Benedict College President Receives National Award as HBCU Female President of the Year

Columbia, SC –July 2, 2018 Benedict College President, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, was named Female President of the Year by HBCU Digest. The winners were announced at the ceremony on Friday, June 22, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland before an audience comprised of scholars representing HBCUs from across the country. Several members of the Benedict Family attended the Gala and expressed their excitement about the event.

"It was an honor and a privilege to attend the HBCU Digest Awards Ceremony to witness the remarkable achievement of Dr. Artis being the recipient of the Female President of the Year award. She is a leader who passionate and caring and truly wants the BEST for BC. #BCWonderWoman,” noted Kenntrail Grooms, Assistant Director of Student Activities.
"The Road to Glory! It was an amazing experience to support our transformational leader, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis at the HBCU Digest Awards. The award of Female President of the Year was well suited for the #BEST lady of honor! I will continue supporting and rooting for Dr. Artis as she leads this great institution where the “Golden Sunshine Falls.” #TheBESTofBC is She!" exclaimed, Mr. Jacob Koon, Assistant Director of Community Life.

"The Road to Glory! It was an amazing experience to support our transformational leader, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis at the HBCU Digest Awards. The award of Female President of the Year was well suited for the #BEST lady of honor! I will continue supporting and rooting for Dr. Artis as she leads this great institution where the “Golden Sunshine Falls.” #TheBESTofBC is She!" exclaimed, Mr. Jacob Koon, Assistant Director of Community Life.

“As the Student Representative on the Board of Trustees I was able to attend that 2018 HBCU Digest Awards in Baltimore, Maryland, where President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis was awarded the highest honor as the Female President of the Year, noted Alexis Ward. I was delighted to be able to support and represent Dr. Artis on gaining this honor. The event was a great opportunity for me and I was proud to represent #TheBESTofBC.”