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  • Determination Pays Off for Claflin University’s Top Honor Graduate

    May 05, 2015
    Eva Freeman knew coming into Claflin University that she wanted to maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA. Nothing less than her absolute best would do. That drive and determination has paid off, as Freeman has been named Claflin’s top honor graduate for 2015. She will be officially recognized during the 145th Commencement Convocation, set for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at the South Atlantic Seventh-day Adventist Convention Center in Orangeburg. This year’s speaker will be Marc H. Morial, president and chief executive officer of the National Urban League. A ticket is required for admission to the ceremony.
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  • Claflin Students Give Back During Philanthropy Day, Panther Pride Day

    May 01, 2015
    Dozens of students and multiple campus organizations gave money and time to Claflin University during the 2015 Student Philanthropy Day, held this year in conjunction with Panther Pride Day.
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  • Claflin Looks to Increase Awareness and Enrollment Through Partnership with Midlands Technical College

    Apr 27, 2015
    Claflin University is looking forward to welcoming students from Midlands Technical College (MTC), the result of an articulation agreement between the two institutions of higher education. Under the agreement, MTC students will be able to transfer specified courses for credit toward their degrees at Claflin.
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  • Claflin University Celebrates Campus Recycling Challenge Win with Concert Friday Night

    Apr 21, 2015
    Claflin University will celebrate its status as a national recycling champion with a special outdoor concert for the campus community at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, in the Claflin Commons Courtyard. The event will feature performances by Grammy Award-winning R&B and soul singer/songwriter Chrisette Michele, contemporary R&B artist JoiStaRR and the Claflin University Jazz Ensemble. Giveaways, a DJ and more are also planned. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Tullis Arena in the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Physical Education Center.
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  • Dr. Mitali P. Wong Receives South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Excellence in Teaching Award

    Apr 17, 2015
    Dr. Mitali P. Wong, coordinator of English in the Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages, was among 20 faculty members honored at the 10th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner on Tuesday (April 14), hosted by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU).
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