Celebrating the achievements and contributions of SCICU's five member HBCUs
Message from SCICU President and CEO Jeff Perez
Jeff Perez, Ph.D.
SCICU President and CEO
Every February, Black History Month is an opportunity to focus on the many achievements and contributions of African Americans. In recognition of Black History Month, I would like to commemorate the brave and dedicated individuals who founded the five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that are SCICU member institutions.
Dominion Energy significantly increases SCICU scholarship program
Continuing its 65-year relationship with SCICU member colleges and universities, Dominion Energy is increasing its scholarship investment to $100,000 – 100 scholarships worth $1,000 each – for eligible SCICU students beginning fall 2021.
This gift will push Dominion's total support to students on SCICU campuses to more than $1 million.
Introducing SCICU's new guide to private colleges and universities in South Carolina! Click on the guide cover to learn more about admissions, financial aid, campus life, and much more at SCICU member colleges and universities.
Columbia College student advocates for SC Tuition Grants at Feb. 17 need-based aid news conference
Columbia College nursing major Zy’Keria Moultrie emphasized the continued importance of the S.C. Tuition Grants Program during a Feb. 17 news conference attended by Gov. Henry McMaster and representatives of South Carolina’s private and public universities and technical colleges.
Click herefor a list of COVID-19 advisories for colleges and universities, including updates and resources for South Carolina and the United States.
Campus operations and response to COVID-19 pandemic at SCICU colleges and universities
SCICU salutes campus leadership, faculty, staff, and students for the many precautions in force during the 2021 spring semester. Please click on your favorite college or university to read updates about their campus operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
The SCICU Business Partners program provides a convenient marketplace in which SCICU member colleges and universities can preview offerings tailored to the needs of the higher education community in South Carolina.
SCICU welcomes the following new business partners:
SCICU is a member of the Coalition for College Cost Savings (CCCS). This organization, comprised of 33 member organizations in 32 states, serves close to 900 higher education institutions and 3 million students across the United States. The organization and staff are dedicated to helping private higher education institutions improve processes and reduce costs through collaboration.
All SCICU member colleges and universities have access to CCCS's national contracts and services. More information on this important benefit may be found here.
News & Notes is published by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. Please send all comments or questions to SCICU President & CEO Jeff Perez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-799-7122. Mailing address: PO Box 12007, Columbia, SC 29211.