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SC Human Affairs Commission Commemorates Mother Emanuel Nine

SC Human Affairs Commission Commemorates Mother Emanuel Nine Lead prosecutor in Dylann Roof Trial, Attorney Julius “Jay” Richardson is Keynote Speaker The South Carolina Human Affairs Commission will commemorate Mother Emanuel Nine Day Remembrance on June 1, 2018, to honor the victims of the tragic incident that is forever etched in many South Carolinian’s memory…. Read more »

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New Energy Surges Throughout Institutional Advancement

Allen University is pleased to announce the appointment of Deitra S. Briggman as the new Director of  Sponsored Programs & Title III in the Division of Institutional Advancement. Deitra S. Briggman brings an extensive professional background and more than a decade of experience working in the Office of Sponsored Programs. Briggman served as a major… Read more »

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Allen University to participate in Midlands Gives Online-Giving Event

Allen University will participate in the Fifth Annual Midlands Gives 24-hour online giving event on May 1, 2018 What is Midlands Gives? Midlands Gives is a 24-hour online giving event, hosted by the Central Carolina Community Foundation, that brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for local nonprofits in 11 Midlands… Read more »

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Allen University Student Leaders Attend National Student Affairs Conference

  Allen University Student Leaders Attend National Student Affairs Conference Members of the Student Government Association attended the 64th Annual Conference of the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals(NASAP) February 15-18, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Accompanying the students were Dr. Cynthia Sellers-Simon, Vice President for Student Affairs and a Past President of NASAP; and… Read more »

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Teddy Keaton Hired as New Allen University Football Head Coach

  Teddy Keaton Hired as New Allen University Football Head Coach Football is returning to Allen University after nearly 15 years. On Thursday, January 4th, Mr. Teddy Keaton was introduced as Allen’s new head football coach. Coach Keaton arrived at the end of two days of employee meetings in time to say how delighted he… Read more »

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The Positive Economic Impact of Allen University

The Positive Economic Impact of Allen University Allen University is a valuable economic engine in its community, generating substantial economic returns year after year. The benefits flow to Allen University’s graduates, of course, who’ll enter the workforce with sharper skills and vastly enhanced earning prospects. But, as a landmark study commissioned by UNCF— HBCUs Make… Read more »

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Allen Alumnae Honored in New York City

Allen Alumnae Honored in New York City On Saturday, October 21st, 2017, Mrs. Edith Bartley Cartledge, class of 1962, Alumnae of Allen University was honored by the First African Methodist Episcopal Church:Bethel at Maestro’s Caterers (Bronx, NY). A native of Charleston, South Carolina, currently residing in New York, Mrs. Cartledge is a staunch supporter of… Read more »

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A Marching Band at Allen University

A Marching Band at Allen University Allen University today unveiled another vital element in the institution’s steady resurgence. A show-stopping marching band directed by an eminent band master is the latest initiative. The Allen “Band of Gold” will take the field fall semester 2018 with Eddie Ellis directing. The band will be historic, both in… Read more »

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Gauracandra Nimai Garrett Selected as Best and Brightest

Allen University is pleased to announce that Gauracandra Nimai Garrett, Director of Alumni Affairs/Webmaster, will be recognized by Columbia Business Monthly in their 2017 “Best & Brightest 35 and Under” awards. The Best & Brightest nominees were judged by the impact they have made in their workplace and in the community. “I am beyond humbled… Read more »

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AU GIVING DAYS ARE BACK!

Allen University Announces “Days of Giving” Columbia, South Carolina – Allen University’s Division of Institutional Advancement will host its 1st Quarterly Days of Giving Challenge on Tuesday, August 1st – Thursday, August 3rd. The money raised will go towards the Allen University General Scholarship Fund to provide tuition assistance for students who qualify for need-based assistance…. Read more »

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R. Hemingway Victorious Wrestling Camp a SUCCESS

Incoming 2017-2018 wrestlers successfully completed the R. Hemingway Victorious Wrestling Camp this past week. “The future Yellow Jackets learned all about Allen University campus life and familiarized themselves with what we as an institution expect out of our student athletes”, said Coach Hemingway, Head Men’s Wrestling Coach.  *Coach Hemingway also would like to thank all staff who… Read more »

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Allen University Celebrates Constitution Day

September 15, 2016 was Constitution Day! In commemoration of the day, the American Government Class devoted an entire class to recognizing its importance both in the present day, and past. In recent weeks, the pocket version of the Constitution has become the best-selling book on Amazon. The class learned that this occurred after Khizr Khan,… Read more »

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Summer 2016 – The Biology Department

The Biology Department at Allen University enjoyed an accomplishment-filled summer! We’re very excited and proud of our Biology department. Take a look at some of the highlights.   Biology senior Megan Barnes completed an internship with the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Kawaguchi received the Expanding Audience grant to represent HBCU’s at the National… Read more »

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Allen University – Tom Joyner School of the Month (May)

Allen University, located in Columbia, S.C., is one of the May 2016 Tom Joyner Foundation Schools of the Month. You can support your favorite HBCU in several ways: MOBILE: Text 41444, Type: ALLENU Text2Donate: Text 80888, Type: TOM ALLENU CrowdFund: https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/AllenU You also can click on the button below: Allen University & Voorhees College Named… Read more »

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Hall Johnson Music Camp

2016 Hall Johnson Summer Camp Brochure (1) The Allen University Music Department established the Hall Johnson Summer Camp (HJSC) for high school choral students in 2014. President Lady June Cole and Mrs. Bobra Bright McAdams, Allen University Board of Trustee and HJSC Founder, worked together to create this camp to honor the many contributions Hall Johnson made to… Read more »

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SC Human Affairs Commission Commemorates Mother Emanuel Nine

SC Human Affairs Commission Commemorates Mother Emanuel Nine Lead prosecutor in Dylann Roof Trial, Attorney Julius "Jay" Richardson is Keynote Speaker The South Carolina Human Affairs Commission will commemorate Mother…

New Energy Surges Throughout Institutional Advancement

Allen University is pleased to announce the appointment of Deitra S. Briggman as the new Director of  Sponsored Programs & Title III in the Division of Institutional Advancement. Deitra S.…