News at Bennett

Bennett College Plans Memorial Service in Honor of Professor Cynthia Clemons

Bennett College has planned a memorial service for Dr. Cynthia V. Clemons, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. at the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel. The... Read More

Evelyn Leathers Appointed To Lead Fundraising Effort at Bennett

Evelyn P. Leathers, a seasoned fundraiser who has managed several successful fundraising campaigns at colleges in North Carolina, has been appointed vice president for Institutional Advancement at Bennett College.

“Ms. Leathers is a much-needed and... Read More

Bennett College Nationally Ranked for Alumnae Giving

Bennett College is No. 2 on a U.S. News and World Report ranking released Tuesday of historically black colleges and universities where alumni contribute the most.

"Our Alumnae population is small in number but our time at Bennett gave us life-changing experiences and formulated lifelong Sister friends,” said Deborah Love, president of the Bennett College National Alumnae Association. “Our desires are that... Read More

Bennett Selects Phyllis Dawkins As Its New Provost

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, a seasoned academician at Cheyney University, has been appointed the new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Bennett College. She is scheduled to begin her tenure at Bennett on December 1... Read More

Bennett College/UNCF Hosts 21st Annual Golf Tournament

The 21st Annual Bennett College/United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Golf Tournament is set to tee off on Friday, October 30, 2015 at the Bryan Park Golf Course in Browns Summit, NC.

The tournament will feature a diverse group of... Read More

Miss Bennett College Serves in Many Roles as She Pursues Her Degree

This year, Kee’Aera Hood became one of the busiest students at Bennett College. She is a full-time student, member of multiple extra-curricular activities and a mother. In addition to her those roles, she now serves as Miss Bennett College for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Hood, a native of Indian Trail, North Carolina says she never anticipated on running for Miss Bennett.

“I thought... Read More

Publications and Videos

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Honors Convocation and Recognition Day - April 16, 2015

Bennett Calendar

Feb 18

Honors Convocation

Feb 29 - Mar 3

Mid-Semester Examinations

Mar 5

Residence Halls Close for Spring Break

Mar 7 - 11

Spring Break: College Open - No Classes

Mar 13

Residence Halls Open

Mar 17

Senior Day

Mar 19

Spring Open House

9am to 2pm

Mar 24

Charter Day

Mar 25

Bennett College Closed for Good Friday