourage students to be change agents and make an impact in their chosen professions.
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  • Mother, Daughter Graduates Share Experiences at Claflin University

    May 09, 2015
    Nearly two years passed before graduating senior Tyler Breland discovered that her mother was also attending Claflin University. On Saturday, May 9, Tyler Breland will graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and her mother will graduate magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management during Claflin University’s 145th Commencement Convocation.
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  • Khristen Murdock: Student, Athlete, Solider

    May 08, 2015
    Many students enter college unsure of the path they will eventually choose. But Khristen Murdock, a Bamberg, S.C. native, has always had a clear sense of direction. She will be among nearly 400 graduates who will receive their degree at Claflin University’s 145th Commencement Convocation set for Saturday, May 9, 11 a.m. at the South Atlantic Seventh-day Adventist Convention Center.
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