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.
What to expect from the 2021 General Assembly Session
Message from SCICU President and CEO Jeff Perez
Jeff Perez, Ph.D.
SCICU President and CEO
If you were playing legislative poker, this session of the General Assembly would be a hand full of wild cards.
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 taken in preparation for the 2021 return of students to campus. Please click on your favorite college or university to read updates about their campus operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Claflin and Voorhees receive unprecedented awards from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
Claflin University, Voorhees College, and over 30 other colleges, universities, and higher education foundations received historic, unprecedented gifts from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott on December 15. Claflin’s $20 million gift and Voorhees’ $4 million award were part of Scott’s $4.2 billion total distributed to 384 organizations.
Voorhees College appoints Dr. Ronnie Hopkins interim president
Dr. Ronnie Hopkins
Voorhees College has named Dr. Ronnie Hopkins, the college’s provost and vice president for academic affairs, as its interim president following the departure of Dr. W. Franklin Evans, who served as the college’s ninth president. Evans became the first Black president of West Liberty State University (West Liberty, W. Va.) on January 1.
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.