Bennett College receives candidacy status from new accreditor

Among other privileges, students at the historically Black college for women can now access federal financial aid. Bennett College has until 2025 to complete the accreditation process.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 3, 2020

HBCU Digest: Bennett College says ‘thank you’ to 18 first-graders who donated $115 in quarters

Also, a North Carolina Central University study finds that Durham Police are arresting fewer people for low-level crimes.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 9, 2019

After raising $9.5 million, Bennett College will now focus on long-term survival

Can Bennett College find a pathway that leads to a more promising future? More than two months after the Greensboro […]
By Glenn Burkins | April 17, 2019

UPDATE: Bennett College accreditation temporarily restored after filing lawsuit

Updated at 8 p.m. The Bennett College plot thickens. A Georgia federal judge has restored Bennett College’s accreditation, Bennett President […]
By Katrina Louis | February 22, 2019

Bennett College raises $8.2 million for #StandWithBennett campaign

Bennett College met its fundraising goal in the final hours. Is it a matter of time before we're faced with another HBCU fighting for survival?
By Katrina Louis | February 4, 2019

High Point University gives $1 million to help Bennett College regain its accreditation

High Point University president said the university’s gift came with a challenge to other potential donors to help Bennett cross the finish line.
By Jordan Stutts | February 1, 2019

Papa John’s Pizza donates $500,000 to help Bennett College remain open

The Papa John's donation is separate from the "major gift" to be announced during an afternoon press conference on Jan. 24.
By Katrina Louis | January 24, 2019

Bennett College set to announce ‘major gift’ in bid to stay open

The school has scheduled a press conference later today to provide details.
By Glenn Burkins | January 24, 2019

Bennett College receives more than $70,000 in donations as Feb. 1 deadline approaches

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro donated $71,000 toward Bennett College's campaign to maintain its accreditation.
By Katrina Louis | January 21, 2019

For students at Bennett College, closure is unimaginable

As the 145-year-old Greensboro institution faces the possible loss of accreditation due to financial instability, students say they're looking ahead and remain optimistic.
By Jordan Stutts | January 7, 2019