Rock Hill, SC, March 1, 2021 – Clinton College is joining forces with Truth Initiative® – the national nonprofit dedicated to achieving a culture where young people reject smoking, vaping and nicotine– to adopt a 100% tobacco/vape-free campus policy. The college is one of 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) or Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to receive this Truth Initiative award as part of a national movement among students, faculty and administrators to address smoking, vaping and nicotine use at college campuses throughout the U.S. Since 2015...
In keeping with its tradition to provide quality education for everyone, Clinton College has been awarded nearly half a million dollars from the United States Department of Agriculture to expand educational opportunities to 12 rural counties in South Carolina. The investment of $499,950 will connect Clinton College with libraries, churches, and adult learning centers.
Dee Frazier has been announced as Clinton College's new athletic director. A news conference is scheduled for Wednesday, March 3 at 11 AM.
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Clinton College, the only historically Black college in Rock Hill, SC, is pleased to announce Jocelyn Biggs as its new Associate Vice President of Enrollment to lead the institution in enrollment management services.
Clinton College is proud to announce its partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta that will support innovative learning and development for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide. Clinton College will collaborate with Propel Center and the entire HBCU community to bring leadership and career development programming to its students.
COVID-19 testing is available for the community at Clinton College. 1029 Crawford Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
The history and contributions of Clinton College are now available through The National Park Service after being recognized as part of the newly established Reconstruction Era National Historic Network.
Clinton College has announced Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby as the 2020 Commencement speaker on Saturday, November 21 at 1 pm. Mosby is most-known for charging the six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray in 2015.
Since the start of the semester, the administration has closely monitored the public health conditions locally and nationally. A COVID-19 Task Force has been working diligently to put appropriate protocols in place in anticipation of a full return to campus in the spring. We have observed the lessons being learned on other college campuses across the country; the results have been mixed. We have concluded that there are too many barriers to operating in person in a completely safe and effective manner next semester. Therefore, we will continue in remote learning for the spring semester.
The pandemic canceled our homecoming plans but we got you with a virtual homecoming with Black Youngsta, Moneybagg Yo, Mulatto, Chris Paul, Deion Sanders, Kirk Franklin, Koryn Hawthorne and more!
Clinton College is hosting a three-day virtual conference titled 'Social Justice & The Church' from Oct. 21-23 to bring together students and local church and community leaders for a very timely and vital discussion.
Clinton College joins The Collective, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to supporting causes that impact the Black community politically and through civic engagement efforts and HBCU leadership organization Xceleader for the #VoteHBCU voter registration competition.
Prominent American critic and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Eddie S. Glaude Jr. will deliver the keynote address at Clinton College's virtual Fall Convocation on Wednesday, September 2, beginning at 11 a.m. The service will be streamed live on the college's Facebook and Youtube accounts.
This weekend our nation lost two of the most legendary living figures of the Modern Civil Rights Movement, Reverend C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis. Both of their careers crossed generations and centuries, continuing to serve on the behalf of the voiceless until they took their last breaths.
All Clinton College courses for the fall semester will be remote through a new online program called Bridging Excellence And Remote Learning.
As cities across the country slowly reopen parts of our everyday lives, church and worship leaders are rethinking the safest way for believers to come together again.
#ShowMeYourWalk: HBCU Edition On May 16th, JPMorgan Chase, through its Advancing Black Pathways initiative, is sponsoring a virtual graduation to celebrate the achievements of more than 27,000 HBCU students from 78 schools.
Affordability is typically at the top of most people’s priority list when they are deciding where they will further their education, and according to college ranking site University HQ, Clinton College is where you will get the most out of your money.
When it comes to receiving an affordable, quality college education, Clinton College is one of the best in South Carolina, according to the website Best Value Schools.
Please watch this short video message from President McCorn.
To remain in compliance with the recommendations and guidelines set by the CDC and the state of South Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic, Clinton College has decided to extend the period of online teaching and learning for the remainder of the Spring semester.
There is no higher priority than the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Considering the challenges presented by the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Clinton College is taking significant steps to respond to our current reality and protect our campus community—including transitioning to a virtual instruction environment through the end of the academic year.
There are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the Clinton College campus. Clinton College leadership and the college’s campus safety committee have been meeting frequently to monitor and make plans for COVID-19 to ensure the campus remains safe for everyone. Our recommendations and decisions follow the guidelines from the CDC and the York County Health Department.
As Clinton College honors the institution’s 126 years of higher education on Founders’ Day next month, the college will also look towards the future by unveiling a new, highly anticipated vision for the Rock Hill campus. A short presentation will be shown during the Founder’s Day program inside J.W. Martin Gymnasium at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020. The new plans focus on the college’s goal of student success with additional academic programs and details the expansion of campus over the next eight years.
Congratulations are in order for Clinton College President Dr. Lester A. McCorn, who will be inducted into the 35th Martin Luther King Jr. International College of Ministers and Laity at Morehouse College next month.
Spring semester at Clinton College means the president’s sneaker ball, spring break and for some, graduation. Here’s a reminder of some important dates you will need to put on your calendar for this semester:
The Clinton College women’s basketball team ended last season with a winning record, but head coach Jessica Blair refuses to dwell on the past as her team looks to prove itself in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference this upcoming season.
The Rock Hill graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated invested in the lives of Clinton College students and its programs during an event the organization hosted on campus in September.
Clinton College’s newly renovated dining hall, New Millennium Café, has been the center of delicious food and fellowship among students, faculty, and staff since the Fall semester began. The New Millennium Café was revealed just a few weeks ago and students have enjoyed the modern dining experience that boasts a menu that includes homestyle entrees, made-to-order deli sandwiches, oven-baked pizza, and a fresh salad bar.
Welcome Back to Clinton College! As classes begin next week, we want to remind you of some important dates you will need to remember for this semester:
Clinton College has received support from one of the oldest Black Greek-letter sororities in the United States. On Tuesday, several members from the Rock Hill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated presented a check of $769.84 to Clinton College – the only historically black college in York County.
In a perfect world, a dedicated college student who is working hard to further their education shouldn’t have to struggle with having enough food to eat, but according to a recent survey, thousands of college students across the country experience food insecurity, including many students at Clinton College.
Choral music is a vital part of the foundation of every historically black college, which is why Clinton College has hired Dr. Tony McNeill, a member of Donald Lawrence and The Tri-City Singers, to help develop a new Department of Music.
The work is not over for the 2019 Clinton College graduates who walked across the stage at Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center on May 4th – they are now being called to be “social engineers.”
Former Ohio State Senator and Bernie Sanders staffer Nina Turner to deliver the keynote address
Institution celebrates legacy with A.M.E. Zion Church and local community
Clinton College men’s basketball team wins EMAC tournament, moves on to compete for national title
Freedom Writers teacher to attend official book launch
Clinton College has a new leader, and he’s focused on the school’s growth.
It's the official start of a new beginning for one of South Carolina's most historic colleges.
The Clinton College Baccalaureate Service will be held on Friday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.
New Fall students will experience Clinton College first hand during its 2018 Open House.
Clinton College has joined the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC).
Clinton College is excited about our upcoming Homecoming 2017 Celebration!