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Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn Artis announces grant to preserve campus buildings

March 2021
Benedict College will receive $65,000 from the National Trust for Historic Preservation through its HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative. The grant will be used to remodel five buildings, including Ducket Hall on Columbia campus, that was originally built in 1870 to educate newly emancipated slaves. "We are grateful to the HBCU Cultural Stewardship Initiative for their generous donation. This grant will support the ongoing transformation of Benedict's 150-year old campus. We are working diligently to renovate and preserve all of our historic buildings," said Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President and CEO of Benedict College. Click here to read more.