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Benedict’s environmental engineering program receives accreditation
Benedict College is now the first historically Black college or university in South Carolina to offer an accredited environmental engineering program.
The college’s Environmental Engineering program recently received its initial accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the national organization that accredits undergraduate programs in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.
Benedict is one of only two HBCUs in the state to offer a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, according to a news release from the college. The only other accredited program in South Carolina is at Clemson University.
Columbia startup raises millions to build software for trucking, aims to reshape industry
COLUMBIA (The Post and Courier Columbia) — Motor Supply Inc. is not your typical trucking company, co-founded on something of a dare by a Columbia computer scientist with no prior experience in the industry. The teams’ technical skill sets combined with on-the-job experience gained while directing 17 semis back and forth across the United States […]
OC Tech among two Orangeburg colleges awarded Department of Education grant to support underserved students
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College (OC Tech) is one of two colleges in the City of Orangeburg and three in the state to be awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support postsecondary students throughout the country. OC Tech is calling the grant “Race to the Finish.” The focus is to reach out […]